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Shoot down `Murphy's Law'

...sponsor of the measure, he's using all his clout to push it through the Legislature. House Bill 71 would allow residential telephone subscribers to register with a Georgia Public Service Commission database to protect themselves from receiving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/02/09/edi_203765.shtml
Editorials
Verizon's first quarter earnings down 50 percent

...officer Doreen Toben said. The buyout was designed to help accelerate cost-cutting in the company's shrinking residential telephone business. Excluding one-time items, the company would have earned 58 cents a share, beating by a penny the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/28/fin_413699.shtml
Finance
Congressman going after Google

...Cashman said they included e-mail addresses, instant messages, URLs, user names and passwords, names, residential telephone numbers and addresses.Among them, he added, was a list of the names of people suffering from medical conditions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-02-17/congressman-going-after-goog
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Across South Carolina

...would remove Public Service Commission oversight of the practice of offering services such as Internet access, residential telephone service and wireless services in a bundled package. Police investigate fire that killed man MYRTLE BEACH - A...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/11/met_415252.shtml
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Additional business news

...customer satisfaction by J.D. Power and Associates for the fourth year in a row. This year BellSouth shared the top honor with Southern New England Telephone. The study is based on responses from 12,185 residential telephone customers.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/05/bus_267153.shtml
Business
Justice clears WorldCom-MCI merger

...groups will "ask the FCC to reject this merger unless it gets a firm commitment from WorldCom to not abandon the residential telephone market." Rivals GTE and Sprint feared the combined company would dominate the Internet market and called for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/16/bus_233457.shtml
Business
Phone-line frenzy

...the growth of the Internet, telecommuting and the need for better time management. Once the norm, a single residential telephone line is hardly enough in the '90s. "It can be frustrating," Ms. Pletcher said. "There are times when I've...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/30/ent_232144.shtml
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As Internet usage soars, FCC looks into expanding fast networks

...achieved in several ways, including making high-speed digital phone lines, called ISDN, available to more residential telephone customers; using a technology that can provide higher speeds over existing copper phone lines into homes; and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/24/tec_203047.shtml
XXX Technology
Consumer advocates say leased phones is like dialing 'R' - for rip-off

...consultant Tom Allibone, who reviews small business' phone bills for accuracy. But few of them still offer residential telephone leasing. San Antonio-based SBC Communications inherited a small number of leasing customers in Connecticut...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/16/fin_425423.shtml
Finance
Hurricane Safety Tips

...Important Numbers If you have a medical emergency or are a victim of crime, call 911. If you have a problem with a residential telephone line, call BellSouth at 611. If your problem is with a business line, dial 780-2222. If you have a problems...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/15/met_270295.shtml
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