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WJHL

ETSU's WETS radio station facing funding cuts after federal budget proposal, fundraiser planned
WJHL
JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) – East Tennessee State University's radio station, WETS, is having their annual spring pledge drive starting on Wednesday, March 29, and officials said this may be the most important fundraiser in the station's 43-year history.
WETS FM at risk of federal funding cuts, looking for donationsWCYB

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News-Daily.com

Clayton County radio station wins Stellar Award
News-Daily.com
JONESBORO — Clayton County's own gospel radio station WIGO 1570 has earned the 2017 Stellar Awards Radio Station of Year award. The Stellar Awards honors African American gospel artists in several categories, including CD of the Year, Choir of the ...

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KBKW News

Aberdeen High School Radio Station The KAHS Takes 3rd in Overall Excellence at Radio Awards
KBKW News
The KAHS radio station recently competed in the tenth annual Washington State High School Radio Awards, held in Gig Harbor at Peninsula High School. Aberdeen High School's very own student-led radio station took third in Overall Excellence and walking ...

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The Highest-Billing Radio Station In 2016 Was... - Radio Ink
Radio Ink
Hubbard Radio's WTOP tops the list for the second year in a row, raking in $67.5 million in 2016, according to BIA/Kelsey. That's $2.5 million more than the ...

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Cult of Mac

Apple claims Beats 1 is world's 'biggest radio station'
Cult of Mac
Beats 1 is the “biggest radio station in the world,” claims Apple Music's head of content Larry Jackson. “There's no way you're going to find another station that has as many concurrent listeners and audience-wise as Beats 1, period,” Jackson said in a ...

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Yellowhammer News

WYEA named Alabama radio station of the year
Yellowhammer News
HOOVER, Ala. – Sylacauga's WYEA was named Radio Station of the Year by the Alabama Broadcasters Association at the annual ABBY Awards ceremony on Saturday. Receiving the state's top honor, Yea!106.5 and WYEA!1290 also took a Best in ...

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Asbury Park Press

New Boss 107.1 Jersey Shore radio station announces DJs
Asbury Park Press
Who's Boss? The new 107.1 The Boss, aka the signal at 107.1, WWZY-FM, most recently known as Fun 107.1, has announced its lineup of disc jockeys, and the new crew includes a few names from the former WHTG-FM. The new crew is making its debut ...

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Hudson Valley One

Can a commercial radio station also be listener supported?
Hudson Valley One
You know the economy's making big shifts, losing old business models, when a regional news website and one of the region's top independent radio stations make paradigm-shifting announcements in the same week. The website shift came from Watershed ...

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Radio Survivor

Radio Station Visit #124 – Community Radio Station WRIR-LP in Richmond, Virginia
Radio Survivor
A little over a week ago, I got back from a radio-filled trip to Virginia, which included a stay in Charlottesville for the College Radio: Then, Now, and Next symposium and visits to nine radio stations throughout the state. Before heading to the ...

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TechnoBuffalo

Drake helps make Beats 1 the world's biggest radio station
TechnoBuffalo
Apple claims Beats 1 is now the world's biggest radio station. The company won't tell us exactly how many people are enjoying the service, but it says there's “no way you're going to find another station that has as many concurrent listeners and ...
Beats 1 is 'the Biggest Radio Station in the World', Says Apple MusicMac Rumors
Apple Music execs say Beats 1 is 'the biggest radio station in the world'9 to 5 Mac
Beats 1 is 'the biggest radio station in the world' according to Apple Music executivesThe Apple Post
ChannelNews -The Verge -Music Ally (blog) -Billboard
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9 to 5 Mac

Beats 1 is 'the Biggest Radio Station in the World', Says Apple Music
Mac Rumors
Apple Music executives Jimmy Iovine, Zane Lowe, Robert Kondrk, and Larry Jackson spoke to The Verge over the weekend about their work with the musician Drake and the success of Beats 1 radio station, which launched in tandem with the Apple Music ...
Apple Music execs say Beats 1 is 'the biggest radio station in the world'9 to 5 Mac
Drake helps make Beats 1 the world's biggest radio stationTechnoBuffalo
Apple Music Claims World's Biggest Radio StationChannelNews
The Verge -Billboard
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Bismarck Tribune

Old high school radio station operated out of Mandaree
Bismarck Tribune
No high school records have been found on the radio station or any documentation of what happened to it. The Fort Berthold Reservation now has its own thriving radio station, called KMHA, that was established in the 1970s, according to the program ...

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13WMAZ.com

Former Macon radio station owner charged with burglary
13WMAZ.com
A dispute over ownership of a radio-transmitter tower landed a Macon businessman in jail Sunday. Lowell Register was arrested Sunday afternoon in Peach County after deputies saw him and his son-in-law trying to break into the Creek 100.9's radio tower, ...
Former broadcaster Register arrested in radio tower break inThe Telegraph

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Hays Daily News

Local focus keeps Phillipsburg radio station strong
Hays Daily News
PHILLIPSBURG — It might not be what he originally set out to do, but Bob Yates says he is living the dream. As a young disc jockey, Yates had his sights set on making the big-time on Chicago's airwaves. But as he got older, he started a family and ...

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9 to 5 Mac

Apple Music execs say Beats 1 is 'the biggest radio station in the world'
9 to 5 Mac
Furthermore, Larry Jackson stated that Beats 1 is the “biggest radio station in the world.” Jackson's comment is notable as many have questioned the success of the always-on Beats 1 streaming platform as Apple has been reluctant to provide concrete ...
Exclusive: How Drake and Apple Music broke streaming records with More LifeThe Verge
Drake's 'More Life' Has Surpassed 'Views' in First-Week Streaming NumbersComplex

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Belmont Abbey relaunches Catholic radio station
Gaston Gazette
Belmont Abbey College's campus radio station is back on the airwaves after a more than 20-year hiatus. The new lower-power station, which is known as WBAC-LP, broadcasts on 101.5 FM around the eastern part of Gaston County. The college's students ...

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Macon radio station back on air after transmitter stolen
13WMAZ.com
The Creek 100.9 FM was back on the air Saturday night after being off all day. The station's owner, Brad Evans, says someone went into their building on Cherry Street Friday and turned off the radio station's transmitter. Evans says they turned the ...

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SAG-AFTRA Blasts Local Spanish-Language Radio Stations for Not Paying Minimum Wage
Deadline
Accusing local Spanish-language radio stations La Raza and La Mega of multiple violations of state and federal labor law – including paying some on-air talent less than minimum wage – SAG-AFTRA today urged the stations to come to the bargaining table ...

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North Dakota opens first high school radio station
Daily Astorian
LINTON, N.D. (AP) — The state's first high school radio station, KLHS, went live last month in Linton, a town in Emmons County with a population of about 1,300 residents. The online radio station is the brainchild of a local alternative education ...

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North Dakota opens first high school radio station
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
The state's first high school radio station, KLHS, went live last month in Linton, a town in Emmons County with a population of about 1,300 residents. The online radio station is the brainchild of a local alternative education program supervisor with ...

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Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

Emory & Henry's radio station to receive race money to support ...
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
Emory & Henry WEHC-FM 90.7 radio station General Manager Teresa Keller talks with alumnus Eric McClure during a visit to the station. All money earned by ...

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WDEF News 12

WFLI Radio Station to Go Dark After Over 50 Years of Broadcasting
WDEF News 12
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- If you're a true Chattanoogan you've probably heard of the radio station Jet Fli WFLI, but one week from today, that same station will be going off the air for good. Announcer: “Greater Chattanooga's most powerful radio voice ...

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Dallas News

Ready to Zoo Freak-Out? Dallas' best rock station returns 28 years after its plug was pulled
Dallas News
It's in this old building that a webcaster is now poised to relaunch a Dallas radio station that debuted in the fall of '73 and went off the air 16 years later. That station is KZEW, call letters almost mythic to those of us who came of age in Dallas ...

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BRIEF-Music Broadcast commences broadcast from Patna radio station
Reuters
WASHINGTON, March 23 The Justice Department reached a settlement with AT&T unit DirecTV, which it had accused of illegally swapping information with rival pay-TV providers about negotiations to show Los Angeles Dodgers baseball games in southern ...

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North Dakota opens first high school radio station
Gillette News Record
LINTON, N.D. (AP) — The state's first high school radio station, KLHS, went live last month in Linton, a town in Emmons County with a population of about 1,300 residents. The online radio station is the brainchild of a local alternative education ...

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