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KNX Talks to LAPD Chief On Homeless Issue at Venice Beach

Some police officials have blamed the homeless migration on the failings of local politicians.

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One of the most famous beaches in the world has turned into a homeless encampment. The famed Venice Beach in Los Angeles, California has become unrecognizable to locals.

KNX 1070 NewsRadio spoke to LAPD Chief Michael Moore about the deterioration and how he is teaming up with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department to clean up the beach.

“The sheriff does enjoy jurisdiction across the entire county for law enforcement matters,” Moore told KNX. “He enjoys a great deal of discretion, and he, in his department, as a leader can determine how and which laws they go about enforcing.”

Some police officials have blamed the homeless migration on the failings of local politicians. One councilman who represents the area said the involvement is deeply troubling.

“In Venice, we’re working to marshal resources to offer housing and services to hundreds of people living on the streets, “said Mike Bonin. “Villanueva has not offered actual help. This is a serious crisis. We need people interested in solving it, not exploiting it.”

Bonin blamed Fox News Host Tucker Carlson and KFI’s John and Ken for spreading “nefarious lies” about the situation at Venice Beach.“It’s a lot easier to and cheaper to house people without middlemen and guns,” tweeted Bonin.

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  1. John

    June 10, 2021 at 7:18 pm

    Bonin represents a segment of political movement that wishes to use the rise of homelessness to push for government provided housing for everyone. They are absolute weasels as they publicly misrepresent their ultimate motive, and are content to let hoards live in abject misery and filth in the meantime. There’s solutions to address perhaps 80% of the homeless, which is evident by how low the homeless population was in LA county just 10 years ago. Yet any politician that suggests implementing this sort of solution again is literally screamed down by money driven homeless “advocates” that proclaim the exceptions the solutions won’t help.

    Bonin has been councilman while his district is overflowing with homeless. He is utterly pathetic.

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The Final Rush Limbaugh Show to Air Friday

The Rush Limbaugh Show, which was broadcast on more than 600 radio stations at its peak, will sign off with a guest host shortly before 3:00 p.m. ET.

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One of the longest running and most successful talk radio programs in the history of the business, will come to an end Friday.

The Rush Limbaugh Show, which was broadcast on more than 600 radio stations at its peak, will sign off with a guest host shortly before 3:00 p.m. ET.

Limbaugh died of lung cancer on Feb. 17. His last show was Feb 2. His syndication company, Premiere Networks, opted to air the show using multiple guest hosts with soundbites from past Rush shows.

In March, the network released a statement on the future of the show. “No one can replace Rush Limbaugh, and Premiere Networks will continue to provide millions of loyal listeners with the voice of Rush for the long term,” Rachel Nelson, company spokeswoman told the Associated Press.

Behind the scenes, Premiere Networks was working to replace the iconic figure. At the end of May, the company announced that Clay Travis & Buck Sexton would be taking over in Rush’s former time slot.

“We’re not going to replace Rush Limbaugh, we’re going to have an evolution of the show with fresh voices—those that grew up on Rush and admired him,” Premiere president Julie Talbott told the Wall Street Journal.

Broadcasting companies around the country have discovered different solutions to solve the Rush Limbaugh dilemma. Some Audacy stations have opted to pick up the Dana Loesch Show while some Cumulus stations are airing former Secret Service agent Dan Bongino’s brand new show. Still, other stations are filling the void with local talent.

Whatever the case, Premiere Networks will unveil the Clay Travis & Buck Sexton Show beginning Monday at noon. The move will mark a new era in conservative talk radio and the proverbial passing of the torch to a brand new generation. 

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WPG’s Harry Hurley Calls Out Facebook for Censorship

Hurley was recently named to the Talkers.com “Heavy Hundred” list. He said he has been using the Facebook platform since its inception and has never encountered a violation of its community standard policy.

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An Atlantic City, New Jersey talk radio host is speaking out after one of his Facebook posts was censored. Harry Hurley is a host at WPG Talk Radio 95.5 FM & 1450 AM.

“I have heard the myriad of stories about Facebook censoring platform users for many years,” Hurley said in a post on his station’s website. “I’ve always been empathetic about it … but, until yesterday, I didn’t personally know how it feels.”

Hurley was recently named to the Talkers.com “Heavy Hundred” list. He said he has been using the Facebook platform since its inception and has never encountered a violation of its community standard policy.

“Facebook took my totally positive post down. It was surreal.”

Hurley shared the contents of the story which was nothing more than a simple announcement that he would be honored for his achievements.“They won’t even allow the URL link to The Talkers Heavy Hundred 2021 list to be posted on Facebook. Somehow this link also violates their “Community Standards.”

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WTIC 1080 Hires Tom Shattuck For Middays

The Audacy-owned station located in Hartford, Connecticut has hired New England media veteran Tom Shattuck as a midday show host. The station will feature all-local programming from 5:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET.

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1080 News Talk WTIC announced a lineup change on Thursday as it prepares to transition away from The Rush Limbaugh Show which ends Friday.

The Audacy-owned station located in Hartford, Connecticut has hired New England media veteran Tom Shattuck as a midday show host. The station will feature all-local programming from 5:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET.

Shattuck reacted to the news on Twitter. “I am thrilled to be joining the great team at @WTIC1080. Starting Monday,” he tweeted. “I will be on daily from 10a – 2p. Can’t Wait!”

Shattuck’s experience comes mostly from the print media side where he served as senior editor of The Lowell Sun in Lowell, MA. Before that, he was the editorial page editor of The Boston Herald.

“Radio is best when it is local, when we can discuss and look at the local issues affecting our listeners” said Stephanie Perl, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Audacy Hartford. “Being able to expand our local weekday programming further separates WTIC from other radio stations in the state and we look forward to unveiling this new slate of content to our audience.”

New weekday programming is as follows.

5:00 a.m. – 5:30 a.m. ET:“WTIC Sunrise Special” 
5:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. ET:“Mornings with Ray and Brian” 
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. ET:“Extra Time with Brian” 
10:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET:“The Tom Shattuck Show” 
2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. ET:“The Todd Feinburg Show”

Listeners can tune in to 1080 News Talk WTIC (WTIC-AM) in Hartford on air, as well as nationwide on the Audacy app and website. Fans can also connect with the station on social media via Twitter and Facebook

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