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Bob Valvano, brother of Jim Valvano, says he has leukemia

Apr. 19, 2021 23:20 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — ESPN college basketball analyst Bob Valvano, the brother of late North Carolina State men’s basketball coach and broadcaster Jim Valvano, says on social media that he has leukemia, an aortic aneurysm and some kidney damage. Jim Valvano, who died...

Board finds mayor's talk show doesn't break ethics rules

Apr. 19, 2021 06:06 AM EDT

VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — An ethics board has dismissed a complaint that a south Georgia mayor violated the city's ethics language by making offensive comments on his politically conservative radio talk show. The Valdosta board voted 2-1 Wednesday, local news outlets report,...

BBC coverage of Philip's death draws record complaints

Apr. 15, 2021 12:34 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The BBC’s coverage of the death of Prince Philip has drawn almost 110,000 complaints from the public, making it the most complained-about piece of television programming ever in the U.K. The broadcaster cleared its normal schedules across two TV...

Ohio Senate candidate errs with claim about Kasich donation

Apr. 13, 2021 15:45 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Seeking to distance herself from former Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jane Timken erroneously claimed on conservative radio that she never donated to his 2016 presidential campaign. The assertion came in a race where an...

Too much? BBC gets complaints over Prince Philip coverage

Apr. 10, 2021 11:34 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The U.K.’s national broadcaster switched instantly into mourning mode when Prince Philip’s death was announced but not everyone has agreed with that BBC decision. The BBC canceled its regular programming Friday and aired special coverage hosted by...

Review: 'In Another World,' Cheap Trick still on top of it

Apr. 09, 2021 09:14 AM EDT

Cheap Trick, “In Another World” (BMG) In another world, it's still 1979, and Cheap Trick is arguably the biggest American rock band. Tracks like “Here's Looking at You” are dominating FM radio and teens are bopping to “The Party," singing along with...

The Weeknd is top nominee for May's iHeartRadio Music Awards

Apr. 07, 2021 09:10 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Weeknd, Megan Thee Stallion and Roddy Ricch are among the top nominees for next month’s iHeartRadio Music Awards. The Weeknd's eight nominations include male artist of the year, competing with Ricch, Harry Styles, Justin Bieber and Post Malone,...

Man behind ‘Fake radio station’ show plans more projects

Apr. 05, 2021 01:06 AM EDT

PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — In some ways, fictional radio host Tom Bobbajobski is like all of us. Broadcasting from a boat in the middle of nowhere, shouting into the void, hoping someone’s listening. But not really, not if you don’t want to take it that seriously,...

G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90

Mar. 31, 2021 00:08 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — G. Gordon Liddy, a mastermind of the Watergate burglary and a radio talk show host after emerging from prison, died Tuesday at age 90 at his daughter's home in Virginia. His son, Thomas Liddy, confirmed the death but did not reveal the cause, other...

G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90

Mar. 30, 2021 22:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — G. Gordon Liddy, a mastermind of the Watergate burglary and a radio talk show host after emerging from prison, died Tuesday at age 90 at his daughter's home in Virginia. His son, Thomas Liddy, confirmed the death but did not reveal the cause, other...