FairPoint Communications Inc. signs are seen in Montpelier, Vt., Oct. 26, 2009. Charlotte-based FairPoint announced Monday it is being purchased for $1.5 billion by an Illinois telecommunications company called Consolidated Communications.
FairPoint Communications Inc. signs are seen in Montpelier, Vt., Oct. 26, 2009. Charlotte-based FairPoint announced Monday it is being purchased for $1.5 billion by an Illinois telecommunications company called Consolidated Communications. Toby Talbot AP
FairPoint Communications Inc. signs are seen in Montpelier, Vt., Oct. 26, 2009. Charlotte-based FairPoint announced Monday it is being purchased for $1.5 billion by an Illinois telecommunications company called Consolidated Communications. Toby Talbot AP

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