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  • Power of NFL owners' puppet Roger Goodell is exposed as myth

    Power of NFL owners' puppet Roger Goodell is exposed as myth
    The easy thing to forget in this latest National Football League fiasco, the thing the NFL is counting on us to forget, is that Roger Goodell is only playing the part of Big Boss. Goodell is the chief executive of a multibillion-dollar enterprise, and...
  • County NAACP president opposes cell towers

    County NAACP president opposes cell towers
    Opponents of cell towers on school property received support from the Prince George's County NAACP Branch at the most recent Prince George's County School Board meeting. Branch president Bob Ross asked school officials to reconsider their partnership...
  • KCET and KLCS to share channel space in spectrum-sale plan

    KCET and KLCS to share channel space in spectrum-sale plan
    It's getting a little crowded on that dial: KCET and KLCS are planning to share channel space. The two public TV stations announced Wednesday that they had begun a partnership to split a single over-the-air broadcast television channel, even as their...
  • KCET, KLCS to Share Channel and Give Up Spectrum for Auction

    KCETLink, which was owner of Los Angeles' flagship PBS affiliate until it went independent in 2011, said that it has reached an agreement with public educational station KLCS-TV to share a single, over the air broadcast channel and will give up 6 MHz of...
  • Comcast: Still On Track To Close Time Warner Cable Deal By 'Early 2015′

    Comcast Corp. is on track to close its proposed merger with Time Warner Cable by "early 2015," the company's senior vice president of investor relations told investors Wednesday, reiterating the Philadelphia company's most recent guidance concerning the...
  • For Internet Slowdown Day, tech companies display mock 'loading' icons

    For Internet Slowdown Day, tech companies display mock 'loading' icons
    If you see the “spinning wheel of death” on some of your favorite sites Wednesday, don’t worry -- your Internet connection probably isn’t any slower. But a whole host of tech companies displaying the iconic “loading”...
  • DirecTV, Raycom Media Blackout Ends Just in Time for NFL Games

    DirecTV and broadcaster Raycom Media ended a seven-day standoff that had blacked out Big Four network affils in key markets such as Cincinnati, Cleveland and Charlotte, N.C. The sides came to terms shortly before Sunday's 1 p.m. ET NFL kickoff time,...
  • Callers altering their IDs isn't illegal, but doing it to scam is

    WICHITA, Kan. The call was coming from inside the house sort of. When Karl Peterjohn's land line rang at his home Thursday morning, he got quite a surprise when he saw who was calling. His own name and phone number came up on his phone's caller ID, a...
  • Discovery Warns FCC of 'Critical Issues' With Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

    Representatives from Discovery Communications met with FCC officials last week to outline a number of "critical issues" it has with the proposed merger of Comcast with Time Warner Cable. Discovery is one of the few major media companies to go public with...
  • Shareholder voting set for Comcast and Time Warner Cable deal

    Shareholders in Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable Inc. will vote early next month in separate meetings in Philadelphia and New York on the $45.2 billion proposal that would merge the two companies. The specific dates are Oct. 8 for Comcast shareholders...
  • Texting 911 will work in some northwest suburbs

    Texting 911 will work in some northwest suburbs
    People in parts of the northwest suburbs can now use text messaging on their cellphones to seek help in an emergency. The Northwest Central Dispatch System announced the Text-to-911 service in August. It has been testing the program since December,...
  • Los Angeles Mayor: Tax Credit Bill Will Bring Tens of Thousands of Jobs Back to State

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said that legislation to expand California's film and TV tax incentives will mean tens of thousands of jobs returning to the state, as the $330-million-per-year program will be much more competitive with other regions...