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FanSided

Man pranks DC radio station as ESPN President
FanSided
The strange odyssey of The Man Cave on ESPN 980 radio in Washington DC took another turn earlier this week. After former Washington Post columnist Jason Reid left the paper to host the radio show, its debut was delayed without any explanation.
Dan Snyder's defense on censorship charge might be gullible employeesNBCSports.com

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Radio Ink

WPTS Captures MTVu Woodie As Best College Radio Station
All Access Music Group
“I'm really proud of our staff,” commented WPTS Station Manager RACHEL MAUER. “We dedicate ourselves to providing unique, quality content for our listeners. Winning the WOODIE for Best College Radio Station is a great validation of the hard work that ...
WPTS Awarded Best College Radio StationRadio Ink

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New York Daily News

Radio stations refuse to play Little Big Town's 'Girl Crush'
New York Daily News
The downfall of Little Big Town's latest single is not for lack of talent, but lyrics misinterpreted by conservative listeners as lesbian romance. Complaints have left the song “Girl Crush” struggling to stay on Billboard's charts as radio stations ...
Little Big Town's 'Girl Crush' being pulled from radio stations, accused of ...TheCelebrityCafe.com
Country music's 'Girl Crush' drama: Country radio pulling song from airwavesFox News
Why stations are pulling Little Big Town's 'Girl Crush' — and what that says ...Timesonline.com
Taste of Country
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VentureBeat

Rdio just gave 20 different record labels their own personal radio station
VentureBeat
Internet radio service Rdio is giving back to the record labels it licenses music from with its latest product roll out. Today, the company is giving 20 labels the opportunity to curate their own station and have it featured on Rdio's site. Labels ...

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Officials prevent indigenous radio station from reopening
Reporters without borders (press release)
Reporters Without Borders is alarmed by the continuing persecution of community radio stations in Guatemala, where the mayor of Santa Eulalia, in the western department of Huehuetenango, forcibly prevented members of the indigenous Mayan community ...

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CU Columbia Spectator

The Radio City
CU Columbia Spectator
But a handful of people at Columbia are wide awake and broadcasting their thoughts to the world through WBAR or WKCR, Columbia's two on-campus radio stations. Elisabeth Stam, WKCR's current station manager and board member, has been listening to ...

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gulflive.com (blog)

Baseball: Local radio stations part of initial Biloxi Shuckers Radio Network
gulflive.com (blog)
Biloxi, Mississippi -- Even though the new Biloxi Shuckers AA baseball team will be on the road for an extended stay to open the season, baseball fans in both Jackson and George counties will be able to keep up with the games on the radio airwaves.
Shuckers' Radio Network will broadcast play-by-playSunHerald.com
Biloxi Shuckers unveil radio partners for inaugural seasonWDAM-TV

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Why stations are pulling Little Big Town's 'Girl Crush' — and what that says ...
Washington Post (blog)
But it's not just in Idaho: In recent weeks, multiple radio stations from coast to coast have been inundated with similar complaints about “Girl Crush,” forcing several to take it out of a regular rotation. (Sample comments heard by a Texas program ...

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U-T San Diego

X-Fest '15: Modest Mouse, Public Enemy
U-T San Diego
San Diego radio station 91X will celebrate the 32nd anniversary of its first X-Fest music marathon with a lineup that mixes several eras. The lineup for the June 7 concert at Sleep Train Amphitheatre includes such veteran bands as The Cult, Pennywise ...
91X-Fest 2015 Lineup AnnouncedNBC 7 San Diego (blog)

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COD – “The Radio Station”…
Edgar County Watchdogs
He discussed details of the audit, noting the radio station has made a profit over the last several years and currently has a fund balance of about $1.1 million. (See page 15). April 2013 – Dr. Breuder said, “Let me tell you why I sleep at night. That ...

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The Big Lead

Someone Called DC Radio Station Posing as ESPN President John Skipper ...
The Big Lead
john skipper A weird situation just got a whole lot weirder. Last week, we wrote about Jason Reid, whose morning show The Man Cave was set to debut on ESPN 980 in Washington DC, but, after copious promotion, did not. Was it because he'd previously ...
ESPN 980 morning show set to debut after unexplained delayWashington Post
Report: Fake ESPN President Tried To Get DC Radio Show CancelledDeadspin

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The Advocate (blog)

Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge to launch radio station
The Advocate (blog)
The small-business based, conservative Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge is starting its own radio station. Woody Jenkins, Chamber president, said the station will launch in June and will be called 95.1, The Mighty WSGX. Jenkins said the station ...

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Gulfshore Life

Local ESPN Radio Station Running March Madness-Inspired 'TV Beauties Bracket'
Gulfshore Life
If they're not familiar with local talent, the station kindly provides links to the anchors' bios and headshots. The station expects its audience, of course, to pay attention only to the photos—never mind the awards, reporting quality or career ...

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Ventura County Star

Country music radio station launches in Simi Valley
Ventura County Star
The non-profit station broadcasts from the Simi Valley Town Center, said Councilman Glen Becerra. On its website, http://www.991theranch.com, the station bills itself as "the non-commercial, FM community radio station of Simi Valley. Playing current ...

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Fire Guts UL Radio Station
The Inquirer
"Lux FM," the radio station at the University of Liberia, under its Mass Communication Department on Capitol Hill was last Saturday engulfed by fire leaving several properties damaged. Some eyewitnesses told this paper that the fire was caused by ...

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A Wider Voice: Southeastern Radio Station Will Now Broadcast Citywide
The Ledger
The private, Christian university has modified its FM radio station so that it will broadcast to most of Lakeland. The university will make its formal announcement and launch Thursday with song from its worship band and remarks from President Kent Ingle.

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A Wider Voice: Southeastern Radio Station Will Now Broadcast Citywide
The Ledger
The private, Christian university has modified its FM radio station so that it will broadcast to most of Lakeland. The university will make its formal announcement and launch Thursday with song from its worship band and remarks from President Kent Ingle.

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1 person in standoff with police at Las Cruces radio station building
KVIA El Paso
The Bravo Mic Communications building houses at least two radio stations - 101 Gold and Magic 105 - and D2 Designs, which is a marketing company. All employees that work in the building, including the radio DJs, are outside of the building and being ...

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Forsyth Tech's radio station begins broadcasting
Winston-Salem Journal
Radio station 105.1 WFOZ-FM, The FORSe, began broadcasting Monday on local airwaves from its studio at Forsyth Technical Community College. The station officially launched at 9 a.m. from the college's Oak Grove Center. Its antenna sits on the roof of ...
Radio Station at Forsyth Tech Goes LiveTWC News

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Chicago Tribune

North Centeral College student radio station named top in the nation
Chicago Tribune
The Intercollegiate Broadcasting System deemed North Centeral College's WONC-FM as the best overall college radio station in the country. Operating with a modest 1,480 watts of power, North Central College's campus radio station now may broadcast to ...

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Amazon's Prime Music iOS app now has Pandora-like radio station feature
GeekWire
amazonmusic121 Amazon's music service now has an ad-free radio station feature similar to what companies like Pandora and Apple (iTunes Radio) already offer. Amazon today updated its Prime Music iOS app to include “Prime Stations,” which gives users ...

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SFStation.com

Listen to SF Station on BFF.fm Online Radio
SFStation.com
SF Station is joining local online radio station BFF.fm – Best Frequencies Forever for a weekly online radio broadcast, Tuesdays from 2pm to 4pm. Join us as we play songs from artists performing in the Bay Area every week, local bands, new tracks from ...

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Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online

Takoma group gets permit from FCC for radio station
Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online
Historic Takoma Inc. has received federal approval of a construction permit for a low-power community radio station, and organizers plan to get it on the air by mid-2016. The process has been lengthy, with the initial organizing meetings about four ...

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Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online

Takoma group gets permit from FCC for radio station
Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online
Historic Takoma Inc. has received federal approval of a construction permit for a low-power community radio station, and organizers plan to get it on the air by mid-2016. The process has been lengthy, with the initial organizing meetings about four ...

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Radio Station at Forsyth Tech Goes Live
TWC News
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- It's not every day a new radio station goes live, but that's exactly what happened Monday at Forsyth Tech. The community college's broadcasting department launched FM station, 105.1. "We've been streaming online since 2012, ...

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