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Fresno Radio Host Suspended for ‘News Editors Should Be Hanged’ Comment

Longtime Fresno radio host Ray Appleton has been suspended after an on air comment he made Thursday morning suggesting some journalists should be "hanged". Appleton hosts a three hour weekday program on KMJ. The station is owned by Atlanta-based Cumulus Media, which made their decision Friday. “Cumulus Media operates from a clearly-defined...

Fresno Radio Host Suspended for ‘News Editors Should Be Hanged’ Comment

Longtime Fresno radio host Ray Appleton has been suspended after an on air comment he made Thursday morning suggesting some journalists should be "hanged". Appleton hosts a three hour weekday program on KMJ. The station is owned by Atlanta-based Cumulus Media, which made their decision Friday. “Cumulus Media operates from a clearly-defined...

Will Top Talk Station Have to Give Free Airtime to Clovis Council Candidates?

Conservative talk radio leader KMJ radio may have to provide free air time to candidates running for Clovis City Council, according to legal experts. Candidate Diane Pearce guest-hosted for Ray Appleton on KMJ (580 AM/105.9 FM) this week. She has frequently made TV and radio appearances as a political analyst...

State Stalls, Fresno Co. Moves Ahead on Suicide Prevention

State Sen. Melissa Hurtado (D-Sanger) wants to help prevent suicide, especially among youth. So she authored SB 331, a bipartisan bill requiring each California county to develop a suicide prevention plan. Listen to this article: But, the bill was stopped in committee, frustrating Hurtado. “This year, the Assembly Appropriations Committee’s leadership...

The KMJ Measure P Debate: Both Sides Square Off

Leading figures on both sides of the Fresno parks sales tax proposal debated their positions this week on KMJ580 in a conversation moderated by talk-show host Ray Appleton. No on P advocate and housing developer Darius Assemi squared off with David McDonald, former CEO of Pelco and a Measure P...

Fresno Council to Vote on Massive Business Park

The Caglia family wants to build a 2 million-square-foot industrial business park on Central Avenue in south Fresno. The Fresno City Council will vote on the project at its Thursday meeting (Jan. 25). A group of local residents and environmental advocates are protesting the decision. Technically, the council will vote...

Fresno Council to Vote on Massive Business Park

The Caglia family wants to build a 2 million-square-foot industrial business park on Central Avenue in south Fresno. The Fresno City Council will vote on the project at its Thursday meeting (Jan. 25). A group of local residents and environmental advocates are protesting the decision. Technically, the council will vote...

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