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WRKO firing sets off debate on speech issue

By Andrea Estes and Suzanne Ryan
Globe Staff / November 4, 2006

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WRKO fired radio talk show host John DePetro and his engineer yesterday after DePetro called Green-Rainbow Party gubernatorial candidate Grace Ross a "fat lesbian" on the air. (Full article: 1096 words)

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