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At 'FNX, 25 years of modern rock

From left: news director Henry Santoro, DJ Julie Kramer, and program director Keith Dakin. From left: news director Henry Santoro, DJ Julie Kramer, and program director Keith Dakin.
By Clea Simon
Globe Correspondent / April 21, 2008

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In the beginning, 25 years ago, the station played a format without a name. Calling itself "the new rock on the block" and "rock the boat radio," WFNX-FM (101.7) aired rock music, but not the familiar sound of market giants like WBCN-FM (104.1). Broadcasting lesser known artists, more imports, and the more out-there sounds of punk and new wave, the ... (Full article: 632 words)

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