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Airline apologizes for note on deaf couple’s bag

DALLAS (AP) — A deaf couple is upset over a note that an American Airlines employee attached to one of their bags, referring to the pair as “deaf and dumb.” James Moehle and Angela Huckaby, […]


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Next NYC health campaign: too-loud earphones

NEW YORK (AP) — Add cranked-up earphones to the list of health dangers Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s administration wants New Yorkers to avoid.


Netflix pledges to caption all content by 2014

BOSTON (AP) – Netflix will offer closed captions on all TV and movie content by 2014 as part of a settlement with a deaf Massachusetts viewer who sued the company. The on-demand Internet streaming service […]



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