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The History of FM 91

Early broadcasts on FM 91 included live concerts by the Toledo Symphony, the first metropolitan opera stereo television simulcasts with WGTE TV and weekly coverage of Toledo city council. FM 91 began broadcasting 24 hours a day in 1984 with Music Through the Night and Jazz After Hours.

The station extended its broadcast reach with the construction of satellite stations WGLE Lima in 1981, WGBE Bryan in 1996 and WGDE Defiance in 1999. Twenty six counties in Ohio and Michigan are served by the four stations.

Today, FM 91 continues its program service of NPR news and information, classical, jazz, folk and eclectic music. Programs from Public Radio International include Marketplace and weekend entertainment and variety shows.

FM 91 also offers a variety of local music programs, including Live From FM 91, Jazz Spectrum, Portraits in Swing, Electronic Currents and FM 91 in Concert.

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