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  1. South Carolinians think TV commercials are too loudRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Charleston City Paper

    Some South Carolinians think television commercials are too loud compared to the programming, and they're taking the matter up with the Federal Communications Commission. The City Paper recently asked to take a look at the FCC's database of complaints, and here were a few that we ran across from South Carolina residents: From Conway: "The expedia commercial starts out okay but then becomes extremely loud in the middle.

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  2. Incentive Auction Is 'Unparalleled Business Opportunity for Broadcasters'Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | PHONE+

    The Federal Communications Commission has released estimates of proceeds television broadcasters could fetch in markets across the nation by relinquishing spectrum under a groundbreaking incentive auction that is aimed to free up capacity to meet America's insatiable demand for wireless services. An information package for broadcasters, released Tuesday by the FCC, is a crucial step in the agency's attempt to repurpose 600 MHz of spectrum in an auction that is estimated to generate as much as $45 billion.

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  3. Julia Piersona s a noblea and necessary resignation from the Secret ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Julia Pierson's resignation Wednesday as director of the Secret Service is as unsurprising as it was necessary. Her performance in style and substance at Tuesday's congressional hearing into the Sept.

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    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Washington's economy continues to sputter amid a shrinking federal government and a struggling professional services sector. Hiring continues to slow in and around the nation's capital, driving the region's unemployment rate higher, new government data released Wednesday show.

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  5. Shyp CEO: 5 Lessons on Expanding to a New CityRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Fox News

    Shyp is on the move. The San Francisco startup, which picks up packages and ships them for users, is expanding to New York City this week.

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  6. Coalition forms to oppose cell towers on school groundRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Gazette.net

    Several Montgomery County groups have joined or are interested in the efforts of a statewide coalition that stands opposed to cell towers being placed on school grounds. The recently formed Maryland State Coalition Against Cell Towers on Schools, with a mission to stop the towers' construction at schools, ties together a variety of groups that also include those from Prince George's and Anne Arundel counties and the Baltimore area.

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  7. Lawmakers Ask for Gao LPTV Auction Impact StudyRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | TV Technology

    Lawmakers are asking investigators what next year's spectrum incentive auction will do to low-power TV stations and the audiences they serve. Reps.

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  8. Conservative group says 2.4 million opposed to net neutrality rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Network World

    More than 2.4 million people have signed letters calling on the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to stop its proposed "takeover" of the Internet in an effort by conservative activist group American Commitment to reframe the debate about the agency's proposed net neutrality rules. American Commitment's letters and petition page do not refer directly to net neutrality, however.

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  9. Room Scheduling Startup Raises $1.5 Million From Google Ventures,...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I cover the richest people on the planet as part of Forbes' wealth team. I report on how billionaires make, spend and lose their fortunes and track wealth across the globe for the Forbes World's Billionaires list and the Forbes 400 Richest Americans list.

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  10. Press Releases: U.S. Department of State Hosts Tech@State: Mobile Diplomacy ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | State Department

    The U.S. Department of State will explore the effects of mobile technology and their impact on diplomacy at Tech@State: Mobile Diplomacy on Friday, October 3, 2014. The event is designed to stimulate conversations between Department of State personnel and a wider community about ways mobile technologies can transform the work of diplomacy and development.

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  11. Verizon Wireless caves to FCC pressure, says it won't throttle 4G usersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Ars Technica

    Verizon Wireless was scheduled to begin throttling certain LTE users today as part of an expanded "network optimization" program, but has decided not to follow through with the controversial plan after criticism from Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler. Since 2011, Verizon has throttled 3G users who have unlimited data plans when they connect to congested cell sites if they fall within the top 5 percent of data users.

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  12. Obama determined a new leadershipa was required at the Secret ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    President Obama determined that "new leadership" was required at the Secret Service, the White House said Wednesday shortly after its director, Julia Pierson, resigned. Press Secretary Josh Earnest said the president made the determination in light of "recent and humiliating reports" from The Washington Post detailing how the Secret Service bungled its response to a man who jumped over the White House fence last month.

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  13. Canadian auto sales on track for record yearRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBC News

    A row of GM Cruze sedans is shown at a dealership. GM September sales are up 34 per cent in Canada.

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  14. One Reason Citigroup (C) Stock Is Lower TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    A judge ruled on Tuesday that Citigroup must give the Oklahoma Firefighters Pension and Retirement System certain records pertaining to a loan-fraud scandal at Banamex, the retirement fund owns some of Citigroup's shares, the Journal added. Banamex, Citi's retail bank in Mexico, is already being investigated by the Justice Department and the SEC over allegations of accounting fraud involving Oceanografia , an oil services company, the Journal added.

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  15. Why Goldcorp (GG) Stock Is Up TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

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  16. Will FuelCell Energy (FCEL) Stock Be Helped by New DOE Contract?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

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  17. Federal Economist Gives Largely Postiive Update For ClevelandRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WVIZ-TV Cleveland

    Cleveland's overall economic outlook is good so far this year, according to a researcher with the Federal Reserve Bank. ideastream's Brian Bull reports on the highs and lows of northeast Ohio's largest city.

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  18. Ebola fears drive airline stocks lowerRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBC News

    Passengers arriving at Qingdao airport in China are screened for their temperature as part of escalating efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Shares in virtually all of the world's major airlines were sharply lower on Wednesday after confirmation of the first Ebola patient diagnosed in North America prompted fears of a worldwide move away from air travel.

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  19. Gigaom: FCC dangles $45 billion in front of TV stations, hoping to...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | JK on the run

    FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is making the hard sell to TV broadcasters, enticing them with the possibility of big payouts if they fork over their airwaves for auction. The Federal Communications Commission is trying to convince local TV stations across the country that giving up their broadcast airwaves is in their own best interests.

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  20. Worst Seen Over for Crude Prices as Saudis Cut ProductionRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The worst is over for global oil prices, according to UBS AG and Barclays Plc. After the biggest quarterly drop in more than two years, Brent is set to recover as Saudi Arabia cuts output and demand climbs, they said.

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