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Hercules Battles HHS

Facing an August 1 deadline, the Newland family, owners of Hercules Industries in Colorado, is seeking a court injunction to stave off the federal mandate that all new health plans cover contraception, sterilization, and...

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Faith-Based Employers Face More Legal Land Mines

There is a new front in the battle for religious liberties: broad, general laws that sweep within them people and organizations of faith, and fail to accommodate their deeply held beliefs...

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NRB’s Summer Innovation Exchange: We’re Holding a Place for YOU!

Christian media industry leaders Jim Sanders, Ed Cannon, and Wayne Shepherd will be at the Summer Innovation Exchange (SIE) August 13-14 in Atlanta. So will Salem’s Mike Moran...

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Papua New Guinea Christian Radio Grows, Has Needs

Wantok Radio Light, recipient of the 2007 NRB International Station of the Year Award, recently celebrated the birth of its 18th radio...

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HCJB Global Utilizes Radio to Bring Clean Water, Sanitation to the World

Evangelical missionary organization HCJB Global is utilizing radio to aid in the effort to bring clean water and sanitation to the world...

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Salem Radio Stations Join iHeartRadio Digital Platform

Salem Communications and Clear Channel Media and Entertainment announced Tuesday that Salem’s 97 radio stations will be available on the iHeartRadio digital radio platform...

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HarperCollins Publishers Finalizes Acquisition of Thomas Nelson

HarperCollins Publishers recently announced that it had officially closed on the acquisition of Thomas Nelson, Inc., one of the largest Christian publishers in the world...

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Billy Graham Chaplains Offer Hope in Aftermath of Colorado Shooting

Billy Graham Rapid Response Team chaplains are among those on site in Aurora, CO, where a gunman opened fire last week in a theater full of moviegoers...

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Radio Preacher Livio Ramirez of “God Speaks Today” Dies of Heart Attack

Livio Ramirez, Founder and Director of the Dios Habla Hoy (God Speaks Today) Radio & Newspaper Column Ministry, passed away last month after a sudden heart attack...

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NRB Members: Would You Like to See Your Organization Spotlighted?

We are soliciting descriptions about our members to feature in this newsletter and on the NRB website. If you are a member of NRB and are interested...

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Commerce Committee Prepares to Review Cable Act

The Senate Commerce Committee will hold a hearing titled “The Cable Act at 20” next Tuesday. Billed as a follow-up to a hearing on the future of online video in April, this hearing will feature the Cable Television and Consumer Protection Act of 1992...

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Leaders Spar in Senate

In an unusually tense and extended exchange on the Senate Floor this week, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) sparred over the procedures of their Chamber, the ground on...

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Open Meeting at the FCC

In an open meeting this week, FCC Commissioners received scheduled briefings from FCC staff on “Next-Generation Mapping” resources available to the public at fcc.gov/maps, the harnessing of “white space” technology to advance...

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Munich Olympics Resolution Approved By Senate

In advance of the Olympic Games, which begin next week in London, Senators unanimously approved a resolution sponsored by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) intended to memorialize the horrific events at the Munich Olympics...

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“Tweet for Youcef” Campaign Surpasses 2.7 Million Globally

A Twitter-based campaign launched by the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) to free an imprisoned Iranian pastor is now reaching over 2.7 million people in over 230 countries...

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KSBJ Launches Mentoring Program to Aid Christian Stations

Contemporary Christian music station KSBJ has launched a mentoring program to provide Christian music stations with strategic planning...

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