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"The Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener" returns to WNOV

Published March 21, 2018

After a successful first year on the air, "The Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener" returned for a second season this month. Tune in for gardening tips for your urban or not-so-urban garden.

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Milwaukee Talks: WNOV's Sherwin Hughes

Published Nov. 21, 2016

Sherwin Hughes, a talk show host on black-owned WNOV (AM-860), provides a much-needed African American voice on Milwaukee radio that offers black opinion and commentary.

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Longtime talk radio host Eric Von dies at 58 of heart attack

Published Sept. 9, 2016

Eric Von, a longtime leader in black community talk radio, died Thursday at the age of 58. Cause of death was an apparent heart attack. Von had survived a heart attack just one month earlier. He was a radio host at WNOV when he died.

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1290 transitions from talk to crooners

Published March 4, 2013

On Friday afternoon, WMCS-AM 1290 halted its broadcast stunt of all Elvis Presley music to debut "1290 Martini Radio." Milwaukee Radio Alliance stopped its long-running "Talk of the Town" format that featured local and national African-American progressive talk shows last week Tuesday.

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McGee remarks spark controversy

Published May 3, 2007

Michael McGee Sr., caused a controversy with disparaging remarks about the mother of his rival Charlie Sykes. Katherine Sykes died in a fire Tuesday in Mequon.

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DJs Kid Cut Up, Why B master hip-hop mixes at bSide

Published Nov. 11, 2004

Friday nights at the bSide are marked by DJs Why B and Kid Cut Up's innovative mixes. "I have no problem playing commercial music," says Cut Up, but both adhere to the idea that hip-hop is "more about how you play than what you play."