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  • Thu, 07 Jan 2021 01:51:33 +0000

    AMBER Alert canceled for mom, four kids missing in Arizona

    Authorities in Arizona have cancelled an AMBER Alert for four missing children out of Eloy.

    Arizona law enforcement issued an Amber Alert from the City of Eloy on Wednesday evening in search of four missing children and their mother, who is accused of failing to comply with a court order.

    The Eloy Police Department is looking for Melanie Davis and her four children — DeAndre Davis, 13, Desire Watson, 15, Michael Davis, 10, and Matthew Davis, 10.

    Melanie was last seen driving a black Chevrolet Malibu with a temporary license plate, 103712B. Their current whereabouts are unknown.

    “Melanie has failed to comply with DCS and Law Enforcement, and we are concerned that the children may be in danger,” the police department said in a news release.

    Anyone with information on Melanie or her children’s whereabouts are asked to contact 911 or the Eloy Police Department, (520) 464-3465.

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  • Wed, 06 Jan 2021 02:13:51 +0000

    Rapper Dr. Dre suffers brain aneurysm, in ICU

    Dr. Dre has suffered a brain aneurysm, according to multiple reports.

    The 55-year-old music mogul was rushed Monday to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, where he remains “stable” and “lucid” as of Tuesday, TMZ reports.

    Los Angeles Times journalist Richard Winton tweeted Tuesday.

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  • Tue, 05 Jan 2021 06:08:35 +0000

    Amber Alert issued for missing 15-year-old girl

    The Arizona Department of Public Safety has issued an Amber Alert for a missing 15-year-old girl out of Yakima, Washington.

    Police say that Angeles V Revuelta-Buenrostro went to take the garbage out on Monday morning around 11:20 and did not return. The alert says that Angeles was recently recovered in Arizona with a man that coerced her via social media. Police say the man, 36-year-old Daniel B Ovante, recently made threats to come take Angeles and kill her family.

    Daniel has known to be driving a black 2001 Ford F150 with Arizona plate BYR6257. He has a felony warrant and is considered armed and dangerous, according to police.

    Angeles is described as a Hispanic female with brown hair and brown eyes. She is 5’5″ tall and weighs 125 pounds. She was last seen wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt and torn jeans.

    Ovante is described as a Hispanic male with brown hair and brown eyes. He is 5’6″ tall and weighs 140 pounds. It’s not known what he was last seen wearing.

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  • Tue, 29 Dec 2020 01:27:06 +0000

    GIVEAWAY: Wonder Woman 1984 Tickets for the Big Screen Experience through December 30th!

    This week only, Warner Brothers, DC Comics, 88.7 The Pulse, and Jeff Kode team up to bring you back to the movies for the big screen experience of Wonder Woman 1984. Win tickets by filling out the entry at the bottom of this post.

    Director Patty Jenkins is back at the helm and Gal Gadot returns in the title role. “Wonder Woman 1984” is Warner Bros. Pictures’ follow up to the DC Super Hero’s first outing, 2017’s record-breaking “Wonder Woman,” which took in $822 million at the worldwide box office.

    Fast forward to the 1980s as Wonder Woman’s next big screen adventure finds her facing two all-new foes: Max Lord (Pedro Pascal ‘The Mandalorian’) and The Cheetah (Kristen Wiig).

    The film also stars Chris Pine as Steve Trevor, Robin Wright as Antiope, and Connie Nielsen as Hippolyta. Patty Jenkins directed from a screenplay she wrote with Geoff Johns & David Callaham, based on characters from DC.

    Joining the director behind the scenes are several members of her “Wonder Woman” team, including director of photography Matthew Jensen, Oscar-nominated production designer Aline Bonetto (“Amélie”), and Oscar-winning costume designer Lindy Hemming (“Topsy-Turvy”). Oscar-nominated editor Richard Pearson (“United 93”) is cutting the film. The music is by Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer (“Dunkirk,” “The Lion King”).

    “Wonder Woman 1984” is now in theaters in 2D, and 3D in select theaters, plus IMAX. This film is rated PG-13 for sequences of action and violence.

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  • Sun, 27 Dec 2020 19:03:35 +0000

    How to make your Instagram ‘Top Nine’ for 2020

    Millions of Instagram influencers, celebrities, and Instagram users are about to share their Top Nine collage featuring their best moments of the year.

    2021 is just around the corner, which means you are about to see grids all over Instagram, with everyone sharing their Top Nine collage with their best nine Instagram posts of 2020.

    The Top Nine trend started in 2016 as a simple tool to review your Top Instagram posts. Since then it has grown exponentially every year, according to Google Trends.

    This year you won’t find the Top Nine tool on TopNine.co, where it’s been since 2016. Top Nine is now part of the CreatorKit platform, and it’s now available on CreatorKit.com/TopNine and on the CreatorKit apps for iOS and Android.

    This change enables users to use the CreatorKit video editor to create videos with their Top Nine photos and videos of 2020. The video editor was created by the same team after Top Nine went viral, and they now decided to add Top Nine to the platform.

    How to create your Top Nine collage

    Creating your Top Nine 2020 collage is super simple. Just enter your Instagram username and the service will generate the collage with your best nine Instagram photos and videos.

    In certain cases, like when it is used by many people simultaneously, it will request your email address so you don’t have to wait for it to be generated.

    Like every year, the website is free, offering other paid options on the CreatorKit platform.

    One such paid option is to “jump the line” and ensure the collage is generated within seconds if it’s taking too long to load.

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  • Fri, 25 Dec 2020 18:15:44 +0000

    Merry Christmas from The Pulse

    In this roller coaster of a year where many things were canceled, we have Christmas to celebrate some of the most important things in life – family, and supportive friends. To all our new and old radio listeners we would like to thank for being with us and thank you for staying along the road during these unusual times.

    The next year is one of promises for a brighter and healthier future where we’ll know better and won’t repeat our mistakes. Our pledge for 2021 is to keep improving, stay dedicated, and always work tirelessly. May good health and bright spirits carry you forward into the next year. We’re looking forward to spending it together!

    Merry Christmas! 🎁🎄

    ~ 88.7 The Pulse

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  • Wed, 23 Dec 2020 23:59:38 +0000

    88.7 The Pulse presents The Top 88 of 2020

    2020 was a good year for music! 88.7 The Pulse is excited to bring you the Top 88 of 2020.

    January kicked things off when Selena Gomez released her first album in four years, ‘Rare‘. One of the tracks off that album made our Top 5 of the year! The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards also took place that month hosted by Alicia Keys, who has a song featured on the Top 88 of 2020. The historic winner of the most awards, Billie Eilish, took home five Grammys, including Album of the Year with, ‘When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?,’ Record of the Year and Song of the Year for “Bad Guy”, and Best New Artist, plus one more. She is the first artist to win every major award in the same year since Christopher Cross in 1981. Billie also won Top New Artist and Top Female Artist later in the year at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards. Speaking of Billie, Green Day’s lead singer, Billie Joe Armstrong also popped into our countdown with a solo song.

    Do you remember in February when Demi Lovato performed the National Anthem at Super Bowl LIV in Miami? She slayed it! You’ll hear two appearances from her in this year’s Top 88. Who could forget the multiple award-winning Justin Bieber. He released his fifth album, ‘Changes‘, on Valentine’s Day this year. Of course, many hit singles came from it which we played on 88.7 The Pulse.

    By the time March rolled around, a 22 year-old from Texas was poised for his full-length debut album. Called ‘Kid Krow,’ it made Conan Gray the biggest new artist debut of 2020. One of his biggest songs off that effort made it to our Top 88 of the year. Also in March, actor Donald Glover, under his stage name Childish Gambino, released his first album in four years. His first single from that made our countdown.

    Just as it began warming up in Arizona in May, Lady Gaga drops her first album in four years, Chromatica. It scored her two tracks in our Top 40 most played songs of 2020. By August, Lady Gaga took home the most MTV Video Music awards of 2020 with five, including Artist of the Year. In November, Gaga won favorite Electronic Dance Music Artist at the 2020 American Music Awards. Talk about prolific!

    Summer was in full swing when Taylor Swift released her eighth studio album, Folklore in July. It was announced on social media a day prior to coming out. One song from there and another from her previous effort made it to our Top 88 of 2020. Swift went on to win Artist of the Year and Favorite Female Artist at the 2020 American Music Awards in November. Her song, “Cardigan,” won Favorite Music Video and made our Top 30 of the year.

    The 2020 Billboard Music Awards took place in October. Post Malone took home more trophies than any other artist this year. He’s got a couple appearances in the Top 50 on our countdown. Billboard’s Top Music Duo/Group, The Jonas Brothers, are featured in three songs on our countdown. Lizzo, who won Top Song Sales Artist, snuck into our Top 15 of the year.

    The American Music awards were in November. Taylor Swift, The Weeknd, Dan + Shay, and Justin Bieber all had the most awards with three each. Surprise, it wasn’t Billie Eilish who won New Artist of the Year here, it was Doja Cat, who also won favorite soul/R&B artist. She happens to have a couple appearances in our Top 50. Juice WRLD took home Favorite Male Artist for Rap/Hip-Hop. He teamed up with Electronic Dance Music favorite artist nominee Marshmello and made our Top 20 of the year. Favorite male Artist for Soul/R&B, The Weeknd, scored three singles in our countdown. Shockingly, he was snubbed from this year’s Grammys. Even alternative rock sneaks into our Top 88 of 2020 with AMA’s favorite alternative rock artists, Twenty One Pilots. Yes, even K-pop artists BTS, who won Favorite Pop/Rock Group, made our Top 15. How’s this for variety? Dan + Shay, who won Favorite Country Group, made our Top 40.

    A whopping 80 music artists made our Top 88 of 2020. Some of them had multiple hits on the countdown.

    These are the performers who had the most songs on our Top 88 of the year (Ranked by how many and where their songs placed);
    14: blackbear 
    13: Taylor Swift
    12: Demi Lovato
    11: Arizona Zervas
    10: Zedd
    09: Ariana Grande
    08: Dua Lipa
    07: Camila Cabello
    06: Maroon 5
    05: Lady Gaga
    04: Harry Styles
    03: Marshmello
    02: The Weeknd
    And the number one most played artist on 88.7 The Pulse in 2020 was … take a guess, and scroll to the bottom to see if you are right!

    Artists from A to Z, AJR to Zara Larsson, will be featured on the countdown. Ten guys and three gals made our Top 10 most played songs of 2020. Can you guess who?

    Listen as we launch the Top 88 of 2020 on Christmas Day, December 25th at 6 p.m on 88.7 The Pulse and pulseradio.fm. Tune in as we countdown the hottest songs of the year all the way up to 11 p.m New Year’s Eve when we take it live to Golfland in Mesa.

    Below are all the other artists that will be featured on this year’s Top 88. Where will your favorite artist be!?

    Bebe Rexha
    Brock Hampton
    Bryce Vine
    Chris Brown
    DJ Shadow
    Ed Sheeran
    Five Seconds of Summer
    Florida-Georgia Line
    4th and Orange
    Gabby Barrett
    Iann Dior
    Isaiah Grass
    J Balvin
    Jason Derulo
    Jeremy Zucker
    Juice WRLD
    Katy Perry
    Leslie Odom Jr
    Lewis Capaldi
    Liam Payne
    Lil Mosey
    Louis Tomlinson
    Machine Gun Kelly
    Miley Cyrus
    Noah Cyrus
    Pop Smoke
    Sabrina Carpenter
    Sam Smith
    They Call Me Crafty
    Tina Turner
    Tones & I
    Travis Scott
    Twenty One Pilots
    USA For Africa
    Why Don’t We
    Zara Larsson

    The number one most played artist on 88.7 The Pulse in 2020 was Justin Bieber.

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  • Mon, 14 Dec 2020 19:51:16 +0000

    DJ Earworm Drops “United State of Pop 2020” Mashup

    Every year, DJ Earworm creates a mashup of the most popular songs of the year into one giant Frankensong called the “United State Of Pop,” which the California DJ drops in December. The 2020 version has arrived and is subtitled “Something To Believe In”, it features the year’s biggest Billboard hits.

    Full track list used in the mashup can be found below:

    24Kgoldn and Iann Dior – Mood
    Ariana Grande – Positions
    Billie Eilish – Everything I Wanted
    BTS – Dynamite
    Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion – Wap
    Dababy and Roddy Ricch – Rockstar
    Dan featuring Shay and Justin Bieber – 10000 Hours
    Doja Cat – Say So
    Drake – Toosie Slide
    Drake and Lil Durk – Laugh Now Cry Later
    Dua Lipa – Don’t Start Now
    Future and Drake – Life Is Good
    Gabby Barrett – I Hope
    Harry Styles – Adore You
    Harry Styles – Watermelon Sugar
    Jack Harlow – Whats Poppin
    Jawsh 685 and Jason DeRulo – Savage Love (laxed – siren beat)
    Justin Bieber and Quavo – Intentions
    Lady GaGa and Ariana Grande – Rain On Me
    Lewis Capaldi – Before You Go
    Maren Morris – The Bones
    Megan Thee Stallion – Savage
    Roddy Ricch – The Box
    The Weeknd – Blinding Lights
    Tones and I – Dance Monkey

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  • Mon, 07 Dec 2020 23:00:17 +0000

    EVIT Radio Students Win National John Drury High School Radio Awards

    Current Pulse Radio students and recent grads of EVIT’s Radio/Audio Production program
    won three national awards at the 2019-2020 John Drury High School Radio Awards. The
    winners were announced during a virtual ceremony on Saturday, December 5th.

    Ellie Willard (Class of 2020) won for Best Public Affairs Program for her show last
    November about Mesa United Way’s “Harvest of Hope” program. Willard is a current
    freshman at ASU’s Cronkite School of Journalism & Mass Communication.

    Amanda Krainski (Class of 2020) won for Best PSA for her production this past May for
    Tempe Coalition, encouraging fellow students to make smart decisions during this spring’s
    stay-at-home order. Krainski continues to make an impact at EVIT, even after graduating, as
    she currently serves as one of Teachers Aides in the Radio/Audio Production program. She’s
    also preparing to begin classes at CRAS (Conservatory for Recording Arts & Sciences).

    Also current EVIT seniors Marc Baca, Jacob Henderson, Schuyler Malloy and Jonathan
    Navarro, along with 2020 grad Eva-Marie Johnson, teamed up to win Best Radio Drama. The
    students wrote an original script and presented the parody “The Day Santa Claus Died,” live
    on the air, last December. The drama was based loosely on a true story that took place in
    Mesa, AZ in December 1932.


    Overall, EVIT received 18 nominations in nine different categories this year. This is the
    second year that EVIT students have competed in the John Drury High School Radio Awards,
    a national competition, presented by North Central College in Naperville, IL and WONC-FM.
    In May 2019, Katie Poloncak, Enrique Garcia, Adam Smith, Tito Sandoval & Alex Lamont
    collaborated to win Best Station Promo, while instructor Dave Juday was named Best Radio

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  • Tue, 24 Nov 2020 14:41:46 +0000

    88.7 The Pulse broadcasting live from Pete’s Fish and Chips

    Are you ready for some deep fried goodness and fun? Pete’s is the place your parents and grandparents went when they were your age!

    Now, this Saturday, November 28th, 88.7 The Pulse will be broadcasting live from Pete’s Fish and Chips

    Come by and say hi to the Pulse Crew and spin our prize wheel to win! The Pulse van will be at the corner of 44th Street and Indian School Road from 3:30pm until 5:30p.m.

    Don’t miss out on the deliciously mild and flaky fish! Better yet, how about those hand breaded onion rings? That’s not all! Pete’s has Chicken Nuggets and Tenders, Burgers, Dogs, Burritos, Shrimp, and Scallops, too! Don’t take my word for it though. The full menu is at petesfishandchips.com

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