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Seems that last week's dismissal of Josh Venable at KDGE-FM (102.1) was just the tip of Clear Channel's melting iceberg. Industry observers and insiders have noted that the San Antonio-based multimedia giant has been letting other people go at various local radio stations, among them, ratings giant KISS-FM, where midday host Cruz and late night host Gina Lee Fuentez were given their walking papers. Here's the info regarding the "bloodletting" throughout Clear Channel's Dallas outlets. If I weren't stuck on the tarmac at DFW at this moment, I would totally look into this. -- Robert Wilonsky

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