News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | April 13Chris broadcasted live from the Liberty USO at the Philadelphia International Airport for Volunteer Appreciation Month, learned about live streaming on Facebook and discussed Speaker of the House Paul Ryan announcing he is not interested in being the Republican party's nominee for President. He talked with the CEO of Philadelphia International Airport, Chellie Cameron, at 7:50 about hosting the Liberty USO, Patrick Kerkstra from Philadelphia Magazine at 8:00 about the Pennsylvania Senate passing medical marijuana legislation, and Joe Brooks from the Liberty USO at 8:20 about National Volunteer Month.
Verizon Workers Go On Strike Amid Contract DisputeAbout 39,000 Verizon landline and cable workers on the East Coast walked off the job Wednesday morning after little progress in negotiations since their contract expired nearly eight months ago.
Verizon Landline Phone, Cable Workers Threaten StrikeUnions representing more than 36,000 Verizon landline phone and cable workers are threatening a strike.
Verizon Customers Be Prepared, The Company Is Tacking On Another Fee Verizon will start charging customers $20 to upgrade their phones starting April 4.
Cell Phone Companies Upgrade Service Along Parkway For Papal VisitAT&T and Verizon together have invested $45-million to add cell-service infrastructure along the Ben Franklin Parkway. Each says the upgrades will quadruple capacity.
Verizon Workers To Stay On Job Without New ContractLeaders of the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers announced the decision early Sunday after a contract covering 39,000 workers expired. The unions say they're prepared to schedule regular bargaining sessions.
Verizon Workers Throughout Philadelphia Region Prepare For Potential StrikeUnion members working for Verizon in nine states, including Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, have voted to authorize a strike, if necessary.
NJ Senator: Atlantic City Electric Was "Horrible" In Their Response To The StormsState Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-3rd), told Talk Radio 1210 WPHT midday host Dom Giordano that following the massive power outages from the storms on June 23rd, Atlantic City Electric (ACE) was “horrible” in comparison to PSE&G.
Philadelphia Woman Convicted In Theft Of $35K In CellphonesJurors have convicted a Philadelphia woman of stealing more than $35,000 worth of cellphones from two stores in New Jersey.
PUC's Decision To Deregulate Verizon Landline Service Could Prove Costly To ConsumersThe Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission has just deregulated landline phone service, and consumer advocates warn it could lead to a sharp increase in prices.
Utility Patents May Protect Old Products With A New TwistHow do you patent something that isn’t exactly new?
Report: Apple Looks To Improve TV Experience, Start Own ServiceIn the battle for your TV screen, Comcast and Verizon could have new competition.