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What information can be found on the WJBR Operation Snowflake station?

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WJBR's Operation Snowflake updates listeners on school and business closures and delays due to inclement weather. Listeners can receive this information through their smartphones, on the air or via the station website.

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WJBR is based in Wilmington, Delaware, and broadcasts on 99.5 FM in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Its broadcast area includes 18 counties. It is owned by the Beasley Media Group and features headquarters in Naples, Florida. The station's programming includes adult contemporary music from artists such as Kelly Clarkson, Bruno Mars, Matchbox 20 and Madonna. Each year, WJBR plays Christmas music exclusively starting around Thanksgiving. The station is popular with women aged 25 to 54, as of July 2015.

Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., WJBR's News Center provides updates on news, sports, weather and traffic in its broadcast area. The News Center manages Operation Snowflake, and the station posts links to top news and sports stories on its home page.

John B. Reynolds, Sr., and John B. Reynolds, Jr., founded WJBR in 1956. The station was the first in the United States to broadcast in stereo under an experimental license assignment from the Federal Communications Commission. It was also one of the first stations to broadcast in stereo 24 hours per day.

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