Michigan Almanac: October 2013 Archives

Newsmakers and links: Oct. 2, 2013

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TMZ.com:

Casey Kasem ... the legendary DJ who hosted America's Top 40 for decades, is in dire condition, and a family feud has erupted between Casey's kids and their stepmom. Jean Kasem -- Casey's wife -- will NOT allow Kerri, Julie and Mike to visit their father, who lives in the exclusive Holmby Hills area near Bev Hills. We're told they've been trying to make contact with their dad for 3 months, to no avail. Casey -- who is 81 and has advanced Parkinson's -- hasn't been heard from in months.

Full story: Casey Kasem - Family Feud, Cops Called (Tue, 10/1)

 


 

Sports Business Journal:

MLB saw its largest local ratings gains in its smallest markets this season. Six of the league's eight smallest TV markets posted double-digit ratings jumps this year. On the flip side, the poor on-field performance of many of the league's big-market teams led to ratings declines, with numbers down sharply in four of MLB's five biggest TV markets ... The Detroit Tigers were the top-rated team for a second year in a row. The Tigers averaged a 9.60 rating on FS Detroit during their run to the postseason.

Full story: Smallest MLB markets show ratings boost (Mon, 9/30)

 

Newsmakers and links: Oct. 21, 2013

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TVSpy.com:

Members of the union representing workers at WNEM have rejected the latest offer from the Meredith owned Saginaw, MI, CBS affiliate. "WNEM's latest contract proposal would severely jeopardized (sic) workers' job security, retirement security, work jurisdiction and reduce on-air employees to 'at will' employment status," Zara Maldonado, president of NABET-CWA Local 54048, said in a statement.

Full story: NABET Rejects Latest Contract Offer from Michigan Station (Mon, 10/21)

 


 

MLive.com:

Popular radio personality and voice actor Casey Kasem, a Detroit native, reportedly suffers from advanced Parkinson's Disease reportedly has only a few months to live, according to a representative for his wife. News of Kasem's failing health surfaced Saturday on the celebrity news website TMZ and came about a week after the New York Daily News reported that three of his children went to court to seek conservatorship over the ailing radio icon.

Full story: Casey Kasem, a Detroit native, has a few months to live, rep for wife claims (Sun, 10/20)

 


 

AllAccess.com:

BELL MEDIA Alternative CIMX (89X)/WINDSOR-DETROIT announces "THE 89X NUTCRACKER" featuring PANIC! AT THE DISCO, SWITCHFOOT, THE UNLIKELY CANDIDATES, and STRANGE TALK on DECEMBER 12th at THE FILLMORE DETROIT.

Full story: CIMX Announces The 89X Nutcracker Lineup (Mon, 10/21)

 

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