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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...
  • Jimmy de Castro explains why he called time out on The Game

    Jimmy de Castro explains why he called time out on The Game
    The decision to pull the plug on FM sports talk radio station The Game on Thursday after nine months on the air was not an easy one for WGN-AM 720 president Jimmy de Castro. It was even harder on staffers, including at least one who found out while on...
  • 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...
  • 'It's never just about baseball'

    'It's never just about baseball'
    Mom-Mom and Pop-Pop listening to the Orioles on the radio on the front porch. Grandpa keeping score with pencil and paper. The yells of the fans floating over from Memorial Stadium. Chuck Thompson saying, "Ain't the beer cold." Kids falling asleep on...
  • Author Events: Toibin At Twain House; Picoult In Fairfield

    Author Events: Toibin At Twain House; Picoult In Fairfield
    One of Ireland's most praised contemporary writers will give a free talk about his latest novel at The Mark Twain House Museum Center, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, on Saturday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. The talk is part of the Book/Mark series. Colm Toibin...
  • Ulman, Rutherford schedule debate

    Ulman, Rutherford schedule debate
    The Democrat and Republican running to be lieutenant governor have agreed to debate on a Washington radio show next week, the first publicly broadcast showdown between the men vying to be No. 2 in the next administration. Radio host Kojo Nnamdi announced...
  • Longtime radio personality Roe Conn leaving hosting gig at WLS-AM

    Longtime radio personality Roe Conn leaving hosting gig at WLS-AM
    Longtime Chicago radio personality Roe Conn confirmed Wednesday that he has been dropped as afternoon host by WLS-AM after 25 years at the station, and that he was being replaced by Steve Dahl. Conn and co-host Richard Roeper were abruptly pulled off...
  • Hann Retiring From WRCH FM

    Hann Retiring From WRCH FM
    Another veteran radio personality is leaving the CBS radio air. WRCH Lite 100.5 FM afternoon and evening host Joe Hann has announced his last day on the air will be Oct. 10. “”It was all good but I’m retiring,” said Hann who...
  • Voice of Philadelphia sports, broadcaster Bill Campbell dies at 91

    Voice of Philadelphia sports, broadcaster Bill Campbell dies at 91
    Bill Campbell, a broadcaster who covered some of the greatest moments in Philadelphia sports history, died Monday at Cooper University Hospital in Camden. He was 91, and his career spanned nine decades. Mr. Campbell was a broadcaster for the Philadelphia...