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Q102 fires Diego Ramos

Tuesday, January 20, 2009, 11:34 AM
Longtime Q102 personality Diego Ramos, who was recently part of the Elvis Duran and the Morning show, was fired today, as part of what we hear are Clear Channel budget cuts. "It's the business," Ramos said moments ago. "I'm happy to have worked at one radio station for 18 years."... Read more

Angela Russell leaving CBS 3

Monday, December 1, 2008, 9:47 AM
CBS 3 4 p.m. co-anchor Angela Russell will soon be leaving the station where she started in early 2006. We're told her contract was not renewed. E-mails to Russell and a station spokeswoman were not immediately returned this morning. We'll update the post if/when we hear more from them or any other details... Read more

Local journalist Brian Hickey critically injured in Collingswood hit-and-run

Monday, December 1, 2008, 12:32 AM
Brian Hickey, a Philly.com video producer, Metro columnist, former managing editor for City Paper, and all around good dude is in a medically-induced coma after being critically injured Friday night in a hit-and-run in Collingswood, N.J. The Metro's Brian X. McCrone is reporting that Hickey, 35, was... Read more

The Roots in good shape after Belgium bus crash

Thursday, November 20, 2008, 11:06 AM
The Roots narrowly escaped injury when their tour bus flipped over this morning in Belgium. Bassist Owen Biddle checked in to say the group are "all in surprisingly good shape and very thankful to be alive," after the bus lost control this morninig with the seven-piece band and five crew members... Read more

The Roots will be house band on Jimmy Fallon's show

Monday, November 17, 2008, 5:47 PM
Philly hip-hop heroes The Roots will be comedian Jimmy Fallon’s house band when his late-night show debuts next summer on NBC, a spokeswoman for Island/Def Jam Music Group confirmed moments ago. Label publicist Adesina Dowers said she was not certain what the slot means for the band’s touring... Read more

Cole Hamels to read tonight's "Top Ten List" on Letterman

Thursday, October 30, 2008, 3:45 PM
World Series MVP Cole Hamels will be in New York this evening to present the "Top Ten Things that Went Through Cole Hamels' Mind After Winning the World Series," on CBS' "Late Show with David Letterman." UPDATE: The show's just been taped and here is the Top Ten List that Hamels... Read more

Lori Delgado resigns from NBC 10 in midst of DeMentri drama

Tuesday, October 7, 2008, 2:44 PM
Lori Delgado resigned from NBC 10 as of yesterday, sources say. The news station is expected this afternoon to announce Delgado's departure. As we reported today, Delgado was just named, along with NBC 10 and its president Dennis Bianchi in a Common Pleas Court libel lawsuit by former anchor Vince... Read more

Springsteen playing Saturday Obama rally on the Parkway

Tuesday, September 30, 2008, 5:03 PM
Bruce Springsteen will perform at a Saturday afternoon rally to benefit Sen. Barack Obama on Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the Obama campaign has just announced. The Boss will play between 20th and 22nd streets. Gates open at 2 p.m. with the rally to begin at 3:30. Preferred tickets go to Obama campaign... Read more

Philadelphia raised DJ AM critically injured in SC plane crash that killed four

Saturday, September 20, 2008, 10:24 AM
DJ AM, raised as Adam Goldstein in Philadelphia, was critically injured last night in a South Carolina plane crash that killled four people and also seriously injured Travis Barker, former blink 182 drummer, the Associated Press reports. Goldstein (on the left in the photo) and Barker perform together... Read more

Greater Media pulls the plug on Smooth Jazz

Friday, September 5, 2008, 5:26 PM
Look for 97.5 WJJZ to yank the Smooth Jazz format tonight. Why? Because not too many people will miss it. The station has been in the tank ratingswise since shortly after it was resurrected by Greater Media in late 2006. Clear Channel had the station for 13 years at 106.1 (which is now My106.1) We're... Read more
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