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WNSS to take on WHEN

Beginning in September, two 24-hour sports stations will grace the Syracuse radio dial. Former Comedy World franchise WNSS 1260 AM, will switch their affiliation to ESPN network programming as well as begin simulcasting 95X's play-by-play of Syracuse University basketball and football games. WHEN vice president Joel Delmonico doesn't view the change as a threat to […]

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Frisina steps down as Sammys chairman

95X midday air personality Dave Frisina has decided to resign from his post as Chairman of the Syracuse Area Music Awards. Frisina, who will remain on the Sammys executive committee, cited the need to spend more time with his family as the reason for scaling back his involvement. Committee member Mark Ballard will take over […]

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Rush signs new $285 million contract

Matt Drudge is reporting that conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh has signed a new eight year deal that will net the syndicated talker $250 million.

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Blue Moon Cafe open for lunch

The eclectic acoustic Blue Moon Cafe can now be heard Monday through Friday during the lunch hour. The show, hosted by Syracuse radio veteran Mimi Griswold, has been a favorite way for many Central New Yorkers to spend a quiet Sunday morning. Blue Moon @ Noon airs on TK-99/105 from noon until 1:00 weekdays, while […]

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Amber Taylor takes on Top 40

B104.7 (WBBS) midday jock Amber Taylor has added to her duties the midday shift at Utica's top 40 station WSKS (Kiss-FM). She'll voice track her show using the name Grace Kruz. She also keeps her Amber Taylor country gig at Utica's Bob 102.5 (WRBY). All three stations are owned by Clear Channel Communications.

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Paul Harvey out through August

Paul Harvey, who has been off the air for a couple of months due to severe laryngitis, is expected to be away from the microphone for at least another six weeks.

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Galaxy Communications moves to Armory Square

The folks at Galaxy Communications have settled into and begun broadcasting from their new digs in Armory Square. The Walton Street studios and offices house operations for TK-99/TK-105, Sunny 102, and K-Rock stations.

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New call letters for WVOQ

Former religious-formatted WVOQ at 105.1 FM in DeRuyter has changed their call letters to WXBB. The station, which was recently acquired by Clear Channel Communications, has be simulcasting B104.7's (WBBS) signal since mid-June.

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WSYR to premiere show for truckers

In a time when many stations are increasingly relying on syndicated programming, WSYR is reversing the trend by adding a new locally produced overnight news/talk program aimed at truckers and those on the road.

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New AM station for Syracuse

New York Radio and TV Pages is reporting that Cram Communications has been awarded 720 AM. The city of license for the new frequency will be DeWitt.

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