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Radio's Past Decade in a Word: Consolidation

CNYRadio.com launched ten years ago -- March 1, 2001.   To mark the anniversary, we reached out to dozens of local radio personalities and managers. We sent out a series of questions, figuring it would be interesting to see which ones get responses. And one question certainly did -- when we asked people to name […]

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Keeler Finalizes MOVA Radio Lineups

UTICA/ROME -- Fans who've been waiting for longtime local radio personality Bill Keeler's comeback won't have to wait much longer.  Keeler today told CNYRadio.com he's finalized his lineups for his network of online radio stations.  The official launch of "MOVA Radio" and Keeler's new morning show will happen tomorrow at 6:00am.

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Bill Keeler's Next Move: Internet Radio

UTICA/ROME -- Fans of former WXUR morning show host Bill Keeler waited more than a month to find out where they'd be able to hear Keeler in the Morning again.  And last night, they found out: through a commercial which aired on Fox 33 (WFXV), Keeler announced he's launching his own network of internet radio […]

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Keeler Hires "Hard Rock Harry" Enea from WXUR

UTICA/ROME -- Still no word on what Bill Keeler's up to following his departure from 92.7 The Drive (WXUR) last month, but it appears there are now some concrete plans in the works.  Last night, Keeler announced he has hired "Hary Rock Harry" Enea, who subsequently resigned from his weeknight (7p-Mid) hosting duties at WXUR.

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Fans to Hold "Bring Back Keeler" Rally

UTICA/ROME -- Since we first reported longtime Utica personality Bill Keeler was fired from 92.7 The Drive (WXUR) on New Year's Eve, fans have been showing their support in many ways.  Message boards have been abuzz, and word is spreading on Facebook and other social media sites about a "Bring Back Keeler" rally set to […]

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WXUR Fires Bill Keeler, Adding Bob & Tom

UTICA/ROME -- According to a story on Utica Daily News, the online newspaper owned by Bill Keeler, his wakeup show on WXUR has been cancelled.  The story says owner Mindy Barstein wants to put the syndicated Bob & Tom Show on mornings.  Keeler was offered the chance to move to afternoons, but declined.  Updated 5:20pm […]

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Bill Keeler Toy Drive Begins with Concert

UTICA/ROME -- Longtime local radio host Bill Keeler wants to collect 20,000 donated toys for needy children over the next two weeks.  He's hoping a special concert tomorrow night at Utica's Stanley Center for the Performing Arts will help him get at least 25% of the way to that goal..

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Kidd Chris Returns to CNY via 92.7 The Drive

UTICA-ROME -- Central New York native Kidd Chris, who now hosts mornings at KUFO in Portland, Oregon, is returning to the Mohawk Valley's airwaves.  He's hosting a new Saturday night show, starting tonight, on 92.7 The Drive (WXUR).  The show will air from 7pm to midnight.  Updated 5/10 with correction.

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Keeler Show "Exclusive" Interview Picked Up by TMZ

UTICA-ROME -- A big score for Bill Keeler and his morning show on 92.7 The Drive (WXUR).  Keeler scored an interview with Joslyn James, the alleged mistress of golf pro Tiger Woods.  Celebrity news website TMZ.com was so impressed with the interview, they posted some audio on their website.  The interview will air on Keeler's […]

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Keeler Show Stunt Catches Ire of National Grid

UTICA-ROME -- A recent "human billboard" stunt during Bill Keeler's morning show on 92.7 The Drive (WXUR) was quickly brought to a halt after a National Grid employee witnessed the gag and called the police.  It's a story that could serve as a good lesson to any other stations considering similar stunts.

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