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FILE - In this March 27, 1962, file photo, President John F. Kennedy, left, receives a silver bowl from William J. Small, with station WHAS in Louisville, Ky., in a Washington ceremony. Small, representing the Radio-TV News Directors Association, presented the bowl at the conclusion of an "off the record" talk by Kennedy to newsmen attending a foreign policy briefing. Longtime broadcast news executive Small, who led CBS News’ Washington coverage during the civil rights movement, Vietnam War and Watergate and was later president of NBC News and United Press International, died Sunday, May 24, 2020, CBS News said. He was 93. (AP Photo/File)
May 25, 2020 - 6:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime broadcast news executive William J. Small, who led CBS News' Washington coverage during the civil rights movement, Vietnam War and Watergate and was later president of NBC News and United Press International, died Sunday, CBS News said. He was 93. Small, whose career...
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Poland's main ruling party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski, wears an anti-coronavirus mask in parliament during work on new legislation that is to ensure the health and safety of the postponed presidential election to be held this summer, in Warsaw, Poland, Tuesday, May 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
May 19, 2020 - 6:12 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A song took aim at an alleged abuse of power by Poland's ruling party leader, Jaroslaw Kaczynski. It rose to the top of the chart of a public radio station. Then it disappeared. The public broadcaster is now accused of censorship. The scandal, which has been a top issue of...
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FILE - In this Friday, April 5, 2019 file photo, family photographs of some of those who died hang on display in an exhibition at the Kigali Genocide Memorial centre in the capital Kigali, Rwanda. Felicien Kabuga, one of the most wanted fugitives in Rwanda's 1994 genocide who had a $5 million bounty on his head, has been arrested in Paris, authorities said Saturday, May 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
May 16, 2020 - 11:59 am
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — One of the most wanted fugitives in Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, a wealthy businessman accused of supplying machetes to killers and broadcasting propaganda urging mass slaughter, has been arrested outside Paris, authorities said Saturday. Felicien Kabuga, who had a $5 million...
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In this April 2, 2020, photo provided by librarian Claudia Haines, she poses for the selfie while preparing to read stories on the air at local radio station KBBI in Homer, Alaska. The library teamed up with the station to continue its popular story hour for preschoolers after it closed to the public amid coronavirus concerns. It's among ways the nation's libraries are dealing with closures amid coronavirus concerns. (Claudia Haines via AP)
April 28, 2020 - 11:56 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — All it takes is a few words from a storybook to connect kids over the crackle of an AM radio station. It's not 1950s entertainment, but a nostalgic way children in even the most remote Alaska communities — many with unreliable internet — can overcome further isolation...
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This combination photo shows comedians, from left, Amy Schumer, Wanda Sykes, Whoopi Goldberg and Joan Rivers, whose comedy will be featured on a new SiriusXM comedy channel called She's So Funny debuting on April Fool's Day. (AP Photo)
March 31, 2020 - 12:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The midst of a global pandemic might seem like an odd time to launch a radio channel devoted to female comedians, but executives at SiriusXM believe that it's precisely the right time. Listenership at the satellite radio company's eight current comedy channels has been up, and the...
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FILE - This undated file photo shows The Grand Ole Opry, the longest continuously running radio show in the world, at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tenn. The Grand Ole Opry is playing on through the coronavirus spread. The country music institution, which has been airing Saturday nights for 94 years, is set to broadcast live on television this Saturday from a mostly empty venue. Country singer Marty Stuart will be performing with just a guitar and a mandolin. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
March 20, 2020 - 11:53 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Grand Ole Opry, the longest running radio show in history, is playing on through the coronavirus outbreak by returning to its roots. The country music institution, which has been airing Saturday nights for 94 years, is set to broadcast live on television this week in...
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WBEN Newsroom
February 03, 2020 - 1:58 pm
Radio personality Rush Limbaugh announced Monday that he has an advanced form of lung cancer. He said he intends to still host his show during his treatment, though there will be some days that he will not host it. "(I plan to) do this show as normally and as competently and as expertly as I do...
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This combination of photos shows country music singers, from left, Kacey Musgraves performing at the Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin, Texas on Oct. 6, 2019, Miranda Lambert performing at the 53rd annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas on April 15, 2018, Maren Morris performing at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn. on June 15, 2019 and Carrie Underwood performing during her "Cry Pretty Tour 360" in Chicago on Oct. 29, 2019. What started as a joke on Twitter about an unwritten rule among country radio stations not to play two female artists in a row prompted outrage by country music stars, but also pledges to give women equal airtime. (AP Photo)
January 22, 2020 - 3:03 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — What started as a joke on Twitter about an unwritten rule among country radio stations not to play two female artists in a row prompted outrage by country music stars, but also pledges to give women equal airtime. A now-deleted tweet by a Michigan radio station 98 WKCQ-FM...
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WWL AP Feed General
August 22, 2019 - 8:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A national Hispanic journalism association is returning sponsorship money to Fox News after complaining about incendiary comments from the network's commentators. The National Association of Hispanic Journalists is returning nearly $17,000 to Fox News, which was scheduled to...
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August 01, 2019 - 11:55 am
It was on this day, August 1, 1981, MTV signed on the air. The first music video played by the new rock music channel was “Video Killed The Radio Star” by The Buggles. Yet thirty-eight years later - the radio star - and radio as an entertainment medium - are still viable forces in American society...
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