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Buffalo News

Iraqi radio station for women at center of trial in Buffalo - City ...
Buffalo News
On an April day in 2005, just two years after the start of the Iraq War, Radio Al Mahaba debuted as the “voice of women” in Iraq.More than a decade later, the ...

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Radio station offers sneak preview for Colorado State Fair
Colorado Springs Gazette
The radio station will give fans an early taste of the state fair through a "sneak peek" between 5 p.m. and midnight Thursday. Admission is $5, but $15 will land a fairgoer an unlimited ride band and gate admission. The event will allow attendees to go ...

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Buffalo News

Iraqi radio station for women at center of trial in Buffalo
Buffalo News
On an April day in 2005, just two years after the start of the war, Radio Al Mahaba debuted as the “voice of women” in Iraq. More than a decade later, the Baghdad radio station, one of the few forums anywhere for Arab women eager to talk about divorce, ...

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MLive.com

'Joe and the Poorboy' radio fans want answers after Z93 drops Joe Volk
MLive.com
That's what fans of "Joe and the Poorboy" on Z93 The Rock Station, 93.3 FM, are asking after longtime radio personality Joe Volk apparently left the weekday morning show without warning. As of Monday, Aug. 22, "Joe and the Poorboy" was not listed among ...

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Jakarta Post

Batam radio station denies spreading IS propaganda
Jakarta Post
Batam radio station denies spreading IS propaganda Members of the National Police's antiterrorism squad Densus 88 raid the house of alleged terrorists in Batam, Riau Islands, on August 5. (Antara/M. N. Kanwa) ...
Radio Hang in Batam denies airing extremist sermons as claimed by MHAThe Online Citizen
Indonesia radio denies Singapore's radical preaching claimNew Straits Times Online
Indonesian station accused of preaching extremism, says it 'strongly rejects' radical ideologiesAsia Radio Today

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Irish Examiner

Australian radio station responds to a sexist complaint in the best way possible
Irish Examiner
There's always someone somewhere who didn't get the memo, though – like the listener who complained to an Australian radio station that there were too many “giggling female” radio presenters on air. Luckily for all right-minded people, ABC Radio ...
ABC calls out sexist complainer for whinging Brisbane station has too many women on airDaily Mail

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Low-power volunteer radio station in Columbus seeks permission to grow
Columbus Dispatch
Neighborhood Network, an all-volunteer nonprofit radio group, has been airing from 3 p.m. to 3 a.m. daily over low-power station WCRS (102.1). It has filed with the Federal Communications Commission to move to a new frequency — 92.7 FM — and operate ...

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Tallahassee.com

Local radio station adds Monday Night Football
Tallahassee.com
Local radio station Freedom 93 is expanding its sports coverage. Currently home to the Tampa Bay Bucs, Florida football and UF men's basketball, the station is adding NFL Monday Night Football to its schedule starting next month. The station will air ...

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WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

Williamson County radio station takes a different path
WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com
If you have a birthday or just an old vacuum cleaner to sell, chances are you can make it on the air at WAKM. Big radio stations offer news, traffic, weather and top 40 hit. The smaller stations take a slower path. Attorney Michael Willey's weekly show ...

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VnExpress International

Radio station accused of airing IS teachings
Jakarta Post
Following allegations that a Batam-based radio station has been spreading Islamic State (IS) propaganda, the management of the radio station is planning to meet Singaporean officials to explain the radio's broadcasts. On Friday, the Singaporean ...
Indonesia radio denies Singapore's radical preaching claimVnExpress International

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Radio Facts (satire) (registration)

US Census Bureau Daily Feature: First Licensed Radio Station
Radio Facts (satire) (registration)
The nation's first radio station licensed by the federal government began broadcasting in Detroit on this date in 1920 — station 8MK, now operating as WWJ. The station was owned by the Detroit News, and operated with an amateur license, which in 1922 ...

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Radio Facts (satire) (registration)

US Census Bureau Daily Feature: First Licensed Radio Station
Radio Facts (satire) (registration)
The nation's first radio station licensed by the federal government began broadcasting in Detroit on this date in 1920 — station 8MK, now operating as WWJ. The station was owned by the Detroit News, and operated with an amateur license, which in 1922 ...

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Radio Station Plan Emerges for Aretha Franklin's Birth Home
Memphis Daily News
The decrepit structure at 406 Lucy Ave. in South Memphis has been boarded up and left vacant for years. But reinvigorated development plans to save the house from a demolition order, by turning it into either a museum or a radio station, need more time.

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Country station WACO regains top spot in local radio ratings
Waco Tribune-Herald
Country radio station WACO-FM (99.9, WACO 100) regained sole command of first place in the Waco radio market, outpacing Waco classic hits station KGBO-FM (95.7) among listeners 12 years and older in the spring Nielsen Audio ratings book.

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Stuff.co.nz

Waimate radio station considers return to airwaves
Stuff.co.nz
A Waimate radio station could return to the airwaves, more than 18 months after its last broadcast. Waimate Golden Sounds operated for more than three years, before it was closed due to a lack of resources and volunteers. Former radio technician and ...

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Daily Detroit

A Detroit First: The First Government Licensed Radio Station
Daily Detroit
The first licensed by the federal government radio station in the United States was right here in Detroit – 8MK, now WWJ-Radio on this date – August 20, 1920 ...
Happy Birthday WWJ! World's First Radio Station Turns 96 « CBS ...CBS Local

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East Valley Institute of Technology student radio station to broadcast high school football games
Mesa Independent
88.7 FM The Pulse, the student radio station at East Valley Institute of Technology, will serve as the radio home for the AIA's Friday night Game of the Week during the upcoming 2016 high school football season. Live broadcasts begin Saturday, Aug. 20 ...

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CBS Local

Happy Birthday WWJ! World's First Radio Station Turns 96
CBS Local
It was August 20, 1920 when WWJ first went on the air, becoming the first radio station in the world to broadcast regularly scheduled daily programs. Then owned and operated by the Detroit news, the station began broadcasting under experimental license ...
A Detroit First: The First Government Licensed Radio StationDaily Detroit

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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 20: First Licensed Radio Station
PR Newswire (press release)
The first station to receive a commercial license was KDKA in Pittsburgh, which began broadcasting in October of 1920. From these rudimentary early broadcasts, the new medium grew rapidly. In 1922, there were 30 radio stations, but by the following ...

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AL.com

Former Finebaum show director joins Birmingham sports-talk radio station 99.1 FM The Game
AL.com
Starting Monday, Smith will join Scott Griffin as co-host of the "Smashmouth Radio" morning show on the new 99.1 FM The Game, which came on the air last month. Smith also will serve as the station's program director. "Radio is in my blood, and I missed ...

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Idaho Statesman (blog)

Boise oldies radio station won't die after all, moves on dial
Idaho Statesman (blog)
“At the end of the day, we were able to make an agreement with Treasure Valley Broadcasting to keep a very unique format on in the Treasure Valley,” says Darrell Calton, CEO of Impact Radio Group, “and retain a couple of jobs that would have normally ...

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STLtoday.com

Country radio station's Meramec/Huzzah float trip grows into Mardi Gras on the river
STLtoday.com
Multiply that by a factor of several thousand people and you get the gist of the annual float trip hosted by a St. Louis radio station. Because The Bull (KSD, 93.7 FM) has been doing this trip on the Meramec/Huzzah rivers near Leasburg for 14 years now ...

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DNAinfo

Bedbugs Shut Down U. Of C. Radio Station While 70 DJ Homes Inspected
DNAinfo
“The WHPK radio station is an important part of our campus community, and in order to preserve the safety and sanitation of the studio and the Reynolds Club as a whole, it was necessary to temporarily close the studio to eradicate bed bugs and prevent ...

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Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

New sports talk radio station launched
Journal Gazette and Times-Courier
As of August the company manages affiliates operating 31 radio stations (6 AM/25 FM) in six markets (Decatur (8), Effingham (4), Mattoon (4), Vandalia (2), Owensboro/Tell City (8), and Nashville (5), in four states (Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, and ...

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Union Democrat

Sonora area group launches a new radio station
Union Democrat
First envisioned more than a decade ago, a Sonora-area radio station with a focus on local arts and culture is set to begin broadcasting before year's end. After an intricate dance with the Federal Communications Division, the Tuolumne County Arts ...

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