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Cora Thomas receives King award

Syracuse University recently honored five local individuals for "exemplifying the spirit, life, and teachings" of Martin Luther King Jr. Included in the group of this year's recipients of Unsung Hero and Heroine Awards is Cora Thomas, host of Saturday Morning Gospel on WSIV AM 1540 and Sunday Morning Gospel on WAER FM 88.

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Ed Levine profiled in the New Times

Galaxy Communications in a lone wolf in the Syracuse radio market. Local ownership of stations is becoming a rarity these days, but Ed Levine is bucking the trend.

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Women's Voices changes format

Beginning with tonight's show, WAER FM 88's Women's Voices is making a couple of format changes.

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Linda Wertheimer leaves All Things Considered

After twelve years as host of one of National Public Radio's most popular programs, Linda Wertheimer said goodbye at the end of today's All Things Considered.

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WAER to feature music of the 20's and 30's

If you're up early Saturday morning and are a fan of music from the 1920's and 1930's, you won't want to miss the latest installment of Tin Pan Serenade. The 3 a.m. show, hosted by Red Bingham, features cuts from old-timers Frankie Trumbauer, Eddie Cantor, Connie Boswell, and Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians.

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WRVO tops in noncommercial ratings

Oswego-based public radio station WRVO FM 90 faired well in the latest Arbitron ratings for Syracuse. With a 3.4 rating for persons 12+, the NPR affiliate bested fellow noncommericial stations Classic FM (WCNY) which had a 1.6, and Syracuse University's Jazz 88 (WAER) with a 1.0. The figures reflect listenership during the months of July, […]

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NPR's Juan Williams to visit Syracuse

National Public Radio news correspondent and former host of Talk of the Nation, Juan Williams, will be in town on Tuesday to discuss the terrorism crisis. Williams will present "The Nation in Crisis: A Journalist's Look at America Under Threat" at 4 p.m. in room 254 of Newhouse II building.

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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 […]

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Z89 studios get a facelift

Syracuse University's multimedia center at 316 Waverly Ave. was rededicated Thursday as the Robert B. Menschel Media Center. In addition to the student-run radio station WJPZ FM, the $3.2 million reconstruction also includes improvements to photographic darkroom facilities, University Union Television, and a convenience store.

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WAER's Eric Cohen wins Gavin national award

National radio trade publication Gavin Magazine has named Jazz 88's Music Director Eric Cohen its Jazz Programmer of the Year award winner.

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