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From Voice to Choice: Telecom Adapts to Remain Competitive
On April 1st, Frontier launched a new commercial brand, Frontier Business Edge, which offers small, medium and enterprise sized companies a choice of solutions including fast Internet speeds, unlimited voice, data networking, cloud services, supporting equipment, and more.

Social Security's $300M IT project doesn't work

After spending nearly $300 million on a new computer system to handle disability claims, the Social Security Administration still can't get it to work. And officials can't say when it will.

Wyoming cave with fossil secrets to be excavated

For the first time in three decades, scientists are about to revisit one of North America's most remarkable troves of ancient fossils: the bones of tens of thousands of animals piled at least 30 feet deep at the bottom of a sinkhole-type cave.

UK: Former reporter sentenced for phone hacking

A former British tabloid reporter was given a 10-month suspended prison sentence Thursday for his role in the long-running phone hacking scandal that shook Rupert Murdoch's media empire.

Cuba looks to mangroves to fend off rising seas

Many people in this hamlet on the southern coast of Cuba remember when the shore lay about 100 meters (yards) farther out. That was four decades ago.

LG Electronics says 2Q profit more than doubled

LG Electronics Inc. reported a forecast-beating quarterly profit Thursday and gave an upbeat outlook for smartphone profitability as its mobile division ended a streak of losses.

Dominant 4th quarter leads Mystics past Sun 89-75

The Washington Mystics may have needed a reminder on how to find their own arena. They didn't need to remember how to defeat coach Mike Thibault's former team.

GMO labeling initiative qualifies for ballot

An initiative to require the labeling of genetically modified foods in Oregon has qualified for a statewide vote in November.

Social Security spent $300M on 'IT boondoggle'

Six years ago the Social Security Administration embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims. Nearly $300 million later, the new system is nowhere near ready and agency officials are struggling to salvage a project racked by delays and mismanagement, according to an internal report commissioned by the agency.

Fire season in West expected to get more intense

Despite widespread drought in the West and expectations of an above-average wildfire season, wildfires have burned less than half the 10-year average area so far this summer.

US wildlife officials propose limiting snake trade

Federal wildlife officials recently proposed strict nationwide limits on importing and shipping boa constrictors and four other snake species in an effort to prevent them from being introduced into the wild.

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