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 - Vyo. Group Purchases KTUC For $160,000 Owner...
Vyo. Group Purchases KTUC For $160,000 Owner Lee Little has sold radio station KTUC for $160,000, and a former television station manager and his chief engineer will take over operation of the station as soon as the Federal Communications Commission approves the transaction. Mac Mathcson, business manager of KTUC, said last night I Clarence Van Haaften has sold Suspect Will Face Felony Count In Knifing Incident A 22-year-old man, ordered held for arraignment in Pima County Justice Court yesterday by City Magistrate Clague Van Slyke, faces felony charges of aggravated assault stemming from the slashing of a Davis-Monthan airman. The incident occurred in front of a 14th Street rooming house early Sunday. John Washington, 22, of 62 W. 14th St., is accused of slashing Joe Dupreeja, of the 43rd Field Maintenance Sqdn. Dupreeja was reported to be in good condition at Davis-Monthan AFB hospital with knife wounds in the left chest, right arm and back that required 30 stitches, police said. . Washington signed a statement Sunday night admitting fighting with the airman, but he denied the cutting. He was arrested after three airmen friends of the injured man told police they had located Washington, officers said. Mexico Accident Takes Lives Of 2 Ajo Women AJO, Jan. 20 W Two Ajo women are dead after an ,auto accident near Sonoyta, Sonora, Mex., late Sunday and a third is in fair condition at a Phoenix hospital. Dead are Alicia Macias, 19, and Mercedes F. Valenzuela, 30. In fair condition in Phoenix Memo rial Hospital is Carlota Trujillo his interest in television station ICTWO in Casper, Wyo., to purchase the Tucson radio station in partnership with KTWO's chief engineer and two real estate dealers of Casper. Haaften formerly owned and operated a radio station in Denver and decided to buy KTUC while "shopping around" for an opportunity to return to radio broadcasting, Matheson said. Haaften also sold his home in Casper and left for Tucson by automobile Saturday. FCC approv al of the sale is expected about two months from now, Matheson added. He said the Casper sta tion's chief engineer will follow ctinrtlv Before deciding on KTUC, Math eson said, the buyers were con sidering the purchase of another Tucson radio station but found the price too high. It was understood that the new owners planned to retain the sta tion's present staff of 12 and have made no plans for changes in sta tion policy. In announcing the sale of the station. Little said he will con tinue to operate the Tucson Music Co. from the Broadway station of fice. The new owners will transfer operation of the station to the old KCNA site on South Cherry Ave. south of Broadway, where the sta tion's transmitter tower stands. Currently the transmitter is oper ated by remote control at the Broadway station. Little became owner of the sta-tion in 1955 after 13 years as man- ager. He came to Tucson from the Columbia Broadcasting System in New York City, where he had been in the production department.' He has been in radio work since 1924

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  1. Arizona Daily Star,
  2. 21 Jan 1958, Tue,
  3. Page 3

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