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Archive for February, 2006

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With absolutely no fanfare or warning, Western Union ceased its telegram service on January 27, 2006. They notified employees internally in mid-January, and then abruptly closed off the service. The full message for saying goodbye to 155 years of telegraph service was: “Effective January 27, 2006, Western Union will discontinue all Telegram and Commercial Messaging […]