While concern about a local radio station's victimization by computer hackers has garnered the station attention on national media, the Federal Bureau of Investigation doesn't offer much hope for a resolution to the problem, said Jim Higgs, owner and on-air personality of WAKV AM 980. "Suzanne (Higgs, his wife) just talked with the FBI and they told her there was nothing they could do... but suggested possibly getting in touch with the Department of Homeland Security, and maybe they could do something," Higgs said Friday.
Full story: Plainwell radio station WAKV urged to file complaint with FBI after ransomware attack (Fri, 1/23)
St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
It was nearly a year ago when Dan Dierdorf had major back surgery, a "12-level fusion" in which three rods and 33 screws were inserted into his spine. It was a rough go for the Pro Football Hall of Fame offensive lineman from the St. Louis Cardinals who later ascended to national football broadcasting prominence.
Full story: Dierdorf is on the mend after surgery-filled 2014 (Fri, 1/23)
- Northern Michigan tipsters report that Adult Contemporary WLDR-FM 101.9 Traverse City has been off the air since midweek.