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FCC Head Michael Powell Will Step Down

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FCC Head Michael Powell Will Step Down

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FCC Head Michael Powell Will Step Down

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The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission plans to resign. Michael Powell achieved name recognition with the general public due to the huge fines levied by the FCC against the owners of radio and TV stations in the name of decency.