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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


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Articles of Interest 

FCC Confirms Field Office Closures Begin in 2017

The Federal Communication Commission is confirming to Radio World that it will begin closing field offices in January 2017.

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US Christian among first victims of Russia's anti-evangelism law

The first known victims of Russia's new anti-evangelism laws have been convicted and fined, according to the Forum 18 news service.

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100,000 Expected to Hear Greg Laurie Proclaim the Gospel at SoCal Harvest 2016

Over 100,000 people are expected to gather this weekend at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California, to proclaim the Gospel and listen to messages from Pastor Greg Laurie...

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American Hostage Kayla Mueller Remembered for Defending Her Faith before ISIS

An American hostage held by ISIS for 18 months, who died in captivity, is being remembered as a woman of courage and compassion who even defended her Christian faith...

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Ad Council Teams With GSD&M on Flood PSA

The Ad Council, with creative supplied by ad agency GSD&M, has produced a 30-second TV PSA to let viewers know how they can help in the Louisiana flood relief efforts.

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GOP chairman denounces FCC media rules

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) on Thursday tore into the Federal Communications Commission's updated media ownership rules.

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FCC Republicans Slam Quadrennial Order

Reaction was swift in Washington, D.C., to the FCC's release of the text of its quadrennial review order...

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FCC Releases Text of Quadrennial Review

The FCC has released the text of its quadrennial media ownership rule review.

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Christians Urged to Help 'Save Christian Mom Asia Bibi From Execution' in Petition to Pakistan Supreme Court

The American Center for Law and Justice and other groups are calling on Christians to raise up their voices to support Asia Bibi, a Christian mother...

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Radical Muslims Kill 8 People in Nigeria, Vandalize Churches After Christian Student Is Accused of Insulting Islam

A mob of radical Muslims vandalized multiple churches in northern Nigeria and beat a Christian student nearly to death...

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Red Cross Stops Cop Praying for Louisiana Flood Victims

A police captain assisting flood victims in Louisiana says he was told by the American Red Cross to stop praying with displaced residents...

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Senate Commerce Committee Teeing Up FCC Oversight Hearing

According to various sources, the Senate Commerce Committee is planning a Sept. 15 FCC oversight hearing featuring all the commissioners.

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FCC Boosting Auction Per-Round Spectrum Price Increases to 10%

The FCC is doubling the asking price increases for spectrum in the forward auction to 10% per round, up from the 5% per round it has been implementing so far.

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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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