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WGN-TV To Broadcast Baseball H.O.F. Special 'Chicago's Call to the Hall'

WGN-TV will be broadcasting a live special from Cooperstown, NY this weekend. This is being done to coincide with the induction ceremony and festivities taking place at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown.

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WSCR-AM To Broadcast Live From Cooperstown For Baseball H.O.F. Weekend

WSCR-AM/670 The Score will be the only local radio station broadcasting live shows from Cooperstown, NY this weekend. This is being done to coincide with the festivities taking place at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown -- especially Sunday's Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

Read more: WSCR-AM To Broadcast Live From Cooperstown For Baseball H.O.F. Weekend

WLS-AM Holding Contest For 2014 "Talk Star"

For the third summer in a row, WLS-AM/89 WLS is holding a contest entitled "The Next 89 WLS Talk Star." The winner of the contest will gain their very own live two-hour talk show on the radio station, among other prizes.

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Permit For Chicago Radio Translator Sold For $1 Million

CSN International has sold the rights to a construction permit for low-powered translator W280EM to a new group, Windy City Broadcasting, LLC. The sale price for this construction permit was $1,000,000.

Read more: Permit For Chicago Radio Translator Sold For $1 Million

Chicago Bears 2014 Training Camp Radio Broadcasts

The Chicago Bears are making their annual trek southward to their summer Training Camp this week and the three Chicago sports radio stations will be right there with them. WSCR-AM/670 The Score, WMVP-AM/ESPN 1000, and WGWG-LP/The Game 87.7 will be doing numerous live broadcasts from the Bears Training Camp in the coming days and weeks.

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Comcast SportsNet Chicago's Coverage Of Bears 2014 Training Camp

Local sports television station Comcast SportsNet Chicago and its website are planning a great deal of coverage for the Chicago Bears 2014 season Training Camp, which starts this week.

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News & Notes: Tribune Publishing; WGN-TV; Jack Brickhouse; Dolly McCarthy; Mancow; Kathy Hart; WXRT; Garry Meier; More

Today's News & Notes features 14 local media news items, including: Tribune Publishing's value has been set; WGN-TV says it's going to be extremely hot tomorrow; Jack Brickhouse gets a unique honor; Dolly McCarthy gets a new job; Mancow starts a new lawsuit; Kathy Hart will soon own a new restaurant location; WXRT-FM to broadcast a special concert; Garry Meier is #1; Faruq Basir is in St. Louis; Maya Akai and "The Sports Cypher" moves forward; Sean Hannity coming to Chicago; Bill Lloyd visits Steve Dahl; Katherine Kelly gets engaged; and Kelli Zink gets married. Details can be found right here...

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WLS-TV Names Sarah Dunlap Burke As Assistant News Director

WLS-TV/ABC 7 today announced the hiring of Chicago area native and veteran news producer/director Sarah Dunlap Burke to become the newest Assistant News Director for ABC 7 Chicago Eyewitness News. She begins in her new role on August 25th.

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News & Notes: Eddie V; Brian Hanley; Drew Horowitz; The Game; Ana Belaval; Gaynor Hall; Bill Kurtis; Paula Faris; More

This weekend's News & Notes features 15 local media news items, including: Eddie V returns to local radio; Brian Hanley returns to The Score; Drew Horowitz gets promoted; Jason Skaggs is recognized for his creativity; The Game reschedules; Adam Hoge's baby scare; Mike Stephen rocks out in his garage; 103.5 Kiss FM's Fred makes a Top 30 list... unfortunately; Fook exits his job... fortunately; Ana Belaval gives her view on "The View"; Gaynor Hall has a son; Bill Kurtis flips some burgers; Paula Faris gets a promotion; Tribune Broadcasting re-signs an advertising deal; and Chicago media veteran George Sarantos passes away. All these stories and their details can be read below...

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WSCR-AM Announces The Hiring Of Former Chicago Bear Patrick Mannelly

WSCR-AM/670 The Score has announced that the Chicago Bears' recently retired long snapper Patrick Mannelly has joined the station. Mannelly will have a few roles with the station during the upcoming football season.

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Special K-Hits Live Remote Today For Billy Joel

WJMK-FM/104.3 K-Hits will being having a live remote broadcast later today in Wrigelyville. It was originally planned to be a simple pre-party for the big Billy Joel concert taking place later this evening, but recent developments have turned it into something more.

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WYCC-TV Teams Up With Mayne Stage For New Live Concert Series

Chicago PBS station WYCC-TV recently announced a partnership with the Rogers Park concert venue, Mayne Stage. Over this summer and fall, numerous concerts will be recorded live, which will then be broadcast on WYCC-TV starting next spring as a new weekly series "Music On The Mayne Stage."

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New Additions Come To The CRM Website

After setting a new record for unique page views in June (nearly 1.6 million), the Chicagoland Radio & Media website (CRM) is growing once again this month, with a pair of new additions.

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Loopfest 2014 Rescheduled

The WLUP-FM-sponsored concert Loopfest 2014, which was supposed to take place this past Saturday, has been rescheduled. The new date will be September 10th at 6:45pm, with all three of the originally scheduled bands performing.

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'Disco Demolition 2' Planned

35 years ago this month, the most famous (infamous?) radio stunt of all time took place in Chicago. It was the WLUP-FM promotion "Disco Demolition Night" at Comiskey Park -- a promotion that was simultaneously a massive success and a massive failure.

Now, one of the architects of the original "Disco Demolition" event is planning on doing it once again.

Read more: 'Disco Demolition 2' Planned

CRM Website Information

The Chicagoland Radio & Media website (abbreviated as CRM) is a celebration of all things relating to Chicago-area media matters. CRM is a news source, a location for fans to voice their opinions, and an online museum of Chicago media's past and present, with a hopeful eye to its future. For the visitors, readers, and fans of the website, CRM is a both a resource and a release, both educational and an escape, and both factual and fun.

If it has a connection to Chicago area radio, television, print, and/or other forms of media -- information on it can be found here at ChicagolandRadioAndMedia.com!