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Smulyan delays Emmis buyout vote for 7th time

Emmis Communications CEO Jeff Smulyan delayed a vote again on his plan to take the company private. But shareholders of the Indianapolis-based radio company will gather Friday morning at 8:30 to decide the fate of Smulyan’s $90 million buyout bid.

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Indianapolis Indians renew radio deal

The Indianapolis Indians recently signed a deal with WXLW-950 AM to continue their radio partnership for the 2010 season
as all Tribe regular-season and postseason games will again be broadcast live on the local station.

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Columnist Kravitz dropped from radio show

Sports columnist Bob Kravitz made his final appearance on The Fan’s afternoon radio show on Monday. Emmis Communications Corp.
executives said the decision was based, in part, on the show’s “financial performance.”

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New electronic radio ratings system rattling nerves

Local radio operators are bracing for a potential ratings shake-up. The introduction of Arbitron Co.’s Portable People Meter
in the Indianapolis market this summer is expected to tighten the ratings race and could dramatically affect how much advertisers
are willing to pay for radio spots.

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