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    Re: Mike McConnell leaving 700 WLW...

    Perhaps someone should tell Sloan that he only works 3 hours a day with all those commercial breaks off and days off when the Reds play near his time slot and then he gets vacation days off on top of all that.

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    Re: Mike McConnell leaving 700 WLW...

    Don't want to start a new thread... but for RZs who listen to WLW around 3pm weekdays - here's some news (which you probably already know about).

    http://cincinnati.com/blogs/tv/2010/...ers/?s=d&page=
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    Re: Mike McConnell leaving 700 WLW...

    Quote Originally Posted by KittyDuran View Post
    Don't want to start a new thread... but for RZs who listen to WLW around 3pm weekdays - here's some news (which you probably already know about).

    http://cincinnati.com/blogs/tv/2010/...ers/?s=d&page=
    A little disappointing but not surprising.
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    Re: Mike McConnell leaving 700 WLW...

    Quote Originally Posted by redsfandan View Post
    A little disappointing but not surprising.
    Eddie was possibly the best thing going on 700. Wonder if he'll wind up at 96 Rock or one of the other Cumulus Stations like WARM 98, who only has one DJ left after firings last month. If so, it would be kinda cool working on the same floor as Eddie.
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    Re: Mike McConnell leaving 700 WLW...

    http://cincinnati.com/blogs/tv/2010/...f-its-fingers/

    I don't know Eddie that well, but I know him enough to say he got screwed...he'll be missed. He was a big reason I got in to radio.

    He's a guy you'd love to have a few beers with...he was always himself.

    Clear Channel made a huge mistake.

    96 wouldn't shock me for his next gig

    Hell, I got to work with him on air....I was only doing traffic reports, and I had no chance of being as quick witted as him when he would put me on the spot, but it was still pretty cool.
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    Re: Mike McConnell leaving 700 WLW...

    Quote Originally Posted by Reverend Doo-Rag View Post
    Perhaps someone should tell Sloan that he only works 3 hours a day with all those commercial breaks off and days off when the Reds play near his time slot and then he gets vacation days off on top of all that.
    With show prep and a lot of back end stuff that radio hosts do, usually it winds up being an 8-hour shift, FYI.
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    Re: Mike McConnell leaving 700 WLW...

    Quote Originally Posted by Brutus the Pimp View Post
    With show prep and a lot of back end stuff that radio hosts do, usually it winds up being an 8-hour shift, FYI.
    I think this was his point...

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    Re: Mike McConnell leaving 700 WLW...

    Quote Originally Posted by Dom Heffner View Post
    I think this was his point...
    I didn't read it that way, but sarcasm is sometimes tough to see in written form, so I could have missed it.
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    Re: Mike McConnell leaving 700 WLW...

    Quote Originally Posted by Brutus the Pimp View Post
    I didn't read it that way, but sarcasm is sometimes tough to see in written form, so I could have missed it.
    I'm probably the worst at seeing it FWIW LOL.....

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    Re: Mike McConnell leaving 700 WLW...

    what is this thread? off topic much?

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    Re: Mike McConnell leaving 700 WLW...

    Back on topic, please.
    What if this wasn't a rhetorical question?

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    Re: Mike McConnell leaving 700 WLW...

    So... Sloan is replacing Eddie with Tracy now?
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    Re: Mike McConnell leaving 700 WLW...

    Quote Originally Posted by savafan View Post
    So... Sloan is replacing Eddie with Tracy now?
    Apparantly.

    This probably means after Sportstalk my car will go to local Indianapolis stuff or static rather than listening to whomever they put in after 9.
    http://cincinnati.com/blogs/tv/2010/...e-joins-tracy/
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    Re: Mike McConnell leaving 700 WLW...

    This station had the same guys in the same slots for years and years, now they are changing hosts more than my brother changes underwear.

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    Re: Mike McConnell leaving 700 WLW...

    I just gotta say one more time that they were incredibly stupid for letting Eddie Fingers go.
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