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This is NSPR’s special program about the local and regional effects of COVID-19 in the North State.Originally broadcast each weeknight, as of late July 2020, the show is now weekly — airing Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. and rebroadcast at 8:30 a.m. the following day. 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.

COVID-19 SPECIAL COVERAGE (TUE 6.16)

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Today we’ll hear about a plan in Chico to help businesses qualify for emergency disaster loans. We’ll hear from Debra Moore who is the Managing Editor of Plumas News about the impacts of COVID-19 in Plumas County, which relies heavily on tourism but wants to keep its case numbers down. We'll also learn about mental health resources available in Shasta County during this pandemic.  

If you have questions or comments for us leave us a message on our message line 433-9216 or go to our website at mynspr.org.   

For Tuesday, June 16, 2020. This is special coverage from North State Public Radio. 

This is NSPR’s weekday show about the local and regional effects of COVID-19 in the North State. Listen each weekday at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 a.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 for the North State.

Matt Fidler is a producer and sound designer with over 15 years’ experience producing nationally distributed public radio programs. He has worked for shows such as Freakonomics Radio, Selected Shorts, Studio 360, The New Yorker Radio Hour and The Takeaway. In 2017, Matt launched the language podcast Very Bad Words, hitting the #28 spot in the iTunes podcast charts.
Ken came to NSPR through the back door as a volunteer, doing all the things that volunteers do. Almost nothing – nothing -- in his previous work experience suggests that he would ever be on public radio.
Phil Wilke has been General Manager of North State Public Radio since the summer of 2018. After a career in daily newspapers, he started with Kansas Public Radio in fundraising and underwriting sales. He moved to KRWG Public Media, a joint NPR/PBS licensee, in Las Cruces, N.M., as Development Director, before taking the NSPR job.