DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 76                                             April 21,1998

**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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SIXTY-THIRD FCC ANNUAL REPORT NOW AVAILABLE ON LINE. OMD. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/News_Releases/1998/nrmc8028.html

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: April 21, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG - APRIL 20. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt042098.pdf

Released: April 21, 1998. CABLE SERVICES ACTION - PETITION FILED SEEKING DECLARATORY RULING THAT CERTAIN COVENANTS OF A TOWNHOUSE ASSOCIATION ARE PREEMPTED BY THE COMMISSION'S OVER-THE-AIR RECEPTION DEVICES RULE.Responses to the Petition due on or before May 21; replies by June 5. (DA No. 98-763). Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Public_Notices/1998/da980763.txt

Report No: 44224. Released: April 21, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac980421.txt

Report No: 24224. Released: April 21, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap980421.txt

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COX COMMUNICATIONS SAN DIEGO, INC. Denied complaints filed against the cable programming service tier rates charged by Cox Communications San Diego, Inc., in Whispering Palms, San Diego and Ramona, California. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division. Adopted: April 16, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-747). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da980747.txt

BETHEL PARK TV CABLE COMPANY D/B/A ADELHIPA CABLE COMMUNICATIONS. Denied complaint filed against the cable programming service tier rate charged by Bethel Park TV Cable Company, in Upper St. Clair, PA. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division. Adopted: April 17, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-748). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da980748.txt

TELCAST, INC. Denied reconsideration petitions filed by Telcast, Inc. re: the dismissal of three applications for authority to construct and operate Mulipoint Distribution Service stations on the H channels at Greeley, Colorado. Action by Assistant Chief, Video Services Division. Adopted: April 20, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-751). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da980751.txt

R. STANLEY ALLEN. Denied reconsideratrion petition filed by R. Stanley Allen of the return, pursuant to delegated authority, of an application for authority to construct and operate a Multichannel Multipoint Distribution Service station on the F channels at Dothan, Alabama. Action by Assistant Chief, Video Services Division. Adopted: April 20, 1998. by Order on Recon. (DA No. 98-757). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da980757.txt

STEVEN ERNEST ALLEN. Denied reconsideration petition filed by Steven Ernest Allen of the return, pursuant to delegated authority, of an application for authority to construct and operate a Multichannel Multipoint Distribution Service station on the F channels at La Salle, Illinoise. Action by Assistant Chief, Video Services Division. Adopted: April 20, 1998. by Order on Recon. (DA No. 98-755). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da980755.txt

RICHARD D. MORGESE TRUST. Denied reconsideration petitions filed by the Richard D. Morgese Trust of the return of two applications for authority to construct and operate Multichannel Multipoint Distribution Service stations on the E and F channels at Edgewood, Texas. Action by Assistant Chief, Video Services Division. Adopted: April 20, 1998. by Order on Recon. (DA No. 98-754). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da980754.txt

OKLAHOMA WESTERN TELEPHONE COMPANY. Denied reconsideration petition filed by Oklahoma Western Telephone Company of the return of an application for authority to construct and operate a Multichannel Multipoint Distribution Service station on the F group channels at Clayton, Oklahoma. Action by Assistant Chief, Video Services Division. Adopted: April 20, 1998. by Order on Recon. (DA No. 98-752). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da980752.txt

GMD MICROCABLE PARTNERSHIP/SAHARA WIRELESS TV PARTNERSHIP. Denied reconsideration petitions filed by the Fort Stockton applicants -(GMD Microcable Partnership (GMD) and Sahara Wireless TV Partnership (Sahara)- of the return of applications for GMD and Sahara for authority to construct and operate a Multichannel Multipoint Distribution Service station on the E channels at Fort Stockton, Texas. Action by Assistant Chief, Video Services Division. Adopted: April 20, 1998. by Order on Recon. (DA No. 98-753). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da980753.txt

18 APPLICATIONS FOR AUTHORITY TO CONSTRUCT AND OPERATE MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE STATIONS ON THE F GROUP CHANNELS FOR LA GRANGE, TX. Denied reconsideration petitions filed by La Grange, Texas, applicants of 18 applications which were filed with the Commission on October 15, 1990, October 22, 1990, October 24, 1990, October 26, 1990, and October 31, 1990, for authority to construct and operate a Multipoint Distribution Service station on the F channels for La Grange, Texas. Action by Assistant Chief, Video Services Division. Adopted: April 20, 1998. by Order on Recon. (DA No. 98-756). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da980756.txt

ADDENDA: The following items, released April 20, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 75:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: April 20, 1998. IN THE MATTER OF: COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANCE FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT ACT - CC DOCKET NO. 97-213.Comments due May 20; replies June 5. (DA No. 98-762). Contact: David Wye, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau at (202) 418-1897, or Lawrence Petak, Office of Engineering and Technology at (202) 418-2478. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da980762.txt

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SPEECHES

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SPEECH OF COMMISSIONER GLORIA TRISTANI TO NEW MEXICO BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION, APRIL 17, 1998. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Speeches/Tristani/spgt806.html

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BEEHIVE TELEPHONE COMPANY, INC./ BEEHIVE TELEPHONE, INC. NEVADA. Granted, to the extent indicated, Motion for an Extension of Time file by Beehive Telephone Company, Inc. and Beehive Telephone Company, Inc. Nevada. Oppositions or comments responding to Beehive's direct case due April 20; rebuttals to the opposition or comments due April 24. Dkt No.: CC- 97-249. Action by Chief, Competitive Pricing Division. Adopted: April 20, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-761). CCB