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Cumulus Shuts Down WTOD Toledo; Format To Replace Zone Translator

Cumulus Media is shutting off “TalkRadio 1470” WTOD Toledo OH tonight and potentially turning in the station’s license. The WTOD programming will remain in place however as the all-syndicated Talk lineup will replace Alternative “100.7 The Zone” on 100.7 W264AK Toledo/105.5 WQQO-HD2 starting Wednesday, September 28 at 12pm. The station’s lineup includes Imus In The Morning, Chris Plante, Jonathan Brandmeier, Dave Ramsey, Mark Levin, and Michael Savage. WTOD has been operating via Special Temporary Authority since August 2003, however its most recent extension is set to expire on Sunday, September 25. Its ground system has required repair or replacement and the station has had multiple CP’s to build a new four tower array on the west side of Toledo....[Read More]

TalkRadio 1470 To Debut In Toledo

Cumulus will break 1470 WLQR Toledo off of its simulcast of Sports “106.5 The Ticket” WLQR-FM and flip it to Talk on Monday, August 13. The new “TalkRadio 1470” will run the Cumulus Media Networks suite of talkers including Imus In The Morning, Geraldo Rivera, Mike Huckabee, John Batchelor, Mark Levin, and Red Eye Radio. The station will continue to carry Bowling Green University basketball and football and Detroit Tigers baseball. The new format will put WLQR in direct competition with Clear Channel’s 1370 WSPD.