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WLS-AM Presenting The Northwest Suburban Republican Gubernatorial Debate

WLS-AM, along with the Illinois Policy Institute and the Northwest Suburban Republican Townships, is presenting the Northwest Suburban Republican Gubernatorial Debate on Monday evening -- one of numerous debates being held between conservative candidates looking to be elected Governor in November of this year.

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WBBM-TV's Dave Savini Gives Long Statement Regarding His DUI Arrest

Thanks to recent events that happened due to bad judgement on his part, WBBM-TV/CBS 2 Chicago investigative reporter Dave Savini has gained a new perspective on life and took to Facebook today to share his feelings.

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Chicago Media And The 2014 Chicago Auto Show

Despite the harsh winter weather, Chicagoans love coming out to their Auto Show each and every February. This year should be no different, as multitudes are expected to pack into McCormick Place over the next week and a half to enjoy the 2014 Chicago Auto Show, which will be open to the public from February 8th-17th at McCormick Place in Chicago. Chicago media outlets consistently show up, as well. In fact, this looks to be yet another busy year for live remotes for Chicago radio stations at the Auto Show. Here is a look at just who from Chicagoland radio and television will be broadcasting from there this year, as well as a look at local television specials about this year's show...

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NextMedia Prepares To Be Taken Over By Digity, Executive Changes Begin

The NextMedia-owned suburban Chicago radio stations are days away from being taken over by a new owner. In advance of that major event, two local general managers have been informed of their upcoming release.

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WLS-TV/WMVP-AM Personalities Take On Blackhawks Alumni In 'Puck Off' Hockey Game

Personalities from ABC-owned Chicago television and radio stations will take part in a hockey game with numerous former Chicago Blackhawks stars and some other former professional hockey players on Friday afternoon in Rosemont, followed by a "meet and greet" event for charity.

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26th Annual Comcast SportsNet Sports Awards Coming Monday

On Monday night, the 26th Annual Comcast SportsNet Sports Awards will be taking place. The ceremony will honor some of Chicago's best known sports stars, both past and present, while raising money for a worthy charity.

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WGN-TV News Celebrates Black History Month 2014

With February being Black History Month in the United States, WGN-TV will mark the month-long observance with a series of specials news segments, airing over the next four weeks on the newscasts of WGN News.

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News & Notes: Super Bowl Ratings; WLS-TV; Linda Yu; Matt Piacente; WDCB-FM; Tribune Company; Wrapports; More

Today's News & Notes has ten local media news items, including: Super Bowl bringing super ratings to WFLD-TV; WLS-TV also gets super ratings on Sunday; Linda Yu returns to WLS-TV; Steve Donald comes to WFLD-TV/WPWR-TV; Matt Piacente exits WMAQ-TV; Claudia Estrada gets promoted; WDCB-FM brings back "Piano Jazz"; Bob Stern salutes The Beatles; Tribune Company closes on its purchase of Gracenote; and Wrapports gains a $10 million investment. All the details can be read just below...

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WBBM-TV's Dave Savini Pleads Guilty To DUI; All Other Charges Dropped

WBBM-TV's Dave Savini appeared in the DuPage County Courthouse this morning and entered a guilty plea to a Driving Under the Influence charge. All other charges against Savini, stemming from an incident from early January, were dropped by prosecutors.

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Rick O'Dell Joins WDCB-FM, Returns Sunday Brunch To Terrestrial Radio

Local radio veteran Rick O'Dell will be coming to WDCB-FM, the jazz-formatted public radio station owned by the College of DuPage at 90.9 FM. Beginning next weekend, O'Dell will host the three-hour "Sunday Jazz Brunch" show.

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WYCC-TV Salutes Black History Month 2014

With February being Black History Month in the United States, WYCC-TV, Chicago's secondary public broadcasting station, will mark the month-long observance with a diverse selection of programs and specials, airing over the next four weeks (and a little beyond).

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News & Notes: WGN.FM; Pugs Moran; WLS-AM; WFMT-FM; WSCR-AM; Steve Downes; Tom Langmyer; Andy Masur; Much More

This weekend's News & Notes features 11 local media news stories, including: WGN.FM teasing its future with memories of The Loop's past; Pugs Moran among the new voices being tested on WGN.FM; WLS-AM ends the 5:00pm sports talk segment on Roe & Roeper; WFMT-FM salutes Pete Seeger; WSCR-AM becomes "Super" this Sunday; Aiyana Cristal, Wayne Randazzo, and Jordan Bernfield are recognized as among the best in the sports broadcasting biz; Steve Downes salutes the Fab Four; Jon Hansen is switching jobs; Tom Langmyer gets a new executive position; Andy Masur loses one of his jobs; the Chicago Bears score monster ratings; WYCC-TV salutes Hollywood true love stories; Rachael Ray is coming to ABC 7; and the Sun-Times' Grid is basically no more. All of these details can be read right here...

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'The Abe Kanan Show' Coming To WGN.FM

The Chicago-based comedy talk program "The Abe Kanan Show" will be given a one-week tryout on the new Tribune Broadcasting Internet radio project WGN.FM. The shows will be heard for five straight days, starting this coming Monday.

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WSCR-AM To Host The 2014 Celebrity Roast Of Doug Buffone

WSCR-AM/670 The Score will be hosting another of their annual roasts, this time roasting one of their own hosts, former Chicago Bear great, Doug Buffone. "The 2014 Celebrity Roast Of Doug Buffone" will take place on March 14th, with tickets going on sale this coming Monday.

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WVON-AM Celebrates Black History Month With Black Heritage Film Festival

WVON-AM is celebrating Black History Month with their annual Black Heritage Film Festival. The radio station is sponsoring special movies about the African-American experience, followed by discussion forums, which will take place each Wednesday throughout February.

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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!