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Chicago Tribune

Keaton: Sisters remember when North Central radio station was their grandparents' home
Chicago Tribune
Then, for the rest of the day, the public can tour the radio station's building at 232 E. Chicago Ave., located on the main drag that splits the south end of the Naperville campus. Joan Bemis, of Leland, and Sarah Runkle, of Aurora, will be there, too ...

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Binghamton Homepage

Bundy Museum launches low power radio station
Binghamton Homepage
That's the slogan of WBDY, a new low power radio station at 99.5 on the FM dial. The Bundy Museum of History and Art began broadcasting the new signal last November following three years of efforts by local musician and recording studio owner Jeff ...

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Metal Injection.net

Longtime Listener Leaves Seattle Rock Radio Station $10 Million In Her Will
Metal Injection.net
Radio stations and print media are essentially in the same boat these days – hanging on to some degree. Seattle alternative radio rock station 90.3 KEXP, however, is doing exponentially better than they were thanks to a $10 million donation from a ...

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Boston.com

Which Boston sports radio station is right about its morning show ...
Boston.com
Writing about the quarterly Nielsen Audio ratings inevitably turns my Twitter mentions into a five-alarm fire engulfing many dumpsters. As frustrating as it can sometimes be to attempt to fight hot-takes with information, I understand why this happens ...

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The Guardian

Off Radar: how the influential radio station was silenced by scandal
The Guardian
Yet, the apparent openness of his radio platform has been undermined this week by troubling allegations of sexual harassment and cultural exploitation and appropriation, causing station staff and presenters to walk out on Monday. A temporary suspension ...

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Tri States Public Radio

Effort Underway to Save Keokuk Radio Stations
Tri States Public Radio
After nearly a decade, she left and worked for a few years in radio in upstate New York, but returned to Radio Keokuk a couple years ago. “This station is my home,” said Jones, sitting on a small couch in the lobby of the radio stations, which is ...

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New student leader of WKNC talks future of radio station
N.C. State University Technician Online
One big thing for me is to cultivate a strong and dedicated staff. We have had a ton of staff turnover in the past, and what I want is to create a team of people who are really committed to the radio station. I also want to get WKNC more involved in ...

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Ice topples tower, takes weather radio station off air in Ord area
Grand Island Independent
ORD — Listeners of NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards station KWN62 near Ord will have to find alternate sources of weather information for the next few months. The tower that housed the KWN62 broadcast antenna was toppled by the weight of ice and force ...

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WGEM

Radio station off the air, but there is a lot of interest
WGEM
A Keokuk radio station went off the air last week, but there's a push tonight to bring it back. KOKX, Z-93 on Washington Street is up for sale, according to lee county board of supervisor Gary Folluo. He said he was at a meeting last week where staff ...

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Marshall University's award-winning radio station to kick off new Classroom Concerts series Thursday
Huntington Herald Dispatch
HUNTINGTON - Marshall University's radio station WMUL, 88.1-FM is known nationally for it's award winning news program, Newscenter 88 that airs at 5 p.m. Thursday. But at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, WMUL is adding a little entertainment dessert to the news ...

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Alternative Press

Anonymous donor leaves $10 million to Seattle rock radio station ...
Alternative Press
An anonymous woman named Suzanne loved music—and wanted to give a massive gift to Seattle radio station 90.3 KEXP FM. Read more: 19 of our favorite BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge covers. After she passed away, she donated just under $10 million to the ...
Anonymous Seattle Woman Leaves $10 Million to Rock Radio StationLoudwire
Seattle radio station alive after $10M gift | | themercury.comManhattan Mercury
Seattle Radio Station KEXP Gets Anonymous $10M Donation ...Billboard

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Colombia Reports

Venezuela seizes radio station of Colombia's ELN rebels
Colombia Reports
Venezuela said Wednesday it has taken action against the ELN, shutting down a clandestine radio station of the far-left Colombian rebel group. Venezuelan state forces located radio station in Apure, a state bordering Colombia, finding technological and ...

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Buffalo News

Iraqi radio station co-founder avoids punishment, criticizes federal prosecution
Buffalo News
The federal government's eight-year-long pursuit of Steve S. Jabar ended Wednesday with a judge who refused to send the Iraq native to prison and suggested the prosecution against him was punishment enough. The long-awaited sentence, delivered in a ...

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BBC News

Gemma Atkinson and Comedy Dave get breakfast radio show
BBC News
Gemma Atkinson, Gethin Jones and Dave Vitty have been announced as presenters on a new hit music radio station. Strictly Come Dancing star Atkinson will join forces with Vitty and Jones - both former BBC presenters - for the breakfast show on Hits ...
Gemma Atkinson sparks abs envy by sharing a photo of herself in skimpy shorts and cropped topManchester Evening News

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Loudwire

Seattle radio station alive after $10M gift
Manhattan Mercury
But the venerable independent station found at 90.3 FM on Puget Sound airwaves would have to exhaust its sticker supply to thank its most recent donor. On Monday, the 46-year-old station announced a bequest of just under $10 million from an anonymous ...
Anonymous Seattle Woman Leaves $10 Million to Rock Radio StationLoudwire

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Chicago Tribune

Carl Kasell, iconic NPR newscaster, dies at 84
CBS News
NEW YORK -- Newscaster Carl Kasell, a signature voice of NPR who brought his gravitas to "Morning Edition" and later his wit to "Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me!" has died. He was 84. NPR said Kasell died Tuesday from complications from Alzheimer's ...
Carl Kasell, NPR Newsman Who Discovered Laughs, Dies at 84New York Times
Carl Kasell, longtime NPR newscaster, dies at 84NBCNews.com
Carolina native, NPR newscaster Carl Kasell of 'Wait, Wait' dies at 84News & Observer
St. Louis Public Radio -Chicago Tribune -Washington Post
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Your Public Radio Station
KCCU
Lawton, OK – Cameron University's Academic Festival V, "Beyond Borders: Globalization & The Human Experience," continues this week with Thursday's 7 p.m. lecture which is free for the public. Guest peaker is Dr. Russell Buhite, currently a professor at ...

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Chicago Tribune

Carl Kasell, NPR Newsman Who Discovered Laughs, Dies at 84
New York Times
Carl Kasell, an NPR newscaster who, late in his career, cast off his anchorman gravitas once a week and for years became an absurdist comedian on the popular satirical quiz show “Wait Wait … Don't Tell Me!,” died on Tuesday in Potomac, Md. He was 84 ...
Carolina native, NPR newscaster Carl Kasell, of 'Wait, Wait,' dies at 84News & Observer
Carl Kasell, NPR broadcaster who brought gravitas and goofiness to the airwaves, dies at 84Washington Post
Carl Kasell, comic foil on NPR quiz show 'Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me!', dead at 84Chicago Tribune
KMSP-TV -NPR
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Gospel radio celebrity gets serenaded at tribute
The Philadelphia Tribune
Pastor Edith Moreno, also known as the "Sweetheart of the Highway," was celebrated for 42 years of inspiring listeners on WNAP Gospel Highway 1110 AM radio station, at a “Day of Appreciation” service on a recent Saturday at St. Andrews Fellowship ...

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The Atlantic

Sean Hannity's Ties to Two More Trump-Connected Lawyers
The Atlantic
Though Hannity says he was never actually Cohen's client, he does appear to have used the legal services of other well-connected Trump-world lawyers in a different matter a year ago. On May 25, 2017, KFAQ, a radio station based in Tulsa, Oklahoma ...
Besides Cohen, Other Trump-Connected Attorneys Linked To Sean HannityNPR

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New York Times

Seattle Radio Station KEXP Celebrates a $10 Million Gift - The New ...
New York Times
SEATTLE — Yellow-and-black stickers indicating a donor to the local broadcaster KEXP are a common sight on bumpers and laptops in this music-loving town. But the venerable independent station found at 90.3 FM on Puget Sound airwaves would have to ...
Seattle Radio Station KEXP Receives Nearly $10 Million From a ...Digital Music News
RA News: Seattle radio station KEXP gets $10 million from ...Resident Advisor

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The Independent

Radar Radio suspends broadcast after station is accused of sexual harassment
The Independent
An online radio station has suspended broadcasting following accusations of sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour by a former producer. Radar Radio, which describes itself as "the next generation of radio", said it would stay off the air until ...
Radar Radio suspends broadcast following allegations of sexual harassmentThe FADER
'Toxic' Radar Radio suspends broadcasting after allegationsBBC News
Radar Radio suspends broadcast amid sexual harassment allegationsDaily Mail

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The FADER

'Toxic' Radar Radio suspends broadcasting after allegations
BBC News
However, more allegations against the radio station surfaced when a person claiming to be a former employee released an anonymous blog post regarding her mistreatment at Radar Radio. She told Newsbeat: "There was a producer who grabbed my bum when I ...
Radar Radio suspends broadcast following allegations of sexual harassmentThe FADER
Radar Radio suspends broadcast after station is accused of sexual harassmentThe Independent
Radar Radio halts broadcast following harassment and censorship allegationsDazed
The Times
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The FADER

Radar Radio suspends broadcast following allegations of sexual harassment
The FADER
She also alleged that she was made to sign a confidentiality form by HR. Al-Hurra told her story following a statement from Pxssy Palace, a queer WOC feminist DJ collective who exited Radar earlier this month. In their departing statement they claimed ...

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Billboard

Seattle Radio Station KEXP Gets Anonymous $10M Donation ...
Billboard
An anonymous donor has given $10 million to an independent radio station in Seattle. The Seattle Times reports that the gift to KEXP was made by a woman before she died. Betsy Troutman, the station's director of development, said the amount of the gift ...

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