Hawaii’s lack of pro bono lawyers affecting immigrant asylum
HONOLULU (AP) — A shortage of Hawaii attorneys who can handle cases on a pro bono basis is hampering the progress of immigrants seeking asylum in the U.S., officials said.
Chicago mulls hiking fares for ride-hailing solo downtown
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago officials are considering an increase in ride-hailing fees for solo riders traveling downtown, in a move aimed at reducing traffic congestion and pushing more drivers to...
Illinois NPR objects to university’s harassment source rules
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A National Public Radio station licensed by the University of Illinois is objecting to a requirement that its reporters tell school officials about confidential complaints...
Illinois NPR objects to university’s harassment source rules
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A National Public Radio station licensed by the University of Illinois is objecting to a requirement that its reporters tell the university about any tips they receive...
Rwanda deports US pastor whose radio station had been banned
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — A state-run Rwandan newspaper reports that the country has deported an American pastor who was arrested and accused of disturbing the public order.
Bosnia police arrest 2 for attack on radio station over news
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,...
Columbia schools, health officials to take aim at vaping
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The Columbia school district and health officials in the area are getting ready to kick off an anti-vaping campaign as concerns about the devices grow.
Jim Schachter named CEO of New Hampshire Public Radio
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A veteran news executive has been named president and CEO of New Hampshire Public Radio.
NHPR reports that Jim Schachter starts Oct. 15. He comes to New Hampshire from...
Tim McCarver to receive Vin Scully Award
NEW YORK (AP) — Tim McCarver will receive the Vin Scully Award for excellence in sports broadcasting from Fordham's WFUV Radio.
The school also announced Thursday that Jane Pauley will...
Station founded to serve black listeners says it needs help
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A public radio station in Waterloo that was founded to serve black listeners is seeking help to stay on the air.
Officials at Afro-American Community Broadcasting Inc....
Hispanic journalist group returns Fox News conference money
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's largest Hispanic journalist group is rescinding Fox News' sponsorship of its upcoming annual conference in Texas and returning nearly $17,000 to the network in...
San Antonio jazz band leader Jim Cullum dies at 77
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jim Cullum, whose San Antonio-based band used public radio to bring his classic jazz to the world, has died. He was 77.
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A judge has thrown out a defamation lawsuit filed by Kansas Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning against former Kansas City Star columnist Steve Rose.
Iowa Public Radio facing state funding cut of 8%
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Public Radio is losing some state support and will have to find more donors, bigger donations or other sources of revenue in order to maintain current...
Jackson Hole’s first Spanish-language radio station launched
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Pablo Castillo tries to play a little something for everyone on his morning radio show.
The first hour, from 6 to 7 a.m., tune in for romantic ballads. Then a half hour...
POLSON, Mont. (AP) — Authorities say three people have died in a two-vehicle collision in northwestern Montana.
Lake County Sheriff Don Bell and Lake County Director Emergency Services Mark...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans on making his third trip to Israel since taking office.
The Democrat is leaving Wednesday for a trip aimed at strengthening economic ties and...
READING, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania radio station that was in danger of going off the air after its owner filed for bankruptcy is being sold to a broadcasting company with radio stations in the...
Nashville Public Radio reporter wins national award
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Nashville Public Radio reporter has won a national Edward R. Murrow Award.
Senior health care reporter Blake Farmer of WPLN-FM won the Excellence in Writing...
Longtime Memphis broadcaster Forrest Goodman dies
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Forrest Goodman, a longtime member of the Memphis football and men's basketball broadcast team, has died. He was 48.
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — A southern Wisconsin-based communications company plans to sell its newspapers and radio stations.
Bliss Communications announced Monday it intends to sell its...
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.
Connecticut station brands itself as Trump Radio
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut radio station with a conservative talk format is branding itself as "Trump Radio."
WDRC-AM began simulcasting earlier this month on FM after receiving...
Judge: Florida-based broadcaster is Russian foreign agent
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...
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...
Correction: Texas AP Broadcasters Awards story
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — In a story April 28 about winners of the Texas AP Broadcasters Awards, The Associated Press listed winners based on outdated information. Here is the updated list of...
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Longtime Connecticut AP broadcast editor dies at 72
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...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A new Kansas law will reduce the number of required safety drills in public and private schools only a year after lawmakers mandated crisis drills to prepare students for...
Wendell Pierce has big plans for New Orleans radio station
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.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville Public Radio has hired veteran CBS Radio executive Steve Swenson as its new president and chief executive officer.
South Dakota men share stories on radio show
ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — Bob Seaton and Lucas Murray carry on a casual conversation about spring and how a young lamb would be placed in a box set on the door of an open oven to keep it...
Committee approves bill decriminalizing drug
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont House Judiciary Committee has approved legislation decriminalizing possession of the opioid use disorder treatment drug buprenorphine.
Show focused on black fans, athletes finds SiriusXM home
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — When Larry Robinson and Howard Robertson created a pilot for their sports talk radio program "R&R on Sports" in 2013, something was missing from the marketplace.
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The Latest on the mosque attacks in New Zealand (all times local):
People across New Zealand will listen to the Muslim call to prayer on...
READING, Pa. (AP) — The family-owned company that has published the Reading Eagle newspaper for more than 150 years is filing for bankruptcy protection and seeking a buyer.
Virginia to conduct annual statewide tornado drill
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — State emergency management officials will conduct Virginia's annual statewide tornado drill next week.
The drill will start at approximately 9:45 a.m. Tuesday with a...
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Public Radio is buying the online news site Denverite.
Colorado Public Radio announced Wednesday that Denverite's team will join its staff but continue to focus on...
Feds move to shut down illegal radio station
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The federal government is seeking to shut down an unlicensed radio station in Worcester.
Federal prosecutors in Massachusetts say they're seeking a court injunction...
Kansas judge freezes assets of sect accused of trafficking
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge in Kansas has frozen the assets of a sect that faced a $7.9 million judgment last year for human trafficking.
Cuomo says losing Amazon HQ ‘greatest tragedy’ of his tenure
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo again blasted fellow Democrats on Friday over Amazon's backing out of a deal to put one of its second headquarters in New York City, calling the internet...
Alaska governor wants to end public broadcasting funding
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Gov. Mike Dunleavy has proposed ending state funding for public broadcasting amid efforts to close a projected $1.6 billion budget deficit.
Forever Media to buy Delmarva Broadcasting for $18.5M
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Pennsylvania-based Forever Media has agreed to buy Delmarva Broadcasting Company for $18.5 million, pending approval from the Federal Communications Commission.
Colts agree to new deal with NFL’s career scoring leader
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Adam Vinatieri will still be the NFL's oldest active player next season.
The 46-year-old kicker and the Indianapolis Colts have agreed to a new deal, general manager Chris Ballard announced Friday on 1070 The Fan, the radio station that broadcasts the team's games. Terms of the deal were not immediately available.
Sioux City deacon runs gospel radio station from his home
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Many people maintain a workshop or a man cave in the lower level of their homes.
James Rainey, however, keeps state-of-the-art recording equipment in the basement of his northside Sioux City home.
That's where Rainey, a Woodhouse Auto Dealership car salesman, is able to stream gospel music, 24 hours a day, from an online radio station.
New Rio governor authorizes police to shoot armed criminals
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The newly elected governor of the state of Rio de Janeiro says police officers have been authorized to shoot and kill criminals armed with rifles.
Wilson Witzel, who campaigned on promises to fight drug trafficking and corruption, made his remarks Thursday in an interview with Band News radio.
States trying to stop invasive evergreen-eating bug’s spread
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota and Wisconsin agriculture officials are trying to block the spread of an invasive evergreen tree-eating insect after it was found in holiday decorations sold at retailers in both states.
Missouri state senator proposes cap on local sales taxes
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri state senator will seek during the upcoming legislative session to cap the amount of sales taxes that local governments can collect.