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News Archive: November 2006

November 1, 2007
Could Variety Hits be coming to Dayton, OH? That's the hot rumor; Main Line Broadcasting recent acquired the Dayton cluster from Radio One, an acquisition that included Z-93 (92.9 WGTZ), which has been engaged in a head-to-head CHR war with Clear Channel's WDKF. The Dayton Business Journal breaks it down in this article.

Z-93 is currently stunting with an automated countdown. It is expected to debut its new format tomorrow at noon EDT.

November 5, 2007
The rumors proved true in Dayton, where Main Line Broadcasting flipped legacy CHR Z-93 (92.9 WGTZ) to Variety Hits as Fly 92.9 at noon on Friday, November 2, 2007. This is the second station that Main Line has flipped to the format; in Richmond, VA, Main Line put the format on as Liberty 98.9 more than two years ago.

November 6, 2007
Variety Hits KJXK (Jack FM)/San Antonio PD Mark Landis signed a multi-year deal with Border Media Partners which puts him in charge of English Programming for BMP, including oversite of the company's JACK-FM stations nationwide (so far KJXK in San Antonio and KJAV in McAllen, TX.) Jack debuted in McAllen on September 14, 2007, replacing the Rhythmic Oldies format there (Digital 104.9.)

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