All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘PEDs’

Alex Rodriguez Vows to Fight Reduced Suspension

MVP baseball player Alex Rodriguez’s drug suspension was cut to 162 games from 211 by arbitrator Fredric Horowitz, but the New York Yankees third baseman is still ticked and vows to fight to the bitter end. “The number of games sadly comes as no surprise, as the deck has been stacked against me from day one,” Rodriguez said on his …

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Amazon Says Thanks to the FAA with Kindle Sale

In company-promotions-that-actually-feel-rather-joyous news, Amazon is celebrating the Federal Aviation Administration’s decision to jump into the 20th century by offering a pretty significant discount on a few Kindle devices. Last week, the FAA made the friendly skies a whole lot friendlier by finally lightening up their regulations on the use of personal electronic devices on all stages of flights. Starting soon, …

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The Skies Get Friendlier As FAA Relaxes Rules on PEDs

As expected (in fact, a bit earlier than expected), the days of airplane passengers being forced to power down all of their portable electronic devices during takeoff and landing are officially behind us. Well, maybe not immediately – but by the end of this year you can expect to hear nothing but silence when a flight attendant spots you in …

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FAA Ready to Lighten Up on Electronics

By next year, you shouldn’t have to power down all of your electronics when you board an airplane in the United States. As expected, the FAA is close to adopting new, relaxed rules for portable electronic devices on commercial flights. As of now, all electronic devices (including ereaders, tablets, and phones) must be powered down prior to takeoff and on …

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