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Radio Free Montone: Excellence Is In Short Supply

By John Montone, 1010 WINS

Excellence is in short supply.

I’m going to sound my age now, but tough.  When I was a teenager and I had a job, I did that job right.  529 more words

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Radio Free Montone: A Week In The Life Of An All News Radio Reporter

By John Montone, 1010 WINS

On 1010 WINS, the news watch never stops.  Here’s a weeks worth of my contributions.

At the height of the… 522 more words

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'Big Bird' Asked To Fly On Doomed Space Shuttle Challenger

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — If Mickey is the world’s most famous mouse, then “Big Bird” is the most famous bird. Caroll Spinney, 80, is stepping outside the Big Bird costume in the new movie from Tribeca films titled, “ 206 more words

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Radio Free Montone: John Dislikes Social Media

By John Montone, 1010 WINS

I tweet and I post, but I often wonder why.

There was a time when my only professional obligation was to tell stories on the radio.  491 more words

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Listen: Muhammad Ali's Daughter Describes His Parkinson's Progression

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) —The 21st Parkinson’s Unity Walk takes place on Saturday, April 25th in Central Park. Registration booths open at 8:30 a.m. and this gentle 1.4 mile walk will begin at 9:45 a.m. 260 more words

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1010 WINS Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of Switch To All News

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Fifty years ago Sunday, an iconic news radio station was born.

To commemorate 1010 WINS’ anniversary, the Empire State Building was lit in blue, white and gold Sunday night… 462 more words

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