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EMPLOYER SPOTLIGHT BELLSOUTH CORP. HEADQUARTERS: Atlanta PRODUCT: Local, long-distance and wireless telephone services LOCAL OPERATIONS: Regional offices in west Augusta on Walton Way Extension; call center on Walker Street in downtown...

Company reshapes to survive

...at GreenJackets games to the Augusta Futurity. The upstart even outbid regional powerhouse BellSouth to provide telephone services to the city government. Then like a streaking comet that lit the telecom landscape, it suddenly flamed out. The...

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Motorola in talks to buy General Instrument

...stronger position in the fast-growing "broadband" technology, which combines Internet, television, radio and telephone services. Motorola would pay about $10 billion in stock for General Instruments, according to reports Monday in The Wall...

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High score best on credit report

...the people you ask for credit. That's why bankers, mortgage lenders, credit card companies, even wireless telephone services turn to credit scores that boil down all that information into one number. The score is a snapshot of how you stand...

IRS to close 68 taxpayer assistance centers

...costs. The IRS said fewer people visit the agency's 400 assistance centers as more taxpayers turn to Web site and telephone services. More than 7.6 million people used walk in sites last year, down from almost 9 million the year before. Electronically...

Let us help you with Thanksgiving

...even a little entertainment to get you through the day. Happy Thanksgiving! TELEPHONE COOKING TIPS Toll-free telephone services offer a variety of specialist answers to cooking and food-safety questions during holiday preparation times...

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Winner gets vote on rates

...regulation of electricity rates, decisions on charges for natural gas distribution and investigative role into telephone services and billing practices, the state body plays a significant role with the utilities - even the ones that have been...

Business briefs

...swung to a third-quarter loss of $7.12 billion because of huge charges from its retreat from traditional telephone services, which included at least 7,500 more job cuts and a writedown in the value of its long-distance network. The...

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Cable's digital drive irks basic customers

...allowing cable operators to use their networks for more lucrative options such as video on demand and Internet and telephone services. Cable operators such as Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Cox Communications and Cablevision are tight-lipped about...

Web can be lifeline for for disabled

...For blind people once limited to books and other documents published in Braille or available through audio or telephone services, the Web is more than a diversion -- it can be a lifeline. Says Kurt Milam of Baltimore, who also is blind...

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