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Changes Coming to KJR-FM

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courtesy RadioInsight.com    Last Updated on July 18, 2014 at 4:06 pm A change is on the horizon at Clear Channel Classic Rock 95.7 KJR-FM...

SATURDAY in Broadcast History .. July 19th

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Singer Vikki Carr, musician Commander Cody, and TV stars Anthony Edwards and George Dzunda were born on this date. Vancouver's AM 730 changed to another format doomed to failure, Regina's legendary CKCK Radio signed on, Marilyn Monroe's first screen test was filmed, Our Miss Brooks debuted on CBS radio, and William Shatner started filming the second pilot for the TV series Star Trek. Leaving the stage for the final time were McHale's Navy's Joe Flynn, Hawaiian Eye's Poncie Ponce, and country star Lefty Frizzell. These and scores more milestones for July 19th INSIDE.

One in Three anglo Canadian Subscribers Stream Netflix from US Catalogue

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There’s a not-so-secret trick for Canadian Netflix subscribers to access movies and TV shows that are supposed to be available only south of the border.

Hot 107 Extends look for the Right Program Director!

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Such a great opportunity for the right person looking for the right job. Is this one for you?

Casey Kasem’s Body Now Missing, Despite Restraining Order

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The KASEM family alleges that the widow took the body, possibly out of the country, to prevent an autopsy that could implicate her in CASEY KASEM’s death.

Boyd Leader report on CFWE

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Edmonton broadcaster Boyd Leader now heads the CFWE Radio Network

FRIDAY in Broadcast History .. July 18th

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The date gave us singers Martha Reeves and Dion, actors Hume Cronyn and Marvin Miller, and comedian Red Skelton. CBS radio introduced its experimental Columbia Workshop of the Air, Bon Jovi was named the top grossing act in the world, CKVU was licensed as Vancouver's 3rd TV station, and The Four Seasons had the #1 song. Obits included one-half of Canada's favorite comedy team Johnny Wayne; and veteran NBC & PBS newsman Paul Duke. Details of these and all July 17th milestones INSIDE.

CKLW Radio Aircheck 4

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Mark Summers comes up with winner from the ol' CKLW

Former TV Newsman Mike Duffy Facing 31 Charges in Senate Expenses...

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Suspended senator Mike Duffy was criminally charged by the RCMP Thursday over his expense claims, including a $90,000 payment from the prime minister’s top aide to help him repay his spending claims.

THURSDAY in Broadcast History .. July 17th

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Broadcast celebrities born this date include Canadians Art Linkletter and Donald Sutherland, actress/singer Diahann Carroll and Baywatch's David Hasselhoff. Disneyland opened its doors in California, John Chancellor debuted as host of NBC-TV's Today Show, Anne Murray scored another #1 hit, and Rod Stewart released his first solo single, "Maggie Mae." Obits for July 17th include broadcasters Walter Cronkite and Bernard Cowan, jazz greats Billie Holliday and John Coltrane, author Mickey Spillane, and actors Larry Haines and Geraldine Fitzgerald. More milestones for the date INSIDE.