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John Andrew "Andyman" Davis, PD and afternoon drive jock on WWCD in Columbus, Ohio, has reportedly drowned while on vacation in Michigan.  Andy had been on WWCD since 1991. He was reportedly known for a highly successful Christmas fundraiser every year, called Andyman-a-Thon....

2010 NAB MARCONI RADIO AWARD
FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

WASHINGTON, DC -- The National Association of Broadcasters announced today the finalists for the 2010 NAB Marconi Radio Awards honoring radio stations and on-air personalities for excellence in broadcasting. The winners will be announced on September 30 at the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show held during the 2010 Radio Show at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, D.C.

LEGENDARY STATION
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One of the top morning shows in the U.S., Dave Shelly and Chainsaw, were yanked off KGB last January.  They will return to broadcast mornings on 100.7 JACK FM (KFMB-FM) starting August 2nd.  The show has been successful in San Diego for some 20 years.

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Today, a New York federal appeals court ruled the U.S. Federal Communications indecency rules are unconstitutional.  The Court ruled the policy is "unconstitutionally vague" and violates First Amendment rights guaranteeing freedom of speech to all Americans.

In the case of Fox Television Stations Inc. v. FCC, 06-1760, Second Circuit Court of Appeals...the court struck down the FCC policy regarding "fleeting expletives" ..in FCC language..the...
Mobile Apps Target African-American
and Urban Listeners in 15 U.S. Urban Markets

AirKast, and Radio One announced today that the companies have signed an agreement to deliver iPhone and BlackBerry mobile applications for Radio One radio stations. In total, 51 Radio One stations will have both iPhone and BlackBerry mobile applications available to listeners by the end of summer 2010. Android mobile applications will be available soon thereafter.

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