Newsmakers and links: Tue Feb. 17, 2015

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It was a long road getting Good Shepherd Catholic Radio on the air, but president Doug Shumard can only look back and laugh at the process. The station broadcasts out of the St. Joseph Convent, at 704 N. East Ave., but it took five long years to make it happen.

Full story: Five years in the making, Good Shepherd Catholic Radio hits the airwaves (Tue, 2/17)


Michigan Radio and Olympia Entertainment will welcome Garrison Keillor to Detroit on May 30 for a live broadcast of "A Prairie Home Companion." The show will take place at the Fox Theatre and include live performances and comedy skits by Keillor and the entire "Prairie Home" cast.

Full story: Garrison Keillor's 'A Prairie Home Companion' booked for Detroit's Fox Theatre in May (Mon, 2/16)



WDET-FM 101.9 Detroit:

The WGPR TV Historical Society announced the approval of a historical marker to be placed at the station. WGPR was the first black owned and operated television station in the country. This year marks its 40th anniversary. Mayor Mike Duggan attended Monday's event. He says his administration is dedicated to adding more historical markers in the city.

Full story: WGPR Gets Historical Marker (Mon, 2/16)






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