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FCC turns down volume on TV commercials — finally

After decades of complaints, consumers will finally get some relief from obnoxiously loud TV commercials.

The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday established new regulations designed to prevent commercials from making your ears bleed. The new rules don’t take effect for a year, but it’s good to know relief is on the way.

Government regulation is often critized as being too intrusive, but I suspect these rules will be widely praised by politicians and consumers.

 

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Healthcare reform: What it means to you

Businesses and consumers looking for a clear explanation of what healthcare reform means to them should check out Consumer Reports’ November issue or its website.

Among other things,the magazine explains what the new rules mean if you currently buy private insurance or are covered by an emloyer’s plan or are uninsured.

Small business owners will find helpful information about tax credits.

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