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Radio One announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the assets of radio station WPRS-FM, located in the Washington, DC market, for approximately $38.0 million in cash. The Company began operating the station under a Local Marketing Agreement during the second quarter of 2007, at which time it changed the station's call letters to WPRS-FM and began programming the station with a gospel format.

Radio One, Inc. ( is one of the nation's largest radio broadcasting companies and the largest radio broadcasting company that primarily targets African-American and urban listeners. Radio One, Inc. owns and/or operates 53 radio stations located in 16 urban markets in the United States. Additionally, Radio One owns Magazine One, Inc. (d/b/a Giant Magazine) (, interests in TV One, LLC (, a cable/satellite network programming primarily to African-Americans, Reach Media, Inc. (, owner of the Tom Joyner Morning Show and other businesses associated with Tom Joyner, and Community Connect Inc., an on-line social-networking company, which operates a number of branded websites, including BlackPlanet, MiGente and AsianAvenue.

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