|The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released decisions on Monday to implement the Local Community Radio Act passed by Congress in December 2010, opening the airwaves for community radio. The move gets rid of pending applications for FM translators, which are repeater stations that rebroadcast distant radio stations. This means that the large, corporate, often conservative media stranglehold over the airwaves will wane.
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