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COVID-19 SPECIAL COVERAGE (MON 3.30)

This is NSPR’s new weekday show about the local and regional effects of COVID-19 in the North State. Listen each weeknight Mon-Fri at 6:30 p.m. NSPR will continue this special coverage as long as our community needs it. Our mission with this show is to provide accurate news and information about COVID-19 in our region. Tonight, we hear from the Small Business Administration about what options are available to business owners who continue to see their storefronts shut. We’ll also answer some of the questions you’ve submitted this week and we hear from a Chico State librarian and archivist who's asking you to become a COVID-19 diarist and document your experience during this pandemic.

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What Questions Do You Have About Coronavirus?

How many cases of COVID-19 are in the North State? How many people are being tested? How do I keep myself and my loved ones safe? We want your questions about the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19 SPECIAL COVERAGE (MON 3.30)

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This is NSPR’s new weekday show about the local and regional effects of COVID-19 in the North State. Listen each weeknight Mon-Fri at 6:30 p.m. NSPR will continue this special coverage as long as our community needs it. Our mission with this show is to provide accurate news and information about COVID-19 in our region.

Tonight, we hear from the Small Business Administration about what options are available to business owners who continue to see their storefronts shut. We’ll also answer some of the questions you’ve submitted this week and we hear from a Chico State librarian and archivist who's asking you to become a COVID-19 diarist and document your experience during this pandemic.

QOTD: Listeners We Need Your Help

Mar 30, 2020

We have a question for you: Everyone is sacrificing because of the coronavirus. Many of us are shut in, but most businesses are shut down, some are actually thriving. If you’re a business -- large or small, open or closed -- let us know how you’re weathering this crisis. Call us on our listener line, leave a brief recorded message, and maybe we’ll play it on-air. That number is: 530.433.9216

COVID-19 SPECIAL COVERAGE (FRI 3.27)

Mar 27, 2020
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This is NSPR’s new weekday show about the local and regional effects of COVID-19 in the North State. Listen each weeknight Mon-Fri at 6:30 p.m. NSPR will continue this special coverage as long as our community needs it. Our mission with this show is to provide accurate news and information about COVID-19 in our region.

 

Tonight, we check in on how schools in rural areas are staying connected with their students, we hear from a medical worker who five years ago helped fight Ebola and is now helping battle COVID-19 in the small community of Round Mountain and in Redding, and we’ll hear a pleading message from a Chico doctor that’s trending on social media about how you can play a role in keeping him and his family safe.

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For scientists in the fields of chemistry, medicine, and physics, there is the Nobel Prize and all the accolades that come with it. But for scientists in the environmental sciences, the Tyler Prize was created by Ann and John Tyler in 1973 to recognize scientists making world-class contributions to the fields of science that most impact our understanding of the Earth's ecosystems.

QOTD: Listeners We Need Your Help

Mar 27, 2020

Hello, listeners! We need your help.

We’re one of the most gregarious species on the planet and now we’re being asked to keep a distance from one another.  How many people did you used to see on a day? How many do you interact with now? How stir-crazy are you getting? Let us know. 

Call 433.9216, leave a brief message, and maybe we’ll even play it on the radio. Stay safe, stay sane!

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This is NSPR’s new weekday show about the local and regional effects of COVID-19 in the North State. Listen each weeknight Mon-Fri at 6:30 p.m. NSPR will continue this special coverage as long as our community needs it. Our mission with this show is to provide accurate news and information about COVID-19 in our region. 

Tonight, we check in with the North State’s District 2 Representative and Congressman Jared Huffman about a two trillion dollar bill created to save the nation’s economy, which is set to go before the house tomorrow.

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TRUTH, BEAUTY, CHAOS & PLANTS - May Day is upon us and we celebrate in conversation with Australian gardener and writer - Georgina Reid. Based in Australia, her work under the name of The Planthunter finds truth beauty chaos and what it is to live an important life – in constant relationship with Plants. Join us.

COVID-19 SPECIAL COVERAGE (WED 3.25)

Mar 25, 2020
Center for Disease Control and Prevention

This is NSPR’s new weekday show about the local and regional effects of COVID-19 in the North State. Listen each weeknight Mon-Fri at 6:30 p.m. NSPR will continue this special coverage as long as our community needs it. Our mission with this show is to provide accurate news and information about COVID-19 in our region.  

Tonight, we’re focusing on checking into some of the most vulnerable residents to COVID-19 in the North State – those who are homeless and those who are in jail. We’ll also answer some of your questions and we’ll follow up about the first death in the North State due to the virus that happened yesterday in Shasta County. 

QOTD: Listeners We Need Your Help

Mar 25, 2020

Hello, listeners! We need your help.

 

If you’re at home with kids because school is closed, how’s that going for you? And for them? Or, if you’re still working, how are you managing daycare?

 

Call our message line at 433.9216 and let us know so we can share your comments with others.

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Emily Gallo moved to Chico, CA, and retired from teaching in 2006. She started writing screenplays and television and moved into novels.

 

She published her first novel, Venice Beach, in 2015 and has written five more novels: The Columbarium, Kate & Ruby, Roads Not Taken, Murder at the Columbarium, and her latest, The Last Resort.

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