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University of Washington will buy KPLU-FM, pull the plug on its news operation

Thu Nov 12 13:09:44 EST 2015 | seattle pi
Pacific Lutheran University announced Thursday that it will sell its broadcasting licenses to the University of Washington, in a plan that will turn the current KPLU at 88.5 FM into an all-music, all-jazz station while KUOW at 94.9 FM becomes the Seattle outlet for National Public Radio and Northwest news. “Pending FCC approval of the license transfer, 88.5 will assume a new call signal and name that reflects the jazz programming: The new call signal is still to be determined,” said a KUOW news ..


SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle-based public radio station KUOW announced plans on Thursday to buy KPLU in an $8 million deal. Pacific Lutheran University spokeswoman Donna Gibbs said Thurs..
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