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KelownaNow

Penticton Community Radio Station to Hit the FM Dial
KelownaNow
“A broadcasting community radio station is long overdue in the Okanagan,” said Del Rizzo. “We are proud to have earned this licence; it's a nod from the CRTC to make this station happen for the citizens of Penticton. Today's decision is a giant leap ...

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One FM Community Radio Station Uses Crowd Funding
AllAfrica.com
One FM is a new community radio station that is using crowd funding to build up capital to purchase broadcast equipment to serve the communities of Table View, Blouberg, Parklands, Milnerton and surrounding areas. The Blouberg Development Foundation ...

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Sky Hi Daily News

'Fraser Free Radio' hits airwaves
Sky Hi Daily News
Community radio stations are created by interested parties who want to produce and broadcast original radio programming specific to their locale. The first U.S. station was created by the Pacifica Foundation in Berkley California in 1949. Numerous ...

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KBIA

Views Update: Chicago Sports Radio Station Criticized For Sexism Hires Female ...
KBIA
Two Chicago sports radio personalities on 670 The Score caught some flak after a Twitter exchange of sexist comments went viral. A few weeks later, the station announced it hired Julie DiCaro to contribute sports blogs for the WSCR-AM and ...

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Billboard

Pandora's Radio Station Gets FCC Approval
Billboard
The station purchase was part of a savvy move by Pandora, which will now look to take advantage of lower royalty rates offered by ASCAP, which manages performance rights, to companies which own broadcast radio stations and the digital radio services ...
FCC Allows Pandora to Buy South Dakota Radio StationNew York Times
Pandora To Purchase Rapid City Radio StationKELOLAND TV
FCC Approves Pandora's Purchase of South Dakota Radio StationDiffuser.fm
Law360 (subscription) -Seeking Alpha -hypebot.com
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Daily Mail

Islamic State claims responsibility for Texas attack outside Muhammad cartoon ...
Washington Post
The authenticity of the claim — announced on a Syria-based radio station operated by the militant group — could not be immediately verified. Sunday's shootout in Texas represented the first time the Islamic State has announced links to a high-profile ...
ISIS officially claims responsibility for Texas attack through Al Bayan radio ...Daily Mail
Daesh claims Texas shooting via official radio stationAl-Bawaba
IS claims Texas attack via official radio stationYour Middle East
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The Guardian (blog)

Reprezent: why the south London radio station should be saved
The Guardian (blog)
The station has a team of mentors who facilitate more than 2,000 13 to 25-year-olds a year, and its young presenters are key to its success as a community radio station. One of them is 15-year-old DJ Eliane Appassamy, who presents a hip-hop show.

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Daily Mail

ISIS officially claims responsibility for Texas attack through Al Bayan radio ...
Daily Mail
'Two of the soldiers of the caliphate executed an attack on an art exhibit in Garland, Texas, and this exhibit was portraying negative pictures of the Prophet Mohammed,' the jihadist group said through its Al Bayan radio station. 'We tell America that ...
Islamic State claims responsibility for Texas attack outside Muhammad cartoon ...Washington Post
Daesh claims Texas shooting via official radio stationAl-Bawaba
US probing Islamic State claims it was behind Texas cartoon attackReuters
Focus News -Politico
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Business Insider

ISIS has claimed responsibility for the shooting at a Mohammed drawing contest ...
Business Insider
Beirut (AFP) - The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday via its official radio station for a gun attack on an anti-Muslim event in Texas over the weekend showcasing cartoons mocking the Prophet Mohammed. "Two of the soldiers of the ...

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Al-Bawaba

Daesh claims Texas shooting via official radio station
Al-Bawaba
Police officers gather in Garland after two gunmen were shot dead outside a Prophet Muhammed cartoon contest, May 4, 2015. (AFP/File). In its first claim of an attack on US soil, Daesh said on its offcial radio station Tuesday it was responsible for a ...
ISIS officially claims responsibility for Texas attack through Al Bayan radio ...Daily Mail
IS claims Texas attack via official radio station, first in USi24news
Islamic State claims responsibility for Texas attack outside Muhammad cartoon ...Washington Post
Yahoo News
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Outrage Trails Bombing of Radio Station, Tao FM in Kogi
The Guardian
This was the lamentation of a human rights activist and a veteran journalist, Alhaji Adoke while reacting to the recent bomb attack on Tao Radio station, a community radio owned by Ovidi Communications Limited. Another man, who relocated from Borno ...

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FCC Allows Pandora to Buy South Dakota Radio Station
New York Times
In June 2013, when Pandora, an Internet radio service, reached a $600,000 deal to buy KXMZ-FM in Rapid City, S.D., the company said that owning a terrestrial station would give it access to industry deals for cheaper songwriting royalties. Pandora ...
FCC approves waiver for Pandora to buy radio station (P)Seeking Alpha
UPDATE 1-US FCC gives Pandora foreign ownership waiver to buy KXMZ FMReuters

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It's all or none: 4 hired as team at local radio station
News10.net
92.1 Vive' radio's held an open house Monday for their new DJ staff with all four of them coming from another station across town: Latino 97.9. 92.1 mostly was in talks with Ana Alicia Contigo, the morning talent and program director. She said, if you ...

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Local radio station to host mayoral debate
San Angelo Standard Times
SAN ANGELO, Texas - Voters who still haven't made up their minds about the mayoral election will be able to hear more from the candidates in a live broadcast debate. Incumbent Dwain Morrison and his opponent, David Nowlin, will speak at the event just ...

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NorthJersey.com

A film about a local radio station plays in the Montclair Film Festival
NorthJersey.com
A bit beyond the border of Montclair, the municipality hosting the annual Montclair Film Festival, is where the radio station WFMU was founded. By sheer happenstance, or perhaps due to a non-corporate conspiracy, the MFF will present the New Jersey ...

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New Ottawa radio station announces call letters
MyWebTimes.com
Here And Again, a nonprofit arts organization, is continuing to work towards the creation of new community radio station, 94.5 FM. The call letters for the station are WRWO, an acronym for We Rock with Opportunity. The station will debut later this ...

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Permit for Christian radio station tower approved by county
Suwannee Democrat
The company will operate under call sign WILA on the 100.1 MHz FM channel, and the radio station will be called Vibrant Life Broadcasting. According to their project documents, they will broadcast “a variety of programs focused on promoting public ...

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Senator Tasks Security Agents Over Bombing of Radio Station
The Guardian
Abatemi UsmanSenator representing Kogi Central Senatorial District in the outgoing seventh National Assembly, Senator Nurudeen Abatemi-Usman, has condemned the bombing of a popular community radio station, Tao FM in Kogi State, charging security ...

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Iowa City Getting New Community Radio Station
Blog for Iowa (blog)
local radio now We can thank Congressmen Dave Loebsack (D-2nd District) and former congressman Tom Latham (R-4th District) who co-sponsored H.R. 1147, the bill that allowed the FCC to license thousands of Low Power FM community radio stations ...

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Little Falls Evening Times

Little Falls Radio officially on the air
Little Falls Evening Times
Tom Laurenson, Little Falls Radio founder, said in an email “for the first time since WLFH in 2000, Little Falls has its own radio station concentrating solely on Little Falls.” “This is to specifically serve the city of Little Falls,” said Gary Van ...

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BIT granted permission to operate community radio station
The Hindu
Bannari Amman Institute of Technology (BIT), Sathyamangalam, has signed Grant of Permission of Agreement (GOPA) with the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to establish Community FM Radio in its campus. The first such radio station to come up in ...

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Santa Cruz community radio station to weigh selling license to classical network
Radio Survivor
The Board of Directors of community/public radio station KUSP of the Monterey Bay/Santa Cruz area is holding its annual foundation meeting on Monday, May 4. The Santa Cruz Sentinel reports that the principal item on the agenda will be whether to sell ...

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defenceWeb

Burundi Journalists Protest Closing of Radio Station
Voice of America
After a week of protests, the Burundian government closed privately owned radio station, Radio Publique Africaine (RPA) and clamped down on social media websites that have been been used to organize protests against the third term presidential bid.
Govt Gags Independent Media Amid ProtestsDeutsche Welle

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White Mountain Independent

Local resident buys KVSL radio station
White Mountain Independent
PINETOP-LAKESIDE — Located in Lakeside in a log cabin off of White Mountain Boulevard, radio station 107.9 is transferring ownership from Bob Zellmer to current regional manager Gary Adams. kAm“q@3 42==65 >6 @?6 52J :7 x H@F=5 =:<6 E@ 3FJ ...

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Radio station and county negotiating tower use
Graham Leader
The county's need to co-opt the radio tower centers on spotty communication for first responders, volunteer fire crews and the Sheriff's Office. Because of the county's diverse topography, emergency communications throughout the 914-square-mile area ...

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