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Old 01-20-2009, 09:22 PM
 
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Just a thought and always something of interest to me.
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Old 01-20-2009, 09:47 PM
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I wouldn't be surprised to see fewer local personalities on the Clear Channel stations, since the company announced today that it's laying off 9% of its workforce.
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Old 01-21-2009, 05:33 AM
 
Location: Charleston, SC
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if they get the Adam Carolla Show I might have a reason to turn my radio on in this town. But it's rare that a radio station anywhere changes from lame to not lame, so my hopes aren't too high.
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Old 01-21-2009, 07:23 AM
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Radio giant lays off 9% of workers (http://www.mysanantonio.com/business/local/Radio_giant_lays_off_9_of_workers.html - broken link)

Express-News says that Walter Pasacrita of WOAI-AM and Ticket 760 was one of the layoffs. The rest were mostly in sales. If he's the only on-air personality to go, that probably means a format change isn't in the works.
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Old 01-21-2009, 08:33 AM
 
Location: San Antonio
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I noticed the other day that KMFR changed from classic rock to jazz or something. Wasn't too pleased with that because it had a great lineup of music.

So I just bought a new car with satellite radio.

Problem solved.
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Old 01-21-2009, 08:34 AM
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I noticed the other day that KMFR changed from classic rock to jazz or something. Wasn't too pleased with that because it had a great lineup of music.
I understand that situation's temporary due to an equipment issue. The San Antonio FM repeater that retransmits KMFR is now retransmitting KAHL, a station which plays "Adult Standards" on 1310 AM. KMFR will be back on the San Antonio repeater when they get the equipment fixed.
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Old 01-21-2009, 08:36 AM
 
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Great to know. Thanks.
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Old 01-21-2009, 04:17 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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We got XM with our new car...expected to do the 90 day free thing and then let it go...have come to LOVE it and gladly pay for it.
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Old 01-21-2009, 07:22 PM
 
Location: Mid South Central TX
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I noticed the other day that KMFR changed from classic rock to jazz or something. Wasn't too pleased with that because it had a great lineup of music.

So I just bought a new car with satellite radio.

Problem solved.
Hey, me too!! (Missing KMFR, AND a new car with satellite)
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Old 01-21-2009, 07:23 PM
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I read elsewhere that a couple of on-air guys at KZEP were part of the Clear Channel layoffs. I wouldn't be surprised to see some tweaks to that station's format.
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