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Longtime Memphis broadcaster Forrest Goodman dies

Jun. 11, 2019 6:54 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Forrest Goodman, a longtime member of the Memphis football and men's basketball broadcast team, has died. He was 48. Memphis athletic department spokeswoman Tammy DeGroff said Goodman's wife, Michelle, told the school Goodman died Monday night. Memphis issued a release announcing...

Closed nuclear plant to hold final test of emergency sirens

Jun. 3, 2019 7:40 AM EDT

LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — An energy company is staging the final test of its emergency warning sirens at a closed nuclear plant in southern New Jersey. Exelon Generation says it will test the sirens at the Oyster Creek Generating Station in Lacey Township around noon on Tuesday. The 42 sirens within a...

Judge: Florida-based broadcaster is Russian foreign agent

May. 14, 2019 2:08 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A federal judge has ruled a Florida-based broadcasting company that provides Russian programs to a Washington radio station must register as an agent of a foreign government. The Justice Department said in a news release Tuesday that RM Broadcasting of Jupiter, Florida, was essentially...

DC-area radio station told to register as Russian agent

May. 8, 2019 10:10 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The owner of a Washington, D.C., area radio station that broadcasts Russia-based Sputnik International 24/7 has been ordered to register his Florida-based broadcasting company as a foreign agent. U.S. District Judge Robin Rosenberg ruled Tuesday that RM Broadcasting must register with the...

Longtime Connecticut AP broadcast editor dies at 72

Apr. 22, 2019 3:11 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Steve Feica, a news director at AM radio stations in Connecticut in the 1970s who went on to a nearly 30-year career as a broadcast editor with The Associated Press, has died. He was 72. The Bridgeport native died from a suspected heart attack Friday at his home in Fairfield, his...

Wendell Pierce has big plans for New Orleans radio station

Apr. 20, 2019 11:21 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Wendell Pierce has big plans for WBOK AM, the African American-focused radio station and New Orleans institution that he and partners have just agreed to buy. Pierce, who started his career hosting a jazz show on WYLD FM in New Orleans before going on to international fame in roles such...