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  • Fran Fisher, broadcaster for Penn St. football, dies at 91

    Fran Fisher, who broadcast Penn State football games on the radio for many years, has died. He was 91. Fisher was found dead in his State College town house on Thursday morning, likely of natural causes, said his son, Jerry Fisher. Fran Fisher began...
  • Burundi coup bid could plunge nation into another civil war

    Burundi coup bid could plunge nation into another civil war
    Is there such a thing as a “good” coup? Some observers thought Wednesday’s attempted coup in Burundi might be one, aborting President Pierre Nkurunziza’s widely criticized bid for a third term and perhaps even paving the way...
  • Fran Fisher, the 'ultimate Penn Stater,' dies at 91

    Fran Fisher, the 'ultimate Penn Stater,' dies at 91
    Fran Fisher, the longtime Penn State broadcaster who connected with three different football coaches, died Wednesday night. He was 91. Though he didn’t graduate from Penn State, Fisher was named an honorary alumnus following a broadcasting...
  • Community News for Windsor edition

    Scot Haney and Frank Rende Named 2015 CRIS Radio Champions WINDSOR - CRIS Radio, a nonprofit and the only radio-reading service for people who are blind or print challenged in Connecticut, recently named Scot Haney, WFSB meteorologist and co-host of...
  • Fran Fisher, the voice of Penn State football, dies at 91

    Fran Fisher, the voice of Penn State football, dies at 91
    Fran Fisher, the longtime radio voice of Penn State football who called the team's first national championship, died Wednesday. He was 91. Fisher's son Jerry announced the news on Twitter. Fisher was a fixture in the Penn State radio booth in the...
  • Fayetteville State University sells campus radio station

    Fayetteville State University has agreed to sell its 100,000-watt campus public radio station to WUNC Public Radio for $1.75 million. The Fayetteville Observer (http://bit.ly/1ICJDjA ) reports the FSU board of trustees approved the sale by an 8-0 vote in...
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

    Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week
    Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. RADIO 104.5 BIRTHDAY BASH Philadelphia alternative radio station WRFF-FM 104.5 always has an impressive lineup of headliners for its annual Birthday Bash concert. This year’s eighth edition...
  • WYPR and WEAA will share resources to cover Freddie Gray story

    WYPR and WEAA will share resources to cover Freddie Gray story
    In a move that would have seemed impossible just a few years ago, public radio stations WYPR and WEAA today announced a collaboration to cover stories following the aftermath of Freddie Gray's death. As part of the deal, the stations' news directors,...
  • Carroll Sports Hall of Fame: Kolb influential in getting local sports on the air

    Carroll Sports Hall of Fame: Kolb influential in getting local sports on the air
    Carroll County's first radio broadcast of local sports came to be more than 55 years ago, and that came because of Kaye Kolb's determination. Wanting to see if sports broadcasts would be a hit, Kolb approached his station manager at WTTR in Westminster....
  • Garrison Keillor plans 30-city tour this summer

    Garrison Keillor plans 30-city tour this summer
    Garrison Keillor hits the road this summer to celebrate the 41st anniversary of his radio variety show "A Prairie Home Companion." The humorist and best-selling author plans to visit 30 cities across the U.S. in just over a month. Keillor's "The...
  • J. Fred MacDonald, pioneering Northeastern pop culture professor, dies at 74

     J. Fred MacDonald, pioneering Northeastern pop culture professor, dies at 74
    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,...