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Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

New BCM radio station goes on air
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
Tony Lawson, director of WBCM, talks about the radio station that is broadcasting live from the Birthplace of Country Music Museum in Bristol, Virginia. Thursday was open house and the kick-off party for the station that included a live concert that ...

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WIBW

Hoyt man wins $10k in radio station promotion
WIBW
After six days, the insurance company behind the promotion confirmed that it was indeed a ringer and Naylor would get the money. Morning show DJ Rusty Walker told 13 NEWS this is 94.5 Country's third year of doing the promotion and no other contestant ...

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Christian radio station off air while on the market
Tribune-Review
A 68-year-old Christian radio station licensed in Apollo and off-air since July 31 will be silent for at least six months. Management at WAVL-AM 910 applied for a permit from the Federal Communications Commission to remain off-air while its owner, the ...

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Radio Station Burned Down in Burkina Faso
AllAfrica.com
Abuja — The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns an arson attack on the independent Radio Manegmoogo in Burkina Faso on Monday and calls on authorities to identify and prosecute the perpetrators. The attack comes in the run-up to elections ...

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Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

WBCM goes live from Birthplace of Country Music Museum
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
Tony Lawson, director of WBCM, talks about the radio station that is broadcasting live from the Birthplace of Country Music Museum in Bristol, Virginia. Thursday was open house and the kick-off party for the station that included a live concert that ...
It's the birth of the Birthplace of Country Music's radio stationWCYB

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WCYB

It's the birth of the Birthplace of Country Music's radio station
WCYB
Not only that, it streams WBCM Radio Bristol - LP 100.1 FM, Radio Bristol Americana, and Radio Bristol Classic on the Radio Bristol mobile app and media center on the station's website. The BCM held a special launch event that included tours of the ...

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

'Sully' leaving radio show with DeMaio
The San Diego Union-Tribune
SAN DIEGO — Bob “Sully” Sullivan announced his departure on Thursday from a KOGO radio political talk show he has co-hosted with former San Diego City Councilman Carl DeMaio since April. Sullivan, who has been an on-air personality at KOGO since ...

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Radio station burned down in Burkina Faso
CPJ Press Freedom Online
Unidentified individuals on Monday night attacked a security guard of Radio Manegmoogo, in the north central town of Pissila, and then set fire to the station, according to news reports. The security guard suffered a head injury and was found lying in ...

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The Daily Advertiser

Northside High radio now live on the air
The Daily Advertiser
Looking for some blues, jazz, zydeco or world music? You'll find it all on KNHS 93.1 FM, the latest radio station to hit Lafayette airwaves. This station has a twist though. All hosting, programming and technical duties are handled by Northside High ...
Northside High School launches FM radio stationKATC Lafayette News

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Low-Power Radio Station Fights AIDS in New Orleans
Progressive.org
Community radio stations are often not much to look at. But WHIV's nondescript office in New Orleans' Bayou St. John neighborhood may be overly humble. From the street, there's no hint that if you climb the rickety stairs out back, you'll find a ...

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Hathcock History: Short life of world's most powerful radio station
Valley morning Star
Pictured in the photo is the U.S. Naval radio tower and station built on a 22-acre plot of land located on southeastern part of Point Isabel in 1914 (near the modern day swing bridge to Long Island Village.) In response to increased tensions in the ...

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Manfred tells radio station Rose decision by end of year
WKRC TV Cincinnati
CINCINNATI (WKRC) -- Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said during a Washington, D.C. radio interview on Wednesday that he will make a decision by the end of the year on Pete Rose's application for reinstatement. The interview took ...

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Al Jazeera America

Last of the big alt-rock indie radio stations: WWCD stays on in Columbus
Al Jazeera America
COLUMBUS, Ohio — It is not a sight one usually associates with a radio station: a fully fledged restaurant and bar. But WWCD 102.5 has just opened The Big Room on an upper floor of its Brewery District offices in Columbus, offering drinks and meals ...

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The Miami Hurricane

WVUM radio station receives modern makeover
The Miami Hurricane
WVUM 90.5 FM, the University of Miami's student-run radio station, has operated out of an office and two studios on the bottom floor of the Whitten University Center since 1999. Over the summer, hundreds of CDs were packed up, funky stickers were ...

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Asheville radio station to broadcast frequency in Tryon
Tryon Daily Bulletin
Tryon Town Manager Joey Davis said conversations with the radio station likely began with former town manager Justin Hembree. Reed said the station received a grant and recently got a license for the Tryon Peak property. He said the station will have ...

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KSHB

Local radio station uses Kickstarter to counter 'homophobic' billboard off I-70
KSHB
Local radio station 96.5 The Buzz set a goal of $7,000 on the fundraising website Kickstarter to finance a billboard with a message to counter a “homophobic billboard” off I-70. It hit the fundraising goal within an hour, and doubled the goal just two ...

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Radio Survivor

College Radio Station WVBU Penalized for Missing Public File Documents and For ...
Radio Survivor
Last week the FCC released details about a consent decree (PDF) with Bucknell University that resulted from public file violations at its student radio station WVBU-FM in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. The school agreed to pay a penalty of $2,200. In the ...

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Spanish Gov't Owned Radio Station Airs Anti-Semitic Broadcast Claiming Jews ...
World Religion News
In Spain, a country with a past of Jewish persecution, history seemingly repeated itself when the government controlled RTVE aired a radio program which accused Jews of propagating Satanism. The program From the Inferno – The Jewish People: ...

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NBC Connecticut

Radio Station Helps Raise $10000 for Family of Boy With Cancer
NBC Connecticut
A popular Connecticut radio station renamed itself after a 9-year-old boy battling brain cancer for a day and raised quite a bit of money for the boy and his family. Radio 104.1 WMRQ changed its name to Anthony FM for one day on Tuesday in honor of ...
Radio station changes name for 9-year-old boyKSAT San Antonio
Radio station changes name for boy with cancerWISH-TV
CT radio station named after 9-year-old battling brain cancerWFSB

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Visiting College Radio Station KWVA at University of Oregon
Radio Survivor
For a family vacation to the Pacific Northwest earlier this month, I proposed a road trip, in part because I hoped to see some radio stations along the way. As we set out on our second day of travel on Saturday, August 1st, our first radio destination ...

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NBCNews.com

Suspect dead after shooting 2 journalists during live broadcast
Minnesota Public Radio News
Two journalists for a local Virginia news station were killed by a gunman Wednesday morning while they were broadcasting live at a waterfront shopping center about an hour southeast of Roanoke, Va. Reporter Alison Parker and photojournalist Adam Ward ...
WDBJ7 Reporter Alison Parker, Photographer Adam Ward Killed on Live TVNBCNews.com
Virginia TV reporters shot dead during live broadcast, station saysCBC.ca
Reporter, Photographer Shot Dead on Live TVVariety
Mother Jones -WITN -CBS Local
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FIUSM

University Radio Station to host Welcome back barbecue
FIUSM
Ask students about WRGP, and most won't know much about it. FIU's student-run radio station hopes to change that at a welcome back barbecue for students on Wednesday, Aug. 26. “We're still not a big known factor or resource at FIU and we want to make ...

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Variety

WDBJ7 Reporter Alison Parker, Photographer Adam Ward Killed on Live TV
NBCNews.com
Terry McAuliffe told radio station WTOP that the suspect was "distraught." Twitter and Facebook accounts believed to belong to the suspect, under the name Bryce Williams, posted video of the shootings hours later, during the manhunt. Those accounts ...
Reporter, Photographer Shot Dead on Live TVVariety
Virginia TV reporters shot dead during live broadcast, station saysCBC.ca
Suspected Virginia TV Gunman Had Ties to Tallahassee, Sued Former StationWCTV
CBS Local -Mother Jones -BBC News
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Wired

Internet Radio Is Fixing to Make a Comeback
Wired
That's news to TuneIn, longtime bundler of over 100,000 free, live, streaming radio station broadcasts. It doesn't just believe in the power of radio; it's got a plan to convince you to pay for it. To this point TuneIn has, much like radio itself, been ...
'TuneIn Premium' Offers 600+ Radio Stations Ad-Free, MLB Play-by-plays, AudiobooksTechlicious (blog)
TuneIn Launches TuneIn Premium With Ad-Free Radio, Audiobooks, MLB GamesTechCrunch
TuneIn adds new Premium tier: ad-free radio, live MLB coverage, audio books ...ITworld
The Verge -680 News
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Summit radio station to bring positive message to OH WOW!
Youngstown Vindicator
The Summit radio station is partnering with the OH WOW! Children's Science Center in downtown Youngstown to bring its KIDJAM! Radio — which features positive music and messages — to thousands of Mahoning Valley kids this fall. KIDJAM! Radio was ...

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