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  • Legendary radio, TV personality Gary Owens dies

    Legendary radio, TV personality Gary Owens dies
    Gary Owens, the radio, TV and voice-over performer who appeared on the “Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In” TV series and created the phrase “beautiful downtown Burbank,” died Thursday surrounded by family in his home in Encino. Owens...
  • John Boehner on 'Face the Nation'; Scott Walker on 'Fox News Sunday'

    John Boehner on 'Face the Nation'; Scott Walker on 'Fox News Sunday'
    UPDATED: The guest list for the Sunday morning programs this weekend: House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, talks to CBS' "Face the Nation"in an exclusive interview at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. Other guests are Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.;...
  • Theater review: 'Radio Golf' from Seminole State College

    Theater review: 'Radio Golf' from Seminole State College
    In “Radio Golf,” August Wilson seems even more reflective than usual. The play, onstage at Seminole State College, is the last work in his 10-play “Pittsburgh Cycle.” It was finished not long before his death from liver cancer in...
  • WGN-AM to simulcast on 87.7 FM for one more month

    WGN-AM 720 is going to stay on the FM band — at least for another month. A deal to find a new operator for 87.7 FM, formerly the home of short-lived sports talker The Game, remains up in the air, giving WGN Radio an ongoing opportunity to fill what...
  • The sound of 'Laugh-In's' Gary Owens was the sound of Los Angeles

    The sound of 'Laugh-In's' Gary Owens was the sound of Los Angeles
    The sound of Gary Owens, the announcer and voice artist who died Thursday at home in Encino, was a sound of Los Angeles in the 1960s and '70s: classic and customized, finely tuned and casually flamboyant, like a pinstriped suit on the one hand and a...
  • Gary Owens, radio and 'Laugh-In' announcer, dies at 80

     Gary Owens, radio and 'Laugh-In' announcer, dies at 80
    "From beautiful downtown Burbank," Gary Owens vaulted to fame playing the zany announcer in the landmark TV comedy series "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In." And he never stopped working after that, doing commercials, variety specials, cartoons, radio shows...
  • Youth counselor accused of hitting teen with handheld radio

    Youth counselor accused of hitting teen with handheld radio
    A Marion Youth Academy worker was arrested Thursday after surveillance footage showed him hitting a teen with a handheld radio, Marion County deputies said. Curtis Thornton, 26, was charged with two counts of aggravated child abuse. Thornton, a youth...
  • Huggies delivers 'Baby Making' radio station for Valentine's Day

    Huggies delivers 'Baby Making' radio station for Valentine's Day
    Why would Huggies brand diapers conceive a Pandora radio station for Valentine's Day? To help couples make babies, of course. The Huggies Baby Making Station will feature classic R&B, timeless love songs and modern romantic hits, with plenty of Barry...
  • Peter Sagal shares wit on 'Wait Wait'

    When Peter Sagal began his career as the host of NPR's irreverent news quiz show "Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me!" in 1998, he had a sharp wit honed during his years as a playwright — but zero experience in radio. Luckily, he had some first-rate...
  • E-reader: A sweet chemistry powers Dear Sugar

    E-reader: A sweet chemistry powers Dear Sugar
    Dear Sugar Radio, 40-60 minute episodes, WBUR free The beloved advice column Dear Sugar is back — this time as a podcast. Cheryl Strayed, of "Wild" fame, and Steve Almond (collectively "The Sugars") both wrote for the column in its heyday on...
  • ESPN radio of the Lehigh Valley will air both Patriot League championship games

    ESPN radio of the Lehigh Valley will air both Patriot League championship games
    March Madness is already in full swing and ESPN radio of the Lehigh Valley (AM-1230, 1320) will have plenty of it starting with tonight's Patriot League men's championship game. Here's the schedule courtesy of Tom Fallon and he reminds that the "Happy...