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Phila. Police Again Collect Used Cell Phones To Benefit Domestic Abuse Victims

The program, called “Hopeline,” is a joint effort among the Philadelphia local of the Fraternal Order of Police, the Philadelphia Police Department, Verizon, and the organization “Women Against Abuse.”

10/23/2014

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Volunteers Fan Out Across New Jersey For 9/11 Day of Service

At Veterans Memorial Family School, kids were being taught by Verizon volunteers about solar energy.

09/11/2014

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Cops: Wanted Man Shoved Baggies Of Heroin In Baby’s Diaper

A Delaware man wanted on shoplifting charges shoved baggies of heroin down his baby’s diaper when he was confronted by police, investigators said.

07/09/2014

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Verizon Treads Carefully On Proposed New ‘Net Neutrality’ Rules

By Mark Abrams PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Now that the FCC is prepared to move ahead with proposed new rules related to speeds on the Internet (see related story), one of the large communication companies with […]

05/16/2014

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Supreme Court Considers Case That Could Change The Way We Watch TV

A case that goes before the Supreme Court today pits a web startup against broadcast companies in a fight that could shape the future of television.

04/22/2014

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Comcast Network May Soon Be Available In HD For Verizon FiOS TV Customers

Right now there is no high-def version of The Comcast Network (the former CN8) on Verizon FiOS systems. That means no Phillies or Flyers in HD when they’re on TCN.

04/16/2014

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3 On Your Side: Verizon 54 Scam

They called claiming to be with Verizon, and told him he was entitled to receive some extra cash. But something just didn’t seem right. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us about one man’s experience with what’s being called the $54 scam.

03/11/2014

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As Power Comes Back On, Many Cable Customers Still Blacked Out

Cable outage reports generally don’t come in until the power comes back on. And, just as it is with your power company, your cable company won’t know your service is out unless you report it.

02/11/2014

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Police: Missing Woman From Bucks County Passed Away Due To Medical Condition

Police are searching for a missing 70-year-old woman from Lower Southampton Township.

01/03/2014

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Verizon Tests Same-Day Delivery In Philadelphia

When overnight shipping just doesn’t cut it, and you don’t have time to stop at a store, Verizon is offering same-day delivery in Philly, with an eye on expanding to more cities.

10/16/2013

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Philadelphia Couple Joins Class-Action Lawsuit Against NSA’s Verizon Spying

“It’s a violation of our privacy rights, our freedom of association, our due process rights,” says attorney Larry Klayman, who filed the initial lawsuit.

06/11/2013

Stigall Show Log 6.6.13

Chris details the restraining order issued that could provide a lung for a Newtown Square girl in need of a transplant and the collapse of a building yesterday in Center City. He talks to Senator Pat Toomey and hosts a debate between Katrina Anderson of the Commonwealth Foundation and Wendell Young of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union on the privatization of Pennsylvania’s state owned liquor stores.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/06/2013

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3 On Your Side: Smartphone Prices Could Start Climbing

3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan is here to explain why your smartphone may get even more expensive.

05/13/2013

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3 On Your Side: Backup Battery Costs

Every time you turn around it seems that companies are increasing a fee here, boosting a bill there. And one cost may come as a surprise.

05/01/2013

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Comcast, Verizon Begin Piracy-Prevention Program

Say you’re downloading ‘Breaking Bad’ using a torrent. That activity would be red-flagged, and your Internet provider would email or call to tell you what’s wrong and point you toward legal ways to get that show.

02/26/2013

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