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News items related to the Syracuse radio market. Counties: Madison, Onondaga, Oswego.


Yankees baseball moving to TK99

SYRACUSE -- As announced moments ago on "The Gomez and Dave Show," baseball's New York Yankees are moving to TK99 and TK105 (WTKW/WTKV) next season.  The classic rock stations, simulcasting in Syracuse and Oswego, will air all 162 regular season games as part of a "multi-year" deal, taking the Bronx Bombers away from Clear Channel's […]

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Sunny 102 announces annual Christmas special lineup

SYRACUSE -- Sunny 102 (WZUN) has announced the lineup of local musicians scheduled to perform at "Big Mike's 32nd Annual Live Hometown Christmas Broadcast."  Nearly 20 groups will be performing next Friday, December 13.  You can listen live on Sunny 102, or you can enjoy free admission and breakfast treats while you watch the performances […]

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Mike Lindsley returning to The Score 1260

SYRACUSE -- After eight months away, sports talk radio host Mike Lindsley is returning to his old shift at The Score 1260 (WSKO).  Starting next Monday, Lindsley will be back in the studio weekdays from 3-6pm, replacing the nationally-syndicated host that replaced him when he initially left the station in March.

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POTW: Coach Boeheim and the TK99 crew (2013)

SYRACUSE -- The Syracuse University mens' basketball team is now 8 games into its first season as a member of the Atlantic Athletic Conference.  Before the season started, Syracuse Orange radio network flagship station TK99 (WTKW) invited clients to a cocktail hour where Head Coach Jim Boeheim offered his insights on this season's team.

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50 years later: How Syracuse broadcasters covered JFK

SYRACUSE -- Clips from the network news coverage of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, which happened 50 years ago today in Dallas, are readily available online, and will no doubt be rebroadcast on a multitude of channels today.  But how did local broadcasters cover the story in 1963?  Many who were working in […]

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Y94 and Lite 98.7 flip the all-Christmas switch

SYRACUSE and UTICA-ROME -- The mystery is over as to when Clear Channel's Y94 (WYYY Syracuse) and Townsquare Media's Lite 98.7 (WLZW Utica) would trade-in their usual adult contemporary formats to go all-Christmas.  Both stations made the switch on Friday afternoon.

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Syracuse Chiefs returning to The Score 1260

SYRACUSE -- Baseball fans will be able to hear the Syracuse Chiefs on broadcast radio again next spring.  The Triple A affiliate of the Washington Nationals said it's returning to The Score 1260 (WSKO) in 2014, after trying out an "online only" approach during the 2013 season.

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Ted & Amy celebrating 25 years on 93Q mornings

SYRACUSE -- They've woken us up for two and a half decades, arriving unannounced with their witty banter blaring through our clock radios.  For 25 years, "Ted and Amy in the Morning" on 93Q (WNTQ) has helped Central New Yorkers start their days.  The station is honoring the pair with a huge party this Saturday at the […]

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POTW: TK99 helps young fan meet Donovan McNabb prior to surgery

SYRACUSE -- Planning for an operation is no fun for anyone... especially a young child.  But a 12-year-old from Oswego County got a thrill before heading into the for major spinal surgery, when classic rock station TK99 (WTKW) was able to help the boy meet one of his sports heroes.

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Q&A: How did ESPN Radio CNY offer two games at once?

SYRACUSE -- When an all-sports radio station has the rights to both baseball's World Series and NFL football, which game wins in a scheduling conflict?  For ESPN Radio CNY, which is heard at 1200AM and 97.7FM in Syracuse, and 1440AM and 100.7FM in Oswego, the answer was a matter of splitting-up the usual simulcast.  But […]

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