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State Park Closures

Governor Tony Evers says he wanted to keep the parks open to give residents a place to experience nature during this difficult time, but says he made the decisoin to close parks due to unprecedented crowds, litter, vandalism and out of an abundance of caution to protect health and safety and help... Read More
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Valley Massey Strong

Local musician Mike Massey and his wife Robin were in a terrible car accident on March 1st. They have a long road of recovery ahead of them, and they need our help. The original plan was to have a day of online giving and a musical gathering, but the musical gathering part obviously won't be... Read More
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Wisconsin Election Is On For Today

Here's what you need to know about today's election. Gov. Tony Evers used an executive order to attempt to move in-person voting into June, in order to keep people safe during the pandemic. The State Supreme Court overturned the order, saying the governor did not have that authority. to do that... Read More
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Kitty's Local Hour Playlist for 4/5/2020

This week's show included some new songs focussing on the lighter side of the weird situation we're in these days. "Coronavirus Rhapsody" by Adrian Grimes. The local singer from the group The Solution took lyrics written by comedian Dana Jay Bein and set them to music. It's gone viral! "Someone... Read More
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Kitty's Local Hour Playlist for 3/29/2020

We can't go out and see our favorite bands at the bars but at least I can still play them on the radio. Let That Music Grab Your Soul--Kyle Henderson. Formerly of the Producers. Now lives in Madison! Smiling On--Karen Wheelock and Gabe Burdulis Ashes to Bloom--The Mascot Theory Alibi--Pine... Read More
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Kitty's Local Hour Playlist for 3/22/2020

Hope you enjoyed our first Social Distancing Local Hour! This week I featured some of the artists who were winners in Madison Magazine's annual Best Of Madison poll. "She Gotta Have It" by the Jimmys. They won in two categories--blues and hip hop/R&B. "Solid Ground" by Lo Marie . A winner in... Read More
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Pandemic Resources

By now, we know how to wash our hands properly. Here are some other resources that we hope will be helpful. Madison And Dane County Public Health Department 's latest info Wisconsin Department of Public Health latest info Updated List of Food Resources in Madison and Dane County Dane County... Read More
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Kitty's Local Hour Playlist 3/15/2020

Some excellent new music on tonight's show. Hope you enjoyed it. *Please note all gigs listed are subject to change. "7 Billion Spotlights" by Dan Collins . From his new album 29. He was a runner up in Project M, our singer-songwriter competition last year. See a cool video for the song below. "... Read More
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New Beatles Documentary Coming This Fall

I loved Ron Howard's Eight Days A Week: The Touring Years that came out a few years ago--and I'm equally excited about this movie from Lord Of The Rings director Peter Jackson. It was just announced that The Beatles: Get Back will be in theaters September 4th. Walt Disney has the rights to the... Read More
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Kitty's Local Hour Playlist 3/8/2020

Hope you enjoyed the Daylight Saving Time edition of the Local Hour! "Time Zone" by Semi-Twang. They're from Milwaukee but the album is called Kenosha. "Stranded" by the Lower 5th. Seem them at the Up North on Friday night. "Over You" by Kat and the Hurricane . They're at Bos Meadery Thursday night... Read More