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Area Stations Increase Reporting on Drug Activity

Topic: Community-Focused Initiatives
Posted on 8/13/2015

Citing a dramatic increase in drug use in Chautauqua County in 2015, News Director Dave Rowley, in cooperation with local law enforcement, greatly increased Chadwick Bay Broadcasting’s WBKX and WDOE’s coverage of local drug activity, arrests, and convictions. The stations now provide a comprehensive daily news coverage of this major issue impacting Chautauqua County, enhanced with bi-weekly live interviews with law enforcement officials and local elected leaders addressing the problem.

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