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Classical Notes: July 30, 2009 Archive

Do music and sports mix?

Posted at 11:32 AM on July 30, 2009 by Alison Young
Filed under: In the media

Omaha's only full-time classical music station has found a way to both balance their books and stay local and relevant: beginning in August, they'll broadcast football, hockey and basketball games from the University of Nebraska.

Although the change in programming will provide students a way to catch live games outside the arenas as well as provide an influx of cash to the KVNO coffers, airing sports has unleashed a backlash from longtime listeners.

That may be because no one bothered to mention to listeners what was coming up next...