Rio Grande Valley Won’t Lose Last Spoken-Word Radio Choice


On October 19, 1947, radio listeners in the Rio Grande Valley have been able to tune to an AM radio station that began as a 250-watt daytime-only operation and today is a Class B News/Talker with a signal covering McAllen, Brownsville, Harlingen and Weslaco, Tex.

Now, this station is poised to become a part of a giant of Mexican media. Does this put the market’s soon-to-be lone source of English-language spoken word information and news in jeopardy? Not at all, says the head of the company selling KURV-AM.

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