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Jackie gets cold shoulder from Stern

Jackie "The Jokeman" Martling is persona non grata at the Howard Stern show according to the New York Post. The paper says sources tell it Stern was "hurt by Jackie leaving" and does not want to work with the show's longtime head writer again. The story states that Jackie is having second thoughts about his departure in February over a contract dispute and would like to return to the show. Stern continues to have guest standup comedians working in Martling's place. "The Howard Stern Show" airs locally on 95X.

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Oldies 92.1 adds two new weekend specialty shows

WSEN Oldies 92.1 has freshened up its Sunday night lineup. "Goddard's Gold" featuring the legendary Steve Goddard with the best from the 60's and 70's can be heard Sundays from 7-10 PM. Rounding out the evening is Machine Gun Kelly's "American Hit List" from 10 PM until midnight. The new shows replace the long-running "Your Goodtime Oldies Magazine" and "Al Bandiero's Jammin' Party".

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WNSS to flip from comedy to sports

Within the next 90 days, WNSS AM 1260 will relaunch as "ESPN Radio 1260". In addition to ESPN network coverage, the station will broadcast Syracuse University football and basketball as well as Buffalo Bills football in the fall. WNSS has been simulcasting Lite 105.9 FM's programming since Comedy World Network went dark a couple months ago.

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SyracuseBroadcast.com live middays

With the legal wranglings concerning web rebroadcasts still up in the air, SyracuseBroadcast.com has begun "broadcasting" live on channel 1 from 9 to 5 Monday through Friday. SyracuseBroadcast.com's Brian Hofer says, "after a shot of new Road Runner customers started tuning in on a regular basis, a live midday show is the best way to go. It's a cool and unique thing to tune into."

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'Teen Talk' moves to Hot 107-9

Sunday night teen advice program 'Teen Talk' can now be heard on Hot 107-9. The long running show which features a teen host and a pychologist or counselor who help teenaged callers work through problems has been a Sunday night mainstay on 93Q for over ten years. The Hot 107-9 incarnation, which is also simulast on Power 106.9, has been trimmed to one hour and airs Sunday evenings from 9-10 PM.

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Interactive site for the Jim Reith Show looking to expand

Local Internet application developers Wolf Interactive Websites has announced that its Live Listener Link web application is now available for News/Talk/Sports stations across the country.

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WCNY gets new logo

After using the same logo since going on the air in 1965, the Syracuse public broadcasting stations this summer plan to switch to a new one, with thinner type that emphasizes the "CNY" part of its call letters.

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http://www.syracuse.com/entertainment/stories/20010524_tawcny.html

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Former Syracuse journalist dies in Florida

Donna Speziale died Sunday, May 20, after a sudden illness. In the late 70's and early 80's Donna was a journalist for WFBL-AM and WHEN-AM, including two years as News Director. She later moved on to television news at WTVH 5 where she won an Emmy in 1988. She was 43.

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Where in the world is Fred Horton?

It the "what ever happened to ..." department, former 80's WSYR/WYYY Program Director and air personality Fred Horton is leaving his PD post at WBEE in Rochester.

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Three more years for Jim Bohannon

Nationally syndicated talk host Jim Bohannon has signed a three-year contract extension with Westwood One. Bohannon's late-night call-in show airs on more than 300 radio stations nationwide, including WSYR AM 570 here in Syracuse and WIBX AM 950 in Utica.

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