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NCAA Presi­dent Mark Emmert calls for 'scholarships for life'

...him: "I can't tell whether you're in charge or whether you're a minion."Emmert faced a skeptical Senate Commerce Committee and said he feels college sports "works extremely well for the vast majority" and that the overall current...

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Roll back of eased media ownership rules approved by Senate committee

WASHINGTON -- The Senate Commerce Committee voted Thursday to overturn parts of a Federal...unclear how far these proposals will get beyond the Senate Commerce Committee. Challenges to the FCC rules face stiffer opposition...

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Business
Scrambling data

...their codes under a bill approved Thursday by the Senate Commerce Committee. But a trade group said the bill would be a...restriction. "Clearly, today's decision by the Senate Commerce Committee is a step in the wrong direction," the Business...

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Selig, Fehr to testify in Washington

...union head Donald Fehr have been called to Capitol Hill to answer questions about baseball's drug policy. Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., scheduled a hearing today to grill Selig and Fehr about why baseball does...

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Baseball
Lawmakers discuss cable regulations

...television unless the industry addresses soaring prices and allows consumers more channel choices. Members of the Senate Commerce Committee said pressure from angry constituents is leading them to look at ways to hold down cable rates and let subscribers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/26/bus_409994.shtml
Business
Comcast, Time Warner to offer family friendly channels

...company, McSlarrow told the Senate Commerce Committee on Monday. He did not have...Washington Research Group. Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Ted Stevens, R-Alaska...Warner Inc. On the Net: Senate Commerce Committee: http://commerce...

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Television
McCain wants testing change

...Wednesday that Congress will step in unless the union agrees to toughen the sport's steroid-testing rules. The Senate Commerce Committee chairman challenged union head Donald Fehr to accept a far more stringent drug-testing policy, such as the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/11/bas_408338.shtml
Baseball
$2 billion, and counting, to return shuttles to flight

...2 billion - double the estimated price tag given to Congress a year ago. O'Keefe, testifying before the Senate Commerce Committee, was pressed on whether that estimate again could rise. Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kan., who chaired the...

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Life & style
Internet businesses object to bill

...proposed online privacy legislation, introduced last week by Sen. Ernest Hollings, D-S.C., who chairs the Senate Commerce Committee, would require businesses to tell visitors to their Web sites what information is being gathered on them and...

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XXX Technology
Mergers warrant scrutiny

...customers. "The average consumer doesn't always reap the benefits of lower prices and better service," Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., said in opening a hearing into the matter Monday. The number of mergers...

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Business