DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 245                                          December 22,1998

**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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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: December 22, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG.Public Reference Log: 12/21/98. Contact: Public Reference Room: (202) 418-1933. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt122198.pdf

Report No: 44393. Released: December 22, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac981222.txt

Released: December 22, 1998. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS.(2 of 2). Contact: Barbara Lowe at (202) 418-0310. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/Exparte/1998/exb81222.html

Released: December 22, 1998. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSRE PROCEEDINGS.(1 of 2). Contact: Barbara Lowe at (202) 418-0310. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/Exparte/1998/exa81222.html

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EDWIN RAICES/ANDRES RIVERA REGIS D/B/A R&R COMMUNICATIONS DETROIT, MICHIGAN. Denied the Petition for Reconsideration of Edwin Raices and ordered him to pay a monetary forfeiture in the amount of $5,000 for violating Section 301 of the Act. Action by Chief, Compliance and Information Bureau. Adopted: December 15, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-2581). CIB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Compliance/Orders/1998/da982581.wp

COMCAST CABLEVISION OF SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA. Granted a petition to modify the market of television station KJLA, Ventura, California, to exclude certain communities in Santa Barbara County, California served by Comcast's cable television systems for purposes of the mandatory signal carriage rules. Action by Deputy Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: December 18, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-2577). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982577.wp

COMCAST CABLEVISION OF SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA, COMCAST CABLEVISION OF LOMPOC, CALIFORNIA. Granted a petition to modify the market of television station KADY, Oxnard, California, to exclude certain communities in Santa Barbara County, California served by Comcast's cable television systems for purposes of the mandatory signal carriage rules. Action by Deputy Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: December 18, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-2576). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982576.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released December 21, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 244:

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Released: December 21, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG.Public Reference Log: 12/18/98. Contact: Public Reference Room: (202) 418-1933. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt121898.pdf

Report No: NCD-228. Released: December 21, 1998. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU NETWORK CHANGE NOTIFICATION. Contact: Network Services Division, Common Carrier Bureau: Ginny Kennedy at (202) 418-2328.

Released: December 21, 1998. PLEADING CYCLE ESTABLISHED FOR COMMENTS ON AMERICAN SAMOA LICENSE, INC. PETITION FOR ASSUMPTION OF STATE COMMISSION JURISDICTION UNDER SECTION 252(E)(5) OF THE COMMUNICATIONS ACT.Comments Due: January 5, 1999; Reply Comments Due: January 14, 1999. (DA No. 98-2584). Dkt No.: CC-98-239. Contact: Policy and Program Planning Division, Common Carrier Bureau: Janice M. Myles at (202) 418-1580.

Report No: 98-12. Released: December 21, 1998. FM TRANSLATOR-BOOSTER APPLICATIONS READY AND AVAILABLE FOR PROCESSING.Cut-Off Date: 01/21/99. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Radio_Cutoffs/pnmm8183.wp

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SPEECHES

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STATEMENT OF FCC CHAIRMAN WILLIAM E. KENNARD ON BIENNIAL REVIEW PROCESS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Speeches/Kennard/Statements/stwek895.html

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BOURBEUSE TELEPHONE COMPANY AND FIDELITY TELEPHONE COMPANY. Granted joint application for consent to assignment of authority to Fidelity by Bourbeuse of its Section 214 authority with respect to local exchange operations. Dkt No.: CC-98-210. Action by Acting Deputy Chief, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: December 21, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-2568). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da982568.wp

MCLEODUSA TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES, INC. V. AMERITECH CORPORATION. Dismissed with prejudice McLeodUSA's formal complaint against Ameritech and terminated proceeding. Action by Deputy Chief, Formal Complaints and Investigations Branch, Enforcement Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: December 21, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2579). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da982579.wp

WENDELL & ASSOCIATES. Affirmed staff decision that reinstated and extended the construction permit for WKNJ(AM), Lakeside, NJ; and granted an additional extension of time to construct the station. Action by the Commission. Adopted: December 17, 1998. by MO&O. (FCC No. 98-341). MMB

ADDENDA: The following items, released December 17, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 242:

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Report No: TEL-00043. Released: December 17, 1998. OVERSEAS COMMON CARRIER SECTION 214 APPLICATIONS AND SECTION 310(B)(4) ACTIONS TAKEN. (DA No. 98-2557). Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/da982557.pdf

ADDENDA: The following items, released December 16, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 241:

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Report No: 107. Released: December 16, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU SITE-BY-SITE ACTION. Contact: Licensing Support Team at (202) 418-7ULS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/pnwl8176.pdf

Report No: 108. Released: December 16, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU MARKET-BASED APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Contact: Licensing Support Team at (202) 418-7ULS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/pnwl8177.pdf