A high school radio station that has been broadcasting for more than 30 years is in danger of being shut down. Reason: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) last month awarded the station's frequency to an upstart religious broadcaster based some 3,000 miles away.

WAVM (FM 91.7), run entirely by students of Maynard High School in Maynard, Mass., says it will fight the FCC's decision to reassign its frequency to California-based Living Proof Broadcasting, a noncommercial broadcaster of Christian music and Bible study.

WAVM-FM went on the air in the early


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