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Names to launch streaming radio station is getting into the radio business. The website will announce Monday a plan to launch a live streaming radio station featuring alternative music and well-known personalities from WFNX-FM. (The longtime alternative music station, 101.7 on the radio dial and owned by Phoenix Media/Communications Group, is being sold to Clear Channel Communications.)

The station will have a presence on the website’s homepage, according to Lisa DeSisto, general manager of and chief advertising officer for The Boston Globe, and it will feature a variety of live programming: music, commentary, contests, interviews, and exclusive online content.

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