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Wed Jan 03, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: Central/Western Upper Michigan
Topic: 1240 WIAN Ishpeming, MI
Replies: 7
Views: 3216

Re: 1240 WIAN Ishpeming, MI

Well, WIAN has easily been off since last June! Have called the station a few times. The people answering are polite and it seems like a l-o-n-g time to wait for a transmitter part. Too, sadly, 1320-WDMJ is losing its western coverage area! In talking with someone who answered, he said people were n...
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Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Chatterbox
Topic: Climate change debate...
Replies: 19
Views: 920

Re: Climate change debate...

Here's Chief Meteorologist Al Gore in 2009 that the Polar Ice cap would be gone in 5 years:

If he's failed, his assistant, Pope Francis, warns of Climate Change, as he held a Mass today in Rome w/400+ Bishops.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MsioIw4bvzI
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Sat Dec 30, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: Chatterbox
Topic: LMFAO at Kmart!!!!
Replies: 138
Views: 18099

Re: LMFAO at Kmart!!!!

http://citizensvoice.com/news/last-lack ... -1.2263824

Howard Davidowitz is quoted in the article. He's been on the WBBM-AM Noon Business Report.

Comments are interesting too.

Still, sad, in my opinion.
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Fri Dec 29, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: Chatterbox
Topic: LMFAO at Kmart!!!!
Replies: 138
Views: 18099

Re: LMFAO at Kmart!!!!

Two companies I know of, Pabst and Allis-Chalmers, if I'm correct, had empty coffers for people who devoted their lives to those companies. But, for the top people who ran these places into the ground, nice golden parachutes! Where my father worked, he got laid off at 58, when the company went out o...
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Thu Dec 28, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Chatterbox
Topic: LMFAO at Kmart!!!!
Replies: 138
Views: 18099

Re: LMFAO at Kmart!!!!

A bit off topic,
but I remember A&P's all over the country. Didn't know they went under!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Great ... ea_Company

http://www.aptea.com/
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Fri Dec 22, 2017 1:22 pm
Forum: Music Musings
Topic: Today's Hits: the state of Top 40/CHR radio.
Replies: 0
Views: 147

Today's Hits: the state of Top 40/CHR radio.

Songs stay on the charts forever! Songs seem to last 12-24 weeks in 2017 vs maybe 6-8 weeks in the 1960's. The radio station printed chart would list 30-40 songs. WOR-FM (98.7) had 98 singles and 7 album cuts! http://las-solanas.com/surveys/WOR/WOR_1967-05-23_1.jpg and then Drake went to 30. Most st...
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Sat Nov 25, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Political Potpourri
Topic: I also oppose self-driving vehicles
Replies: 25
Views: 868

Re: I also oppose self-driving vehicles

I oppose. It's like everyone is trying to play God. If you are supposed to NOT use "cruise control" in rain, snow... how in the heck do you put the whole car in the hands of ?a machine? Too, hacking. If Citibank, Uber, Equifax and countless others have been hacked.... What is to stop the government ...
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Thu Nov 02, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: Chatterbox
Topic: 5 counties in Michigan: Police to stop, drug test drivers
Replies: 9
Views: 384

5 counties in Michigan: Police to stop, drug test drivers

This to me, is a real stretch of the law.
You're in a hurry, late for work and now must worry about the police stopping you to check for drugs?
Unreal!

http://www.mlive.com/news/index.ssf/201 ... untie.html
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Sun Sep 10, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: Chatterbox
Topic: Hurricane Irma
Replies: 81
Views: 3781

Re: Hurricane Irma

http://www.winknews.com/live/ has EXCELLENT coverage. Local.
To me, it's amazing how calm this people are!
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Thu Sep 07, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: Political Potpourri
Topic: Proof That Trump is a Closet Liberal
Replies: 17
Views: 1056

Re: Proof That Trump is a Closet Liberal

Reminds me of a Ross perot or Jesse Ventura.
Nobody wants to work with him, so.....
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Thu Aug 17, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: Chatterbox
Topic: Taking pet into Canada
Replies: 8
Views: 643

Re: Taking pet into Canada

I too, have heard the Pitbull stuff, or actually read in my research. It's an American Fox Hound. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Foxhound Basically quiet, but the hound part...if se sees a squirrel or a rabbit. Also, dog food must be unopened, from what I've read. Thank you both for responses.
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Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:39 pm
Forum: Chatterbox
Topic: Taking pet into Canada
Replies: 8
Views: 643

Taking pet into Canada

Question. Taking a dog into Canada then back to US. Going to Vet to have shots, paperwork, etc. Someone at Vet said I need paperwork to get pet back into US. True? Too, on http://www.inspection.gc.ca/animals/terrestrial-animals/imports/policies/live-animals/pets/dogs/eng/1331876172009/1331876307796 ...
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Sat Aug 12, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: Music Musings
Topic: Glen Campbell dies
Replies: 2
Views: 530

Re: Glen Campbell dies

I too, saw that Alice Cooper piece.

Been following the discussion on http://www.musicradio77.com/wwwboard/ where playing a Gentle on My Mind or Rhinestone Cowboy would be a turn off...... but 8 minutes of commercials isn't? Sad!
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Fri Aug 04, 2017 4:10 pm
Forum: Chatterbox
Topic: What is your view on social media?
Replies: 13
Views: 1317

Re: What is your view on social media?

None of it. I guess you gotta be social. Seriously, I've heard of people being taunted, live stream killings, bullying, etc. I look at a few police message boards and there are a lot of creeps out there. Not everyone out there is your "friend." Too, do people have really, really low self esteem? If ...
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Wed Aug 02, 2017 9:47 am
Forum: STRATEGY SESSION!
Topic: One stopset per hour. The new norm?
Replies: 3
Views: 915

Re: One stopset per hour. The new norm?

Ya, that post said "reguest line" and last year, it was kinda cute when the jock on WIFC gave the request line number and added "nobody calls anymore."
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Mon Jul 31, 2017 7:22 am
Forum: STRATEGY SESSION!
Topic: One stopset per hour. The new norm?
Replies: 3
Views: 915

One stopset per hour. The new norm?

Been noticing the stations that only stop once an hour for commercials. Examples I can site: KQCH 94.1 at night, WMID 1340 all the time. If, when, I listen to certain (mostly smaller markets) I will notice psa's, promos and more psa's. Can't sell? No sales folks? Was surprised to see, in the comment...
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Fri Jul 28, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Curtis Gone At WLHT
Replies: 33
Views: 20394

Re: Curtis Gone At WLHT

They were in Madison, then Milwaukee. Even simulcast on Z104 Madison, Radio Now 97.3 Milwaukee. https://onmilwaukee.com/buzz/articles/connieandcurtis.html I remember Connie & Curtis and Connie & Fish. Too, didn't someone have a child that passed away? Anyways, you have a nice job, good ratings, been...
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Sun Jul 23, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: Chatterbox
Topic: LMFAO at Kmart!!!!
Replies: 138
Views: 18099

Re: LMFAO at Kmart!!!!

Meanwhile, Amazon and Sears struck a deal last week. Sears stock went up 20% one day, though went down next day but it's like giving blood to someone on life support.

http://nypost.com/2017/07/22/amazon-res ... -new-deal/
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Sat Jul 15, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Lansing/Mid-Michigan
Topic: WoW ... Lame Rumor Mill
Replies: 29
Views: 7633

Re: WoW ... Lame Rumor Mill

<<to create the jockless "All Hits" Z-92!>> Wow, did you jog a memory there. I remember them as "zero talk" or similar with stopsets at :41 & :48 or so. Not in the area, but do remember the marketing of this station. Don't remember if it had jingles as it was only heard on dx. Still, thank you for t...
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Sun Jul 09, 2017 9:16 pm
Forum: Central/Western Upper Michigan
Topic: 106.3 in Esky
Replies: 78
Views: 47870

Re: 106.3 in Esky

Now that 102.5 the Moose gets downgraded to 60kw, would it make sense to have the 3 Country FMs as 96-7 102-5 106-3 Maverick" or "Maverick Country" and a simulcast? There seems to be an overlap on the three. Is 96.7 on yet? Haven't been on in a few months right after rebranding from Yooper to Maveri...