Radio Station Industry News Feed

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To the Radio Station That Described the Weather as "Retarded"
Huffington Post
Before I had my daughter Pip, who just happens to have Down syndrome, I probably used that same word to describe my brother when he annoyed me, any form of exercise because I can't stand it and like your Radio Host the weather. It wasn't said with the ...

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New low-power radio station to play classic hits
Fresno Business Journal
A low-power radio station dedicated to classic hits from artists like Frank Sinatra and Barbara Streisand launched in Fresno County last month. KJOI 104.3 FM transmits over the airwaves via its radio tower in Biola, the small farming community west of ...
K-JOI radio signal simulcast on TVFresno Bee

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Battle Creek Enquirer

The Touch radio station expands to Battle Creek
Battle Creek Enquirer
Robertson, or T-Rob, is the station brand manager and voice of The Touch. It's an urban adult contemporary radio station that has expanded its listening outreach from Kalamazoo to Battle Creek. Hosted on WTOU 102.7FM and 930AM, the station specializes ...

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WRGB

Albany radio station now playing round-the-clock Christmas tunes
WRGB
ALBANY -- Do you hear what I hear? If you're listening to one local radio station, you'll be hearing Christmas music from now on. WQSH-FM, which until Wednesday was a pop music station, switched to all Christmas music all the time. Now known as 105.7 ...
Clamoring for Christmas songs? Albany station playing them nowWatertownDailyTimes.com

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Christmas in March? That's what one Albany radio station is offering
Albany Times Union (blog)
... Market President, Jake Demmin. Townsquare owns WQSH 105.7 FM. We went to its website just now, which has been decked out in holly, and Christmas music was indeed streaming live. Formerly PopCrush FM, the station will now call itself Santa-FM.

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Australian Radio Station May Face Penalties for Royal Hoax
ABC News
Australia's highest court on Wednesday cleared the way for a radio station to face penalties over a 2012 prank call to a London hospital that was caring for the Duchess of Cambridge. A nurse who transferred the call committed suicide after the broadcast.

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The Times (subscription)

Radio station's hoax call to Duchess of Cambridge hospital broke law
The Times (subscription)
The impersonation of the Queen and the Prince of Wales by two Australian radio hosts that led to the suicide of a London nurse could result in their station going off the air. Australia's highest court ruled today that Australia's broadcast media ...

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KACU to expand radio broadcast coverage
KTXS
"We're working hard to make KACU the best it can be, and this is another important step to increase our public service," said Gibbs. KACU is Abilene's NPR radio station and is located on the campus of Abilene Christian University. KACU has been serving ...

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BBC News

Australian radio station's royal hoax call broke the law
BBC News
Australia's High Court has upheld a ruling that a radio station broke the law by airing a hoax call to a hospital which was treating the Duchess of Cambridge for morning sickness. DJs Mel Greig and Michael Christian made international headlines in 2012 ...
Australian radio station behind Royal prank call could be taken off-air after ...Telegraph.co.uk
High Court to rule on radio station prankSky News Australia
Radio station could face charges after royal hoax callRockhampton Morning Bulletin
Daily Mail
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lehighvalleylive.com

Jolly Joe Timmer's radio station sold; buyer plans to veer from polka format
lehighvalleylive.com
The terms give Crumbliss the station license, pending Federal Communications Commission approval, but the radio tower and 429 E. Broad St. space where the station operates will be leased, Crumbliss said. Nothing's going to change immediately because ...

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Radio and television broadcast info: Oakland A's spring training games March 3-9
Athletics Nation
If you do not want to do that, there are 10 live games being played on one of the Comcast Sportsnet regional channels or on MLB Network, and six games on an MLB Network tape delay. For radio coverage, most weekday games will be covered on MLB.com ...

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Sky News Australia

High Court to rule on radio station prank
Sky News Australia
Sydney radio station 2DayFM will find out on Wednesday whether it could lose its broadcasting licence over the infamous royals hospital prank call. The High Court will hand down its decision on an appeal by the Australian Communications and Media ...

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Austin Business Journal (blog)

JB, Sandy part ways after Austin radio station 105.3 FM flips format
Austin Business Journal (blog)
The news came Monday when it was announced that the station, which launched last spring as part of the local upstart Austin Radio Network, had switched from its original "Fringe" moniker in favor of a classic rock playlist. Hager remains with the ...

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Columbia Journalism Review

How a vibrant public radio station rose in the West Texas desert
Columbia Journalism Review
But as a traveler approaches the town of Marfa on the high desert, a radio station comes through loud and clear, carrying the sounds of Morning Edition, local news, and other familiar sounds of public radio. One of just three stations in this isolated ...

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Sequim radio station's “Classy” Bob Massey — possibly oldest active announcer ...
Peninsula Daily
His application for transfer to the military radio broadcast unit was approved, and he was transferred to an Armed Forces Radio station in Frankfurt, Germany, to provide American style entertainment to troops stationed in the war-torn country, Massey said.

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Peninsula Daily

Sequim radio station's “Classy” Bob Massey — possibly oldest active announcer ...
Peninsula Daily
His application for transfer to the military radio broadcast unit was approved, and he was transferred to an Armed Forces Radio station in Frankfurt, Germany, to provide American style entertainment to troops stationed in the war-torn country, Massey said.

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iFIBER One News

Transient arrested for reportedly stealing radio station equipment
iFIBER One News
Wenatchee-based Cherry Creek Radio called the Grant County PUD for assistance when they discovered their radio station was off the air, according to Grant County Sheriff's Office spokesman Kyle Foreman. The company suspected a power outage on ...
Homeless man caught stealing $10000 in radio equipmentKHQ Right Now
$10000 worth of radio equipment found in Grant Co.KREM.com (subscription)

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Former Wilcox valedictorian who co-hosted radio show dies at 19
Meriden Record-Journal
MERIDEN — Former Wilcox High School valedictorian Stefan Ankle, who became widely known across the state after co-hosting a radio show on WMRQ-FM, died Sunday night. He was 19. Ankle was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in May after his ...

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Orioles spring training schedule: Games broadcast on radio and television
Camden Chat
The "other" column indicates either an away team TV or radio broadcast or MLB Network broadcast. If you subscribe to mlb.tv, I believe you will be able to watch or listen to the non-O's feeds if you so desire. Only four of the 34 games have no TV or ...

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New York Times (blog)

Radio Station Identification
New York Times (blog)
MONDAY PUZZLE – The nice thing about Monday puzzles is that you can depend upon them to make you feel smart, especially if you have already tumbled to the “crossword solver's way of thinking.” A good Monday puzzle should feel like a break in the ...

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Netanyahu Grants Interview To Haredi Radio Station
JP Updates
In light of the criticism of his policies and trip to DC, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took it to a Haredi radio station to tout his security bona fides and highlight his view that Jews should not be penalized for learning Torah. In an ...

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Indianapolis Business Journal

Format switch to old school hip-hop rockets radio station to top of charts
Indianapolis Business Journal
“Literally nobody in the top 50 markets in this country has ever done a format change, then in the next full month shot to No. 1,” said Tom Taylor, who publishes the popular radio industry newsletter Tom Taylor NOW. “Certainly no station in the last ...

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Local radio show goes viral
Monitor
University of Texas at Brownsville Professor William F. Strong is the writer, voice and producer of “Stories from Texas,” a radio show that documents Texas' special culture. “Stories from Texas is a series of 3-minute radio vignettes, if you will, that ...

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St George News

KTIM Radio goes dark amid changes, principals tangle
St George News
ST. GEORGE — Radio station KTIM-LP, erratically on the air since 2006 from various locations throughout St. George, ceased broadcasting their eclectic format on 95.3 FM in St. George Feb. 17 and has announced it will return to the air at 100.3 FM ...

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La Crosse Tribune

Things That Matter: 'Kiddie Club' radio show booklet
La Crosse Tribune
In 1938, each weekday at 5:30 p.m., proud parents could tune in to radio station WKBH to hear their children perform on “The Kiddie Club,” a variety show sponsored by the Erickson Bakery of La Crosse. The “Juvenile Players” sang, told jokes, and even ...

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