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Yanks broadcaster Waldman picked for Radio Hall of Fame

Jul. 25, 2022 21:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees radio broadcaster Suzyn Waldman, MLB Network and Sirius XM Radio host Chris Russo and rock DJ Carol Miller were selected Monday for induction into the Radio Hall of Fame. Radio hosts Broadway Bill Lee and Lon Helton, radio personality Ellen K and radio...

EU takes Hungary to highest court over LGBT, media rules

Jul. 15, 2022 09:13 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive intensified its legal standoff with Hungary on Friday by taking the country to the EU's highest court over a restrictive law on LGBT issues and media freedom. The EU had already tried for a year to make Hungary change a law that bans...

Arson damages Athens building housing Greek media outlets

Jul. 13, 2022 10:34 AM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — An arson attack on a suburban Athens building that houses the offices of a Greek radio station and newspaper caused significant damage early Wednesday and drew condemnation from political leaders in Greece and elsewhere in the European Union. Explosions were...

Event to honor jurors leads to mistrial in Texas murder case

Jun. 23, 2022 16:25 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — An effort by Houston area officials to thank residents for taking part in the jury selection process has ended with a mistrial in a murder case. Last week, the office of Harris County District Clerk Marilyn Burgess held its annual Jury Appreciation Week, an event...

Police: Man wounded after firing at Los Angeles officers

Jun. 17, 2022 15:56 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man pointed a gun at Los Angeles construction workers and was wounded in an exchange of gunfire with responding police officers on Friday, authorities said. The gun-pointing was reported to police around 9:20 a.m. in the Fairfax District west of downtown. ...

Vermont pilot links farmers to peers during stressful times

Jun. 16, 2022 13:22 PM EDT

COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) — A state-sponsored nonprofit is starting a farmer peer support network to help Vermont farmers deal with stress and address their mental health needs. The program being created by Farm First aims to connect farmers to listen to one another, and to share what...

Miami Cubans oppose Democrat-backed Spanish radio deal

Jun. 11, 2022 11:13 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A major effort backed by Democratic fundraisers to purchase Spanish-language radio stations is stirring up opposition in Miami, where Cuban exiles describe it as an attempt to stifle conservative voices in markets where Democrats have lost ground. The Latino Media...

Minnesota Public Radio receives $56M anonymous donation

Jun. 08, 2022 14:10 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Someone out there has handed Minnesota Public Radio a $56 million cash donation. The Star Tribune reported Wednesday that the anonymous gift is the largest in MPR has ever received in its 55-year history. The money is slated to go toward...

Minnesota Public Radio drops investigative program

May. 27, 2022 14:34 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Public Radio has shut down its long-running investigative program “APM Reports.” The Star Tribune reported Friday that executives informed employees of the decision on Thursday. It wasn’t immediately clear how many members of the 18-member...

EXPLAINER: How do Australian parties differ on key issues?

May. 20, 2022 04:17 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s center-left opposition Labor Party has outspent the ruling conservative Liberal Party-led coalition in election promises during the six-week campaign leading up to the vote on Saturday. Labor says more spending is needed to increase...