Former WAUB owner Dick Morgan dies

AUBURN -- Former WAUB 1590 owner Richard "Dick" Morgan has died.  Although Morgan owned the station for only a few years in the 1990s, he spent more than 30 years working at the station, starting out as an announcer.

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Finger Lakes News Radio Seeks Morning Anchor

AUBURN -- Finger Lakes News Radio is looking for its next morning news anchor.  Here's the job description as provided to by PD Ted Baker:

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Dr. Dean Edell's Prescription: Retirement

SAN FRANCISCO -- Several local radio stations may need to look for new programming, after the widely-syndicated Dr. Dean Edell announced yesterday that he's retiring from his medical advice show at the end of the year.  The show has local affiliates in Syracuse, Utica-Rome and Ithaca/Cortland, among others.

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POTW: Auburn Ping Pong Ball Drop (1960)

Updated 6:20pm - In the rush to get this done before heading out to Thanksgiving festivities, your editor forgot to insert the full-size photo into the article.  It's here now -- our apologies! AUBURN -- For our second week in a row, thanks to your reader submissions, we have a "classic" Picture of the Week! […]

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While We Were Out...

Your editor is just back from a week of much-needed vacation.  While we had a few advance stories "in the can" to auto-publish during the week off, there are several items we missed while away.  This afternoon, we finally catch-up on some of those events we missed while we were out.

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Dr. Laura to Sign Off in December

LOS ANGELES -- Just a week after an incident where she said "the n-word" live on-the-air several times in a row, Dr. Laura has announced she's going to end her radio show when her current contract ends this December.  Formerly heard on prominent news/talkers in Central New York's two largest markets, Dr. Laura's show is now only heard on […]

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Former WAUB Personality Donald Fordham Dies

AUBURN -- For many years, he hosted The Polka Party on Auburn's WAUB 1590.  He was so well-liked in the community, he also spent plenty of time behind the mic off-air, as the emcee of many local events.  Donald Fordham passed away on Wednesday at the age of 82.

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POTW: A Studio Full of Nostalgia (2009)

For the first Picture of the Week of the new year, we've got a double feature: another reader-submitted memory of the once-mighty WRUN, along with a rather impressive home studio setup.

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Finger Lakes Radio Group Facing $30,000 in FCC Fines

GENEVA -- Three stations in the Finger Lakes Radio Group have been fined $10,000 each -- for being honest about their public files lacking information about certain issues which aired on the stations prior to 2001.

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Finger Lakes News Radio On Prowl for New ND

Updated 9/9/09 - GENEVA -- Brendan Cooper is headed to a new job in Rochester, creating an "immediate" opening for a News Director at Finger Lakes News Radio.  The three-station network includes WGVA 1240 in Geneva, along with WAUB 1590 AM and 98.1 FM in Auburn.

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