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2010-03-24 13:16:00

Louisiana business recipient of broadband expansion award. **PHOTO AVAILABLE** WASHINGTON, March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United States Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., Chair of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, along with Jonathan Adelstein, Administrator of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Utilities Services, yesterday welcomed Mike George, owner and Chief Financial Officer of Northeast Telephone Company, Inc., to her office in Washington, DC....

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2008-07-18 13:40:00

Federal Communications Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein, a fierce critic of government policies that allow big media companies to get bigger, made a surprising move when he put forth a proposal that would allow the nation's only two satellite radio companies to merge. Adelstein, one of the Democratic Commissioners and the potential deciding vote, said that he would support Sirius Satellite Radio Inc's $3.1 billion buyout of XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. as long as the companies agree to a...

2006-04-06 18:07:14

By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Federal Communications Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein on Thursday called for an investigation into new accusations that television news broadcasts are not disclosing the source of video news releases they use. Two consumer advocacy groups released a study that found 77 television stations over a 10-month period ending in March failed to clearly tell viewers when they were using video news releases and said that violated FCC rules that...

2006-02-03 16:51:26

By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President George W. Bush plans to nominate telecommunications lawyer Robert McDowell to fill the final empty Republican seat on the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, the White House said on Friday. McDowell, 42, is senior vice president and assistant general counsel at Comptel, a lobbying group for companies that primarily compete against big telephone carriers like AT&T Inc. and Verizon Communications. His nomination would...

2005-11-18 17:28:47

By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans face the prospect of being a minority at the Federal Communications Commission next month despite their control of the White House, the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives. The FCC, which regulates the telecommunications and media industries, is usually split with three of the five commissioners from the party that occupies the White House. But there has been a Republican vacancy since March and on Thursday another...


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  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
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