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Nationally-syndicated radio talk show host Glenn Beck will be heard in Chicago on news/talk WIND-AM (560) beginning Jan. 4, 2010. The Beck show will air from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. With the addition of Beck to the WIND line-up, Dennis Miller will move to the 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. timeslot. "It's a great opportunity for us to strategically position Dennis Miller in a day part that makes us more competitive in the market while adding to and maintaining our stellar roster of talk show hosts," said WIND general manager Dave Santrella. Owned and operated by Salem Communications Corp., WIND targets audiences interested in Christian and family-themed content and conservative values.

X00023_7.JPGThis just in. Longtime Chicago radio personality Garry Meier will return to the airwaves for one day only on Wednesday, Feb. 25, as he sits in with John Howell on WIND-AM (560) from 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. Meier will fill in for Cisco Cotto, the other half of the "John and Cisco" morning show. Meier is best known for his stints at WLUP-FM (97.9), WLS-AM (890) and WLS-FM (94.7) with Steve Dahl and his show with Roe Conn at WLS-AM. Most recently, Meier hosted a show on WCKG-FM (n 2007. John Howell and Cisco Cotto have hosted mornings on WIND since October of 2006. Recent guests on their show have included Gov. Pat Quinn and embattled Sen. Roland Burris. WIND is owned and operated by Salem Communications.

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