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  • Clear Channel flips its name to iHeartMedia

    Clear Channel flips its name to iHeartMedia
    Clear Channel, the nation's biggest radio station owner, is broadcasting a new signal to listeners and advertisers. The San Antonio-based media company, owner of 840 radio stations, has changed its name to iHeartMedia, after its iHeartRadio online...
  • RadioShack sparked joy of tinkering

     RadioShack sparked joy of tinkering
    With RadioShack on life support, those of us whose fingers show old soldering iron burns face a doomsday prospect: a world without blister packs of the resistors and capacitors with which we transformed the family's kitchen table into a scientific...
  • Wilson-Foley Aide Testifies Rowland's Radio Gig Helped Campaign

     Wilson-Foley Aide Testifies Rowland's Radio Gig Helped Campaign
    NEW HAVEN – Another young aide testified Wednesday that he became so distressed when Lisa Wilson-Foley confided she was adding former Gov. John Rowland to her campaign staff that he dashed off a frantic email to a colleague — while driving the...
  • Robert I. Callahan, radio and TV broadcaster

    Robert I. Callahan, radio and TV broadcaster
    Robert I. Callahan, a veteran Baltimore broadcaster who worked in radio and television and was honored in early June with a star on Maryland Public Television's Walk of Fame, died of cancer Aug. 28 at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Miami. He was 76. "I...
  • The First Reid: Don't Sleep on Non-Chase Drivers

    The Sports Xchange The First Reid: Don't Sleep on Non-Chase Drivers By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service Distrubuted by The Sports Xchange Now that the 26-race NASCAR Sprint Cup Series regular season is over, most of our focus turns to the Chase,...
  • Ask Tom: Why is AM staticky during lightning?

    Dear Tom, Why does lightning cause static on AM radios, especially at the low end of the dial? — Bill Wallingford Dear Bill, A lightning bolt is essentially a radio transmitter, producing radio waves known as sferics that cause the familiar...
  • Roy Leonard, beloved WGN Radio personality, is dead at 83

    Roy Leonard, beloved WGN Radio personality, is dead at 83
    Roy Leonard, a courtly, erudite New Englander who became one of Chicago radio's biggest and most durable stars, a celebrity interviewer of national stature, and a trusted and thus highly influential critic of Chicago-area arts and entertainment, died...
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

    Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week
    Here are the Top 3 Concerts of the Coming Week:  1.       TOTO Back in the late 1970s and early 1980s, Toto had a lot of hits — “Hold the Line,” “I’ll Supply the Love,” “Roseanna” and “Africa&...
  • 'Piolin' Spanish-language radio show on SiriusXM is canceled

    'Piolin' Spanish-language radio show on SiriusXM is canceled
    Spanish-language radio personality Eddie "Piolin" Sotelo's morning show on SiriusXM has been canceled. Sotelo, who once was the brightest star in Spanish-language radio, and the satellite radio giant said they mutually agreed this week to end their...
  • KFWB switching to all-sports format as AM radio fights for survival

    KFWB switching to all-sports format as AM radio fights for survival
    AM radio, the scratchy medium that long ago aired Franklin Delano Roosevelt's fireside chats, soap operas and the day's most popular music, is trying to avoid becoming static. Across the country, stations are vying to hold on to listeners as AM radio'...
  • Hartford's Dr. Cash A Stunt By Local Radio Station

    Hartford's Dr. Cash A Stunt By Local Radio Station
    HARTFORD — The mystery has been solved, the city's cash crusader unmasked. Dr. Cash is... a stunt. The local radio station 102.9 WDRC-FM announced Tuesday morning that Dr. Cash was their creation. According to a press release from Connoisseur...