| May 3, 2015
| 7:37 PM
A history professor at Northeastern Illinois University for 27 years, J. Fred MacDonald helped break new ground in the then-nascent academic study of popular culture, authoring about a half-dozen books on topics such as African-Americans on television,...
| May 2, 2015
| 7:12 AM
Dr. Mehmet Oz's radio show, "The Daily Dose with Dr. Oz," is getting a new home.
Oz struck a deal with iHeartMedia that will begin later this year, according to a release this week from Oz and the Texas-based company.
It will involve more projects...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 12:39 PM
Steve Harvey's popularity and stature are far-reaching, from hosting his own daily radio and TV talk shows, hosting the TV game show "Family Feud" and developing his bestselling, humorous insights on relationships (his "Think Like a Man" franchise).
| Apr 24, 2015
| 4:41 PM
STORRS — Kyle Huson spent about four hours at J.O. Christian Field Sunday afternoon with notes scribbled on a spiral pad propped up on the table in front of him and others taped to the walls at the far end of a cramped press box.
| Apr 23, 2015
| 5:32 PM
A Chicago man was convicted Thursday for his role in the holdup of a Naperville Radio Shack that netted $45,000 in cell phones – including one device that led to the man's eventual arrest.
A DuPage County jury deliberated about an hour before...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 7:18 AM
BROOKLYN – Thanks to a grant from The Community Foundation – Northeast Connecticut Women & Girls Fund, The Arc Quinebaug Valley has been offering Anti-Bullying sessions taught by Master Instructor Mike Bogdanski and Kristin Duethorn from Quest...
| Apr 26, 2015
| 9:30 AM
BLACKSBURG -- Virginia Tech, the sixth stop of Whit Babcock’s two decades in athletic administration, has presented him with his first broadcasting search. He’ll have considerable help.
North Carolina-based IMG College produces the Hokies&...
| Apr 25, 2015
| 12:18 PM
This year's edition of Stagecoach was Texas maverick singer and songwriter Steve Earle's first appearance at the sprawling country music festival in Indio, with a set that dipped into his latest album, “Terraplane Blues,” as well as going back...
| Apr 23, 2015
| 12:25 PM
The annual Section 6 FFA Awards Banquet held this week at Burlington Central High School featured WGN Radio head agricultural broadcaster Orion Samuelson.
"I welcome the opportunity to spend time with FFA members," Samuelson told the crowd.
| Apr 24, 2015
| 3:07 PM
Spirited sports talk is coming to WTIC-AM 1080, reflecting the border status of the state.
Andy Gresh and Joe D'Ambrosio will host a show on the 50,000-watt station beginning Monday. "Joe D. and Gresh" will be heard weekdays from 3 to 7 p.m., the...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 1:12 PM
Cora Georgiou has long realized her voice provides a talent that she could put to use.
When she was a Sandburg High School student, she was a top competitor in speech contests, and she gained the nickname "Cora-nation." She was even called upon in...