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News Bites: Dennis Prager, Frank Beckmann, KFWR, Tye Tribbett.

News Bites for March 26... ...Another radio station is making their post-Rush Limbaugh plans. Alpha Media talk KNZR-AM/FM Bakersfield (1560/97.7) will air the Salem Radio Network-syndicated “Dennis Prager Show” from 9am-12pm, the slot most recently occupied by Premiere Networks “The Rush Limbaugh Show.” “KNZR is thrilled to announce that The Dennis Prager Show, along with the massive PragerU audience, has now been added to the lineup,” GM Jeremy Price said in a release. Limbaugh died Feb. 17 from stage 4 lung cancer and while Premiere Network is continuing to air audio from the host on the syndicated program, some stations are moving on.
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Detroit broadcast legend Frank Beckmann retires after nearly 50 years

DETROIT – Metro Detroit bid a fond farewell to one of its longtime radio friends Friday as Frank Beckmann retired after 48 years behind the microphone. Just shy of five decades, the one constant voice from the golden tower of the Fisher Building and WJR was that of Beckmann. He started out doing sports before he branched into talk radio.
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Nolan Out Loud: Frank Beckmann signs off

Sure to tune into WJR today from 9 a.m. to noon to hear Frank Beckmann's final broadcast after 48 years as a Detroit radio fixture. He's heading off to a much-deserved retirement. Frank is a solid conservative whose intellect and wit keep his audience informed and entertained. His is an...
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After 48 years on air, Frank Beckmann leaving WJR on Friday

Frank Beckmann is ready to say goodbye. "I’m coming to grips with reality," says Beckmann, who will air his final show on Friday after 48 years at WJR-AM (760). "You’ve been doing this for so long, you start thinking about, you know, you’re not going to do this anymore. It weighs on you a little bit. You begin to have second thoughts."

Detroit Radio Host Frank Beckmann Retiring After 48 Years on WJR

Morning radio host Frank Beckmann, an opinionated and conservative voice on WJR in Detroit is retiring after 48 years with the station. The station, which described Beckmann as a "sports broadcasting legend," said his last show on his 9 a.m. to noon slot will be March 26. “I will be...
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Broadcaster Frank Beckmann to retire from WJR after 48 years

Sports broadcaster and conservative talk show host Frank Beckmann is retiring from WJR AM 760 after 48 years with the Detroit radio station. The final day for "The Frank Beckmann Show" is scheduled for March 26, WJR owner Cumulus Media announced Wednesday. Beckmann, 71, told Crain's his retirement coincides with...
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Frank Beckmann announces retirement from 760 WJR

(WXYZ) — Detroit radio legend Frank Beckmann announced he is retiring after nearly half a century at News Talk 760 WJR. His last day will be Friday, March 26. Beckmann announced his retirement on Wednesday morning. He has hosted "The Frank Beckmann Show" on WJR from 9 a.m. to noon for the last 18 years.
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Frank Beckmann to retire from WJR radio in March

WJR-AM (760) host Frank Beckmann announced Wednesday he will retire from the radio station in March. “It’s been a great run here at WJR over 48 years,” he said. A Detroit native, he was a news reporter in 1972, later became a University of Michigan football play-by-play man for 33 seasons and has been hosting his own conservative-oriented show that runs 9 a.m. to noon on weekdays.