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     PPM Monthlies:  Arbitron released its PPM (Personal People Meter) radio ratings for February on Tuesday, March 17th. Continuing to benefit from its holiday ratings boost, Lite FM (WLTW, 106.7) remained in the top spot with a 7.0 audience share, while WCBS-FM (101.1), with a 6.2 share, settled in at the #2 spot. WBLS (107.5 FM), Z-100 (WHTZ, 100.3 FM), Mega (WSKQ, 97.9 FM) followed, with a 5.8 share, a 5.2 share, and a 5.2 share, respectively. News outlets WINS (1010 AM), with a 5.1 share, and WCBS (880 AM), with a 4.0 share, benefited from listeners tuning in for weather-related info.

     Back to the Family:  After announcing its intention to sell off all but one of its Radio Disney stations nationwide, ABC/Disney has sold its local outlet, WQEW (1560 AM) to Family Stations for $12,950,000. As of February 27, 2015, Family`s fundamentalist religious programming returned to the NYC area, about two years after Family Radio sold WFME (94.7 FM), now WNSH, "NASH FM" to Cumulus. The WFME call letters were adopted by 1560 on February 20, 2015.

     Radio Newsbriefs:   WBGO (88.3 FM) has introduced a new weekly jazz program, "Jazz Night in America". Hosted by bassist Christian McBride, the show will feature live performances from across the nation, along with background material. "Jazz Night in America" is a collaboration between WBGO, NPR, and Jazz at Lincoln Center, and airs Sundays at 6 PM, repeated Wednesdays at 6:30 PM.     WWRL (1600 AM) has adopted a Spanish-language format as of January 1st, ending ten years of talk radio. The station is featuring Regional Mexican music.


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