THE LAKE A.M. 1570 WLKD

Fire up your A.M. radios and tune in THE LAKE. Easy to listen to and fun to experience as you take a journey back to the songs you remember but don't really hear that often anymore.

We play the most popular songs from the 50s, 60s and 70s, aimed at the upper end of the Baby Boomer generation in the Lakeland Area. Our station is music-intensive.

  • The Beatles
  • Barbra Streisand
  • Neil Diamond
  • The Carpenters
  • Lionel Richie
  • Frank Sinatra
  • Celine Dion
  • Barry Manilow
  • Carly Simon
  • Michael Buble
  • Diana Krall
  • Dionne Warwick

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Reward for wanted gunman who shot two LA sheriff’s deputies grows to $675k

amphotora/iStockBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — The reward offered for a gunman wanted in the shooting of two Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies last week has nearly tripled following donations, officials said.The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors had initially authorized a $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the…read more »

Coronavirus live updates: India records world’s highest increase in new COVID-19 cases

Myriam Borzee/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 942,000 people worldwide.Over 29.9 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns…read more »

Smoke from West Coast wildfires travels to Europe

milehightraveler/iStockBy JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Heavy smoke from the dozens of wildfires blazing up and down the West Coast has traveled as far east as Europe — nearly 5,000 miles — satellite images show.Images released by the European Union’s Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service show the smoke moving from the western U.S. and across…read more »

DOJ mulled federal charges against Portland city officials over response to unrest

DNY59/iStockBy ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — The Justice Department researched the possibility of bringing criminal or civil rights charges against Portland city officials related to their response to growing unrest in the city throughout the summer, a spokesperson confirmed to ABC News Thursday.DOJ spokesperson Kerri Kupec declined to say what the results of such research…read more »

Pine Sol now approved to kill coronavirus on surfaces: EPA

jfmdesign/iStockBy KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Clorox wipes are still in short supply due to increased demand as Americans continue to clean off frequently used surfaces to combat the spread of coronavirus, but another household cleaner has been added to the list of effective products.Pine-Sol Original Multi-Surface Cleaner received approval from the U.S. Environmental…read more »

How did coronavirus get transferred to humans? Scientists may have an answer

Bill Oxford/iStockBy PRIYA AMIN, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Nine months into the global pandemic, scientists are still piecing together the mystery of the first crossover event, in which the coronavirus moved from bats to an intermediary animal and, eventually, to humans.By comparing the patterns of mutations from the new coronavirus to other known viruses, researchers…read more »

What you need to know about staying safe when hitting the polls this election season

hermosawave/iStockBy DR. LEAH CROLL, ABC News(NEW YORK) — With less than two months to go before the U.S. presidential election, many Americans are worried about voting safely during the pandemic.”As the pandemic continues to spread, it’s vital that we balance the right for citizens to vote along with the importance to maintain their health and…read more »

Russia vaccine data called into question as experts worry about global distribution

Meyer & Meyer/iStockBy DR. ALEXANDRIA LAMBERT, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A growing chorus of experts is calling on Russian scientists to explain potential discrepancies in the data supporting the country’s COVID-19 vaccine, dubbed Sputnik V.Russia was the first country to authorize a COVID-19 vaccine, but it did so before completing proper scientific studies to show…read more »