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Campaign solicitations are maddening

...few years ago, we were blessed with a telephone registry to where we could add our telephone numbers to avoid telephone solicitations. This, in turn, gave us a long-needed respite from all those annoying calls at the most inopportune times...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/18/let_89251.shtml
Letters
Explains how to avoid phone solicitors

...titled "Ask Us," omitted some important information that may be valuable to your readers. In most cases, telephone solicitations are the result of an existing relationship the consumer has established with an organization. In other instances...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/14/edi_211313.shtml
Editorials
Area charitable groups to take part in national day of giving

...giving. To avoid scams and make sure your money is used properly, Kemp's office advised using caution with telephone solicitations, organizations that use only post office boxes, and unions or social organizations that raise money on behalf...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-01/area-charitable-groups-take-p
Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:RANT TO THE POLITICIANS that pass a law to stop telephone solicitations and exempt themselves. Sara Palin called me four times in one day, and she didn't hear a word I said. BOTH PARTIES AND the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-16/rants-raves
Research charity groups before donating, state offices advises

...time to be reminded to practice diligence and care when donating to those in need.Many people are cautious of telephone solicitations and see other red flags when asked to give to charities, Chew said."People are smart. The majority of people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-12-04/research-charity-group
Caller ID, remote control make world a happy place

...many calls I didn't want to deal with. Yes, I discovered, despite a long history of snarling hostility with telephone solicitations, not to mention my participation in a variety of Do-Not-Call listings services, my number still gets automatically...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/25/kir_444754.shtml
Bill Kirby
Hanging up on do-not-call violators

...effect last summer, the nearly 60 million Americans who have since signed up have found dramatic relief from telephone solicitations. But some companies are trying to skirt the registry rules - which grew out of the Federal Trade Commission's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/26/fin_416778.shtml
Finance
How can I choose a trustworthy charity?

...for top officials, fund-raising and marketing. But rarely is such information volunteered in mailings and telephone solicitations. As with so many questions these days, the Internet has made it far easier to fill in these information gaps...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/29/fin_406224.shtml
Finance
Across the area

...Association and then asks for a donation. Sheriff Hunt warned that the association does not raise money through telephone solicitations. Anyone who receives a call such as that should hang up and call Ed Brown at the South Carolina Secretary of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/30/met_94550.shtml
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Advocates warn of fraudulent charities

...Better Business Bureau offers this advice when you are solicited by police and fire organizations: Be leery of telephone solicitations. Ask for written materials describing the group's programs and finances to find out whether it's legitimate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/05/bus_286118.shtml
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