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Magic Broadcasting II Unveils New Radio Station
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Miguel Fuller from Island 106 says the station's library is huge and we have only gotten a small taste of the most comfortable music we will hear. Fuller has been helping with the station and he says it has gotten a positive reaction so far. "When you ...

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Radio Station Asking for Donations of Hot Sauce to Send to Nevada's Troops
KOLO
RENO, NV - Reno's MIX 100.9 FM launched 'Hot Sauce for the Troops,' a donation drive that aims to collect hot sauce and other condiments for troops stationed overseas. A.J. Miller with MIX 100.9 says the drive began on April 14, 2014, after MIX Morning ...

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Carl Pelini tells Omaha radio station his firing from Florida Atlantic was ...
Fox News
OMAHA, Neb. – Carl Pelini says in an radio interview that his firing at Florida Atlantic last year was unjustified and the result of a new athletic director who wanted to hire his own football coach. Pelini told KFAB radio in Omaha, Neb., that there is ...

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Governor Patrick criticizes radio station shutdown
Boston Globe
Governor Deval Patrick today sharply criticized federal agents for shutting down an unlicensed radio station in Grove Hall and said he tried to dissuade them from raiding the station that bills itself as the fabric of the black community. Patrick, the ...

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The Mac Observer

iTunes Radio: Create a Station from a Song or Artist
The Mac Observer
If you haven't played around with iTunes Radio, you should really check it out. It's a free way to listen to streaming music right from within iTunes, and you can choose to either play the built-in featured stations or make your own based on a type of ...

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WPEG tops list of Charlotte-area radio stations
Charlotte Business Journal (blog)
We asked area station managers to offer their predictions about the future of radio and to describe how their stations are coping with satellite radio, podcasts and smartphones loaded with music. WFAE's Roger Sarow and WDAV's Frank Dominguez weighed ...

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Boston Globe

Unlicensed Roxbury radio station shuttered
Boston Globe
Federal agents shut down an unlicensed radio station in Grove Hall Thursday that is popular in the African-American community and seized transmission equipment in a crackdown on illegally operating stations, according to the US attorney's Boston office.

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The Mac Observer

How To Bend iTunes Radio Stations To Your Will With Tuning Options
The Mac Observer
Apple released iTunes Radio as part of iOS 7, and some folks find it lackluster because the stations aren't quite what they had in mind. And by people I mean me, because I think of "Pet Shop Boys Radio" as "30 Years Or So Of Electronic Disco-y Pop ...

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Sabres radio station deals with lost draft lottery by singing 'Let it go' parody
Yahoo Sports (blog)
In any case, Buffalo fans have taken it surprisingly well, with most simply accepting their fate and opting to let it go. And over at radio station WGR 550, Thom Cich has decided to sing a draft lottery-themed version of "Let it Go", the popular song ...

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KCCI Des Moines

Singer's lost songs on Iowa radio station being released
KCCI Des Moines
"The Garden Spot Programs, 1950" features 24 songs and jingles from a taped show that aired on early country radio stations, sponsored by a Texas plant nursery. Most of the tapes were lost, but only the copies from one station, KSIB-AM in Creston, Iowa ...

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The Beautiful Radio Station Broadcasting From Nepal's "Hidden Kingdom"
Gizmodo
Mustang is one of the most remote parts of Nepal: Nestled on the border of Tibet, it was one of the last parts of the country to encounter Westerners. It's been described as a "hidden kingdom" that's been "virtually unchanged since the 15th century ...

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US marshals shut down unlicensed Boston radio station, founder says
Boston Globe
US marshals have shut down an unlicensed radio station in Boston's Grove Hall neighborhood, said Charles Clemons, the one-time mayoral candidate who is the station's founder. Marshals could be seen this afternoon, removing items from the station, ...

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Unaware Linden radio station to be shut down
Stabroek News
Please allow me the space to respond to a news item appearing in the Sunday Stabroek, of April 13, 2014. The heading of the news item was 'Region Ten's lone private radio station to be pulled off air.' My name is Haslyn Graham and myself and family are ...

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New radio station Fringe Austin 105.3 FM goes on air Monday with JB and Sandy
CultureMap Austin
Fringe Austin, the city's newest radio station, is launching Monday, April 21 and bringing your old morning show friends, J.B. and Sandy, back to the airwaves. Early Thursday morning, local radio veteran Bob Cole of KOKE FM announced that Fringe Austin ...

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Lima radio station raises funds
LimaOhio.com
Local radio station WFGF-FM — New Country 92.1 The Frog — raised more than $60,000 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital during its annual two-day radiothon last week at the Lima Mall. The 12th annual event brought the grand total to just under ...

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New low-power radio station in Huntington offering music from 1930s to 1970s
MassLive.com
HUNTINGTON – A new low-power radio station playing music from Glen Miller to Beatles is now broadcasting here at 104.7 FM WHUT-LP. Featuring selections from the 1930's to the 1970's, the station – the first ever established in the hilltowns – is ...

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The Independent

Britain's youngest parents: Father calls radio station to say he's proud of 12 ...
The Independent
The father of a girl dubbed 'Britain's Youngest Mum' has apparently broken his silence and told a radio station he is proud of the 12-year-old schoolgirl. A man claiming to be the father of the girl who gave birth last week, after having conceived ...
UK's youngest parents: Father calls radio station to say he's proud of 12-year ...Irish Independent
Listen: Dad of 'Britain's youngest mum' calls radio station to say he's proud ...Mirror.co.uk
Girl becomes mum at 12 with boyfriend 13: Britain's youngest parents to keep ...E Canada Now

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Port Townsend radio station starts strong on pledge drive with nearly $2000 in ...
Peninsula Daily
“There is always a lot of energy in these pledge drives,” said Nora Petrich, manager of the Port Townsend all-volunteer community radio station, on Wednesday, the first day of the pledge drive. “People listen to us, and they can tell we are having fun ...

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New radio station coming to Northland
The Kearney Courier
The radio station has been broadcasting on the Internet since July but recently received its FCC license to broadcast with its call sign and on the FM frequency. Ron and Sylvia Warner, DJs and hosts of their own weekend shows on the radio station, made ...

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Butte non-profit gets grant to start FM radio station covering local issues
KXLF Butte News
The Butte America Foundation plans to start a low-power FM station at the Carpenter's Union Hall on Granite Street by this time next year. The group is raising $30,000 to get the Butte America Radio station started. State Representative of the Butte ...

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Tilda Swinton Guest DJs on Radio Station KCRW
Variety (blog)
Swinton guest DJ'ed on Santa Monica public radio station KCRW on Wednesday, sharing music that served as inspiration on the set of “The Chronicles of Narnia” and as tribute to the late film critic Roger Ebert. “I always find it a strange question, you ...

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New St. Paul radio station signals East Side change
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Whatever the programming that hits the airwaves on a newly licensed, low-powered FM radio station that will soon be blinking to life, organizers say it is sure to reflect the brilliant patchwork quilt of new cultures that have made St. Paul's East Side ...

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New St. Paul radio station signals East Side change
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Whatever the programming that hits the airwaves on a newly licensed, low-powered FM radio station that will soon be blinking to life, organizers say it is sure to reflect the brilliant patchwork quilt of new cultures that have made St. Paul's East Side ...

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Dell Loy Hansen makes management changes at former Simmons radio stations
Salt Lake Tribune (blog)
... former Simmons radio stations. Published on Apr 16, 2014 12:19PM. Utah developer/Real Salt Lake owner Dell Loy Hansen bought out Simmons Media in October; six months later, he's making some major changes to the management of the radio stations.

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Kingsborough's WKRB Named Best Community College Radio Station In The ...
Broadway World
BROOKLYN, N.Y., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Kingsborough Community College (KCC) has announced that the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) named WKRB the best community college radio station in the nation at its 74 th annual ...

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