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Simon is Stephanie

Stephanie Hurst | Barnsley Chronicle

A former top 40 radio DJ has announced he is undergoing surgery to become a woman. Capital FM Yorkshire presenter, Simon Hirst, 39, has revealed that she is now called Stephanie, and is halfway through gender reassignment treatment. 12 more words

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Court battle over Palestinian commercial station in Israel

Middle Eastern Eye reports on the legal wrangling over the commercial radio station Radio Shams, which is the only commercial Arabic radio station operating inside present-day Israel.

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This week it's 32 years since my first professional radio gig. In this blog I look back to that exciting moment

For me it all began in a church thirty two years ago on October 10th,1982.

This was my first professional job. I had been given my own show on the brand new commercial radio station for Lancashire, Red Rose Radio. 1,303 more words

Life On The Airwaves.

US Radio Execs caught playing Snap and Swap again

The late Tom Brookshier (right) with Angelo Cataldi at WIP-AM (610). Mr Brookshier died in 2010. | Undated and uncredited photo | Philadelphia Enquirer

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Happy Birthday Swansea Sound

Steve Dewitt, Swansea Sound, 1974 | BBC

Yesterday, September 30th was the 40th anniversary of Swansea Sound, which was the seventh independent local radio commercial station to begin broadcasting under the auspices of the Independent Broadcasting Authority. 45 more words

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Our 2006 Road Trip Photos, Part 17: the Season Finale and the Lost Outtakes

Day 7: Friday, July 28th

When we planned the vacation months in advance, choosing a hotel with a breakfast buffet seemed like a sensible cost-cutting measure. 1,852 more words

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