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  1. Don't blame BushRead the original story

    Sunday | Salem News

    ... intervened to stymie the Bush administration. Who? The New York Times reported: Democrats Barney Frank, Christopher Dodd, Chuck Schumer. Just before the collapse, Representative Frank, the ranking Democrat on the Financial Services Committee said, ...

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  2. Drones get star treatment - Holder leaving DOJ - Transit systems on alert - IG tackles NextGenRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Politico

    THE REACTION: Drones are coming to the big screen, at least in one way. Six motion picture companies will now able to use the unmanned aircraft - which have caused a safety headache for the FAA because of their popularity and accessibility - to film television and movie scenes, the first time federal officials have approved commercial drone use in populated areas.

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  3. The Sky Is DroningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | TechNewsWorld

    The Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday gave the green light for six aerial photo and video production companies to begin using unmanned aircraft systems, also known as "drones." To incorporate the devices in film and TV production, the companies will be required to hold private pilot certificates, keep their drones within line of sight at all times, and restrict flights to a so-called sterile area.

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  4. Make My DayTHE Problem with British Job TitlesRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | American Reporter

    Somewhere in the godforsaken waters off Somalia, a rowboat with four pirates and a brave hostage aboard is holding off an American destroyer. A rowboat is a launch that has run out of gas, which is why it no longer merits the more elegant name.

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  5. Hollywood Wins Approval For Drone Use On SetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Sky News

    Drones have already been used in filming some movies such as Skyfall, the Harry Potter series and Transformers: Age of Extinction. The decision by the Federal Aviation Administration marks an important step towards greater use of the technology by commercial operators, which is expected to generate billions of dollars in economic activity.

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  6. FAA clears movie and TV drones for takeoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Network World

    The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is taking its first major step toward opening up the skies for commercial drone use, allowing six TV and movie production companies to use drones to shoot video. Commercial flight of drones has been effectively banned by the FAA as it grapples with how to integrate drone traffic into controlled airspace while not compromising the safety of existing air traffic.

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  7. FAA to let Hollywood drones take offRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Politico

    In a significant win for the drone industry, federal regulators will announce Thursday afternoon that they're allowing seven motion picture companies to use unmanned aircraft to film television and movie scenes. It's the biggest expansion yet for the government's tight restrictions on commercial legal drone use and the first time the Federal Aviation Administration has granted such a waiver outside of remote areas of Alaska.

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  8. MPAA Chief Chris Dodd to Attend Morelia Film FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Hollywood Reporter

    Chris Dodd will make his first-ever appearance at the upcoming Morelia International Film Festival , one of Mexico's most prestigious film showcases. Dodd presented the Atlantic Council's Global Citizen Award to Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto on Sunday night at a New York gala event, and in a recent statement the MPAA chairman applauded the boom in the Mexican film and television industries.

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  9. Movie industry honcho Christopher Dodd, former U.S. senator, calls Staten Island 'great venue' for filmmakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | SILive.com

    GOP Borough President James Oddo hopes that an old Washington hand can help Staten Island boost its movie-making profile. Oddo on Monday hosted former Democratic U.S. Sen. Christopher Dodd, who is now the chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America, for a sit-down at Borough Hall.

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  10. Districts in Florida, Georgia split school prizeRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... Human Services Donna Shalala, former U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings and former U.S. Sen. Christopher Dodd, CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America. Jurors viewed progress in urban school districts "as incremental at best," ...

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  11. Districts in Florida, Georgia split school prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | SFGate

    ... Human Services Donna Shalala, former U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings and former U.S. Sen. Christopher Dodd , CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America . Gwinnett County Public Schools, which previously won the prize in 2010, ...

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  12. Districts in Florida, Georgia split school prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... Human Services Donna Shalala, former U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings and former U.S. Sen. Christopher Dodd , CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America . Gwinnett County Public Schools, which previously won the prize in 2010, ...

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  13. Co-Author of California Tax Credit Bill: Studios Shouldn't 'Pit The States Against One Another'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | The Orlando Sentinel

    When news broke earlier this month that the MPAA was planning to hold a summit of film commissioners, the timing stirred concern from some California lawmakers that it was happening right on the heels of the state tripling the size of its tax credit program. In other words, after California took a major step to being more competitive in its tax credits, would other states be encouraged to up their game as well? The Sept.

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  14. Joe Biden praises Bob Packwood at Democrat women's conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | RedState

    Joe Biden has had a tough week. Earlier in the week he used the anti-Semitic slur "Shylock" to refer to unethical bankers and was forced to issue an apology .

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  15. On domestic violence, NFL uses NOW's playbookRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Washington Examiner

    When NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell handed down a mere a two-game suspension for domestic violence, he took his cue from some of the very same women's groups now calling for his head. Goodell first suspended Ray Rice, a star player, for two games four months after Rice's grand jury indictment for third-degree aggravated assault.

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  16. Make My DayTHE Problem with British Job TitlesRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | American Reporter

    Somewhere in the godforsaken waters off Somalia, a rowboat with four pirates and a brave hostage aboard is holding off an American destroyer. A rowboat is a launch that has run out of gas, which is why it no longer merits the more elegant name.

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  17. Save U.S. Senate by voting for DemocratsRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Homer News

    Though some try, it is absolute bunk by today's Republicans to describe the Obama administration as having been on a spending spree, especially with the Administration stupidly having allowed itself to have been straight-jacketed by sequestration, which has imposed automatic spending limits. The great drag on the economy has been that after the deepest recession ever, there hasn't been allowed adequate enough public spending to provide the oomph to pull us out of a deep economic morass.

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  18. Alleged email from Hollywood exec claims PM in on plan to extradite DotcomRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | The New Zealand Herald

    Internet millionaire Kim Dotcom making his submissions to the Intelligence and Security select committee hearing into the GCSB at Parliament in 2013. Photo / Mark Mitchell The "reveal" is an email which purports to show Prime Minister John Key involved in a plan to get the internet entrepreneur into New Zealand so he could be extradited to the United States.

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  19. Kim Dotcom's big revealRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 14 | The Otago Daily Times

    Internet millionaire Kim Dotcom making his submissions to the Intelligence and Security select committee hearing into the GCSB at Parliament in 2013. Photo by NZ Herald The Kim Dotcom "big reveal" is out - an email which purports to show Prime Minister John Key involved in a plan to get the internet entrepreneur into New Zealand so he could be extradited to the United States.

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  20. The 1999-2008 Housing Mess: A Diagnosis and PrescriptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | American Thinker

    As any physician will tell you, insightful diagnosis must precede effective prescription. Stated simply, you can't fix problems you don't understand or refuse to recognize.

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