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"The Show" Hosts: Cumulus is Taking Us to Court

SYRACUSE -- Hunter Scott and Josh Grosvent, hosts of "The Show," say they're being sued by 95X (WAQX) owner Cumulus Media, over their recent move to crosstown competitor KROCK (WKRL/WKRH/WKLL), owned by Galaxy Communications.  According to their Facebook and Twitter accounts, the pair have been served legal papers mandating their appearance in court on Monday.

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Savage Returns to WSYR Lineup Tonight

SYRACUSE -- Nearly a month after Dr. Michael Savage suddenly disappeared from radio stations across the country, the California-based host returns to the airwaves tonight.  Although his new syndication deal was announced last week, it wasn't until late this afternoon that Clear Channel's WSYR announced they would be restoring Savage to the lineup, effective with […]

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Cease and Desist Letter Delays KROCK Debut of Ex-95X Hosts

SYRACUSE -- Fans who followed Hunter Scott and Josh Grosvent from 95X (WAQX) to KROCK (WKRL/WKRH/WKLL) expected to hear the pair sign-on at 6am yesterday.  But they said their debut was delayed by approximately 90 minutes, thanks to a threat of legal action from their former employer.

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KROCK Confirms: Former 95X Hosts Hired for Mornings

SYRACUSE -- Major staffing changes at KROCK (WKRL/WKRH/WKLL), first reported by CNYRadio.com last night, have been confirmed by owner Galaxy Communications today. Out are three KROCK staffers. In are the two morning hosts who suddenly resigned from 95X (WAQX) earlier this week. Galaxy is also revealing more new details about the shakeup.

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Housecleaning at KROCK: Three Jocks Gone

SYRACUSE -- In what appears to be the next step in a potential local radio coup, Galaxy's KROCK dismissed three on-air personalities today. Trusted sources tell CNYRadio.com that morning host Dex Mitchell, midday host / program director Nixon, and night host Candace Curby are no longer employed by Galaxy. The purge comes less than 48 […]

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95X Morning Hosts Resign After "Zombie Attack"

SYRACUSE -- With Halloween just around the corner, many listeners likely suspected it was just a comedy bit on the 95X (WAQX) morning show yesterday morning. But the "zombie attack" on co-hosts Hunter Scott and Josh Grosvent was more than just a gag -- after their shift ended, the pair submitted their resignations to management.

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WSYR Refuses Savage Replacement; Offers More Hannity

SYRACUSE -- While many of Michael Savage's former affiliates across the country simply stayed with the replacement offered by Savage's former syndicator, that's not the case in Syracuse.  News Talk 106.9 and 570 WSYR has instead chosen to give listeners more of Sean Hannity.

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Morning Broadcasters Named "Best of Syracuse"

SYRACUSE -- The competition to be named among the "Best of Syracuse" was considerably intense for local broadcasters this year.  For whatever reason, the Syracuse New Times drastically cut back on the number of broadcast-related categories for its annual contest.  This year's awards, based on reader-submitted votes, include only one category each for TV and […]

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Dennis Crawford Exits 93Q

Updated 12:50pm -- SYRACUSE -- After more than a decade on 93Q (WNTQ), "DC on the Radio" has exited the Cumulus Media CHR-formatted station. Dennis Crawford's last show happened earlier this month, though he says he didn't know it was going to be his last show.

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Where Are They Now: Two Ex-Hot 107.9 DJs in Tulsa

TULSA, OK -- More proof that broadcasting is a small world: two former Clear Channel Syracuse personalities have, by coincidence, started new radio jobs this year (though with different companies) in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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