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‘’THE SCHONZ” HAS DIED AT AGE 93

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William W. (Bill) Schonely (June 1, 1929 – January 21, 2023) 

Bill Schonely was local sports broadcaster who was the play-
by-play announcer for the
Portland Trail Blazers for almost
three decades, from the team’s launch in 1970 until 1998.

The Trail Blazers organization retired Schonely’s microphone
on November 3, 2003.

In 1999, Schonely was inducted into the Oregon Sports Hall of
Fame
for Broadcasting.

In 2012, Schonely was awarded the Curt Gowdy Media Award
from the Basketball Hall of Fame.

Legendary broadcaster Bill Schonely says farewell to Trail Blazers fans at retirement ceremony ...

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RADIO COMMENTATOR BORN ON THIS DAY

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Rush Limbaugh Dead: Radio Talk Show Host and Conservative Firebrand Was 70 | Hollywood Reporter
Rush Hudson Limbaugh III
(January 12, 1951 – February 17, 2021)

Limbaugh was an American conservative political commentator
who was the host of The Rush Limbaugh Show, which first aired
in 1984 and was nationally syndicated on
AM and FM radio
stations from 1988 until his death in 2021.

Rush was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame and the
National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame. During the
2020 State of the Union Address, President Donald Trump
awarded him the
Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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SANDY KOZEL

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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RADIO DJ IN ENGLAND DIES WHILE ON AIR

Tributes have poured in for Tim

A radio DJ tragically died live on air this morning, (Monday, October
24). Tim Gough, who presented a breakfast show on GenX Radio
Suffolk, England passed away an hour into his broadcast today.

The music stopped partway through a song during the 55-year-old’s show. It resumed a few minutes later but Tim did not return.

GenX Radio Suffolk confirmed Tim had died. A spokesperson said
on Twitter: "It is with the heaviest of hearts that I have to inform you,
our dear friend and breakfast host Tim Gough passed away this
morning whilst presenting his program.

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