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Los Angeles wildfire imperils Emmis transmission site

A major wildfire north of Los Angeles is perilously close to Mount Wilson, home to transmission towers used by Indianapolis-based
Emmis Communications Corp. and other broadcasters. "Mount Wilson is at risk due to the wildfires, and we are
monitoring the situation closely," Emmis Chief Operating Officer Patrick Walsh said in an e-mail this morning.

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Debt maneuvers help Emmis turn quarterly profit

Emmis Communications Corp. reported a quarterly profit today after buying back a big chunk of its own debt on the cheap, but
the outlook for the company remains grim. The radio broadcaster and magazine publisher saw revenue plunge 27 percent.

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Local radio exec Severino dies

Radio executive Tom Severino, who managed four local stations for Indianapolis-based Emmis Communications Corp., died yesterday
after a five-month battle with cancer. Severino, 57, was vice president and general manager of WIBC-FM 93.1, WLHK-FM 97.1,
WFNI-AM 1070 and WYXB-FM 105.7.

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How IBJ is surviving the recession

This economy has been tough on just about everybody.
No matter what your choice of media, you can’t escape the news about companies and entire industries challenged by the recession. But what about the folks doing all that reporting?

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Emmis creates option to sell, lease back HQ

Would embattled Emmis Communications Corp. sell its Monument Circle headquarters, a prized development that opened a decade
ago at what then-Mayor Steve Goldsmith called "the most important site in the city and the very center of Indiana?"

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Emmis to produce tourism publications for ICVA

Indianapolis based Emmis Communications Corp. signed a three-year deal to produce and publish the Indianapolis Convention & Visitors
Association’s
semi-annual visitors guide, convention planners guide and other tourism-related publications and materials.

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Emmis’ decision to shift WIBC to FM jolts local radio

The local radio market’s biggest shake-up in more than a decade has almost every commercial station in central Indiana scrambling
to attract the thousands of listeners and millions of advertising dollars suddenly up for grabs. Emmis Communications Corp.
said Oct. 8 it will move WIBCAM 1070 programming to the FM frequency previously occupied by WNOU-FM 93.1, which it will kill.
Industry experts said the fallout will continue to rain down throughout the fourth quarter and well into 2008. “There’s lots…

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