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WSYR Sponsor Pulls Spots from Limbaugh Show

SYRACUSE -- Even though it's been nearly two weeks since Rush Limbaugh made headlines with his now-infamous namecalling of Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke, it appears the controversy isn't over yet. Today, a Syracuse car dealer became the first local advertiser to pull its spots from Limbaugh's show.

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Bob Cain Out at Oldiez 96.1 WODZ

UTICA-ROME -- Morning man and PD Bob Cain has exited Oldiez 96.1 WODZ.  According to at least two anonymous readers who contacted CNYRadio.com, Cain's departure was announced to staff today, and it is "effective immediately."

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Local Affiliates Support Limbaugh Amid Controversy

CENTRAL NEW YORK -- Dozens of national-level advertisers and two radio stations -- one in Hawaii and one in Massachusetts -- have severed ties with The Rush Limbaugh Show, over some well-publicized remarks Limbaugh made on-air recently.  But when it comes to affiliates in the three markets covered by CNYRadio.com, it appears Limbaugh's future is […]

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WIBX and WKTV Help Raise $1.1 Million for Heart Association

UTICA-ROME -- They call it "America's Greatest Heart Weekend," and it all started with the annual WIBX Heart Radiothon 41 years ago.  Since then, the radiothon and a run have been joined by a walk, a health expo and NBC affiliate WKTV's Heart Telethon.  Working together, the events raised more than $1.1 Million for the […]

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While We Were Out

UPDATED 11/21 at 6:00pm -- We're back from a little more than a week "off the grid" (a.k.a. vacation).  Here's a quick recap -- bullet points first, details to follow -- on some of the stories that happened while your editor was away. No More Night Host at 93Q Y94FM Goes All-Christmas Syracuse PD Wins […]

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Lite 98.7 Goes All-Christmas

UTICA/ROME -- Less than two weeks after crosstown competitor Mix 102.5 (WUMX) went all-Christmas, the market's heritage AC station, Lite 98.7 (WLZW) has made the switch. Today's start date is notably earlier than years past: in 2009 and 2010, WLZW waited until the day after Thanksgiving to roll out its holiday playlist.

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WIBX Seeking News Director

UTICA/ROME -- As you read here yesterday, current WIBX News Director Jules Thompson has handed in his notice after accepting a new gig as the nightside assignment desk editor at NewsChannel 9 in Syracuse.  That means WIBX needs someone else to run the newsroom, and Ops Manager Bill McAdams sends the following job posting to […]

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Jules Thompson Back to Syracuse

SYRACUSE -- Roughly three months after taking the helm of the WIBX 950 newsroom in Utica, Jules Thompson is trading in his News Director business cards for the chance to work closer to home.  He's headed back to Syracuse, to become the nightside assignment editor for ABC affiliate NewsChannel 9 (WSYR-TV).

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POTW: Going Live with WCML (2005)

UTICA/ROME -- Ever heard of a radio station called WCML?  Well, there's a WCML-FM in Michigan, but we're talking about the one on the AM dial, here in Central New York.  Well... if you ask the FCC, it doesn't exist, but the Children's Museum of History, Natural History, Science and Technology in Utica would beg […]

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B104.7 Among CMA Awards Nominees

SYRACUSE -- Clear Channel country station B104.7 (WBBS) is once again among the nominees for the Country Music Association Awards.  This year, the station is in the running for "CMA Radio Station of the Year" in the Medium Market category.  Syndicated personalities carried by stations in Syracuse, Utica and Ithaca are also nominated.

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