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Cell phones may soon carry FM radio


WATERLOO (KWWL) -- One day you might be able to play FM radio from your cell phone.

Groups representing broadcasters, musicians and record companies say they may ask Congress to require new mobile phones include equipment to receive FM.

Critics say FM radio chips and antennas would drain batteries, add to costs and take up space that could be used for other technologies.

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