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FILE - In this July 20, 2015, file photo, Garrison Keillor, creator and host of "A Prairie Home Companion," appears during an interview in St. Paul, Minn. The president of Minnesota Public Radio has told employees the decision to cut business ties with former "A Prairie Home Companion" host Keillor resulted from "multiple allegations" that covered an extended period of time. Jon McTaggart held an off-the-record meeting with employees Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, a week after Keillor's dismissal was announced. Keillor says it was wrong to fire him without a full investigation. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
December 07, 2017 - 9:08 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Garrison Keillor says Minnesota Public Radio was wrong to fire him last week without fully investigating what a senior executive has described as "multiple allegations" against the former "A Prairie Home Companion" host spanning an extended period of time. Jon McTaggart, CEO of...
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FILE- In this April 18, 1996 file photo, John Hockenberry, correspondent for National Public Radio, is shown in his Chicago office. A woman who was a guest on Hockenberry's show on New York public radio in 2014, has accused him of sexual harassment. She said that after the appearance, sent her a series of emails that made her uncomfortable, asking for her home address so he could write her letters and entitling a subject line: "Need another dose of you." Her account was published in an article on New York Magazine's website. (AP Photo/Charles Bennett, File)
December 02, 2017 - 6:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former public radio host in New York City who left his show earlier this year has been accused of sexual misconduct by an author and some of his former colleagues. Suki Kim said she met former WNYC "The Takeaway" host John Hockenberry in 2014 as a guest on the radio program. He...
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FILE - In this July 20, 2015 file photo, Garrison Keillor, creator and host of "A Prairie Home Companion," appears during an interview in St. Paul, Minn. Keillor said Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, he has been fired by Minnesota Public Radio over allegations of improper behavior. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
November 30, 2017 - 7:15 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on an accusation of improper conduct against humorist and author Garrison Keillor (all times local): 6 p.m. Minnesota Public Radio says it has just one formal complaint against Garrison Keillor from one person, but that "includes multiple allegations related to...
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In this Feb. 19, 2016 photo, Garrison Keillor uses his phone at the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul to time a promo for an upcoming show. Keillor said Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, he has been fired by Minnesota Public Radio over allegations of improper behavior. (Euan Kerr/Minnesota Public Radio via AP)
November 29, 2017 - 11:41 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the firing of Garrison Keillor over an allegation of inappropriate behavior (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Garrison Keillor says it's "all kind of bewildering" that he was fired from Minnesota Public Radio following an allegation of improper behavior. The entertainer...
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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2013, file photo, Matt Lauer arrives at an event in New York. NBC News announced Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, that Lauer was fired for "inappropriate sexual behavior." (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Invision/AP, File)
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November 29, 2017 - 7:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — "Today" show host Matt Lauer was fired for what NBC on Wednesday called "inappropriate sexual behavior" with a colleague and was promptly confronted with a published report accusing him of crude and habitual misconduct with other women around the office. With his easygoing charm,...
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FILE - In this July 26, 2017 file photo, Garrison Keillor, creator and former host of, "A Prairie Home Companion," talks at his St. Paul, Minn., office. Keillor said Wednesday, Nov. 29, he's been fired by Minnesota Public Radio over allegations of improper behavior. (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen, File)
November 29, 2017 - 2:21 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Garrison Keillor, the former host of "A Prairie Home Companion," said Wednesday he has been fired by Minnesota Public Radio over allegations of what the network called improper behavior. Keillor told The Associated Press of his firing in an email. In a follow-up statement, he...
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In this July 26, 2017 photo, Garrison Keillor, creator and former host of, "A Prairie Home Companion," talks at his St. Paul, Minn., office. Now that he has hung up his microphone as host of his popular public radio show, Keillor, who turns 75 this month, will embark on a 28-city "Prairie Home Love & Comedy Tour 2017," which he vows will be his last. (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen)
August 04, 2017 - 9:13 am
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Former "A Prairie Home Companion" host Garrison Keillor is keeping busy in retirement. Keillor turns 75 on Aug. 7. The next day he boards a bus for a 28-city tour that he vows will be his last. The Minnesota humorist signed off as host of "Prairie Home" at the Hollywood Bowl...
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FILE - In this July 10, 2013, file photo, President Barack Obama laughs with Frank Deford as he awards him the 2012 National Humanities Medal during a ceremony in the East Room of White House in Washington. Deford gave his final sports commentary on NPR’s “Morning Edition” Wednesday, ending a run of what he calls “little homilies” that began in 1980. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
May 03, 2017 - 9:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — National Public Radio commentator Frank Deford has bid listeners goodbye after 37 years of discussing sports on the network. Deford gave his 1,656th and final commentary on NPR's "Morning Edition" Wednesday, ending a run of what he calls "little homilies" that began in 1980. He...
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April 07, 2017 - 2:49 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — University officials who fired a Chattanooga public radio reporter for not identifying herself in sessions with Tennessee lawmakers were worried about losing state funding if they didn't take action, according to emails obtained by The Associated Press. The University of...
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