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House Panel Has Spectrum, Broadcast TV in View

Spectrum and other television broadcaster concerns, including Must Carry rights, are likely to stay front and center for the next two years, according to Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), Chairman of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee of...

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DeMint to Leave Senate and Lead Heritage Foundation

U.S. Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC) this week announced that he will depart from the Senate in January in order to become the new president of the Heritage Foundation. Senator DeMint will replace...

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Russia Trade and Human Rights Measures Approved

The Senate approved a bill Thursday normalizing trade relations with Russia after nearly 40 years of restrictions. Accompanying the repeal of the Cold War-era restrictions, lawmakers also included legislation known as “The Magnitsky Act,” which would...

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NRB to President, Congress: Cuts to Charitable Tax Deduction Could be “Devastating”

As the White House and Congress race to keep the nation from going over the so-called fiscal cliff, the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) is calling on the President and Congressional leaders to stand against proposals to eliminate or reduce tax incentives for charitable contributions.

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Save the Date: NRB Annual Business Meeting

The annual NRB Business Meeting will be held 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., on Saturday, March 2, 2013, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, TN. All NRB members are encouraged to attend.

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Kazakhstan Authorities Free Jailed Pastor

After nearly three months in prison, a pastor in Kazakhstan wanted for the “crime” of sharing Jesus was finally released on Tuesday.

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Galcom Installs 12 Radio Stations in Greenland

Five years ago, there was not a single Christian radio station in Greenland – the world’s largest island. Today, there are at least a dozen – more than half of which were installed just this past summer.

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Eight NRB Members Make Forbes List of Top 100 U.S. Charities

Eight NRB member organizations are ranked this year among Forbes’ list of the 100 largest U.S. charities.

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Member Spotlight: WallBuilders

WallBuilders is dedicated to presenting America’s forgotten history and heroes, with an emphasis on our moral, religious, and constitutional heritage.

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Two-Thirds of Americans Say Don’t Touch Charitable Tax Deduction

New polling reveals that two-thirds of Americans don’t want the President and Congress to touch the charitable tax deduction in their search for more dollars to pull the government away from the “fiscal cliff.”

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Performance Tax Raised Again

An over-the-air performance tax was raised repeatedly in a House Judiciary Subcommittee hearing that was supposed to focus on webcasting royalties.

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SCOTUS Gives Liberty University’s HHS Mandate Challenge a Boost

The U.S. Supreme Court this week ordered the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to consider Liberty University’s complaint against the federal mandate on employers...

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Senators Threaten Aid to Palestinians in Wake of UN Vote

Republican and Democrat lawmakers prepared amendments to the National Defense Authorization bill pending in the Senate to punish Palestinian leaders if they use their new status in the United Nations (UN) to harm Israel.

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Global Partners Advance the Gospel in the Balkans

This month, for the second time in two years, Christian media professionals from across Eastern Europe gathered for training, spiritual growth, encouragement, and fellowship.

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Nonprofits Urge Obama, Boehner to Protect Charitable Tax Deduction

Over 30 nonprofit organizations representing a broad cross-section of the nation’s charitable sector have joined together in urging President Obama and congressional leadership to protect America’s strong tradition of generosity by preserving historic incentives for charitable giving in the tax code.

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Christian Broadcaster Frank Pastore in Coma Following Motorcycle Accident

Popular Christian talk radio host Frank Pastore was injured in a motorcycle accident last week and remains in a coma. Though he has shown signs of improvement, Pastore is in serious condition and in great need of prayer.

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