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WNIR Radio Host Howie Chizek Dead at 65

Long-time radio host reportedly died of a heart attack

The "voice of common sense" as he was so often called is silent today.

WNIR talk radio host Howie Chizek died Saturday at the age of 65.

Here's a round-up of coverage of his death:

  • Ohio.com: Akron Radio Host Howie Chizek dies at 65
  • Cleveland.com: Howie Chizek, Akron radio host and former Cavs announcer, is dead at 65
  • Newsnet5.com: Legendary Akron radio host Howie Chizek dies of heart attack
Shirley snodgrass June 17, 2012 at 02:14 PM
God has other plans for Howie. He will be greatly missed by all. God bless his soul. Great guy!
Dave Dubelle June 21, 2012 at 01:46 AM
When I lived in the Akron area, Howie made my time in the car enjoyable. His "Over the back yard fence" conversations were very special. I tuned in via the internet after moving to Georgia just to get the grass roots version of events. He will be missed and remembered.

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