Jan 26, 2018

01/26/2018: Is net neutrality a state right?

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The stage is getting set for a fight over net neutrality. The Federal Communications Commission rolled back the federal rule last month, clearing the way for internet service providers to throttle or favor content. But states have other ideas. The…

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Hundreds of trucks haul debris day and night in Montecito

Jan 26, 2018
Clearing 11 basins filled with dirt and rock will take until the end of February at least, federal officials say.
At Cold Springs Basin in Montecito, private contractors clear boulders with excavators and dump trucks. Under FEMA's orders, the Army Corps of Engineers is on a mission to clear 11 impacted basins by the end of February.
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The stage is getting set for a fight over net neutrality. The Federal Communications Commission rolled back the federal rule last month, clearing the way for internet service providers to throttle or favor content. But states have other ideas. The governors of Montana and New York have signed executive orders to mandate net neutrality under their jurisdictions, and 21 states and the District of Columbia have sued to overturn the decision by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai. Plus, we’ll talk about the GDP numbers, the latest on California’s mudslides and Trump’s speech in Davos, Switzerland.

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