Friday, December 19, 2014

In a setback for advocates pushing the Washington Redskins to change their name, the Federal Communications Commission today refused to order radio and television stations to stop using the team's name. The agency said the word doesn't fall under its definition of profanity – and it's not equivalent to obscenity. The Media Bureau also gave Red Zebra Broadcasting's WWXX, Buckland, VA (94.3) a new license. Activists had sought to punish the company, which like the Redskins is owned by Dan Snyder. He's vowed to keep the team's name intact.

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