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The sound of radio silence: WARM transmitter fails, station off air
Scranton Times-Tribune
Northeast Pennsylvania's former longtime dominant AM radio station has been knocked off the air for the past month due to technical difficulties: Its old transmitter failed. WARM-AM — which debuted in 1940, pioneered rock 'n' roll on NEPA airwaves in ...

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Florida Times-Union

Tim Tebow questions Gators' resolve on Jacksonville radio station
Florida Times-Union
Tebow, a Jacksonville native, member of two University of Florida national championship teams and the 2007 Heisman Trophy winner, took to the airwaves Tuesday on Jacksonville's 1010XL radio to criticize first the offense, then question the resolve of a ...
Tim Tebow: Gators lack identityESPN

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Davis Hill teacher honored by radio station
The Landmark
Patricia Roy photo Kerry Riedle has been teaching a scant two years, but she's already earned the honor of being named Teacher of the Month for September by Worcester radio station WSRS. Riedle was nominated for the award by her son Cody, 16, one ...

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The Missoulian

Tuned out: Billings candidate demands equal time from Miles City radio station
The Missoulian
A Republican lawmaker from Billings Heights is demanding equal time on a Miles City radio station where his opponent does the weather. Five months after launching a similar complaint that cost opponent John Pulasky his Billings weatherman job, Rep.
Weatherman's opponent seeks equal radio timeHelena Independent Record

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Your Daily Scoop

Radio Station Repremanded After Lily Allen's Swearing Fiasco
Your Daily Scoop
Bosses at a U.K. radio station have been reprimanded by a broadcasting watchdog after British pop star Lily Allen swore repeatedly during a live performance. Bosses at Britain's Ofcom regulator launched an investigation after they received a slew of ...
Radio station rapped over Lily Allen's swearingNew Magazine
BBC Radio 1's Lily Allen set broke swearing rulesBBC News
Ofcom criticises Radio 1 over sweary Lily Allen festival setComplete Music Update
Gloucestershire Echo
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Tuned out: Billings candidate demands equal time from Miles City radio station
Billings Gazette
A Republican lawmaker from Billings Heights is demanding equal time on a Miles City radio station where his opponent does the weather. Five months after launching a similar complaint that cost opponent John Pulasky his Billings weatherman job, Rep.
Weatherman's opponent seeks equal radio timeSFGate

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TIME

Kansas City Radio Station Playing Lorde's 'Royals' Every Hour Today, Because ...
MTV.com
Forget about the whole baseball World Series game 1 thing that's taking place in Kansas City on Tuesday night (October 21). The real battle is taking place on the airwaves of radio stations in Kansas City and San Francisco. After a pair of Bay Area ...
San Francisco Radio Station Bans Lorde's 'Royals' for World SeriesTIME
Kansas City radio station will play 'Royals' by Lorde more frequently now that ...Yahoo Sports (blog)
San Francisco Stations Ban Lorde's 'Royals'ESPN
USA TODAY -Lightly Buzzed -Consequence of Sound
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Press Herald

Luther Masingill, who worked at radio station for 70 years, dies at 92
Press Herald
Masingill, known to generations of Chattanooga listeners as simply “Luther,” began work at WDEF radio at age 18. A man who was about to start a new station heard him speak and asked him to audition. That man was Joe Engel and his new project was ...
Luther Masingill on how he wanted to be rememberedChattanooga Times Free Press
The Voice Of Chattanooga Dies At Age 92Radio Ink
Chattanooga Broadcast Legend Luther Masingill Has Passed AwayWTVC
The Chattanoogan -WDAM-TV -Broadcasting & Cable
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Radio station rapped over Lily Allen's swearing
Hollywood.com
Bosses at a U.K. radio station have been reprimanded by a broadcasting watchdog after British pop star Lily Allen swore repeatedly during a live performance. Bosses at Britain's Ofcom regulator launched an investigation after they received a slew of ...

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San Francisco Radio Station Bans Lorde's 'Royals' during World Series
Total Pro Sports
Now, one would think that the fact that the song was played to death a year ago would be enough of a de facto ban that this wouldn't be an issue, but 99.7 The Point, a San Francisco radio station, has decided to beat the dead horse by ensuring that it ...

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Peruvian radio host's wife killed in attack on station
CPJ Press Freedom Online
On the pretext of purchasing ads, a man entered Radio Rumba, in the town of Pichanaki in central Junín department, at about 5:30 am on Friday. He was followed into the station by a second man who was armed with a pistol, according to news reports.

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San Francisco Radio Station Won't Play Lorde's 'Royals' During World Series
RantSports
With the World Series about to begin, the San Francisco Giants are doing everything possible to give their team an advantage. Unluckily for pop singer Lorde, her hit song 'Royals' does not sit well with Giants fans, and for that reason, two San ...

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Lorde's “Royals” Banned By San Francisco Radio Station
The Gossip Girls
They take their baseball pretty seriously out in San Francisco and one local radio station has announced a temporary ban on a popular song while the World Series is going on. Lorde's hit single “Royals” will not be played on KFOG for the time being ...

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E! Online

San Francisco Radio Station Bans Lorde's Hit ''Royals'' During the World Series
E! Online
It looks like Lorde's air time on San Francisco radio is going to come to a screeching halt during the 2014 World Series... Local radio station KFOG announced that they would be putting a ban on the New Zealand native's mega hit "Royals" after ...

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TheBlaze.com (blog)

A college professor is pushing to shut down a Virginia radio station for using ...
TheBlaze.com (blog)
A radio station is in the middle of a fight at the Federal Communications Commission over its right to broadcast, as a college professor has petitioned the FCC to shut it down because it uses the word “Redskins.” WWXX in Buckland, Virginia, is owned by ...
Free-Speech Foes Call an AudibleWall Street Journal

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Fox News

San Francisco radio stations won't play Lorde's hit song 'Royals' during World ...
Fox News
Others apparently demand that their local radio stations stop playing a hit song that matches the nickname of their opponent. That's what's happening in San Francisco this weekend, when two local music stations announced that they will stop playing ...

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TIME

San Francisco Radio Station Bans Lorde's 'Royals' for World Series
TIME
A San Francisco radio station has vowed not to air Lorde's breakout single “Royals” until the end of the 2014 World Series matchup between the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants. KFOG Radio tweeted out its ban on Friday after listeners ...
Lorde's 'Royals' banned by San Francisco radio station during World SeriesWashington Post (blog)
San Francisco radio stations ban Lorde's 'Royals' during World SeriesKRMG
San Francisco Radio Station Bans Lorde's Hit ''Royals'' During the World SeriesE! Online
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Lorde's 'Royals' banned by San Francisco radio station during World Series
Washington Post (blog)
Lorde's hit “Royals” was at least nominally inspired by a photo of former Kansas City Royals player George Brett signing a bunch of baseballs. At least that's according to the song's Wikipedia page, which is novella-length. Anyhoo, don't expect to hear ...

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Yahoo Sports (blog)

San Francisco radio stations ban Lorde's 'Royals' during World Series
KRMG
To support the local team, some San Francisco area radio stations are banning Lorde's "Royals" from playing on their airwaves until the World Series is over. (Video via Universal Music NZ Ltd. / Lorde). Lorde says the song was inspired by a photo of ...
San Francisco radio stations ban Lorde hit 'Royals' until World Series concludesYahoo Sports (blog)
Lorde's 'Royals' banned by San Francisco radio station during World SeriesWashington Post (blog)
Lorde's 'Royals' banned from San Francisco radio stations until World Series endsThe Post-Standard - syracuse.com
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Radio station owner among 711 arrested for alleged electricity theft
Jamaica Observer
The owner of a community radio station was among 711 people arrested in relation to electricity theft since the start of this year, the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) reported Saturday. According to the light and power company, a radio station owner ...

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Radio station hosts talent show
The Independent Florida Alligator
After nearly a decade of practice, Rodriguez won KISS 105.3's Sunday night talent show, landing him and nine other finalists front-of-the-line passes to audition for “America's Got Talent” in Tampa — an opportunity that could slingshot his music career.

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Rose Lobel, Santa Cruz County Stories: Longtime KZSC DJ retires from radio ...
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Lobel achieved her dream, and is retiring from local radio station KZSC this month after 29 years. Her show "What's New," which aired every Thursday, showcased fresh, unique music — a great passion, Lobel said. "What I am always looking for is music ...

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Eighth District candidates Fitzpatrick, Strouse debate on Lansdale radio station
Bucks Local News
Towamencin >> Both candidates in the race for the U.S. House 8th Congressional District agreed during an Oct. 15 debate on radio station WNPV's “Comment Please” that one person can make a difference and both said they're not afraid to step across the ...

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San Francisco radio stations ban 'Royals' until Giants win World Series
SportingNews.com
Lorde's song "Royals" is the kind of song that has to grow on you and once it has it's hard to get it out of your mind. That task just got easier for people in parts of California because until "the San Francisco Giants win the World Series" the song ...

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Yahoo Sports (blog)

Lorde's 'Royals' banned from San Francisco radio stations until World Series ends
The Post-Standard - syracuse.com
In preparation, San Francisco area radio stations have banned "Royals" by Lorde from their playlists. San Francisco fans asked KFOG and 96.5 KOIT to quit playing the New Zealand pop star's hit track until the end of the series. And the stations ...
San Francisco radio stations ban Lorde hit 'Royals' until World Series concludesYahoo Sports (blog)
San Francisco radio stations ban 'Royals' until Giants win World SeriesSportingNews.com
San Francisco radio station bans Lorde song 'Royals' until after World SeriesLightly Buzzed
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