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BBC News

BBC Radio 1 to launch pop up station with 50th birthday
BBC News
Radio 1 will launch a pop-up sister station later this year as part of its 50th birthday celebrations. Radio 1 Vintage will broadcast on DAB and iPlayer for three days from 30 September. Tony Blackburn, who was the first voice ever heard on the station ...
Radio 1 at 50: golden oldies to return for celebrationThe Guardian
Radio 1 to go 'vintage' and bring back DJ Tony Blackburn as station celebrates 50th birthdayMirror.co.uk
Tony Blackburn returns to Radio 1 to celebrate 50 years of the stationIndependent.ie
Music Week -the Irish News
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WHMI

YMCA Urging ET Rover To Put Children's Safety First
WHMI
A local youth organization is imploring Energy Transfer Partners to put children's safety first and move the Rover Pipeline. The Ann Arbor YMCA owns and operates Camp Birkett, located at Silver Lake. Weekdays throughout the summer, 20 camp counselors ...

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TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Man broke into St. Paul police station, stole police radio and talked to dispatcher, charges say
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
He forced open an employee-only entrance, went through officers' belongings and took a police radio. Phyle later told police he was getting “nervous” about being inside the police station and he left at 3:09 p.m., running across the street to the ...

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Iowa radio station celebrates 50 years - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings
kwwl.com
KWWL asked the station why they think it's been around for so long. They say radio is really a positive mood-booster, and it's something that you can have with you wherever you go. KNEI says things have changed over the years, especially the technology.

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Forbes

Women In Radio Programming Getting New Boost From Nielsen
Forbes
Around one in 10 radio station programmers across the country are women — a number that the Mentoring and Inspiring Women In Radio Group is hoping to boost through a new partnership program with Nielsen Music. The MIW-Nielsen Music Mentoring ...

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Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Former state lawmaker to head Waterloo African-American radio station
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
Berry, who served 14 years in the Legislature and two years on the Waterloo City Council prior to that, was the unanimous choice of KBBG's board of directors to lead the African-American radio station following the June 11 death of her predecessor, ...

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Promoter and Online Radio Personality Chaye Alexander On the Possibilities of Her New Venue
Free Times
Local jazz promoter Chaye Alexander's online jazz station, Chayz Lounge, regularly features interviews with major artists and a playlist featuring the best in contemporary jazz. After bringing a few individual shows to Nonnah's on Gervais Street ...

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RealSport101

Mike Smith criticizes his former team on live radio
RealSport101
When former Arizona Coyotes goalie Mike Smith was being interviewed on a Calgary radio station, he made the mistake of putting his former team down. It's fine if he wants to elaborate about how happy he is to be in Calgary, but to mention “that he'll ...

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IllinoisHomePage.net

Watseka Radio Station Gives Voice to the Community for 56 Years
IllinoisHomePage.net
WGFA radio was founded in 1961 after Dick Martin worked to bring a radio station to Iroquois County. From the very beginning, the goal has been to serve listeners in eastern Illinois and western Indiana who had few other options when it came to radio.

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AM 760 KFMB

Retracted CNN story a boon for president at war with media
AM 760 KFMB
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2017 file photo, Anthony Scaramucci, a senior adviser to President-elect Donald Trump, talks to reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. CNN isn't commenting Monday, June 26, as to what led.

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WHMI

$70 Million Budget for 2017-18 Approved By Brighton Board of Education
WHMI
Based on projections in enrollment, state aid and other factors, the Brighton Area Schools Board of Education approved a budget of $70.3 million for the 2017-18 fiscal year at its Monday night meeting. The board also approved the final amended budget ...

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Rochelle News Leader

Local radio station brings home awards
Rochelle News Leader
ROCHELLE — Radio personalities at a local station are reveling in their recent achievements after winning several awards at a state banquet earlier this month in Springfield. Disc jockey Kris Wexell with 102.3 The Coyote took first place for Best ...

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Rochelle News Leader

Local radio station brings home awards
Rochelle News Leader
ROCHELLE — Radio personalities at a local station are reveling in their recent achievements after winning several awards at a state banquet earlier this month in Springfield. Disc jockey Kris Wexell with 102.3 The Coyote took first place for Best ...

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Stuff.co.nz

Wellington school radio station safe as 24-hour Polly and Grant station launches
Stuff.co.nz
The return to the airwaves of veteran radio broadcasters Polly Gillespie and Grant Kereama isn't proving popular with a group of Wellington primary schoolchildren. MediaWorks has revealed plans for a new radio station - playing a Polly and Grant show ...

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WHMI

Fungal Meningitis Victims Say Sentence for Head Pharmacist "Is Not Justice"
WHMI
A head Massachusetts pharmacist who prosecutors say “put profits before patients" has been sentenced to nine years in prison after a deadly fungal meningitis outbreak in 2012 – which a Livingston County woman says is in no way justice. 50-year-old ...
NECC Owner Sentenced To 9 Years In Prison For Deadly Meningitis OutbreakCBS Boston / WBZ
Compounding Pharmacy Owner Not Guilty of Murder After 60 Meningitis DeathsNew York Times
Two Santa Clara University Students Test Positive For Meningococcal Meningitis: What To Know About This Potentially ...Tech Times
CBS Boston - CBS Local
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Hoosier Radio Station Makes Major Commitment to Agriculture
Hoosier Ag Today
Radio station WHZR-103.7FM (Hoosier Country) has made a major programming commitment to agriculture. Beginning Monday June 26, 2017, the Cass County station significantly increased the number of agricultural programs being aired each day.

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KBIA

KBIA wins 24 Awards from Kansas City Press Club, Including Radio ...
KBIA
The Kansas City Press Club announced the winners of the Heart of America Awards at its banquet in Kansas City on Saturday. KBIA was honored with 24 ...

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Arizona Sports

Mike Smith takes shot at former Coyotes teammates
Arizona Sports
“I'm really looking forward to passing to some of these guys that can actually score,” Smith said on SportsNet 960 The Fan, a Calgary radio station. Smith was appearing on The Big Show with his new teammate Travis Hamonic. Known for his puck movement ...

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Arizona Sports

Mike Smith takes shot at former Coyotes teammates
Arizona Sports
“I'm really looking forward to passing to some of these guys that can actually score,” Smith said on SportsNet 960 The Fan, a Calgary radio station. Smith was appearing on The Big Show with his new teammate Travis Hamonic. Known for his puck movement ...

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Stuff.co.nz

Wellington school radio station safe as 24-hour Polly and Grant ...
Stuff.co.nz
The return to the airwaves of veteran radio broadcasters Polly Gillespie and Grant Kereama isn't proving popular with a group of Wellington primary ...

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wnep.com

Local Radio and TV Icon LA Tarone Passes Away
wnep.com
"He never, ever, ever gave up letting you know how much he appreciated being on this radio station," said WILK radio's "Fast Freddie." WILK' s mid-day host Sue Henry was a friend and fan since her King's College days. Tarone is also a King's graduate.
Media personality LA Tarone remembered as 'true gentleman'Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

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North Country Public Radio

Local radio going silent in the North Country
North Country Public Radio
Jun 26, 2017 — A group of local radio stations in the Tri-Lakes region of the Adirondacks have fallen on hard times. As of this week, three of the five stations owned by Saranac Lake Radio's Ted Morgan were off the air. The only two that were ...

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WHMI

Despite Weather Woes, Crowds Still Enjoy Michigan Challenge Balloonfest
WHMI
Despite a distinct lack of actual balloons in the air, organizers say all of the other elements of the festival made sure 2017 was another successful year for the Michigan Challenge Balloonfest. The 33rd annual event still drew good crowds throughout ...

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Irish Times

Steve Hansen rings up radio station to blast Gatland comments
Irish Times
All too predictably the weekly war of words between Steven Hansen and Warren Gatland ramped up another notch overnight in Wellington, when the All Blacks head coach reacted indignantly to claims by his Lions counterpart that Conor Murray had been ...
Lions Tour 2017: Steve Hansen calls radio station to slam 'desperate' Warren Gatland in row over dirty playEvening Standard
Lions tour 2017: All Blacks coach Steve Hansen attacks Lions on radioThe Sydney Morning Herald
British and Irish Lions: All Blacks boss Steve Hansen slams 'desperate' Warren Gatland in scathing radio interviewtalkSPORT.com
Daily Mail -SkySports
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Las Cruces radio station raises money for shelter
Las Cruces Sun-News
The radio station recently presented a $2,000 check to the Animal Service Center of the Mesilla Valley, on behalf of Bravo Mic Communications and The New Mexico Broadcast Foundation. Santa Paws raises money and supplies for the shelter.

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