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New nonprofit radio station launching fundraising campaign
Montana Standard
The Butte America Foundation party runs 6 p.m. to midnight Friday, Nov. 7, at Carpenters Union Hall, 156 W. Granite St., site of the future community radio station KBMF-102.5. BAMF board members are Amanda Curtis, Matt Boyle, Jess Burnett, Cathy Tutty ...

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Radio station to become a reality for Access Fort Wayne
FW Business
A new radio station could hit the airwaves in Fort Wayne close to this time next year. Access Fort Wayne, the locally-run public access television and media operation, is in the process of adding a listener-supported community radio station, said Erik ...

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W.Va. Public Radio adding Matewan station
Charleston Gazette
Thousands of Southern West Virginians should soon be able to listen to West Virginia Public Radio, after the state Educational Broadcasting Authority gave its approval Thursday to buy an FM radio station in Matewan, Mingo County. EBA members authorized ...

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Minneapolis Star Tribune

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Minneapolis Star Tribune
DENVER — A Denver radio station that sponsored a heavy-metal Halloween ball is pleading for the return of a bust of John Denver that went missing during the party. Someone at KBPI-FM's Saints and Sinners ball Tuesday night pried the bronze bust off ...
Radio station pleading for return of John Denver bust missing after heavy ...Medicine Hat News

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Sarasota (blog)

Sarasota's WSLR Radio Station Finds Its Voice
Sarasota (blog)
It's taken years of effort, hundreds of volunteers and committed management to make WSLR what it is today: Sarasota's only noncommercial, listener-supported radio station, and one of its only genuinely independent media operations, period. It's also a ...

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Miami Will Get a Calvary Chapel LPFM Radio Station
Radio World
In this case, the only other applicant was Haitian Education Network, whose application was dismissed by the Federal Communications Commission. The group had hoped to provide English training to Haitian immigrants who live in the North Miami/Little ...

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Chama radio station gets silenced
Rio Grande Sun
Residents from the Village of Chama and the surrounding areas may be hard pressed for information following a decision to close the area radio station for the winter. The owner, George Freeland, of KZRM-FM, has decided to go silent for the winter to ...

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WLKY Louisville

Radio station makes flip to Christmas music before Halloween
WLKY Louisville
SummitMedia Louisville adult contemporary station Lite 106.9 (WVEZ) rested its normal format of playing “Music That Makes You Feel Good" Thursday at 9 a.m., and with a formal announcement from morning show host Jeff Ramsey (and a roomful of staffers ...
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New York Times

All-Christmas Radio Is an Enduring, and Profitable, Tradition
New York Times
Even in the age of Pandora and Spotify, the all-holiday format has remained one of radio's most enduring and profitable gimmicks, with hundreds of stations luring listeners with endless loops of “Feliz Navidad” and “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer.

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Philly.com

Rowan radio alumni gather to reminisce
Philly.com
At WGLS-FM, my boomer heart delights at the sight of reel-to-reel tape recorders in the studio and vinyl records in the music library. "It's tough to part with this stuff," says Derek Jones, manager of the Rowan University radio station. Amid a sleek ...

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Magic Broadcasting closes radio station sale
The News Herald
PANAMA CITY BEACH — Local broadcast media company Magic Broadcasting II has closed on the sale of 93.9 PLAY-FM (WPCF-A) to Panama City Beach company Evolution Broadcasting for $150,000. PLAY-FM, programmed by Club La Vela owner ...

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Hollywood Reporter

Zack Snyder Calls Radio Station to Say Goodbye to Detroit
Hollywood Reporter
Zack Snyder is at it again. Months after he called into local Detroit radio station 97.1 The Ticket to defend Aquaman after DJ Bill McAlister made fun of the character, he called again to say goodbye to the city — and talk about why it's a bad idea to ...

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Classicalite

Bow Out: Chicago Radio Station WHPK-FM to Stream 'Death of Klinghoffer' After ...
Classicalite
Since the big wigs at The Metropolitan Opera — cough, Pete Gelb — have been scared into submission, Chicago's WHPK-FM radio station will take on a simulcast of John Adams's controversial The Death of Klinghoffer. Unless you have been under a rock, ...

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Batman-News

Zack Snyder calls into Detroit radio station to talk 'Batman v Superman: Dawn ...
Batman-News
Over the summer, Zack Snyder called into a Detroit radio station to defend Aquaman when the hosts were talking about rumors, and today the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice director did it again. Snyder called into the Stoney and Bill morning show on ...
Batman v Superman: Zack Snyder calls Detroit radio station to thank city ...MLive.com
Zack Snyder Talks 'Batman v Superman,' 'Justice League' and Aquaman on .../FILM

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Uproxx

New Orleans radio station, fans troll the Falcons
Uproxx
The NFC South is this year's toilet division, the group they may very well spit out a 7-9 or 8-8 playoff rep. But that doesn't mean there's not room for gamesmanship. Enter the Falcons-Saints feud. Not that either team has done particularly well this ...

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The Randolph Guide

WZOO, a 'brand-new 40-year-old radio station'
The Randolph Guide
A new staff and updated format have given new life to AM 700, which now uses the slogan, "The Station You Grew Up With." "It's the same music I've played my entire life," said veteran deejay Steve Finnegan, known for his work at other radio stations in ...

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MLive.com

Batman v Superman: Zack Snyder calls Detroit radio station to thank city ...
MLive.com
DETROIT, MI -- Zack Snyder apparently is having such a good time in Metro Detroit filming "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" that he's become a fan of local radio. Snyder called in Tuesday to WXYT 97.1 FM's "Stoney and Bill" show to give thanks to ...
Zack Snyder Talks 'Batman v Superman,' 'Justice League' and Aquaman on .../FILM

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Florida Today

UCF's student-run Internet radio station in jeopardy
Florida Today
The University of Central Florida could soon lose its student-run Internet radio station. A decision to remove Knightcast as a Student Government Association-affiliated agency leaves the future of the organization and its 115 members up it the air. The ...

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There will be video: how community radio can adapt to digital disruption
Radio Survivor
“I want to change 'radio station' to community media institution. We need to be more than a radio station.” A board member promptly got up and threw up his hands in my face. “What are we going to do, Ann? Put video on the website?!” That was in 2005.

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Chama radio station gets silenced
Rio Grande Sun
Residents from the Village of Chama and the surrounding areas may be hard pressed for information following a decision to close the area radio station for the winter. The owner, George Freeland, of KZRM-FM, has decided to go silent for the winter to ...

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New Orleans radio station starts #SaveSmitty campaign for slumping Falcons to ...
The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com
New Orleans radio station starts #SaveSmitty campaign for slumping Falcons to keep Mike Smith as coach. Mike Smith. Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith speaks to an official during the second half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans ...

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BurlingtonFreePress.com

Northeast Kingdom gets new radio station
BurlingtonFreePress.com
The Northeast Kingdom's first FM country music radio station is now playing at 94.5 FM. The station, WJJZ, has a studio in the WMOO/WIKE building on the Derby Road between Newport and Derby. The new station broadcasts from a tower in central Orleans ...

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Worcester loses a radio station as WCRN moves to Westborough
Worcester Mag
Local AM radio talk show station WCRN has moved from Worcester to Westborough, a station official told Worcester Magazine. The station broadcasted its first show from its new location Saturday, Oct. 25, according to general/sales manager Chris Thompson.

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mediabistro.com

Listeners Pick Radio Station's New Voice
mediabistro.com
Good idea? Bad idea? Regardless of which side of the argument you choose, there's no doubt this is a sign of the Internet, American Idol and crowd-funding times. JenniferMercerIndie88. The new promo-voice of Toronto radio station 88.1 FM (a.k.a ...

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MEGA 96.3FM, The Los Angeles Radio Station Preferred By The Young, Vibrant ...
MarketWatch
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MEGA 96.3FM, a Spanish Broadcasting System Inc., (SBS) SBSA, +0.54% radio station in Los Angeles announced today the launch of the new morning show: "The RaqC and Nachin Show" debuted today ...
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