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Tune In Raider Nation: FCC Lifts Blackout Rule

For years, Raiders fans have watched anxiously as Raider home games approached, wondering if the team would sell enough home tickets to broadcast games in the Bay Area, but it looks like that waiting game may now be over.

5 hours ago

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FCC Considering Ending Sports Blackout Rule

The Federal Communications Commission has taken the first step towards repealing the decades-old rule that prevents live sporting events from being televised if the event isn’t sold out.

12/19/2013

An aerial view of the construction of the new San Francisco 49ers stadium in Santa Clara, February 5, 2013. (CBS)

49ers Santa Clara Stadium Boosters: Power Outage Won’t Happen Here

Santa Clara is competing with the Sun Life Stadium near Miami, to host Super Bowl 50, which will be played in 2016.

02/05/2013

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Raiders-Browns Game Blacked Out Locally; Radio Broadcast On Live 105

The team announced the blackout Thursday, ending a streak of 13 straight televised games. The game will be aired on Live 105 FM locally with kickoff at 1:25 p.m.

11/29/2012

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Power Restored After SF Outage Leaves 7,000 PG&E Customers In The Dark

Power has been restored to all 7,000 or so PG&E customers who were affected by an outage in San Francisco’s Western Addition and Laurel Heights neighborhoods Thursday morning, a utility spokeswoman said.

01/05/2012

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Livermore Homes Burn Amid Destructive Bay Area Wind Storm

Strong gusts downed power lines all over the Bay Area, toppled several trees and knocked out power to thousands.

12/01/2011

Michael Bush #29 of the Oakland Raiders celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers during an NFL preseason game at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on August 28, 2010 in Oakland, California. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Raiders Sell Out Showdown Vs. Chiefs; Game On CBS 5

The Oakland Raiders have sold out Sunday’s AFC West showdown against Kansas City to avoid a 12th straight local blackout.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/05/2010

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Raiders Granted Extension To Reach Coliseum Sellout

The Oakland Raiders have been granted a 24-hour extension to sell out this weekend’s game against Kansas City and avoid a local TV blackout.

11/04/2010

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Heat Causes Castro Valley Power Outage

PG&E officials are recommending careful energy conservation Sunday and during the week’s forecasted heat wave after more than 30,000 Castro Valley customers lost power Saturday due to system overload.

CBS San Francisco–09/26/2010

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