LPR and RIPR end agreement, 1290 AM station up for sale

Updated at 2 p.m.

RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC RADIO HAS listed the 1290 AM terrestrial signal for sale after an agreement to transfer ownership to Latino Public Radio was terminated following LPR's inability to secure the funding necessary to complete the sale.
RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC RADIO HAS listed the 1290 AM terrestrial signal for sale after an agreement to transfer ownership to Latino Public Radio was terminated following LPR's inability to secure the funding necessary to complete the sale.
PROVIDENCE – Latino Public Radio and Rhode Island Public Radio terminated their contract to transfer ownership of the WRNI-AM 1290 terrestrial radio station, and the station is now is up for sale, Rhode Island Public Radio announced Friday. LPR and RIPR also terminated their programming agreement, meaning the LPR broadcast on the 1290 AM waveband…

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