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Senate Examines Radio Station Blackout of Dixie Chicks

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Senate Examines Radio Station Blackout of Dixie Chicks

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Senate Examines Radio Station Blackout of Dixie Chicks

Senate Examines Radio Station Blackout of Dixie Chicks

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The manager of country music group the Dixie Chicks testifies before the Senate Commerce Committee on the perils of concentrating ownership of radio stations. Cumulus Broadcasting recently banned the group's music from its 270 radio stations after lead singer Natalie Maines made comments critical of President Bush. NPR's David Welna reports.