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Big Mike Featured on "55 Plus" Cover

SYRACUSE -- Anytime you head to the supermarket over the next several weeks, check out the magazine racks and chances are good you'll see Sunny 102 (WZUN) "Big" Mike Fiss smiling at you.  He's on the cover of the April/May edition of "55 Plus" magazine.

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Big Mike and NPR's Scott Simon Speak to Schoolchildren

SYRACUSE -- Sunny 102 (WZUN) morning man "Big Mike" Fiss and NPR's Scott Simon recently shared some of their experiences in broadcasting and journalism with students at F-M's Eagle Hill Middle School. Specifically, Simon spoke about the way technology -- specifically social media -- has impacted journalism.

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Galaxy Seeks LSM for Utica

UTICA-ROME -- The Galaxy Communications cluster in Utica (well, technically, the Washington Mills area of New Hartford) is looking for a new local sales manager, according to a job posting we spotted today.

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Lite 98.7 Latest to Go All-Christmas

UTICA-ROME -- There are now three stations in the Utica-Rome market playing non-stop Christmas music.  Lite 98.7 (WLZW) made the switch early this morning.  It's the first time in the Regent Communications AC station's 20-year history that the all-Christmas switch was flipped before Christmas Eve.

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Bug Country Catches Holiday Fever

UTICA-ROME -- There are two more places on the FM dial to find wall-to-wall holiday tunes in the Mohawk Valley starting today -- the pair of "Bug Country" stations owned by Roser Communications Network.  But WBGK/Newport and WBUG/Fort Plain are remaining in-format... 

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Rick Gary Now Officially a Hall of Famer

NEW YORK CITY -- Our congratulations to longtime Syracuse TV and radio broadcaster Rick Gary -- one of several personalities inducted to the New York State Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame last night, during a ceremony at The Paley Center for Media.

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Y94FM Goes All-Christmas

SYRACUSE -- There are now two AC stations in the market offering Christmas music around the clock: Clear Channel's Y94FM (WYYY) flipped the switch today.

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Galaxy's Mix & Sunny Go All-Christmas

SYRACUSE/UTICA -- Once again, the first Monday in November means the beginning of 24/7 Christmas music on the radio in Central New York.  As of midnight, Galaxy Syracuse AC Sunny 102 (WZUN) and Utica-Rome Hot AC Mix 102.5 (WUMX) started playing holiday hits.

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NYSBA Adding Rick Gary to Hall of Fame

SYRACUSE/UTICA -- Longtime central New York radio and TV personality Rick Gary is among six people who are to be inducted to the New York State Broadcasters' Association Hall of Fame during a ceremony next month in New York City.

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City of Utica OKs Galaxy Fireworks Show

UTICA -- With just over a week until "Fireworks Over Utica," city officials have given their blessing to details surrounding the event.  The event is being organized by Strategic Partnership Services, a subsidiary of Galaxy Communications, who owns WOUR, WUMX and other stations in the market.  There were initially some safety concerns about plans to […]

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