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The Cincinnati Riverfest is an annual tradition that has taken place since 1977. Its origin comes from the Rock and Roll radio station WEBN (102.7), when it celebrated its 10 year anniversary in 1977. This has now evolved into an all day event is held every year on the day before Labor Day. The corporate sponsors are WEBN and Cincinnati Bell. This agreement started in May 2007, ending a 17 year partnership with Toyota. In 2010, CarMax has come on board as a corporate title sponsor of Riverfest. The CarMax Riverfest is filled with many activities and ends with a gathering on the banks of the Ohio River in Cincinnati, Ohio, Covington, KY, and Newport, KY to watch a spectacular fireworks show. The fireworks are provided by Rozzi's Famous Fireworks Inc. The show attracts over 500,000 to the area every year. Over 2,500 boats jam the river to get a front row seat for the show, and the river is patrolled by the US Coast Guard, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife, Ohio Department of Natural Resources, and local units from Cincinnati, and Covington. The river is normally closed between the Roebling Suspension Bridge and the Big Mac (Interstate 471) bridge.

WEBN (102.7 FM) is a commercial radio station serving Greater Cincinnati, airing an album-oriented rock (AOR) format. The station pioneered the concept of album-oriented rock, and is in fact the longest running AOR-formatted station in the United States, first airing this format in 1967. The station is owned and operated by Clear Channel Communications. It is the only rock station out of Cincinnati's three rock stations not owned by Cumulus Media, owner of alternative rock station WFTK & classic rocker WOFX-FM.

Cincinnati Bell is the dominant telephone company for Cincinnati, Ohio, and its nearby suburbs in the U.S. states of Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky. The parent company is named Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE: CBB) Its incumbent local exchange carrier (ILEC) subsidiary uses the name Cincinnati Bell Telephone Company LLC, and Cincinnati Bell Wireless provides mobile phone services. Other subsidiaries handle services such as payphones and long distance calling.

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