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105.7 The Bird Debuts in Alpena

Following a flip from talk programming to non-stop Christmas music on Thanksgiving Day, Midwestern Broadcasting’s WZTK-FM (Alpena) launched oldies “105.7 The Bird” on January 2.

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FCC Approves Michigan State EAS Plan

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Michigan’s updated Emergency Alert System plan has been approved by the FCC.  The MAB and State Emergency Communications Committee (SECC) received notice of the approval on December 29.

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Duke Wright Passes at 83

During our Christmas break, the MAB was saddened to get news that Midwest Communications President/CEO Duey E. ‘Duke’ Wright, Jr. passed away December 21 at age of 83.

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NextGen TV Service Evoca TV Shuts Down

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Evoca TV, a startup that used a network of low-power ATSC 3.0 TV stations to offer a first of its kind over-the-air pay TV service, shut down at the end of 2022, after failing to receive additional funding to continue operations.

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Jessica Harthorn Returns to WWMT-TV

Sinclair’s WWMT-TV (Kalamazoo) has announced that Jessica Harthorn has returned to the station as co-anchor of the station’s evening news, alongside Andy Dominianni.

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