Last updated: February 21, 2008 - 5:33am
FCC HEAD ORDERS INVESTIGATION INTO WATER CONTEST
FCC Chairman Kevin Martin on Wednesday ordered an investigation into the radio station water-drinking contest that preceded the death of 28-year-old Jennifer Strange. He made that decision after receiving a letter from attorney Roger Dreyer, who is representing Strange's family. In the letter, Dreyer asks the FCC to pull the license of radio station KDND. The station fired 10 employees after Strange died Jan. 12. She was among a group of contestants who tried to win a Nintendo Wii gaming console by seeing how much water they could drink without going to the bathroom.
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