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Buffalo Bills games to be heard on WNSS

Football season is just around the corner, and WNSS AM 1260 has picked up the broadcast rights for regular-season games of the Buffalo Bills Radio Network beginning this fall. WNSS switches to its new sports fomat on September 5.

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Prairie host undergoes heart surgery

Garrison Keillor is recovering from heart valve surgery performed at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. The longtime host of A Prairie Home Companion is resting comfortably and is expected to make a full recovery. His popular weekly radio show heard locally on WRVO FM 90 will not be affected as the last live show of the season was taped on July 7.

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A.J. Benza kicked off Stern show

After a Tuesday morning altercation in which gossip columnist A.J. Benza struck 'Stuttering John' Melendez, the semi-regular guest of the Howard Stern show was shown the door by WXRK manager Tom Chiusano. The fight occured after Melendez posed as a listener calling in to mercilessly insult Benza. Stern's morning show is heard locally on 95X.

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Art Bell sues Philippine paper

Syndicated late-night talk host Art Bell has sued the Philippine Daily Inquirer for defamation, infliction of emotional distress and false light invasion of privacy after the paper printed an article excerpting an e-mail bashing Filipinos that was falsely attributed to Bell. As a result of the article, Bell claims he has received hundreds of e-mails, including death threats. Art Bell hosts the overnight show Coast to Coast, heard locally on 570 WSYR from 1 - 5 a.m.

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Weekend program changes at WRVO

Oswego's National Public Radio affiliate WRVO has played a bit of musical chairs with its weekend programming.

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WCNY to drop All Things Considered

After more than 20 years, Syracuse classical music station WCNY 91.3 FM has decided to stop airing National Public Radio's All Things Considered.

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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 his station's loyal audience. Part of the change will be ESPN's Tony Kornheiser Show moving to WNSS.

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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 the chairmanship. (Source: Syracuse New Times)

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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 Blue Moon Cafe can still be heard Sunday mornings from 9:00 until noon.

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