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Beasley Detroit Hosts ‘Solutions Not Slogans’ Zoom Event

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On October 20, Beasley Media Group’s 105.9 KISS-FM (WDMK-FM) On Air Personalities Mason and Angie Star, along with 105.1 The Bounce (WMGC-FM) Morning Show Host Gello and The Detroit Praise Network’s (93.5, 98.3, 99.9) Randi Myles, hosted a zoom conference call with community leaders to discuss ways to encourage listeners residing in Metro Detroit area…

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Free Online Session: Battleground Michigan – A Virtual Election Briefing featuring Rachel Bitecofer

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MAB members have been invited by the association’s lobbyist firm Kelley-Cawthrone to register and log in to view “Battleground Michigan: A Virtual Election Briefing.” The online event will be live Wednesday, October 21 from 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. The program will feature Rachel Bitecofer, who has appeared on nationally televised networks as the “election whisperer.”…

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MIOSHA Issues COVID-19 Emergency Rules to Clarify Requirements for Employers

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The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) within the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) is one of the first state OSHA programs to promulgate rules which clarify the safety requirements employers must follow to protect their employees from COVID-19. Governor Gretchen Whitmer On Wednesday (10/14) signed her concurrence of the need…

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Murrow Award Winners Announced, 6 Michigan Stations Honored

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The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) has announced the recipients of the 2020 RTDNA National and Regional  Edward R. Murrow Awards.  Six Michigan broadcasters were honored for their excellence this year.  Michigan Radio (Ann Arbor) received five awards, including one national award this year. The RTDNA has been honoring outstanding achievements in electronic journalism…

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Black Diamond Broadcasting Grows with WMRX/WMPX Purchase

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On October 1, Black Diamond Broadcasting announced an agreement to acquire Midland, MI based radio stations WMRX-FM (Sunny 97.7 FM) and WMPX-AM/W299CK (The Highway 1490 AM/107.7 FM) and “Discover Michigan Magazine”, from Steel Broadcasting. Black Diamond will expand from 10 to 13 radio stations covering central and northern Michigan with the acquisition, and will look…

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Art Vuolo, Jr. Profiled by Inside Michigan Football

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On October 11, Inside Michigan Football (IMF) did a profile piece on “Radio’s Best Friend,” Michigan’s own Art Vuolo, Jr.  The profile gives a good look at Art’s 40+ year love affair with Michigan football and also a behind-the-scenes look at Art’s basement studios and archives. Watch below:

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Radio First, Port Huron Police Join Forces for ‘Cops & Jocks Dinner’

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On October 13, Radio First/Liggett Communication’s Port Huron radio stations, together with the Port Huron Police Department, hosted the annual Cops & Jocks Spaghetti Dinner, a fundraiser that supports the local C.A.P.T.U.R.E. program.  And this year’s dinner exceeded all fundraising expectations, according to Port Huron Police Chief Joe Platzer. The final total was announced Wednesday…

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Help Your Clients Run The Gauntlet

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By: Mark Levy, Revenue Development Resources As a broadcaster, you are already aware that this week was the start of the 4th Quarter “Gauntlet” for many of your local businesses. Amazon Prime Days launched October 13th. Black Friday is expected to have significantly less foot traffic but greatly increased online shopping. Immediately after that, local…

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MDHHS issues Emergency Order designed to protect the health and safety of all Michiganders; Previous Restrictions Still In Effect.

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Directive restricts gatherings, requires face coverings, limits bars and other venues.  On October 5,  Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Director Robert Gordon issued an Emergency Order under MCL 333.2253 restricting gathering sizes, requiring face coverings in public spaces and places limitations on bars and other venues. The order follows the Michigan Supreme…

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