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  • Radio stunt (WKLQ-FM, Grand Rapids, MI) has folks howling in anger (drowning dog hoax)

    08/13/2005 12:51:02 PM PDT · by leftcoaster · 45 replies · 1,059+ views
    The Grand Rapids Press (MI) ^ | Friday, August 12, 2005 | By Barton Deiters and John Sinkevics
    GRAND RAPIDS -- Cruel hoax or just plain cruel? A local radio show host's announcement that he planned to drown a dog today -- purportedly to draw attention to this week's drownings of two children -- turned out to be a hoax, but still drew the ire of police and dog lovers. Callers flooded 911 dispatch centers with complaints before the stunt was unveiled as a publicity put-on. WKLQ-FM morning show hosts at 8 a.m. aired sound effects that were supposed to sound like a dog being drowned at a nearby park. Disc jockeys then admitted the effort was a...
  • I need your help ASAP!

    08/12/2005 4:30:40 AM PDT · by photogirl · 87 replies · 2,140+ views
    <p>Hey, I have been posting this on the internet all night...I need everyones help please! This is the story...sorry its kinda jumbled....WKLQ is on the air right now, and they need to be stopped!</p> <p>Update: I just listened to KLQ for like a nano second and they said they are still planning on killing the dog. Two children have drown in the last week in this area, and they want to bring "awareness" to parents by showing how easy it is to drown. They are not only killing a dog, but they are gaining national attention for their radio show by capitalizing on the tragic deaths of children. These people are the scum of the earth, and should be taken down!! Even if this is a stunt, it does not give them a right to make money and gain fame off the deaths of children.</p>