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This week’s biggest deal comes from New England where Northeast Public Radio buys its first station in Connecticut. Also this week, Los Angeles radio veteran Brad Fuhr moves to become a station owner in Palm Springs. And as some schools are selling, Southern Oregon University has just bought a California FM. Plus find out where EMF’s latest purchase is in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

The end of third quarter brought plenty of closings this week, but there were also some new deals filed. None topped $250,000, however. The list of sales includes a noncommercial FM in the Boston market, a suburban AM in Albany, NY and a Vermont FM owned by radio vet Randy Michaels. And in a cash-free swap, iHeartMedia is trading an FM translator in Charlottesville, VA for one in the Tallahassee market. Check out all the action in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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Lotus Communications has closed an $18 million deal to buy four stations in Seattle, capping one of radio’s biggest deals so far this year. Also this week, a former New Jersey market manager becomes a station owner in Cape Cod. There’s a new generation of Holladay family ownership taking shape in Mississippi. And while some colleges sell their radio stations, a Texas school is buying – and the late Bob Kingsley gets some of the credit. Read more

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During an especially light week for station trading, both of the top deals hail from Iowa. In the first, Greg Wennes sells his stake in a Decorah, IA cluster. And Riverfront Broadcasting has struck a deal to sell its stations in Algona, IA. Also this week, Bustos Media splits off one of its five stations in the Tri-Cities, WA market. And EMF does a one-dollar deal in Wyoming. Check out the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

With a focus on mid- and small-sized markets, Detroit has always been an oddity on Townsquare Media’s map. Now it has struck a deal to sell its standalone AM in market No. 14 to religious operator Smile FM. It will pay $172,500 to buy the currently-silent WLCO (1530), which is licensed to Lapeer, MI. Townsquare will still own clusters in three Michigan markets: Grand Rapids, Flint, and Kalamazoo. Who else is buying and selling? Check out this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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It has been less than a year since St. Barnabas Broadcasting entered the radio scene in Pittsburgh. Its latest deal will grow its operation from one to three stations. Also this week, the sports director at a Cedar Rapids station will soon be the owner. Plus, a Tampa AM is getting new owners, but it could take five years before the sale closes. And EMF continues to fill-in its Tennessee map. Check out all the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

The Houston dot will soon disappear from the Entravision map as it has struck a deal to sell “La Suavecita 1180” – its sole station in the market. Also this week, there’s lots of deal-making among religious broadcasters in New York and Pennsylvania. Plus, a Boston market FM translator changes hands, with translator deals also in the Midland-Odessa, TX and Louisville markets. Get the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

Educational Media Foundation is making a move in Tulsa – market No. 64 – that will give its contemporary Christian “K-Love” network an upgrade from a translator. EMF is spending $2.4 million to buy a full-power FM. Also this week, several Houston signals are swapped. Check out the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

Ohio Midland Newsgroup is tripling the size of its Wheeling WV cluster in the week’s big ticket sale. Also this week, Desert Mountain Broadcasting takes over a five-station cluster in Bozeman, MT. A Phoenix market AM changes hands. Plus a Baltimore public radio stations doubles its FM count. Check out the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

Religious broadcasters were involved in two of the weeks’ two biggest deals. In Palm Springs, Iglesia Pentecostal Vispera Del Fin is buying a Palm Springs oldies FM from Sunnylands Broadcasting to bring its Spanish Christian format to California. In Indiana, Educational Media Foundation buys a country station in the Terre Haute market. We also learn how much Coastal Television is paying for radio and TV assets in the Midwest. Catch up on all the week’s deal-making in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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The Midwest rules this week’s deal-making led by Beaver Broadcasting’s deal to buy “Killer Bee Country” in Iowa. In Illinois, VCY America expands into the Rockford market. While in Texas, Viva Media adds a new market. Also this week, iHeartMedia handed over the keys to a pair of Dayton, OH stations to a religious broadcaster. Check out the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

The translator market isn’t has hot as it was a few years ago when AMs were gobbling up all available signals, but deal-making continues. This week there are translator sales in the New York, Chicago and Atlanta markets. Also this week, Saga adds an AM in Massachusetts, DeLaHunt Broadcasting expands in Minnesota, and Forever Media grows in Pennsylvania. Plus iHeart buys a New York market AM. Check out all the buyers and sellers in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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Religious broadcaster VCY America is buying its way into the Des Moines market. Also this week, Educational Media Foundation parts with a Minneapolis FM. A low-power FM spends six-figures to buy an FM translator in Tulsa. And a couple of “good guys” strike a deal in Alabama. Check out all of the buyers and sellers in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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Deal-making is still “Fun” for Educational Media Foundation as it strikes a deal to buy an AC station in Lancaster, PA. Also this week, Moody Radio sheds a Chicago market AM. Nashville’s “Q-Country” is getting a new owner. And Lake Broadcasting adds to its Alabama station count. Catch up with all the buying and selling action in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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Pardon the pun, but Flag Family Media is planting a flag of its own in Minnesota, where the North Dakota-based company is buying a trio of Grand Rapids stations. Also this week, West Palm Beach’s “The Surf” is changing hands. Ed Perry spins-off a Boston AM at a profit. And while some colleges sell radio, an Ohio high school is doubling-down on the FM dial. Check out the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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Educational Media Foundation made an international play this week while never leaving the U.S. It bought a couple of FMs shooting towards Canada. Also this week, Lazer Broadcasting buys a San Francisco translator. And after working in big cities, a broadcaster returns to his hometown in upstate New York and becomes a station owner. Check out all the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

Three years ago, Salem Media Group spun away a Seattle AM in order to grow its Portland, OR cluster. Now it has struck a deal to buy the station back. Also this week, Draper Holdings adds a pair of FMs on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. And another Maryland owner is also expanding – in South Carolina. Check out the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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Spending more than a million dollars in a month, Radio Vida Kansas will triple the size of its portfolio of religious stations. Its latest deal adds an AM in Kansas City. Also this week, Bunyard Broadcast adds a third station to an Arkansas cluster. EMF fills in near Indianapolis and in Texas. And there’s a big-ticket translator sale in Birmingham. Check out all the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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In its biggest deal in years, Lotus Communications is buying four Seattle stations owned by local television giant Sinclair Broadcast Group. Fellow TV owner Gray Television is also moving to leave radio. It’s just inked a deal to sell its Odessa-Midland regional Mexican FM to religious broadcaster VCY America. Also this week, an Oklahoma City sports station changes hands. And an FM combo in Vail, CO is sold. Catch up with all the action in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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There is no tote bag or mug in sight. Just several million dollars as two Baltimore public radio stations strike the week’s biggest-ticket deal. Also this week, Salem Media Group adds two Bay Area AMs. Oklahoma owner Fred Morton moves to buy out one of his business partners. And Twilight Broadcasting does an about face on a Pennsylvania AM. Check out all the action in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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The reach of Cumulus Media rocker “V-100.3” will soon be limited to the Topeka market as the company this week filed to spin-off a rimshotter FM that has been simulcasting the station. Also this week, there was a big-ticket translator sale in Dallas. And a Phoenix format change appears in the works as a noncommercial FM is sold. Check out all the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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Educational Media Foundation may be the biggest operator of religious stations, but the company is still filling in the gaps. This week that means buying an FM in Tennessee. It is also spinning off an extra FM in Charleston, WV. Also this week, general managers in Nebraska and Oregon strike deals to become their stations’ owners. And it was a busy week in the FM translator market. Check out who were the buyers and sellers in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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Religious Training Network continues to fill out its Florida map with a deal to buy Horizon Broadcasting stations in the Ft. Pierce-Stuart-Vero Beach and Tallahassee markets. From the heartland, a generational move as Christofer Shank has struck a deal to buy four Salina, KS stations from a group that includes his parents. Also, Paul Coates relinquishes his ownership to partner Mike Huckabee in two states. Get the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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Religious broadcaster Educational Media Foundation has been one of radio’s fastest-growing groups in recent years, but even it occasionally does some downsizing. EMF has filed to sell one of its five FMs in Minneapolis-St. Paul. Also this week, Metro Radio moves beyond the Beltway. Syndicated personality Delilah buys the station where she got her start. And Sinclair Telecable exits Santa Rosa. Catch up on all the deal-making in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more

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Alan Quarnstrom is growing Q Media Properties’ list of stations in Minnesota with the addition of an AC that brands itself as “Nice 95.5” in a nod to the state’s “Minnesota Nice” stereotype. Also this week, Colorado Public Radio swaps away Pueblo stations to bulk up in Aspen. And Florida Public Radio downsizes, but not in Florida, but rather in Iowa. Check out the details in this week’s Deal Digest. Read more