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$1-a-month access charge for phones OK'd for June

The Federal Communications Commission voted 5 to 0 Wednesday to increase residential telephone rates by $1 a month next June and by another dollar in June of 1986.

But out-of-state calls made from homes will be reduced to help offset the new ''access charge'' - the fee for using the line linking the home phone with the various long-distance networks.

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