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  • Streaking Ford faces toughest challenge: Brickyard

    The Sports Xchange Streaking Ford faces toughest challenge: Brickyard By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange Is it time for Ford to shoot for the moon? The Blue Oval manufacturer is enjoying a breakthrough season....
  • Chicago radio executive Jeffrey Schwartz joins Yahoo Sports Radio

    Chicago radio executive Jeffrey Schwartz joins Yahoo Sports Radio
    Longtime Chicago radio executive Jeffrey Schwartz, best known as the architect of Disco Demolition, has joined Yahoo Sports Radio as executive vice president.   In his newly-created role, announced Monday, Schwartz, 65, will oversee business growth,...
  • Millions in federal emergency communications funding lost, diverted

    WASHINGTON Four years ago, Commerce Department officials were touting their pilot grant program as a way to vault police, firefighters and other emergency responders into the age of high-speed broadband. With seven grant awards, the department promised...
  • Newington's American Radio Relay League Marks 100th Anniversary

    Newington's American Radio Relay League Marks 100th Anniversary
    NEWINGTON — Hiram Percy Maxim, a Hartford businessman and early ham radio enthusiast, was frustrated. In January 1914, Maxim tried unsuccessfully to transmit a radio message from Hartford to Springfield. So he sent the message to a radio...
  • Love of storytelling hooked David Roe on a radio career

    By Marcella Kreiter "When I was a kid, every (town) had live radio, and every station did news and public service," marveled David Roe, who broke into the business in the 1970s. The WBBM-AM, Chicago, news anchor started out spinning records at a tiny...
  • Prosecutors: Rowland Used Radio Show For Political Gain

    Prosecutors: Rowland Used Radio Show For Political Gain
    Federal prosecutors said Wednesday they intend to tell a jury that when former Gov. John G. Rowland sold his political consulting services, he was secretly selling the muscle behind his long-running political talk show on WTIC-AM radio. The...
  • Nielsen concludes L.A. radio ratings probe; Univision not sanctioned

    Nielsen concludes L.A. radio ratings probe; Univision not sanctioned
    Nielsen said it has concluded an investigation into tampering of Los Angeles radio ratings, but stopped short of sanctioning Univision Communications for unethical conduct by a former station executive. Dramatic swings in ratings this year were...
  • How many talking heads are needed to take over for Vin Scully?

    How many talking heads are needed to take over for Vin Scully?
    Not one, certainly. Apparently, not two either. Three seems likely, although often there are actually four. One year, much too soon, Vin Scully will retire and the Dodgers will face the unpleasant task of replacing the most legendary announcer in Los...
  • Deputy seeking reinstatement says accounts of crash are exaggerated

    The Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy who accused the department of retaliating against him after he arrested Mel Gibson in 2006 on suspicion of drunk driving testified Tuesday that other deputies gave exaggerated accounts of a 2011 traffic incident...
  • Changes In Store At WDRC

    Changes In Store At WDRC
    The state's oldest radio station, the place for "Radio Fun," home of the "Oldies But Goodies," and where listeners expected to have "More Fun With No. 1," has seen nearly a century's worth of progress and change. WDRC — the "Home of the Hits,"...
  • WDRC Sale Complete; Show Hosts Mike Stevens, 'Rockin' Ron Others Out

    Connoisseur Media became the new owners of former Buckley-owned radio stations in Connecticut Monday, making termination of most of the WDRC FM personalities, the general manager and the program director the first order of business before announcing plans...