KOOP News

Tuesday 7/26, 9:00am

Under the X in Texas speaks with archtop rhythm guitarist World Champion fiddler Joey McKenzie whom with National Swing Fiddle champ Ameripolitan Music Musician of the Year 2016 Nominee Katie Glassman and upright double bassist Gavin Kelso form The Western Flyers whose debut cd Wild Blue Yonder is released this Friday. Tuesday, 7/26, 9-11a.m. 

Bernie Sanders
Friday 7/29, 1:00pm

People United presents coverage of US Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), when he spoke at IBEW Local Union 520 in Austin.  Jim Hightower introduced him.

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Sunday 7/31, 11:30pm

When President Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act into law in July of 1990, since known as the ADA, he ensured the civil rights of people with disabilities. This law established a national mandate of equal opportunity for everyone regardless of their abilities. Under the 26 years of the ADA opportunities for Americans have expanded;

- by establishing criteria that reduces...

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Saturday 10/1, 7:45am

KOOP's 2016 program schedule changes take effect June 1st. Here are the highlights: 

Sundays:
 - no changes -
 
Mondays:
 - no changes -
 
Tuesdays:
2:00 - 3:00pm - ReMIX (moved from Wednesdays at noon)
 
Wednesdays:
12:00 - 1:00pm - International Folk Bazaar (expanded to 1...

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Photo of ROCO guests from World Radio Day at KOOP 2014
Saturday 12/31, 8:00am

The KOOP Community Council has announced the 2016 historically significant cultural and ethnic celebration events that will each get special emphasis throughout the KOOP day.

1. Martin Luther King, Jr., January 18
2. Lunar New Year (aka Asian Lunar New Year, aka Chinese New Year) (first day of the first lunar month of  Lunar Calendar), February 8
3. World Radio Day, February...

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Saturday 12/31, 12:00pm

KOOP Radio switched over to solar power on March 10, 2016 at high noon in Austin, Texas.  After many volunteer hours and generous equipment contributions, the KOOP broadcasting studio received its first solar electrons!  Several local and international companies collaborated to donate all the solar equipment and the labor required for the solar power system.  We send out a big thanks to: ...

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