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Throwback Thursday: How KGUN got its call letters

Throwback Thursday: How KGUN got its call letters

In June 1956, KDWI went on air, making it Tucson’s third broadcast television station. Tucson rancher D.W. Ingram established the station in his name, hence the name KDWI. When H.U. Garrett bought the station in 1957 he changed the call sign to KGUN, reportedly because he was an avid antique…

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KDWI-TV in Tucson

KDWI-TV in Tucson

KDWI was Tucson's third broadcast television station, going on air in June, 1956. Tucson rancher D.W. Ingram established the station in his name (initials DWI).

November 11, 2015 6:00 pm Photos

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Internet-savvy Tucson anchor Guy Atchley is on fleek

Internet-savvy Tucson anchor Guy Atchley is on fleek

Tucson's KGUN-9 anchor takes beautiful photos, has a perfectly coiffed golden retriever, over-fleeks and knows his way around social media.

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CW Tucson adds 'Good Morning Tucson Extra'

Beginning Monday, KWBA Channel 58 — known as CW Tucson — will begin broadcasting “Good Morning Tucson Extra” weekdays from 7 to 8 a.m.

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Waddell leaves KGUN for Nashville

Waddell leaves KGUN for Nashville

KGUN Channel 9 anchor Jennifer Waddell signed off Friday, leaving for a morning anchor position in Nashville, Tenn. She had been with the station since 2005.

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Sally Shamrell returns to Tucson television

Former KVOA reporter filling in on KGUN's "The Morning Blend"

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CMAs tonight: You pick the winners

CMAs tonight: You pick the winners

Will country music's superstar couple prevail or will new faces take the lead?

November 01, 2012 8:00 am Photos

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Former local anchor hosts short-lived reality show

"Today" Show host Savannah Guthrie isn't the only ex-Tucson journalist to make a recent splash on network TV.

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Chipper a.m. broadcasters share secrets on how to crow at sunrise

Chipper a.m. broadcasters share secrets on how to crow at sunrise

Curious about how TV and radio morning show hosts manage to get up so early - earlier than 2 a.m. in some cases -and appear so alert and happy? I polled them via email and over the phone to collect their wake-up secrets.

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Local scene : Young filmmaker rewarded

Local scene : Young filmmaker rewarded

Shawn Florchak spent several months trying to win a scholarship that didn't yet exist.

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Remote Controlled : After reluctantly auditioning, 'Jeopardy' fan from Vail is chosen for 'Wheel of Fortune'

Remote Controlled : After reluctantly auditioning, 'Jeopardy' fan from Vail is chosen for 'Wheel of Fortune'

Liza Watts wasn't interested in trying out for "Wheel of Fortune," when the Wheelmobile came to Tucson looking for contestants last February.

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Consumers need protection from overdraft fees

Earlier this year, Congress took major steps to limit the way banks can raise rates, change terms and profit from consumers who use credit cards. Lawmakers should take similar action regarding bank overdraft fees.

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Wildcat softball team hosts Arizona Fall Classic this weekend

The Arizona Wildcats open the Arizona Fall Classic softball tournament against Arizona Western at 4 p.m. today at Hillenbrand Stadium.

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Tucson Ladies Council event raises funds for Tu Nidito charity

Tucson Ladies Council event raises funds for Tu Nidito charity

Tu Nidito Children and Family Services benefited Saturday from a Tucson Ladies Council fashion show — called The Fashion Show — that more than 500 people attended.

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