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  • The Blues Festival was all about feeling, from high to low

    The Blues Festival was all about feeling, from high to low
    The Chicago Gospel Music Festival still is two weekends away, but someone forgot to tell a few performers at this past weekend’s Chicago Blues Festival. “Amazing Grace,” rather than “Sweet Home Chicago” or some other blues...
  • Nielsen concludes L.A. radio ratings probe; Univision not sanctioned

    Nielsen concludes L.A. radio ratings probe; Univision not sanctioned
    Ratings giant Nielsen on Wednesday said it has concluded its investigation into inaccurate ratings in the Los Angeles radio market, but stopped short of sanctioning Univision Communications for alleged unethical conduct by a former station executive....
  • HBO leads Emmy nominations. Dish wants FCC to block Comcast deal.

    HBO leads Emmy nominations. Dish wants FCC to block Comcast deal.
    After the coffee. Before scrutinizing the Emmy nominations. The Skinny: I watched the first episode of FX's "The Strain." I won't give anything away but I will say you will never hear "Sweet Caroline" the same way again after watching it. Today's...
  • Happy Jack and WALN's 40-year history includes its share of sports coverage

    He is best known as Happy Jack Burns, one of the area's polka kings and the ringmaster and music host on the Party Channel — WALN digital cable radio. But Happy Jack, whose real name is John Burnatowski, knows his sports as well. And as WALN...
  • St. Thomas Aquinas WR Devante Peete: Top 3 are Florida State, Miami and Ohio State

    FORT LAUDERDALE - St. Thomas Aquinas senior receiver Devante Peete has several options but he only needs three. The 6-6, 195-pound Peete said Thursday his Top 3 choices are Florida State, Miami and Ohio State. Peete said his commitment would likely come...
  • Designer jumped into the 3-D printing game at just the right time

    Designer jumped into the 3-D printing game at just the right time
    The gig: Diego Porqueras, 39, owns Deezmaker, one of the nation's first commercial 3-D printing shops. After two successful Kickstarter campaigns funded production of his 3-D printer, Porqueras moved his business from his garage to a store in Pasadena. He...
  • Casey Kasem, Shaggy on 'Scooby-Doo,' Voice of 'American Top 40,' Dies at 82

    Casey Kasem, the resonant voice of Top 40 radio and a vocal fixture on cartoon programs for the past 40 years, has died, according to his daughter. He was 82. Kasem died Sunday of Lewy body disease, a common form of progressive dementia. Daughter Kerri...
  • Love of storytelling hooked David Roe on a radio career

    By Marcella Kreiter "When I was a kid, every (town) had live radio, and every station did news and public service," marveled David Roe, who broke into the business in the 1970s. The WBBM-AM, Chicago, news anchor started out spinning records at a tiny...
  • Univision fires radio station executive over inflated ratings

    Spanish-language media giant Univision Communications has fired a programming executive at its KSCA-FM (101.9) in Los Angeles for scheming to artificially inflate the radio station's ratings. The high-ranking executive, who was not named by the company,...
  • Who you gonna call: 'Drought Busters' or 'Water Conservation Response Unit'?

    Who you gonna call: 'Drought Busters' or 'Water Conservation Response Unit'?
    Dear Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Please bring back the “Drought Busters.” We’re in the midst of what could be the worst drought in California history, and despite calls for residents throughout the state to cut their...
  • Nielsen Reviewing Policies After Univision Radio Firing

    Nielsen is conducting "an immediate and aggressive review" of its policies following the disclosure that it had removed two households from its radio sample in Los Angeles, including one household connected to Univision Radio's KSCA. On Monday, Univision...