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August 10, 2016

 - Statement

Cmr. Rosenworcel Statement on 6th Circuit Municipal Broadband Decision

August 10, 2016

 - Statement

Comm. O'Rielly Statement on 6th Circuit Municipal Broadband Decision

August 10, 2016

 - Statement

Chairman Wheeler Statement on Municipal Broadband Court Decision

August 10, 2016

 - Statement

Commissioner Pai Statement on 6th Circuit Municipal Broadband Decision

August 9, 2016

 - Order

FCC Releases Inmate Calling Services Order on Reconsideration

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August 9, 2016

 - Memorandum Opinion and Order

Commission Upholds WAJM(FM), Atlantic City, NJ License Renewal

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August 9, 2016

 - Statement

Chairman Wheeler Statement on Signing of Number Portability Contract

August 8, 2016

 - News Release

FCC Signs Agreement to Streamline 5G Infrastructure Deployment

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August 8, 2016

 - Statement

Commissioner Pai Statement on Agreement on Small Cell Deployments

August 8, 2016

 - Statement

Commissioner O'Rielly Statement on Agreement Facilitating Small Cells

August 8, 2016

 - News Release

AT&T To Pay $7.75 Million For Letting Scammers Bill Consumers

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August 5, 2016

 - Public Notice

Media Bureau Seeks Comment for 18th Video Competition Report

August 5, 2016

 - Report and Order

Hearing Aid Compability Report and Order

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August 5, 2016

 - Report and Order

Permanent National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program (NDBEDP)

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August 4, 2016

 - Declaratory Ruling

Blackboard/Edison TCPA Declaratory Ruling

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August 4, 2016

 - FNPRM

Incorporate VRS Interoperability and Portability Standards into Rules

August 4, 2016

 - Notice of Inquiry

FCC Releases Twelfth Broadband Progress Notice of Inquiry

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August 4, 2016

 - Statement

Commissioner Pai Statement on Copyright Office Set-Top Box Submission

August 4, 2016

 - Public Notice

Application Window for Entry-Level Attorney Honors Program Opens 8/5

August 4, 2016

 - News Release

FCC Adopts Sustainable, Affordable Inmate Calling Rates

August 4, 2016

 - News Release

FCC Charts Course to Comprehensive Hearing Aid Compatibility

August 4, 2016

 - News Release

FCC Makes National Deaf-Blind Equipment Program Permanent

August 4, 2016

 - Sunshine

Deletion of Consent Agenda From August 4, 2016 Open Meeting

August 2, 2016

 - NAL

FCC To Fine Two Men $25,000 Each For Spoofing Caller ID

August 2, 2016

 - News Release

FCC to Fine Two Men $25,000 Each For Spoofing Caller ID

August 2, 2016

 - Speech

Commissioner Clyburn Remarks on Mapping Broadband Health

August 2, 2016

 - News Release

FCC's Connect2Health Task Force Unveils Broadband Health Mapping Tool

August 1, 2016

 - Public Notice

CGB Seeks Comment On NCLC Request For Stay Of Broadnet Decl. Ruling

August 1, 2016

 - Public Notice

CGB Seeks Comment On NCLC Pet. for Recon. of Broadnet Decl. Ruling

August 1, 2016

 - Letter

Commissioner Pai Letter to CEO of USAC

August 1, 2016

 - Advisory

FCC To Launch Broadband Health Mapping Tool

August 1, 2016

 - News Release

FCC Settlement with TP-Link

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July 29, 2016

 - News Release

Sinclair Settles FCC Retransmission Negotiation Investigation

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July 29, 2016

 - Statement

Chairman Wheeler Statement On Petitions to Rehear Open Internet Case

July 28, 2016

 - Sunshine

FCC To Hold Open Commission Meeting Thursday, August 4, 2016

July 28, 2016

 - Public Notice

FCC Announces Roll-Out Schedule Details For New/Legacy NORS Operation

July 27, 2016

 - News Release

FCC to Fine AT&T $106K for Overcharging FL Schools and E-rate Program

July 27, 2016

 - NAL

FCC to Fine AT&T $106K for Overcharging FL Schools and E-rate Program

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July 27, 2016

 - Statement

Commissioner O'Rielly Statement on Biennial Review Public Notice-

July 26, 2016

 - Statement

FCC Chairman Statement On CTIA Commitment To Combat Smartphone Theft

July 25, 2016

 - Order

FCC Dismisses Neustar Application for Review

July 25, 2016

 - News Release

FCC Approves Telcordia as Next Local Number Portability Administrator

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July 25, 2016

 - Statement

Chairman Wheeler Statement on AT&T Robocall Blocking Commitment

July 25, 2016

 - Public Notice

Filing Deadlines Updated Due To Power Outage At FCC Headquarters

July 22, 2016

 - Public Notice

PSHSB Announces The Roll-Out Schedule For The New Version Of NORS

July 22, 2016

 - Public Notice

FCC to Launch Broadband Health Mapping Tool

July 21, 2016

 - News Release

FCC Chairman Appoints Chair and Vice Chair to the WAC

July 20, 2016

 - Speech

Remarks of Commissioner Clyburn, National Tribal Radio Summit

July 20, 2016

 - Order on Review

FCC Denies Allband Communications Waiver Petition

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July 18, 2016

 - Public Notice

PSHSB Announces Nationwide EAS Test on September 28, 2016

July 15, 2016

 - Speech

Remarks of Chairman Wheeler at Advanced Wireless Initiative Event

July 15, 2016

 - Public Notice

Forward Auction (Auction 1002) Qualified Bidders

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July 15, 2016

 - News Release

FCC Settles Lifeline Investigation Of Tribal Reimbursements in Hawaii

July 15, 2016

 - Order/Consent Decree

FCC Settles Lifeline Investigation Of Tribal Reimbursements in Hawaii

July 14, 2016

 - News Release

FCC Announces Tentative Agenda For August Open Meeting

July 14, 2016

 - Fact Sheet

Providing Affordable, Sustainable Inmate Calling Services

July 14, 2016

 - Fact Sheet

Rules to Facilitate Next Generation Wireless Technologies

July 14, 2016

 - Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet: Rules to Facilitate Next Generation Wireless Technologies

July 14, 2016

 - Testimony

Commissioner Clyburn Statement at House Oversight Hearing

July 14, 2016

 - Testimony

Commissioner Pai Statement at House Oversight Hearing

July 14, 2016

 - News Release

FCC Updates Tech Transitions Review to Benefit Consumers, Innovation

July 14, 2016

 - News Release

FCC Adopts Rules to Facilitate Next Generation Wireless Technologies

July 14, 2016

 - Sunshine

Deletion of Consent Agenda From July 14, 2016 Open Meeting

July 13, 2016

 - Speech

Remarks of Gigi B. Sohn on Connecting Anchor Institutions

July 13, 2016

 - News Release

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Announces Staff Changes

July 13, 2016

 - News Release

Clarification On Chairman Wheeler's Response To Congressional Question

July 13, 2016

 - Testimony

Commissioner O'Rielly Statement at House Oversight Hearing


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Articles of Interest 

Religious freedom at 'serious risk' at Christian universities, presidents warn

Seven evangelical Christian university presidents in the United States are warning that traditional religious freedoms are under threat.

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No More Religious Freedom: The Crisis Threatening Cuba's Christians

Cuba's communist regime is cracking down on Christians by destroying churches, stealing property, and imprisoning pastors.

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States File Lawsuit Over Obama Transgender Rules

Christian doctors, hospitals and five states are pushing back the Obama's administration's new transgender health care mandates.

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Experts Fear American Bar Association's New Misconduct Rule Will Punish Lawyers Who Criticize Gay Marriage

Legal experts are expressing concerns over the recently approved revisions to the American Bar Association's misconduct rule, which some critics claim creates a "speech code" banning...

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Nigeria: Eight killed as mob turns on Muslim after he saved a Christian accused of blasphemy

Eight people have been killed in Nigeria after a mob burnt down the house of a Muslim man who intervened when a Christian was beaten...

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BFA Offers Help to Louisiana Broadcasters

NEW YORK—With many broadcasters affected by the recent floods in Louisiana, the Broadcasters Foundation of America has taken action to support those affected with emergency grants.

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Asia Bibi's last appeal against death sentence for blasphemy to be heard in October

Asia Bibi, the Christian on death row for blasphemy in Pakistan, will have her final appeal heard by the Supreme Court in the second week of October.

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Christian Preschool Charging Discrimination Against Missouri Over Grant Program Gets Support From ADF

A preschool in Missouri that was denied state funds to improve its playground because it's owned by a Lutheran church says...

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A Splintered Boko Haram Becomes an Even Greater Threat to Christians

A fracturing Boko Haram isn’t good news for the 218 mostly Christian schoolgirls who have been held captive since 2014.

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Indian Supreme Court: State Response to Anti-Christian Mob Violence ‘Inadequate’

In 2008, the death of a Hindu leader led to the worst case of anti-Christian violence in India’s history.

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The Promised Law: Christians Wait for Egypt to Authorize New Churches

Egypt is scheduled to vote as early as next month on a law that would ease the country’s historic restrictions on church construction.

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Family Research Council Statement on Judge's Rebuke of Obama's Overreach on Bathrooms

WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- Yesterday, Judge Reed O'Connor of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas granted a preliminary injunction blocking...

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FCC Webinars Aim to Get to the Heart of ETRS Process

Most U.S. radio stations must register by Friday in the new EAS Test Reporting System.

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FCC Speeds Up Spectrum Auction

As of Tuesday (Aug. 23), the FCC will increase the number of rounds in the forward portion of the spectrum incentive auction to three and shorten the bidding time by an hour.

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Proposal to monitor social media comes under criticism

A coalition of 28 organizations including the ACLU and the Center for Democracy and Technology signed a letter on Monday expressing opposition...

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Princeton University: 'Don’t Use The Word Man'

Princeton University recently released new guidelines that forces staff to use "gender-inclusive language" when addressing students.

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Texas AG Reaffirms Prayer, Scripture Reading In Court

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has issued a six-page legal opinion defending the practice of praying and reading scripture in court.

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Bible Removed From Air Force Officer's Desk After Secular Group Calls It 'Abhorrent First Amendment Violation'

An American secular organization has demanded that an Air Force major be "aggressively punished" for placing an open Bible on his desk...

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Judge Blocks Obama's Transgender Bathroom Directive Demanding Schools Allow Boys to Go Into Girls' Bathrooms

A district court judge in Texas has temporarily blocked President Obama's controversial transgender bathroom directive for public schools...

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Reminder: ETRS Registration, ETRS Form One Due August 26

Attention all you EAS participants. The deadline for registering with the Commission’s EAS Test Reporting System (ETRS)...

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State Department Report Finally Accuses Palestinian Authority and Terrorists of Anti-Semitism

The Obama Administration’s State Department just released its 2015 Report on International Religious Freedom...

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D.C. Circuit Sets Deadline for FCC Net Neutrality Response

The Federal Communications Commission has until Sept. 12 to respond to petitions by broadband providers including...

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London’s Muslim Mayor Introduces the Thought Police

London’s new Muslim mayor, Sadiq Khan, is allocating over two million dollars (£1,730,726) to an “online hate crime hub”...

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Samaritan’s Purse Disaster Relief Specialists on the Ground in Louisiana and Mississippi

Louisiana has suffered devasting floods over the past week. Christian ministry Samaritian's Purse is sending out...

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Wells Fargo Sees Spectrum Auction Shortfall

The securities research unit says the FCC incentive auction of broadcast spectrum is likely heading into more stages after the opening day...

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Could Gab Finally Be the Free Speech Twitter Alternative?

The biggest modern social networking platforms are rife with censorship, opacity and inscrutable rules governing harassment.

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NTIA Will End Domain Name Contract Oct. 1

The Obama Administration signaled Tuesday that it plans to let the contract for overseeing the internet domain naming...

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Egypt Christians stage rare protest to demand equal rights

Egyptian Christians who are tired of being treated as second-class citizens in their own country staged a rare protest...

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CRB Revises Part 370 to Include Noncom Broadcasters — Again

The Copyright Royalty Board has proposed a technical amendment to the Part 370 Notice and Recordkeeping Requirements for Statutory Licenses...

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Regulations issued by Obama White House reshape American life

In nearly eight years in office, President Barack Obama has sought to reshape the nation with a sweeping assertion of...

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