Metro Detroit: Newsmakers Oct. 30, 2009




Detroit Free Press:

Federal authorities say a Detroit television reporter tried to use underhanded means to gain access to a Madison Heights veterinarian clinic where an FBI dog was being treated for mortal wounds resulting from a shootout with the leader of an Islamic fundamentalist group. And now she could be in hot water. The owner of the Veterinary Emergency Service clinic in Madison Heights said WDIV-TV (Local 4) reporter Natalie Sentz told the manager that she had been sent to the facility Wednesday by the FBI to make arrangements for disposing of the dog's remains... WDIV reporter used false story to try to see shot FBI dog, feds say (Fri, 10/30)


Jazzy Detroiter and former WVMV-FM (98.7) morning host Alexander Zonjic is ready to pay tribute to the station's now defunct smooth jazz format with a double-header celebration tonight and Halloween at the flutist's Seldom Blues supper club. "This is not going to be a pity party; it's really a tribute to the station," Zonjic says of the celebration, which will feature artists like Tim Bowmand and Dave McMurray and some of the station's former personalities. Zonjic, the morning host for the last dozen years on V98.7, did his last show Oct. 2, the Friday the adult contemporary station flipped formats and became mostly Top 40. He says he's been bombarded since then with e-mails, Facebook messages and tons of questions and support... Parties honor jazz station (Fri, 10/30)







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