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WWL

Former WWL morning anchor, radio host Andre Trevigne dies
WWL
"I was a single mother in the 1970s and went to Chicago and got a job as an administrative assistant to the general manager of a small radio station. The program director noticed me and said, 'You speak well," so I did some promos for them once and ...
Andre Trevigne, a New Orleans fixture on TV and radio, has died, WWL-AM reportsNOLA.com

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WLS-TV

Hackers display racial slur on hip hop radio station 97.9 The Box's dial
WLS-TV
Houston radio listeners are shocked at what they saw starring back at them when they tuned in to a local hip hop station. Hackers blared a racial slur right on the dial. And now 97.9 The Box is reacting to this hateful intrusion. When drivers set the ...

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Thieves caught on camera stealing from Big Island radio station
Hawaii News Now
Big Island police are searching for two thieves who stole expensive equipment from a Big Island radio station. Surveillance video captured two people right before they broke into KWXX's van in the station's Hilo parking lot early Saturday night. The ...

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Planned local radio station hopes to go on air within two months
Ellwood City Ledger
Antinossi said sponsor support has been slow, but public feedback has included high praise and anticipation -- reflecting success of former local radio station WFEM in Ellwood City during the 1970s and 1980s. A public meeting on the radio station plans ...

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KPRC Houston

Local radio station says hack causes slur to appear on display
KPRC Houston
A BIG SHOCK FOR HOUSTON DRIVERS AFTER A RADIO STATION SAYS IT WAS HACKED. THE HACKER WAS ABLE TO PUT A SLUR ON DIGITAL DISPLAYS THROUGHOUT HOUSTON. JOEL EISENBAUM SPOKE WITH ONE LISTENER WHO ...

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Andy Grammer Performs at Grand Opening of Huntington Radio Station
Patch.com
The new radio station at The Paramount, located at 370 New York Ave., will offer musicians the opportunity to promote their concert tours and new music to over 1.6 million of Connoisseur Media Long Island's weekly radio listeners on any of their five ...

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GazetteNET

Lily Wallace: Radio station WMUA should recommit itself to benefiting students
GazetteNET
AMHERST — Tensions between the students who run WMUA, the student radio station of the University of Massachusetts, and members of both the non-student volunteer DJ and listener community exploded in April when student leadership voted to dismiss ...

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A.V. Club DC

Comedy Central is launching its first live radio show on SiriusXM
A.V. Club DC
Hey theeeerrrrre, ladies and germs! You've got your dial turned to AVClub.comFM and you're listening to Newswire Ned In The Mornings with me, Newswire Ned, and my idiot sidekick, Other Newswire Ned. [Pew! Pew! Awoooga!] Later in the show we'll be ...
Comedy Central Radio Launches First Live Weekly ShowHollywood Reporter

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Patch.com

Andy Grammer Performs at Grand Opening of Huntington Radio Station
Patch.com
The new radio station at The Paramount, located at 370 New York Ave., will offer musicians the opportunity to promote their concert tours and new music to over 1.6 million of Connoisseur Media Long Island's weekly radio listeners on any of their five ...

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Princeton radio station may go silent
Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era
Caroline Garcia, operations manager at Princeton's WAVJ-FM 104.9 The WAVE/WPKY-AM 1580, said if a buyer does not come forward by Aug. 1, parent company Commonwealth Broadcasting, Inc. has plans to close the local radio station.

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Ken Hopkins from "Dave, Ken and Molly" show paralyzed in bike crash
KHQ Right Now
The list of rehab goals are staggering just to be able to reach the #1 goal of transitioning back into my own home but I do list one of my highest priorities as returning to the morning show and radio station that have been privileged to be part of for ...

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Hollywood Reporter

Comedy Central Radio Launches First Live Weekly Show - Hollywood Reporter ...
Hollywood Reporter
'The Bonfire with Big Jay Oakerson and Dan Soder' will debut on July 27 and air Mondays and Wednesdays. Comedy Central is investing in a new up-and-coming duo. The network's Sirius XM radio station is launching its first-ever live weekly show headlined ...

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KHOU

Houston radio station investigating N-word hack - KHOU.com
KHOU
HOUSTON – A Houston hip-hop and R&B station is investigating how an offensive word was broadcast to digital radio displays across the city. Listeners tweeted images Sunday night that showed KBXX 97.9 The Box broadcasting the N-word on radio ...

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Pitchfork Media

Ezra Koenig's Latest Radio Show Features Florence Welch Pranking Ezra, Rashida ...
Pitchfork Media
On the newest episode of Ezra Koenig's radio show "Time Crisis" on Apple Music's Beats 1 radio station, the Vampire Weekend frontman sat down with Florence and the Machine's Florence Welch. When Koenig asked if she remembered how they first met, ...

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The Coloradoan

Driver injured in crash into Greeley radio station - The Coloradoan
The Coloradoan
GREELEY, Colo. — A driver is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after crashing into a historic Colorado radio station. The person crashed into the brick building housing KFKA-AM in Greeley late Sunday night and the vehicle caught fire. The ...
Driver damages Colorado's 1st commercially licensed radio station - KFKA in ...The Denver Channel
Greeley crash damages Colorado's 1st commercially licensed radio station - The ...The Denver Post
Colorado's oldest commercial radio station hit by car9NEWS.com
FOX31 Denver
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Express.co.uk

Age UK radio station launches Holiday show for latest on small cruise ship ...
Express.co.uk
Age UK has a new Holiday show on its radio station, The Wireless, which will feature small cruise ship itineraries when it launches on August 1. By Deborah Stone. PUBLISHED: 13:23, Mon, Jul 27, 2015 | UPDATED: 13:38, Mon, Jul 27, 2015. Holiday will be ...

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The Denver Channel

Driver damages Colorado's 1st commercially licensed radio station - KFKA in ...
The Denver Channel
A speeding driver lost control and crashed into the KFKA radio station building Sunday night in Greeley, according to the Greeley Fire Department. Witnesses said the car caught on fire and they had to pull the driver out. "The driver was taken to the ...
Radio Station Stays On The Air After Car Crashes Into BuildingCBS Local
Driver injured in crash into Greeley radio stationThe Coloradoan
Car slams into building housing Colorado's oldest commercial radio stationFOX31 Denver
The Denver Post
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Arkansas Online

Community radio station seeks support for setup - Arkansas Online
Arkansas Online
Garrett Brewer of Bentonville sits Wednesday in the old projection room in the back of the Meteor Guitar Gallery in Bentonville as he talks about plans for a new local radio station. A group of Bentonville residents are planning on creating a community ...

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Just Jared

Leona Lewis Talks “I AM” On Radio Station Promo Tour | Leona Lewis : Just Jared
Just Jared
Leona Lewis stops by 97.3 The Hits radio station on Friday afternoon (July 24) in Hollywood, Fla. The 30-year-old songstress has been travelling to different radio stations as she promotes her new single “Thunder,” off of her upcoming album I AM. “I ...

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9NEWS.com

Colorado's oldest commercial radio station hit by car - 9News
9NEWS.com
According to the station's website, KFKA is Colorado's first commercially licensed radio station. It is also recognized as the second oldest radio station west of the Mississippi and fifth oldest radio station in the United States. The station first ...
Driver damages Colorado's 1st commercially licensed radio station - KFKA in ...The Denver Channel
Car slams into building housing Colorado's oldest commercial radio station ...FOX31 Denver

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ABC Online

Inside Brisbane's first radio station
ABC Online
The building housing Brisbane's first radio station is about to be redeveloped into a luxury hotel. See inside the birthplace of radio in Queensland. In July 1925 the Queensland Government opened the first A Class radio station, 4QG, in the State ...

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Quechan look to build FM radio station
Yuma Sun
“This radio station will create a communication channel that we've never had on our reservation. This means that tribal members, of all ages, will soon be able to tune-in to broadcasts with culturally-related content, community news and of course ...

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The Guardian

The new pirate radio crackdown: 400 stations closed in the past two years
The Guardian
At the same time internet radio has taken on a lot of the experimental and ambitious agenda of pirate radio. Stations such as NTS and Radar Radio often get first plays ahead of the traditional pirates. And, just as it did in the 1960s, the BBC has also ...

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The Moscow Times (registration)

Russian Radio Station Slapped With Warning Over Program on Swingers
The Moscow Times (registration)
The radio station will appeal the decision, its chief editor Sergei Dorenko was cited in the Govorit Moskva report as saying. While Rokomnadzor claimed that the program was marked as being for children over 12 years old, all of the radio programs are ...

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The Moscow Times (registration)

Russian Radio Station Slapped With Warning Over Program on Swingers | News ...
The Moscow Times (registration)
Russia's communications watchdog Roskomnadzor has issued an official warning to the Govorit Moskva radio station for broadcasting a program on swingers, the watchdog said Friday. In the warning, which was dated Tuesday but only announced on the ...

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