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Country radio DJ Bob Kingsley, 80, dies at home in Texas

Oct. 17, 2019 5:28 PM EDT

WEATHERFORD, Texas (AP) — Bob Kingsley, a radio announcer who since the 1970s led country music fans counting down the weekly hits, has died in Texas. Rob Simbeck, a friend and producer of the "Bob Kingsley's Country Top 40," says Kingsley died Thursday at home in Weatherford. He was 80. Kingsley earlier...

Florida pastor facing sexual abuse charges released on bond

Oct. 17, 2019 11:44 AM EDT

WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) — A pastor and popular Christian radio show host in Florida has been released on bond as he faces charges he raped a child from his church numerous times over five years. The Orlando Sentinel reports that Rev. Bryan Fulwider was released Wednesday night after posting a $700,000 bond....

Schilling won't run for Arizona congressional seat

Oct. 15, 2019 9:21 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he's decided not to run for Congress. Schilling told a Phoenix sports radio station Tuesday that he decided not to run because of "things that have been said and done" to his wife and children since he announced he was thinking about...

Ahead of 2020, FB ensnared in heated political climate

Oct. 15, 2019 9:40 AM EDT

Mark Zuckerberg defended meetings he's reportedly had with conservative leaders after #DeleteFacebook began trending on social media. Politico reported this week that the Facebook CEO held private meetings with, among others, Fox News' Tucker Carlson and conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt. Conservatives have...

Defense lawyer for Florida pastor dated his client's accuser

Oct. 11, 2019 10:06 AM EDT

WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) — A Christian radio co-host accused of repeatedly raping a girl at his church has hired as his defense attorney a man who later dated the alleged victim. The 59-year-old Rev. Bryan Fulwider pleaded not guilty Thursday to 30 counts of child sexual abuse, which allegedly began when the...

Blind North Carolina football broadcaster 'feels the game'

Oct. 5, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Mike Mote has never seen a college football game. That has never stopped him from "feeling the game" as a broadcaster. Mote, who has been blind since birth, loves everything about his job as a studio host of Southern Mississippi football at the Leerfield/IMG College office in...

Pastor, radio host charged with sexual battery on child

Oct. 4, 2019 11:32 AM EDT

WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) — A popular local Christian radio show host is being held without bail in Florida on allegations that he sexually abused a child numerous times over five years. The Orlando Sentinel reports that 59-year-old Bryan Fulwider was arrested Wednesday. A warrant says he faces 30 counts of...

Huskers doing Spanish radio broadcast with eye toward future

Oct. 3, 2019 1:28 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska will be the first school in the Big Ten to offer a Spanish-language radio broadcast for a football game when the Cornhuskers play Northwestern on Saturday, and the hope is such broadcasts become a regular part of the team’s media offering in coming seasons. The state of...

Bosnia police arrest 2 for attack on radio station over news

Sep. 28, 2019 7:10 AM EDT

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Two people have been arrested after a group of soccer fans broke into a radio station's offices in Sarajevo and forced its staff to withdraw a news item, Bosnian police said Saturday. The two face charges of threatening the safety and limiting the freedom of Radio...

Al Franken to make return on weekly SiriusXM radio show

Sep. 25, 2019 3:04 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Al Franken, who resigned his U.S. Senate seat in 2017 amid sexual misconduct charges, will re-emerge into the public sphere on Saturday when he starts a new weekly radio show on the SiriusXM satellite service. The Minnesota Democrat is perhaps the most prominent public figure felled by the...