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By John-John Williams IV and Baltimore Sun reporter | October 5, 2012
Baltimore Ravens' Terrence Cody is fat, according to Mike Golic from ESPN Radio's Mike and Mike in the Morning show. Golic's comment was made on Friday morning, during a discussion about Cody's objections to the new NFL jerseys : "Terrence Cody is about 350. Terrence, I don't mean this in a bad way, but you're fat. I mean am I making up that you have some fat on you when you weight 350? Listen, if you're under 10 percent fat percentage, god love you, but I am pretty sure you are not. "
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By Mary Carole McCauley, The Baltimore Sun | March 20, 2014
Radio personality Maria Dennis announced on the air Thursday morning that she has just been diagnosed with leukemia. Dennis is one third of the popular "Maria and The MIX Morning Show with Reagan and Jon. " She explained her three-week absence from the show to listeners on the CBS affiliate WWMX-FM by describing how she initially went in for a routine colonoscopy. "My blood work came back all over the ballpark, and they didn't know why," Dennis told her co-hosts Reagan Warfield and Jon Boesche on the Top-40 station.
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By Michael James and Michael James,Staff Writer | October 6, 1992
A 21-year-old man was charged yesterday in the slaying of gospel radio personality Alfred Jerome Stewart, who died after being gunned down Wednesday on an East Baltimore street.Gary Ricardo Ward of the 1600 block of Darley Ave. was charged with first-degree murder and felony handgun violations, Baltimore police said.Police arrested Mr. Ward at 6:30 a.m. yesterday at his girlfriend's home in the 900 block of Luzerne Ave. in Baltimore. The motive for the crime appears to be drug-related, police said.
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By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun | February 23, 2014
Radio personality Samuel Michael Anderson - known on-air as "Mike Roberts" - died at an area hospice Feb. 17 from complications of cancer. He was 54. Mr. Anderson worked in the radio business for more than 30 years, both on-air and behind the scenes in Baltimore and Washington. He retired from Radio One in December due to health issues. Mr. Anderson could do just about any job at a radio station and excelled in multiple roles, said Tim Watts, midday host on Radio One's Magic 95.9 FM. Before he died, Mr. Anderson was a coordinator for the AM stations that were sister stations to Magic 95.9, and the two carpooled to work.
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,SUN STAFF | October 30, 2001
William H. Shriver Jr., a longtime Baltimore radio personality who offered drive-time commentary on WBAL-AM for two decades, died Sunday of a heart attack at his Annapolis home. He was 84. A figure in Baltimore radio since the 1930s, when he appeared on a 15-minute weekly program in the role of a city Department of Health physician called Dr. Ashley, he went on to write radio and advertising copy and television reviews, and to appear on local stages. He was best known for his show Views and Reviews, which aired five days a week at 5:35 p.m. from 1963 until his 1983 retirement.
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By GREGORY KANE | September 25, 2002
LOOK UP the list of celebrity birthdays in today's paper, and you probably won't find Tim Watts listed there. But if you're a rhythm-and-blues fan in the Baltimore area, today is worth celebrating. Watts, WWIN-FM 95.9's drive-time disc jockey from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., turns 50 today. It's tempting, and downright cliche-ish, to say that Watts, with nearly 25 years as an on-air radio personality in this town, is a Baltimore institution. But that's not quite the word. A Baltimore monument is more like it. Who else would have stayed in this burg after what Watts has been through?
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By Robert Hilson and Eric Siegel and Robert Hilson and Eric Siegel,Staff Writers Staff writer Sheridan Lyons contributed to this article | October 1, 1992
Alfred Jerome Stewart, a morning drive-time personality for gospel radio station WWIN-AM, was shot to death late last night in what city police said appeared to be a drug-related slaying.Mr. Stewart, 51, of the 8700 block of Mary Lane in Jessup, was found with multiple gunshot wounds in the back beside his Mercedes-Benz just south of Clifton Park.Police were summoned there -- at a corner of Cliftview Avenue and Harford Road -- at 11:25 p.m. by reports of a shooting. Mr. Stewart was pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene 12 minutes later, police said.
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By Andrea K. Walker and Andrea K. Walker,SUN STAFF | November 23, 2004
After making a name for itself in radio and cable television, Lanham-based Radio One Inc. said yesterday that it is extending its reach into the media world by agreeing to acquire a majority interest in Reach Media Inc., a Texas media company owned by popular radio personality Tom Joyner. Radio One will pay $56.1 million in cash and stock in a deal that will give it ownership rights to Joyner's syndicated radio show, which reaches 8 million listeners on 115 stations. The purchase also gives Radio One control of www.Black- AmericaWeb.
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By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun | February 23, 2014
Radio personality Samuel Michael Anderson - known on-air as "Mike Roberts" - died at an area hospice Feb. 17 from complications of cancer. He was 54. Mr. Anderson worked in the radio business for more than 30 years, both on-air and behind the scenes in Baltimore and Washington. He retired from Radio One in December due to health issues. Mr. Anderson could do just about any job at a radio station and excelled in multiple roles, said Tim Watts, midday host on Radio One's Magic 95.9 FM. Before he died, Mr. Anderson was a coordinator for the AM stations that were sister stations to Magic 95.9, and the two carpooled to work.
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May 5, 2008
BRIAN CLEWER, 79 Radio personality Brian Clewer, a London-born radio personality who was host of Cynic's Choice, a program of British comedy and music that aired in Los Angeles for more than 40 years, and who also owned the Continental Shop for British foods and other goods in Santa Monica, Calif., died of pneumonia April 16 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, said his wife, Suzanne. He had been a resident of Los Angeles since the early 1960s. His radio show was launched in 1962 and continued until 2005.
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By Kim Fernandez,
For The Baltimore Sun
| November 12, 2013
All bets are on the Baltimore Humane Society's faux-gaming Catsino Night, Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Mount Washington Tavern. Starting at 6 p.m., guests can enjoy blackjack, roulette, craps, a money wheel, and a 50/50 raffle, all of which benefit the homeless cats at the society's shelter, which has been operating at full capacity for several years. Prizes include a human or pet portrait by Tim Byrne, who also created retired Raven Ray Lewis' Hall of Fame induction portrait. 92Q radio personality Pork Chop will emcee the night, entertaining with fun and games, and magician William Gross will also perform.
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By Jill Rosen, The Baltimore Sun | November 22, 2012
This time of year, "thankfulness" and "gratitude" are terms folks throw around so much that they almost become greeting card platitudes. Maybe people mean it, maybe they don't. Doctors have linked the concept of gratitude to inner peace, even physical well-being. It's at least true that there are people quietly living with real thankfulness, though they might not use that word. It's just life lived, something that warms them from the inside and maybe helps them sleep through the night.
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By John-John Williams IV and Baltimore Sun reporter | October 5, 2012
Baltimore Ravens' Terrence Cody is fat, according to Mike Golic from ESPN Radio's Mike and Mike in the Morning show. Golic's comment was made on Friday morning, during a discussion about Cody's objections to the new NFL jerseys : "Terrence Cody is about 350. Terrence, I don't mean this in a bad way, but you're fat. I mean am I making up that you have some fat on you when you weight 350? Listen, if you're under 10 percent fat percentage, god love you, but I am pretty sure you are not. "
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By Chris Kaltenbach and Chris Kaltenbach,Sun reporter | July 30, 2008
When radio personality Bob Lopez died in May 2005, after 27 years on 98 Rock, his bosses knew finding someone to fill his shoes wouldn't be easy. "We had lost a guy who had been on the air almost since the birth of the radio station," said Dave Hill, at the time three years into his tenure as program director at WIYY-FM (97.9). "After Lopez died, by just playing music and highlights of Lopez's career, it gave the audience time to reflect. It also gave us the chance to step back for a second.
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May 5, 2008
BRIAN CLEWER, 79 Radio personality Brian Clewer, a London-born radio personality who was host of Cynic's Choice, a program of British comedy and music that aired in Los Angeles for more than 40 years, and who also owned the Continental Shop for British foods and other goods in Santa Monica, Calif., died of pneumonia April 16 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, said his wife, Suzanne. He had been a resident of Los Angeles since the early 1960s. His radio show was launched in 1962 and continued until 2005.
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By Gene Sweeney Jr. and Gene Sweeney Jr.,Sun photographer | February 3, 2008
Last Saturday I covered the 12th annual Polar Bear Plunge, which benefits the Maryland Special Olympics, at Sandy Point State Park. Now, I grew up in Minnesota, so I am used to people doing crazy things to pass away the winter. I'm just not used to 10,000 crazy people doing the same thing. I'm told that when this event started, there were just a few people, no media and no warming tents. Now, people start to arrive at dawn, in a full array of costumes. Some even set up tail-gating parties like Ravens football fans.
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July 24, 1997
Thich Thien Hao, 86, a senior Buddhist monk who fought beside communist guerrillas in Vietnam, died Sunday in Hanoi. He was vice president of the state-sanctioned Vietnam Buddhist Church.Roby Yonge, 54, the radio personality known as Big Kahuna, died of a heart attack Friday in Miami. At Miami radio station WQAM, he created a radio personality called the Big Kahuna. The character, spiritual king of the beach, was a sarcastic take on Yonge, who was not the athletic surfer type.Pub Date: 7/24/97
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By Kim Fernandez,
For The Baltimore Sun
| November 12, 2013
All bets are on the Baltimore Humane Society's faux-gaming Catsino Night, Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Mount Washington Tavern. Starting at 6 p.m., guests can enjoy blackjack, roulette, craps, a money wheel, and a 50/50 raffle, all of which benefit the homeless cats at the society's shelter, which has been operating at full capacity for several years. Prizes include a human or pet portrait by Tim Byrne, who also created retired Raven Ray Lewis' Hall of Fame induction portrait. 92Q radio personality Pork Chop will emcee the night, entertaining with fun and games, and magician William Gross will also perform.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,Sun reporter | August 14, 2007
Harry R. Shriver Jr., the legendary Baltimore radio executive who brought such personalities as Johnny Walker, Peter Berry -- "The Flying Dutchman" -- Charlie Eckman, Ron Matz and Tom Marr to WFBR-AM, and created "Conference Call," an innovative lunchtime radio current events discussion program, died Satuday of heart failure at Sinai Hospital. The Owings Mills resident was 74. "He had his pulse on the radio business in Baltimore during the 1970s and 1980s, and took chances in an era when broadcasters weren't taking chances.
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By Brent Jones and Brent Jones,Sun Reporter | March 31, 2007
Radio personality Tom Joyner took to the stage at Morgan State University yesterday and voiced support for historically black colleges, encouraged his listeners to vote and raised questions about the war in Iraq. And after he got his audience thinking about serious issues, he hit them with the absurd - he offered $100 to the woman with the thickest mustache and another $100 to the man with the largest breasts. Twelve times a year, Joyner, 57, takes his Dallas-based show on the road to drum up support for black colleges.
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