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  • Kurt Kittner steps away from Illini radio role

    Kurt Kittner steps away from Illini radio role
    Kurt Kittner is leaving his role as the radio analyst for Illinois football. The former Illini quarterback told the Champaign-Urbana News Gazette that the demands of his job working for a real estate company in the Chicago area and his family, which...
  • Why citizens switch to other news sources

    My wife and I were left confused and perplexed after reading Bill White's opinion piece on elections in the Sunday Best of the Week's Blogs feature. Specifically, he berates people who politically educate themselves via "slanted cable outlets" and talk...
  • WGN pulls plug on Sports FM station

    WGN pulls plug on Sports FM station
    Game over. Nine months after the bosses of WGN-AM 720 launched Chicago's first FM sports/talk station, they're throwing in the towel on the ambitious but unprofitable venture. Tribune Media will cease programming on WGWG-LP 87.7, known as The Game 87.7...
  • WGN radio knocked off air when pipes burst at Tribune Tower

    WGN radio knocked off air when pipes burst at Tribune Tower
    Burst pipes at Tribune Tower knocked WGN-AM 720 off the air for 20 minutes during the 6 a.m. hour of the Steve Cochran show. The water streamed down from the ninth floor, where the pipes burst, and reached the radio studios on the seventh floor,...
  • Ryan Kristafer To Join WTNH Connecticut Style

    There's a young vibe coming to WTNH's Connecticut Style. Deejay Ryan Kristafer has signed a two-year contract to host the show with WTNH  reporter and show host Teresa Dufour.  "I think my dad is more excited and nervous about it than I am," said...
  • Kathryn Mahoney, Longtime WTIC And Travelers Employee, Dies At 95

    Kathryn Mahoney, Longtime WTIC And Travelers Employee, Dies At 95
    Kathryn "Kay" Mahoney, who worked for WTIC radio when it was owned by Travelers Insurance, died Oct. 13. She was 95. Mahoney, born in the Broad Brook section of East Windsor, had lived in Manchester since 1955. She was married to Fred Mahoney for 61...
  • Blackhawks voice Pat Foley's journey to Hockey Hall of Fame

     Blackhawks voice Pat Foley's journey to Hockey Hall of Fame
    The kid from Glenview, first heard on a Cubs radio broadcast with Jack Quinlan at age 10, is going into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Pat Foley's long career as the voice of the Blackhawks will reach its pinnacle Monday. Flanked by his family and team...
  • Vintage carols out of tune with daughter's girl power radio

    Music has smoothed many a commute from our Logan Square home to my kids' South Loop school, a 7-mile drive that can feel like 70, depending on traffic and how many times I had to remind them to wear socks that morning. My daughter mostly calls the...
  • Cosby declines to answer questions about sex assault accusations

    Cosby declines to answer questions about sex assault accusations
    Comedian Bill Cosby, in an interview that aired on Saturday, declined to answer questions by a National Public Radio journalist about accusations of sexual assault that resurfaced in recent weeks. Cosby, 77, responded by shaking his head to signal "No"...
  • Pop-Up Magazine: Live storytelling with no digital footprint

     Pop-Up Magazine: Live storytelling with no digital footprint
    The scene was a beautiful, chaotic mess, a mashup of live music, animation and rollicking storytelling for about 2,600 people filling Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco. So ravenous was the crowd for Pop-Up Magazine's particular brand of storytelling...
  • Election day

    The dominating significance of the mid-term American legislative elections just finished has been the occasion's dramatic confirmation of the corruption of the American electoral system. This has two elements, the first being its money corruption,...