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WMVP-AM's Teinowitz Pleads Guilty To DUI; Avoids Jail

WMVP-AM radio personality Harry Teinowitz appeared in court today to face the Skokie Police charges he was given after his March 4th arrest for drunken driving. As expected, Teinowitz and his attorney entered a guilty plea to the misdemeanor DUI charge. By doing so and facing up to his own actions of that fateful night, Teinowitz avoids going to jail and has the other lesser charges dropped.

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WSCR-AM Launches Newest 'Score Search' To Find Station's Next Sports Blogger

WSCR-AM, best known as 670 The Score, is about to begin another of its annual "Score Search" contests -- this time to find the top-rated sports station's newest online sports blogger. The contest's open auditions will kick off on Monday and will continue on through mid-July, with a winner being selected by the end of July.

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WLS-TV's 'Windy City LIVE' To Premiere Tomorrow Morning

After many months of planning, hyping and speculation, WLS-TV's brand new locally produced morning show will be finally making its much-heralded debut. "Windy City LIVE" premieres tomorrow morning at 9:00am, taking over the spot previously held by "The Oprah Winfrey Show," which aired its final new episode today

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News & Notes: Daryl Hawks; Tanya; Ted Novak; Time Out Chicago; Anne Keegan; WCIU; Chet Coppock; Don Clark; Mitch Michaels; More

In today's News & Notes, we have local media stories including: a memorial service for Daryl Hawks, a new job for the former "Traffic Tanya," best wishes to Ted Novak, Time Out Chicago welcomes a new Publisher, while TOC's President welcomes a new baby, Anne Keegan passes away, WCIU-TV expands "You & Me This Morning" and adds new programming, Chet Coppock does a live remote "Daily Coppock," Catherine Johns and Karen Hand close up shop, a new job for Don Clark, Mitch Michaels & Lorelei have a t-shirt for you, and a new announcement coming for "The Abe Kanan Show."

Read more: News & Notes: Daryl Hawks; Tanya; Ted Novak; Time Out Chicago; Anne Keegan; WCIU; Chet Coppock;...

WMAQ-TV Looking To Possibly Partner With Non-Profit Online News Organization

WMAQ-TV/NBC 5 is among the major market television stations owned by NBCUniversal that is now looking to partner up with a local non-profit online news organization, looking to cooperate and share resources for news gathering and reporting. The initiative is seeking to improve localism on newscasts, using fresh viewpoints.

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Tom Roeser Retires From His WLS-AM Show

WLS-AM posted up a formal message on their website yesterday, announcing that long-time weekend show host Tom Roeser was retiring from his radio show, due to health reasons. The 82 year-old conservative talk show host is currently in the hospital and unable to continue his radio work.

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WRTE-FM Placed For Sale; 4 Groups Interested

WRTE-FM, best known as Radio Arte 90.5, is officially for sale by its financially troubled owner, the National Museum of Mexican Art (NMMA). After working at a loss for the last few years, the NMMA can no longer support the low-powered Latino Public Radio station and is actively seeking to unload it. Also, soon to be separately up for sale is the museum building that houses WRTE-FM, located in the heart of Chicago's Latino-heavy Pilsen neighborhood.

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WERV-FM & Scott Mackay Hold Golfing Fundraiser To Aid Fire Victims

WERV-FM/95.9 The River is having a fun fundraising event tomorrow to help aid the victims of a tragic fire that took place in Aurora over this past weekend.

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News & Notes: WBBM-TV; Angi Taylor; Shawn Wasson; Waddle & Silvy; Greg Jarrett; Eddie & Jobo; WFMT; Geoff Pinkus; Larry Wert; Oprah Winfrey; Empire Carpet Man; More

In today's News & Notes, we have a large grouping of local media stories, including: WBBM-TV hiring a new Traffic Reporter, a special guest TV analyst for the Cubs, Angi Taylor gets hitched, Shawn Wasson gets hired, Waddle & Silvy going satellite, Greg Jarrett goes to Schaumburg, Eddie & Jobo go to Mundelein, WFMT goes to the Lyric Opera, Geoff Pinkus smokes & drinks, Larry Wert gets honored, Oprah Winfrey gets interviewed, Conan O'Brien plans a Chicago trip, and the Empire Carpet Man is paid tribute to with a website. All this and more is just below...

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WRTE-FM/Radio Arte In Financial Trouble, May Sell Station

WRTE-FM, best known as Radio Arte 90.5, faces an unknown future, as financial problems have troubled its owner, the National Museum of Mexican Art (NMMA). These financial hardships may cause the owners to sell the Latino Public Radio station and the Museum itself.

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An In-Depth Look At Chicago's April Radio Ratings From Arbitron

The Arbitron ratings for the Chicago radio market for the "April" period (03/31/11-04/27/11) were released this week. The following is an in-depth study of the 25-54 demographic, along with brief looks at the all ages numbers, the 18-34 demographic, some daypart races, and key stories.

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The Museum of Broadcast Communications To Display Oprah Winfrey's Stage Door

The Museum of Broadcast Communications (MBC) announced this afternoon that the door that Oprah Winfrey has used for a great many years to enter her stage to greet her cheering fans will be on display in their new building's lobby for a short time.

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Weigel Broadcasting Announces New Management Promotions/Hires

Norman Shapiro, President of Chicago-based Weigel Broadcasting Company, has announced three company leadership changes today.

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'Tom Skilling's Weather Day' Coming To Arlington Heights Walgreens

WGN-TV, Walgreens and the Midland Radio Corporation are teaming up to put on an event this coming Saturday called "Tom's Weather Day" featuring WGN-TV & WGN-AM's Chief Meteorologist Tom Skilling.

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WLUP Selects New Rock Girl For 2011: Tricia

WLUP-FM, along with fans of the classic rock station, have selected the newest Loop Rock Girl. The winner of the contest is Tricia Van Der Slik, although for the next year, she will be known as simply "Loop Rock Girl Tricia."

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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!