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Hawaii goes digital today, a month early, in deference to endangered bird

Published 01/15/2009, Associated Press

The analog TV shutdown, mandated by Congress to free up space in the airwaves for other services, has gotten early runs in Wilmington N.C., and small towns in Northern California, with some reports of people having problems receiving the digital signals. Hawaii's change is happening now so analog transmission towers can be taken down before the nesting season of the dark-rumped petrel, a volcano-dwelling endangered bird.

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