AT&T 911 Outage Stops Emergency Calls for Hours

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Police departments and other officials blamed  AT&T Inc. for a 911 outage last night that prevented some people from contacting emergency responders for several hours, the Wall Street Journal reports. Washington, D.C., police said AT&T suffered a nationwide 911 outage for cellphone callers and asked residents to try a local number to report emergencies. Police in Alexandria, Va., posted a similar . . .

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