2 Duluth morning radio talk hosts disciplined over strip club comments

Two morning radio personalities on KDAL-AM radio in Duluth were disciplined last week over comments they made on air to describe a strip club. KDAL Morning Show hosts Ken Buehler and Johnny Lee Walker were apparently discussing the latter's going-away party from the station Wednesday when the missive describing the strip club was used.
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Two morning radio personalities on KDAL-AM radio in Duluth were disciplined last week over comments they made on air to describe a strip club, the Duluth News Tribune reported.

KDAL Morning Show hosts Ken Buehler and Johnny Lee Walker were apparently discussing the latter's going-away party from the station Wednesday when the missive describing the strip club was used.

Buehler said the kind of strip club was a bar was one where women are undressed from the waist up, according to the News Tribune.

Buehler was suspended by station management for the rest of the week. Walker, who was leaving the station, did not appear on the air Thursday.

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