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   Volume 16, Number 1

January 7, 2006

Sides near agreement on power-line controversy
By Doug Snover
Salt River Project has selected the Loop 101-Ray Road route for its planned 69-kilovolt power line; now Chandler and Tempe officials are negotiating separately with the utility to minimize the impact on their residents.

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   Inside this issue

• Year in Review: From the pages of Wrangler News, 2005
• For ex-reporter, a lucky turn of events
• Insurance pros learn new meaning of 'crash course'
• Another year, another (ho hum) resolution
• Break means no less feverish workout for Corona athletes
• Plenty worth seeing in 2005 film archives
• Film Fare: 'Casanova'
   Time Capsule: This Issue, Last Year

January 8, 2005

Techno Files
By Riley Gay
Sometimes keeping a New Year's resolution can be hard to do. But as long as your resolution was to lower your long distance phone bill, there's hope. A good first step is to lose the phone line and send all your calls over your broadband Internet connection. Internet telephony, known as VoIP, or Voice Over Internet Protocol, uses your existing Internet service to route phone calls to just about anywhere in the world for little or no charge over what you already pay for Internet access.

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