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WGN-TV To Broadcast Live Coverage Of Hawthorne Race Course's 2014 Illinois Derby
Apr 18 2014 17:35

The 57th running of the Illinois Derby at Hawthorne Race Course will be this Saturday, April 19th. Beginning at 5:00pm, WGN-TV will have live coverage of the event for th [ ... ]

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News & Notes: Trish Biondo; La Ley; WXRT; Steve Cochran; WFMT; Mike Kellogg; Herb Kent; Ka...
Apr 18 2014 16:06

This weekend's News & Notes features 18 news items from the local media beat, including: Trish Biondo may be back soon; La Ley releases some of its DJs; WXRT-FM re-releas [ ... ]

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'Let's Get Working' 3-Day Festival Celebrates Studs Terkel
Apr 17 2014 14:52

A new three-day festival being held next month named "Let's Get Working" will honor the life and work of Chicago media legend Studs Terkel. A full schedule of events taki [ ... ]

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Chicago Bulls 1st Round 2014 NBA Playoffs Series Broadcast Schedule
Apr 16 2014 23:02

For the sixth year in a row, the Chicago Bulls are heading to the playoffs, this year taking on the Washington Wizards in the first round. The first game of the Bulls pos [ ... ]

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Ben Hollis Starting New 'Wild' Chicago TV Show
Apr 16 2014 16:00

Ben Hollis, the original host, as well as co-creator/co-producer of WTTW-TV's near-legendary around-town program "Wild Chicago," will soon be back on local television scr [ ... ]

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Is WGN-TV Close To Losing The IL Lottery Drawings?
Apr 16 2014 10:02

The Illinois Lottery has a contract that runs through June which pays WGN-TV to air its lottery drawings. According to the Chicago Tribune, whose parent company also owns [ ... ]

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News & Notes: Jerry Schnacke; Al B. Sylk; Jason Goff; WGRB-AM; Steve Harvey; Tribune Publi...
Apr 15 2014 15:45

Today's News & Notes features ten local media news items, including: Jerry Schnacke exits; Al B. Sylk exits; Jason Goff exits; Inspiration 1390 does a live celebration; S [ ... ]

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WGN Radio's Dave Plier Purchases Larry Lujack's Famed Typewriter
Apr 14 2014 21:26

Earlier this month, it was first revealed here that the famous typewriter used for decades for all written communication by former WLS-AM/WCFL-AM radio great Larry Lujack [ ... ]

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Chicago Blackhawks 1st Round 2014 NHL Playoffs Series Broadcast Schedule
Apr 14 2014 20:00

The Chicago Blackhawks are back in the playoffs for the sixth season in a row, this time taking on their division rival, the St. Louis Blues. The first game of the Blackh [ ... ]

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3rd Annual 'High School Radio Day' Taking Place Next Week
Apr 14 2014 11:00

The third annual High School Radio Day celebration is taking place next week on Wednesday, April 23rd. The special day, observed by numerous terrestrial and Internet radi [ ... ]

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The Hayloft Gang & 'National Barn Dance' Come To DVD
Apr 12 2014 10:00

A documentary on the classic WLS-AM/WGN-AM radio show "The National Barn Dance" has finally been released on DVD -- on the 90th anniversary of the debut of the famous pro [ ... ]

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News & Notes: WILV-HD2; 101WKQX; The Game 87.7; Andrea Darlas; Rhymefest; Drew Walker; Joh...
Apr 11 2014 17:15

This weekend's News & Notes features 10 news items (plus a blast from the past), including: The Voice of Russia returns to WILV-HD2; WKQX-FM salutes Frankie Knuckles; WGW [ ... ]

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