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Edgewater High School Wins Verizon’s App Challenge

A team of high school students from South River High School in Edgewater is one of 10 winners of a national competition to develop mobile applications that address a need or problem in their schools or communities.



Rural Areas Struggle To Find Internet Providers

Lush hills and cornfields along acres of land mark Carroll County as a haven for people who want to get away from the city life and compact suburban developments — but finding reliable and affordable Internet can be a headache in rural areas.


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Regulators Criticize Verizon’s Response To Storm

Federal regulators have issued a sharply critical report on phone problems that followed a severe wind storm in the Washington-metro area last year.


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Prince George’s Officials Fixing 311 System Glitches

Verizon and Prince George’s County officials are working to fix glitches with the county’s new 311 system.


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All Verizon Services Restored From Md. Derailment

Verizon Communications Inc. says all services disrupted by a train derailment near Baltimore have been restored.


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Verizon Goes To Court Over Workers’ Strike In East

Striking Verizon landline workers have harassed and even fired a BB gun at those still on the job, blocked trucks from getting to Verizon facilities and kept work from being completed, the telecommunications company said Wednesday as it pursued legal action in five states to limit picketing and stop what it claims is demonstrating gone too far.


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Verizon Workers Hit Picket Lines From Mass. To Va.

Thousands of Verizon workers are on strike across the northeast over failed contract negotiations. Raising the question: Can you hear them now?



Police Probe Disruption Of Emergency Communication

Montgomery County Police are investigating a disruption to its emergency communications center’s wireless trunk lines during the snowstorm.