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Steroid Allegations Lead To Legal Threat And Termination Of St. Louis Hosts

Allegations that Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols used performance enhancing drugs as a member of the St. Louis Cardinals have led to legal threats against WGNU St. Louis afternoon hosts Jack Clark, Kevin Slaten, and the management of the station. Clark, who played in the majors for 18 years and also served as hitting coach of the Los Angeles Dodgers, claimed that Pujols and a couple other players used steroids during their playing career. Pujols released a statement last night that he planned to take legal action against Clark and WGNU. I am currently in the process of taking legal action against Jack Clark and his employers at WGNU 920AM. I am going to send a message that you cannot act in a reckless manner, like they have, and get away with it. If I have to be the athlete ...[Read More]

WGNU St. Louis To Flip To Sports

Tim McKernan, longtime morning host at 590 KFNS St. Louis will begin brokering Urban Talk 920 WGNU Granite City/St. Louis on August 1 to flip it to Sports. The St. Louis Post Dispatch reports that McKernan’s InsideSTL.com will program the station on weekdays with eleven hours of local talk daily. The move will help fill the void left by the flip of KFNS to Hot Talk “The Man” on May 1. The station’s lineup will feature McKernan and co-hosts Jim Hayes and Doug Vaughn’s “The Morning After” from 7-10am. Frank Cusumano, who is currently on 590 from 10am to 12pm will take the same daypart on WGNU. Bryan Burwell, Joe Strauss, and Charlie Marlow will host from 12pm-2pm. The 2pm hour will be used audition new hosts. Former 101.1 KXOS Kevin Slaten and former...[Read More]