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  • LSU senior brings Spanish flair to LSU football broadcasts Play Video

    September 29, 2016 10:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Passion. Energy. Volume. It's what makes watching an LSU game in Spanish an experience unlike any other. Mario Jerez is using his voice and heritage to bring the all-American sport of football to Spanish-speaking homes across south Louisiana. "I grew up here," Jerez explains, "and... more »
  • Orgeron makes radio debut as LSU Football Interim Head Coach Play Video

    September 28, 2016 10:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU football die-hards gathered at T.J. Ribs to hear Interim Head Coach Ed Orgeron take to the microphone for the first time on "the Ed Orgeron Show." In his new position, Orgeron joins "Voice of the Tigers" Chris Blair, speaking with fans about the football season and the... more »
  • Radio host, former LSU basketball player accused of pushing wife into dresser

    July 23, 2016 10:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies say a sports radio host and former LSU basketball player pushed his wife into a dresser Saturday morning. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, 59-year-old Jordy Hultberg was charged with domestic abuse battery and simple battery Saturday morning. Arrest documents report that... more »
  • Popular ex-Saint McAllister joining game radio broadcasts

    June 16, 2016 12:04 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Former New Orleans Saints star running back Deuce McAllister is joining the radio broadcast for Saints games. McAllister, whose appointment was announced by WWL radio on Wednesday, will serve as a color announcer alongside play-by-play announcer Jim Henderson. McAllister, who remains the Saints' all-time leading rusher more... more »
  • Edwards to launch monthly "Ask the Governor" radio show

    April 14, 2016 4:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Governor John Bel Edwards is planning to launch a monthly radio show next week. According to a press release Thursday, Edwards will air a show called “Ask the Governor” on the Louisiana Radio Network on April 19. At 2 p.m. Listeners can talk one-on-one... more »
  • Radio station employee accused of stealing identities

    December 5, 2015 11:22 AM

    GRETNA, La. - A radio station employee is in custody, accused of stealing the personal information of listeners who won prizes to open cable accounts and credit cards. Bryan Bienemy, 35, was booked Wednesday into the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center with three counts of felony identity theft and 19 counts... more »
  • Fans offer words of support for Miles at weekly radio show Play Video

    November 25, 2015 11:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Some fans got emotional Wednesday night during the last big call-in radio show of the regular season. A woman got teary as she asked Coach Les Miles to sign her hat and another young fan got choked up asking Miles a question about his offense. Instead... more »
  • Patrick Wright preparing to call biggest game of season Play Video

    November 4, 2015 10:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As the LSU women's basketball team got ready for their game Wednesday night, the man who has been calling the plays for years has more than basketball on his mind. Patrick Wright is filling in for Jim Hawthorne Saturday night. Hawthorne will miss his first football... more »
  • Bush defends use of term 'anchor babies' on talk radio

    August 20, 2015 3:15 PM

    KEENE- Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush is defending his use of the term "anchor babies" on a talk radio show to describe children born to immigrants living illegally in the United States. He says he supports the concept of birthright citizenship. Asked by reporters Thursday if he thinks the term... more »
  • New radio ad highlights tax votes of state lawmakers

    July 7, 2015 7:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A new radio ad launching from an anti-tax organization is targeting state lawmakers who supported tax hikes and lessened tax breaks to balance this year's budget. The Louisiana chapter of Americans for Prosperity is spending $60,000 for the advertising that begins statewide Tuesday. The organization is coupling it... more »
  • LSU to host final televised La. Senate debate

    October 14, 2014 3:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Manship School of Mass Communication will host the final televised debate for candidates in Louisiana's Senate race on Wednesday, Oct. 29, according to a university spokesperson on Tuesday afternoon. Incumbent Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu will debate Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy in the Holliday Forum... more »
  • Legends of Motown come to Baton Rouge Saturday Play Video

    August 15, 2014 8:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Legends of Motown are coming to Baton Rouge for a special concert on Saturday. It's all to benefit the unique and legendary radio programs at Baton Rouge Magnet High School. 2une In's #1 Motown fan, John Pastorek, previewed the concert this morning. Check out... more »
  • Casey Kasem, king of the Top 40 countdown dead

    June 15, 2014 10:41 AM

    LOS ANGELES - Casey Kasem, the smooth-voiced radio broadcaster who became the king of the top 40 countdown, has died at age 82. Danny Deraney, publicist for Kasem's daughter, Kerri, says Kasem died Sunday morning. Kasem's "American Top 40" began on July 4, 1970, in Los Angeles. The No. 1... more »
  • Jocks get the boot over transgender comments

    May 22, 2014 7:21 PM

    ROCHESTER, NEW YORK- Two morning radio show hosts were fired over their on-air comments regarding Rochester's decision to cover gender reassignment surgery for city employees. Kimberly Ray and Barry Beck of WBZA worked for Entercom Rochester. Ray referred to anyone seeking a gender reassignment procedure as a "nut job."... more »
  • Fake emergency radio calls

    January 9, 2014 7:22 PM

    WESTERN CONNECTICUT- Someone is making bogus emergency radio broadcasts to dispatch first-responders and authorities are trying to find who it is. State Police say the man has dispatched ambulances to fake calls and even canceled fire services for real calls. The broadcasts were made from Christmas day into... more »
  • National radio host, Kidd Kraddick dies unexpectedly

    July 27, 2013 11:41 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Nationally syndicated radio host David "Kidd" Kraddick died unexpectedly Saturday at age 53. Kraddick hosted the the B97 FM radio station program "Kidd Kraddick in the Morning" in New Orleans. He also had a foundation, "Kidd's Kids," which rewards ill children with a dream vacation. ... more »
  • Locals aghast over radio skit making fun of Steve Gleason Play Video

    June 17, 2013 10:31 PM

    ATLANTA - Radio hosts were fired after making fun of former New Orleans Saint and ALS patient, Steve Gleason. ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, causes rapid deterioration of muscles and loss of speech and other functions. Gleason is wheelchair bound, talks with the help of a... more »
  • Atlanta radio hosts fired for mocking former Saint

    June 17, 2013 5:54 PM

    ATLANTA - A station official says the cast of an Atlanta sports radio show has been fired after mocking a former New Orleans Saints player who has Lou Gehrig's disease. The show, Mayhem in the AM, was broadcast Monday morning on 790 The Zone. In a statement, General Manager Rick... more »
  • Apple revamps iOS, unveils music streaming service

    June 10, 2013 2:26 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - Apple is throwing out most of the real-world graphical cues from its iPhone and iPad software, like the casino-green "felt" of its Game Center app, in what it calls the biggest update since the iPhone's launch in 2007. The new operating system, called iOS 7, strives for... more »
  • New FM radio emergency alert system in place Play Video

    May 23, 2013 10:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - State emergency officials scheduled a demonstration today of a new emergency alert system which uses FM radios to let the public know about disasters. The Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness said the state recently finished installing the ALERT FM system in all 64... more »
  • UK: No charges for Australian royal hoax DJs

    February 1, 2013 6:37 AM

    LONDON - British prosecutors say they will not press charges against two Australian DJs over the royal hoax call that preceded a nurse's suicide. Two Australian DJs impersonated Queen Elizabeth II and her son, Prince Charles, as they phoned London's King Edward VII hospital in December to ask about the... more »
  • Voice of Louisiana Hayride, Frank Page dies Play Video

    January 11, 2013 3:40 PM

    SHREVEPORT - The man who introduced a then-unknown Elvis Presley to worldwide audiences through his work with the Louisiana Hayride - the state's version of the heralded Grand Ole Opry - has died. Veteran radio broadcaster Frank Page died late Wednesday after succumbing to a severe respiratory infection while hospitalized... more »

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