• AT&T Sues Nashville Government over "One Touch" Ordinance
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    Zacks6 hours ago

    AT&T Sues Nashville Government over "One Touch" Ordinance

    AT&T Inc. T is proceeding with its legal actions against the "One Touch Make Ready" ordinance imposed by the Nashville City Council. The council recently voted in favor of the ordinance, which allows competitors such as Alphabet Inc’s GOOG Google Fiber install wires on AT&T’s utility poles, without prior approval. Notably, this February, AT&T sued the Louisville Metro Government on the same grounds, backed by Frontier Communications Inc. FTR.

  • Help! A Payday Debt Collector Says I Owe them Money, But It's Not On My Credit Report
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    Credit.com7 hours ago

    Help! A Payday Debt Collector Says I Owe them Money, But It's Not On My Credit Report

    Just ask intrepid consumer reporter Bob Sullivan, who received his very own debt collection note after simply reaching out to a payday loan company (and alleged phantom debt collector) for a story. For starters, payday lenders don't typically report to major credit bureaus, like Experian, according to the bureau's Director of Public Education, Rod Griffin. "Any debt you enter into contractually you are obligated to repay, even if it doesn't appear in a credit report," Griffin said, and ignoring a legitimate debt could have serious consequences.

  • 10 US cities that need new homes now
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    Melody Hahm3 hours ago

    10 US cities that need new homes now

    Single-family home construction is not meeting demand in 80% of US metro areas, according to a new survey from the National Association of Realtors (NAR). NAR reviewed new home construction relative to job gains over a three-year period (2013-2015) in 171 US metro areas and found this housing shortage