93Q's Ted and Amy playing matchmakers for NBC3's Peter Hall

SYRACUSE -- Ladies, if you've ever wanted the chance to go out on a date with NBC3 (WSTM) meteorologist Peter Hall, here's your chance!  Ted and Amy from the 93Q (WNTQ) morning show have announced Hall will be this year's celebrity eligible bachelor for their annual "Five Dates in Five Days" contest.

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95X adds Robinson for mornings

SYRACUSE -- It's a new but familiar voice on mornings at 95X (WAQX), as the Cumulus-owned active rocker debuted The Robinson Show today.  The new wake-up host worked for 95X once before, as the station's night host in 2003.  In between, he's been working at Rochester stations WCMF and WBZA.

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Cumulus signs ratings deal with Arbitron

COLUMBIA, MD -- A new deal between radio ratings giant Arbitron and station owner Cumulus Media means four Syracuse-area radio stations will again have access to ratings data. It also means ratings data released to the media and the general public will include Cumulus-owned stations for the first time in years.

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93Q prepares for "Ted & Amy's Christmas Spectacular"

SYRACUSE -- While you normally don't think of 93Q (WNTQ) as a Christmas music station, the Cumulus-owned CHR is going all-out for a few hours tomorrow during "Ted and Amy's Christmas Spectacular."  The morning co-hosts will emcee four hours of live holiday music, all broadcast live from the Destiny USA shopping mall.

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Where Are They Now: Former 93Q Jock Exits Radio Biz

BINGHAMTON -- Former 93Q (WNTQ) jock Matt Johnson -- who went by the name "Jimmy Olsen" when he worked in Syracuse -- has exited the radio business.  Johnson was most-recently working for Townsquare Media CHR-formatted station Wild 104.

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POTW: Smiles Aplenty at 93Q Pet Costume Contest

SYRACUSE -- We know Halloween was over a week ago, but Hurricane Sandy warranted a last-minute change in our Picture of the Week scheduling.  This week, we'll circle back around to Halloween festivities as we continue our record-breaking run of sharing reader-submitted photos with you every Friday.

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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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Former Syracuse Radio Station Owner "Bud" Wertheimer Dies

SYRACUSE -- New York State Broadcasters Association Hall of Famer Albert "Bud" Wertheimer, who founded The Lincoln Group, which once owned at least one radio station in Syracuse, has died.  Wertheimer passed away on Friday at the age of 75 in Syracuse.

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Arbitron Releases Syracuse Spring 2012 Ratings

SYRACUSE -- Unless you've got access to the full Arbitron Spring 2012 ratings report for Syracuse, it can be difficult to tell where the area's radio stations stacked up against each other.  The numbers released to the public today include only 8 of the market's more than 30 stations.

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POTW: Independence Day and The Boilermaker (2012)

CENTRAL NEW YORK -- If you enjoy our Picture of the Week (and many who took our recent survey said they do), you're in luck in this Friday the 13th: we've got a "four pack" of photos to share today.  We begin with a radio host in a Syracuse-area Independence Day parade and we continue […]

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