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From George Carlin's ribald radio to a Nicole Richie shtick, the Federal Communications Commission keeps tabs on slip-ups and indecent asides on the public airwaves. Here is a look at some of what the FCC has called indecent in the recent past.


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Supreme Court to Review FCC Ban on Profanity
Article | The Supreme Court announced yesterday that it will rule on the government's standards for policing the public airwaves for the first time since the court agreed 30 years ago that a midday radio broadcast of comedian George Carlin's "seven dirty words" monologue was indecent.
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Taking new aim at D.C. gun control
Article | Legislation introduced in Congress on Tuesday would weaken the District's gun-control laws and restrict the D.C. Council from regulating firearms.

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