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FCC to Expand Low-Power FM Licenses

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FCC to Expand Low-Power FM Licenses

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FCC to Expand Low-Power FM Licenses

FCC to Expand Low-Power FM Licenses

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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Michael Powell announced last week that the commission would step up licensing of low-power FM radio stations. The FCC wanted low-power stations to increase diversity on the airwaves, some of which has been lost to corporate consolidation over the past few years. NPR's Rick Karr reports.