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Reports: Glenn Beck Could Go Blind

SALT LAKE CITY, UT -- During one of his national tour appearances over the weekend, Glenn Beck told fans he has been diagnosed with macular distrophy, a disease that could cost the syndicated talk show host his vision.  Beck's syndicated show has affiliates in all four markets of's coverage area.

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POTW: Northern NY's Mix 96 Staff (1990s)

CANTON -- A new page on Facebook has made it possible for northern New York radio listeners to warp back in time to the days of Mix 96.7, the former WVNC.  Anyone who remembers the station will enjoy the many photos posted on the page.

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NYSBA Awards: Complete List

ALBANY -- We now have a complete listing of winners from the 44th Annual Excellence in Broadcasting Awards, presented by the New York State Broadcasters Association on Monday night during a ceremony in Bolton Landing. Winners from stations within the coverage area are as follows, listed in order of categories as assigned by NYSBA:

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NYSBA Awards: Froggy 97 Streak Continues

WATERTOWN -- More congratulations to pass along today as we receive more details about NYSBA Award winners.  Froggy 97 (WFRY) in Watertown takes home Best Morning Show for the 5th year in a row, thanks to the efforts of "James Pond and Cricket and the Morning Splash."

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RJ Jordan Back On the Beach

ROCHESTER -- Former local radio personality (he worked in Syracuse, Utica, Watertown and Ithaca) Rick "RJ" Jordan is back on the beach.  Earlier this week, Golden Music Nashville, the record label Jordan joined last December, decided to close its doors.  RJ says he's looking for his next opportunity, be it in radio or the record […]

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Many Weekend Changes at WRVO

OSWEGO -- NPR affiliate WRVO has a slew of weekend lineup changes taking effect later this month. Some shows will be moving timeslots, while others will be replaced with new programming. Among the more notable changes, The WRVO Playhouse will soon have a consistent 9pm start time, seven nights a week, rather than starting an hour earlier […]

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Dusty Rhodes Returning to Syracuse... Briefly

SYRACUSE -- Popular announcer Dusty Rhodes will be back on the Syracuse airwaves in May, hosting a four-part series entitled Syracuse Radio in the Fifties on WCNY-HD2. Installments of the program are scheduled to air on Sunday afternoons, starting May 2.

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Syracuse Press Club and RTDNA Murrow Award Winners

CENTRAL NEW YORK -- It's awards season for local media!  The Radio/Television Digital News Association recently announced its regional winners, and the Syracuse Press Club recently announced its full slate of award winners, recognizing excellence in journalism during 2009.

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Adoption Agency Names Dog After Tunes 92-5

WATERTOWN -- Broadcasters partnering with animal shelters is nothing new, but it's not every day you hear of a pet being named after a radio station.  It's happened though -- a North Country dog adoption agency has named one of their pooches after Tunes 92-5 (WBLH).  Inside the story: a picture of "Tunes" and how you […]

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WRVO's John Krauss Announces Retirement

OSWEGO -- He was the very first voice heard on the air when WRVO signed on more than four decades ago.  Along the way, he served in just about every capacity possible at the station -- and this morning, General Manager John Krauss announced he plans to retire at the end of the month. Updated […]

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