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Bob McCord Aircheck after 630 CHED

More of Mark Summers Airchecks - 630 CHED's Bob McCord accepts an invitation from GM Rod Stevens to hit the airwaves spinning country

It’s Winnipeg’s Turn! CKY 58 Aircheck

Mark Summers dives into his treasure chest of mouldy oldies. Here's an earlier Don Percy...

CJME Aircheck 1

Mark Summers moves over to Saskatchewan and Regina's Super Giant CJME from the 70's

Veteran CBC News Anchor/Executive Knowlton Nash Dead at 86

Knowlton Nash, a decorated Canadian journalist who went from selling newspapers as a boy in Toronto to serving a decade as anchor of CBC's The National, has died at age 86. Details INSIDE. (Click on the headline.)

SUNDAY in Broadcast History .. May 25th

May 25th was the birthdate of publisher/TV panellist Bennett Cerf, singer Ginny Simms and sportscaster Lindsay Nelson. It saw the last first-run TV episode of "Home Improvement," and the last breath of "Match Game" legend Charles Nelson Reilly. Also this date Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Jay Leno and Elton John made entertainment headlines. Details of these, and dozens more anniversaries, when you CLICK ON THE HEADLINE.

Sara Norman Out At News 1130 Vancouver

Sara Norman has been terminated by News 1130

SATURDAY in Broadcast History .. May 24th

It's "Happy Birthday" today to Tommy Chong, Bob Dylan, Patty Labelle and Priscilla Presley. Nanaimo got its first radio station, CHUB AM 1570 on this date, while TV shows "Mad About You," " The Dean Martin Show" and "Designing Women" bid us adieu. Also breathing their last on May 24th were bandleader Duke Ellington, comic Dick Martin, Canadian fiddling star King Ganam and British comic actress Hermione Gingold. Check these and scores of other anniversaries INSIDE.

CHED Radio Aircheck 3

Listen and enjoy CHED Disc Jockeys Chuck Chandler, Keith James, Billy Williams and Rob Christie from yesteryear

Peter Mansbridge’s Future Clouded .. with Rest of the CBC

It's a good read in the pages of the Toronto Star .. about the inconspicuous guy in his favorite diner who is only recognizable via his rumbling baritone. Fascinating too is how Mansbridge was discovered in 1968 as a baggage handler in Churchill Manitoba, who was pressed into making a flight call on the airport PA .. and the next night was on CBC radio. The budget shortfall, the termination of hundreds of CBC employees, and the uncertain future after the network loss of Hockey Night in Canada... that's what has Mansbridge worried.

Pattison Kelowna Cleans House

Pattison Kelowna has apparently cleaned house this morning...