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Top 10 Radio Stories of 2007


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January: Woman Dies After Competing in Radio Station Contest
Top Radio Stories of 2007

Top Radio Stories of 2007

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From abcnews.go.com came this out of Sacramento, California: "A woman who competed in a radio station's contest to see how much water she could drink without going to the bathroom died of water intoxication, the coroner's office said Saturday. Jennifer Strange, 28, was found dead Friday in her suburban Rancho Cordova home hours after taking part in the 'Hold Your Wee for a Wii' contest in which KDND 107.9 promised a Nintendo Wii video game system for the winner."

10 employees including the morning show were subsequently fired. A criminal investigation was launched but no charges were filed. The family of Jennifer Strange did file a civil suit.

Notable 2007 Event
Howard Stern Will Marry for Second Time
From news.yahoo.com: "Howard Stern—make that Howard A. Stern the shock jock and not the Anna Nicole Smith hanger-on—announced Wednesday that he's gotten engaged to his longtime girlfriend, Beth Ostrosky. Stern, 53, said that he popped the question to the 34-year-old model-actress Tuesday night..."

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