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KTVZ Bend
Walden talks trails in Bend | News - Home A head-on three-vehicle crash injured eight people, at least th
Walden talks trails in Bend
KTVZ Bend / Posted 4 hours ago
| News - Home A head-on three-vehicle crash injured eight people, at least three seriously, and blocked Highway 97 south of Redmond for over an hour late Tuesday afternoon, Oregon State Police said. Rep. Greg Walden paid... Read more
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The Register
Sick of politicians robo-calling you? Bin your landline, says the FCCThe US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has clarified its stance on how
Sick of politicians robo-calling you? Bin your landline, says the FCC
The Register / Posted yesterday
The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has clarified its stance on how members of congress can use autodialers. The verdict? Get rid of your landline if you don't want politicians to robo-call you. The FCC FAQ sheet [PDF] told... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Pollsters Worried FCC Chairman Doesn't Care If They Go Out Of BusinessWASHINGTON-- Federal Communications Commission Chair Tom Wheeler reaffirmed man
Pollsters Worried FCC Chairman Doesn't Care If They Go Out Of Business
The Huffington Post / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON-- Federal Communications Commission Chair Tom Wheeler reaffirmed many pollsters' fears last week that tighter regulations could seriously damage their ability to conduct surveys, making comments that one poll operator characterized as... Read more
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CNET
What have we learned from Google Fiber?In February, 2010, Google announced its Fiber project, designed to offer a giga
What have we learned from Google Fiber?
CNET / Posted 4 days ago
In February, 2010, Google announced its Fiber project, designed to offer a gigabit service with broadband speeds 100 times faster than what most Americans were receiving at that time. For several years, incumbent providers did not react with improved... Read more
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Everett Herald
Boehner better off working with Democrats than far right Published: Friday, July 31, 2015, 12:01 a.m. For the first time in 105 years
Boehner better off working with Democrats than far right
Everett Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Published: Friday, July 31, 2015, 12:01 a.m. For the first time in 105 years, a speaker of the House is the target of what parliamentarians call a “motion to vacate the chair” — and what... Read more
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Roll Call
Future of Tele-Town Halls Unclear to Lawmakers The Federal Communications Commission was in damage control mode on Wednesday
Future of Tele-Town Halls Unclear to Lawmakers
Roll Call / Posted 6 days ago
The Federal Communications Commission was in damage control mode on Wednesday, trying to ratchet back comments made by the agency's chairman, Tom Wheeler, in testimony to a House Energy and Commerce... Read more
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Roll Call
Tele-Town Halls Effectively Blocked for Politicians The Federal Communications Commission has effectively banned the tele-town ha
Tele-Town Halls Effectively Blocked for Politicians
Roll Call / Posted 6 days ago
The Federal Communications Commission has effectively banned the tele-town hall, a common method of reaching out to constituents that members of Congress have used for years, the agency's chairman,... Read more
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The Register
Your voter-trolling autodialer is illegal: The cringey moment the FCC spanks a congresscritterFCC chairman Tom Wheeler caught the members of the US House Subcommittee on Com
Your voter-trolling autodialer is illegal: The cringey moment the FCC spanks a congresscritter
The Register / Posted 6 days ago
FCC chairman Tom Wheeler caught the members of the US House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology off guard Tuesday when he told them that one of their favorite campaign tools is against the law to use. Speaking alongside FCC commissioner... Read more
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FOX News
‘People are stunned’: Resolution to oust Boehner scrambles party’s August recess plansRep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., sure knows how to party. Meadows marked his 56th bi
‘People are stunned’: Resolution to oust Boehner scrambles party’s August recess plans
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., sure knows how to party. Meadows marked his 56th birthday Tuesday, by scheduling to move with his wife Debbie from one apartment to another in Washington, D.C. And somewhere in between packing dishes into corrugated boxes,... Read more
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FOX News
‘People are stunned’: Resolution to oust Boehner scrambles party’s August recess plansJuly 9, 2015: US House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, speaks about an Iran nucle
‘People are stunned’: Resolution to oust Boehner scrambles party’s August recess plans
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
July 9, 2015: US House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, speaks about an Iran nuclear deal during his weekly press briefing on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Reuters) Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., sure knows how to party. Meadows marked his 56th birthday... Read more
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FOX News
House lawmaker files motion to oust BoehnerJuly 9, 2015: US House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, speaks about an Iran nucle
House lawmaker files motion to oust Boehner
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
July 9, 2015: US House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, speaks about an Iran nuclear deal during his weekly press briefing on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Reuters) In a move unprecedented in the history of the House of Representatives, a Republican... Read more
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Roll Call
Tele-Town Halls Barred Under FCC Ruling The Federal Communications Commission has effectively banned the tele-town ha
Tele-Town Halls Barred Under FCC Ruling
Roll Call / Posted 7 days ago
The Federal Communications Commission has effectively banned the tele-town hall, a common method of reaching out to constituents that members of Congress have used for years, the agency's chairman, Tom... Read more
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Washington Post
Why your Internet prices are bound to go upMany Americans have just one or two choices of Internet provider at home. Criti
Why your Internet prices are bound to go up
Washington Post / Posted 12 days ago
Many Americans have just one or two choices of Internet provider at home. Critics say this system leads to sky-high, even "ridiculous," prices for Internet. But if you were hoping things will improve, you could be waiting a long time, according to... Read more
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The Source Weekly
The Newest Water Sport: Flyboarding!As October 21, 2015 approaches—the exact date Marty McFly programmed into Doc B
The Newest Water Sport: Flyboarding!
The Source Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
As October 21, 2015 approaches—the exact date Marty McFly programmed into Doc Brown's time traveling DeLorean in Back To the Future II—there has been a certain buzz about what has and hasn't come to fruition in the perceived future, and a certain... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Oregon delegation outraged that KBR lawyers want $850K in fees from sick National Guard soldiersOregon's Democratic congressional leaders are enraged that military contractor
Oregon delegation outraged that KBR lawyers want $850K in fees from sick National Guard soldiers
OregonLive.com / Posted 15 days ago
Oregon's Democratic congressional leaders are enraged that military contractor KBR seeks nearly $850,000 in legal fees from a dozen Oregonians who accuse the company of causing them major health problems as they served as soldiers in Iraq. "We write... Read more
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Washington Post
How a bitter clash at the FCC is gumming up one of the most important issues in techFCC Chairman Tom Wheeler. (Alex Wong/Getty Images) Bowing to pressure from con
How a bitter clash at the FCC is gumming up one of the most important issues in tech
Washington Post / Posted 20 days ago
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler. (Alex Wong/Getty Images) Bowing to pressure from congressional Republicans, Tom Wheeler, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, won't be holding a hotly anticipated vote this month on rules for a looming,... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Oregon lawmakers react: Walden critical, Merkley cautious | News - Home Congressman says it 'rewards bad behavior; senator says 'devil
Oregon lawmakers react: Walden critical, Merkley cautious
KTVZ Bend / Posted 21 days ago
| News - Home Congressman says it 'rewards bad behavior; senator says 'devil is in the details' Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River)... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
House passes bill to speed research in medical cures | News - Home Says it's paid for by spending cuts elsewhere The U.S. House o
House passes bill to speed research in medical cures
KTVZ Bend / Posted 25 days ago
| News - Home Says it's paid for by spending cuts elsewhere The U.S. House on Friday overwhelmingly passed the “21st Century Cures Act” (H.R.... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
House passes wildfire prevention, forestry reform bill | News - Home Walden says 'status quo isn't working' for forests, rural commu
House passes wildfire prevention, forestry reform bill
KTVZ Bend / Posted 26 days ago
| News - Home Walden says 'status quo isn't working' for forests, rural communities Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore. With another busy fire season... Read more
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OregonLive.com
BLM plan shows need for O&C legislationThe Bureau of Land Management in April revealed a draft Resource Management Pla
BLM plan shows need for O&C legislation
OregonLive.com / Posted a month ago
The Bureau of Land Management in April revealed a draft Resource Management Plan to govern 2.5 million acres of federal forests in Oregon. Perhaps the best thing that can be said about the agency's plan, which actually includes four different... Read more