• Verizon Wireless resolves outage in and around Charlotte Douglas

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Verizon Wireless said it has resolved an outage in and around the Charlotte Douglas International Airport. 

    The company said service was interrupted for customers in the area Wednesday morning because of a cut fiber. Officials said engineers were able to find the problem, fix it and service was restored around 11 p.m.

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    MEDIC said Verizon customers needed to be aware of the outage and use alternative devices in case of an emergency until service was restored.

    Phone lines in and out of the 911 call center were not affected, authorities said.

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