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93Q, KISS-FM pull April Fools' pranks

As usual, 93Q's Ted and Amy were in prank mode today with their annual April Fools' Day hoax. This year's stunt was a report that New York lawmakers had outlawed eating, drinking, and smoking while driving a car. Command Traffic's Tony Bombardo played along as well by reminding morning commuters of the law that supposedly […]

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'Bad Week' for Ted and Amy

93Q's morning team of Ted Long and Amy Robbins have the dubious honor of showing up in this week's 'Good Week, Bad Week' feature in the Syracuse New Times.

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Larry Wilson leaves Citadel

Larry Wilson, chairman of Citadel Communications, has decided to leave the company he founded. With the recent hiring of Infinity's Farid Suleman to head the day-to-day operations of the radio group, there was little room at the top for Wilson.

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Stations line up for St. Patrick's parade

Several area radio stations plan to take part in tomorrow's St. Patrick's parade on Salina Street in downtown Syracuse. Stations listed in the published lineup include Oldies 92.1 (WSEN), WOLF/Radio Disney, 93Q (WNTQ), 95X (WAQX), and Lite 105.9 (WLTI). The 18th annual parade is scheduled to begin at noon on Saturday and will be broadcast […]

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93Q, B104.7 gain in latest monthly trends

In numbers released yesterday by Arbitron for the first monthly trends of the winter ratings period, at 9.7, B104.7 gained a full ratings point keeping the station at the top of the rankings.

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Infinity's top man to run Citadel

In a surprise move yesterday, it was announced that Farid Suleman is leaving his position as head of Infinity Broadcasting to run Citadel Communications.

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Tom Sawyer shifts gears

Syracuse radio veteran Tom 'Sawyer' Soccocio, Jr., is on the move. Upon selling his Better Music Co., LLC, Tom recently rolled out his Voiceover and Production Services, www.voiceoverny.com. Sawyer also became an account manager at Citadel's 93Q/Lite 105.9 earlier this month.

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Competition tightens in latest Arbitron numbers

For the first time in several years, B104.7 (WBBS) is not alone at the top of the Arbitron ratings for Syracuse. In 12+ numbers for the fall quarter, B104.7 shares it's familiar number one ranking with fellow Clear Channel station 570 WSYR.

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93Q named 'Web Site of the Week'

AllAccess.com has honored 93Q (WNTQ) with its 'Web Site of the Week' award this week. Based in California, All Access Music Group is a leading national Internet source for radio industry news and information. Archive article reposted with help from volunteer Ashley Caster

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Citadel may require continuous airchecks

Citadel Communications President Bob Proffitt has asked his regional engineers to look into the feasibility of running continuous monitors of the group's stations and hold tapes or transcripts for 60 days.

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