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Andrew Z's contract not renewed with 92.5 Kiss FM

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TOLEDO, OH (WTOL) - Andrew Zepeda has been let go from Clear Channel's 92.5 Kiss FM.  Zepeda's contract will end at the end of this year, and Clear Channel has declined to renew the agreement.

Andrew Zepeda has been off the air since mid-November, when he was indicted on charges of theft and failure to pay sales tax related to his closed Levis Commons pizzeria. He and his uncle, Paul Zepeda, appeared in Wood County court Friday, December 10th.

Zepeda pleaded for intervention in leu of conviction.

Andrew Z has maintained his innocence and says he is being framed. If convicted, Zepeda faces up to 18 months in jail for each count. He's also charged with complicity to breaking and entering which carries a maximum of one year behind bars.

Zepeda will appear in court again Jan. 28, while his uncle will appear Jan. 14.

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