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27 Nov 2013, 12:08 am by FHH Law
Earlier this month we reported on an Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking ( in which the FCC is looking to revise the rules the it adopted in 2011 – and that took effect in 2012 – pursuant to the CALM Act. That’s the 2010 law by which Congress hopes to eliminate LOUD COMMERCIALS from the TV airwaves. The Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking portion of the Commission’s most recent action has now made it into the Federal Register, which establishes the… [read post]
4 Nov 2013, 8:42 am by Harry Cole
Thanks to Congress, the new standard WILL be adopted eventually. Affected parties can implement the new standard now if they prefer, but FCC is looking for input on when compliance with the new standard should be required. If you’re a TV licensee or MVPD provider and you thought that you had a firm handle on your CALM Act obligations, think again. The CALM Act standards are in the process of evolving, and you (along with the Commission) will be having to play catch-up… [read post]
2 Dec 2013, 4:48 pm by Scarlett
Two serious injuries were suffered after a vehicle collision that occurred in North Charlotte.  Charlotte-Mecklenburg police reported that the two pedestrians who were injured were hit on West Sugar Creek Road just off the I-85 ramp by a truck that was entering the ramp entrance. The two victims were taken to a local hospital with serious injuries.  One […]The post I-85 Collision Results in Serious Injuries Near North Charlotte appeared first on . [read post]
25 Sep 2013, 4:30 am by Davina Sashkin
Attention, any TV licensee with a CALM Act waiver still in effect. You’ve got until October 14, 2013 to file for extension of that waiver. Failure to do so could mean that you will have to be in compliance with the CALM Act requirements when December 13 rolls around The 2010 CALM Act, designed to stifle “loud commercials”, technically took effect in December 2012. But, in its infinite legislative wisdom, Congress provided the opportunity for an initial one-year waiver… [read post]
11 Oct 2012, 7:23 am by FHH Law
Unless you’re confident that you will be in compliance with the CALM Act requirements by December 13, you should NOT neglect the October 15 deadline for waiver requests. Not quite a year ago, the CALM Act was front and center in the minds of full-power TV broadcasters and multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs). The CALM Act, of course, is the legislation (together with the follow-up agency rules) that’s supposed to make loud commercials a thing of the past. The rules are set to… [read post]
11 Dec 2012, 3:01 pm by FHH Law
"Small" TV stations and MVPD operators now have until December 13, 2012 to file streamlined financial hardship waiver requests. If you’re a “small” TV station or MVPD operator who missed the October deadline for filing for waiver of your obligations under the CALM Act, but you’re still not going to be in compliance with the Act when it takes effect on December 13, 2012  (that's right, the day after tomorrow), DON'T PANIC. Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa has come early this… [read post]
7 Jul 2013, 8:05 am by Harry Cole
Complaints soar, and deadline for seeking further one-year extensions of outstanding waivers is approaching.  Back in December, 2010, with considerable fanfare Congress passed and the President signed the CALM Act.  As its full name – the Commercial Announcement Loudness Mitigation Act – indicated, it was designed to put the kibosh on “loud commercials”.  The Act imposed a number of detailed technical requirements on TV licensees and MVPDs, but it also… [read post]
26 Aug 2013, 2:03 pm by By WILLIAM ALDEN
Ms. Siebert's pragmatic approach to effecting change on Wall Street characterized many of accomplishments, her admirers said. [read post]
13 Nov 2012, 10:39 am by Trey Mills
Fox Carolina News investigated the congested nature and much needed repairs of interstate 85. The report featured attorney Trey Mills and Michael Dennis with South Carolina Department of Transportation.   FOX Carolina 21 [read post]
18 Nov 2008, 11:51 am
The Ontario legislature this morning passed Bill 85, facilitating the creation of an "enhanced drivers' licence" that uses RFID.  I wrote about the bill yesterday. Update: Media coverage from Canwest. [read post]
13 Nov 2012, 10:39 am by Trey Mills
Fox Carolina News investigated the congested nature and much needed repairs of interstate 85. The report featured attorney Trey Mills and Michael Dennis with South Carolina Department of Transportation.      FOX Carolina 21 [read post]
6 Dec 2011, 9:50 am by By WILLIAM ALDEN
While women executives in the hedge fund, private equity and venture capital industry said the coming 18 months would be challenging, they expected to find attractive investment opportunities, according to a recent study. [read post]
19 Jun 2013, 11:37 am by By WILLIAM ALDEN
The women's network has named a new president, Allyson McDonald, an announcement that seems to suggest that 85 Broads may develop a way to invest capital in enterprises owned or led by women. [read post]
7 Sep 2012, 6:10 pm by Olivia
This November, a new stretch of highway is scheduled to open just south of Austin, Texas.  The original portion of the road, Texas 130, has a speed limit of 80 m.p.h.  The Texas Transportation Commission recently adopted a speed limit of 85 m.p.h. for the new, 41-mile long extension, the highest of any road in [...] [read post]
12 Feb 2014, 11:20 am by By WILLIAM ALDEN
It has long been a feature of Wall Street that women are underrepresented in the executive ranks. But since the financial crisis, the situation has gotten worse, said Sallie L. Krawcheck, a former executive at Bank of America and Citigroup, in an interview on Bloomberg TV. [read post]
6 Mar 2014, 12:36 am by FHH Law
In January we reported on the adoption of new rules governing the use of level probing radar. The FCC’s Report and Order has now made it into the Federal Register, which establishes the effective date of the new rules. That date is April 7, 2014. [read post]
10 Sep 2013, 6:00 am by Trey Mills
The Anderson Independent used today's front page article to help publicize and illustrate the reality of interstate 85 and the dangers that exist on this roadway in South Carolina every day. That is something Trammell & Mills Law Firm, LLC has been doing on that stretch of interstate for awhile as you can see with our billboard in the background: [read post]
27 Aug 2010, 10:03 am by Brendan Kevenides
An 85 year old driver struck and killed a bicyclist with his car near Golf and Busse roads in Mount Prospect very early Thursday morning.  The cause of the accident is still under investigation, but alcohol consumption is not believed to have been a factor.  Read the full story at Anyone with information regarding this incident should call the Mount Prospect Police Department at 847.870.5656. [read post]
17 Nov 2011, 8:36 pm by Staff
NOT CHARGED – Possession of Dangerous Drugs for Sale, State v. Mr. K. (Maricopa County) (DMC No. 2063): Mr. K. was arrested with 10,000 pills of Ecstasy and Ketamine. We were able to enter into a cooperation agreement with Detectives and the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office, and as a result, no charges were filed against Mr. K. in addition, his arrest record was sealed. [read post]
13 Jan 2014, 3:05 am by Scarlett
A sad report just became public, stating that Sunday afternoon a father and his three children were traveling from Maryland to South Carolina, when they were involved in a brutal car accident. The man was on his way to Myrtle Beach for a vacation, when he made a sharp turn onto Interstate 85. He somehow lost […]The post A Concord Man Wrecks Fatally in South Carolina appeared first on . [read post]