DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 3                                            January 6,1998

**Before an entry denotes that the item is part of the FCC's implementation of the 1996 Telecom Act. While we will attempt to flag all Telecom Act-related items, this marking is unofficial and informational only.

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NEWS RELEASES

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GRETCHEN RUBIN NAMED SPECIAL ADVISOR IN MASS MEDIA BUREAU; WILL CO-TEACH COURSE ON TELEVISION AT YALE UNIVERSITY WITH FORMER CHAIRMAN HUNDT. MMB. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/News_Releases/1998/nrmm8001.txt

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TEXTS

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NEXTEL COMMUNICATIONS, INC. Dismissed the Petition for Special Relief filed by Dennis C. Brown and Robert H. Schwaninger, Jr. Action by Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted: January 6, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-9). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1998/da980009.txt

ADDENDA: The following items, released January 5, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 2:

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NEWS RELEASES

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**FCC DESIGNATES WORKING GROUP TO PREPARE REPORT TO CONGRESS ON UNIVERSAL SERVICE UNDER THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1996. CCB. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/News_Releases/1998/nrcc8001.html

CHAIRMAN KENNARD VISITS "PLUGGED-IN". OPA. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/News_Releases/1998/nrmc8001.html

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: January 5, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG: JANUARY 5, 1998. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt010598.pdf

** Released: January 5, 1998. **COMMON CARRIER BUREAU SEEKS COMMENT FOR REPORT TO CONGRESS ON UNIVERSAL SERVICE UNDER THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1996.Comments Due: January 20, 1998; Reply Comments: February 2, 1998. (DA No. 98-2). Dkt No.: CC-96-45. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da980002.html

ADDENDA: The following items, released January 2, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 1:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Report No: 44149. Released: January 2, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac980102.txt

ADDENDA: The following items, released December 30, 1997, did not appear in Digest No. 249:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: December 30, 1997. POLE ATTACHMENT COMPLAINTS, PETITIONS AND MOTIONS BEFORE THE CABLE SERVICES BUREAU.