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Morning News Interviews

By Scott Michaels

Listen to Interviews with Community Leaders, News Makers and Event Organizers from the KPAY Morning News

Marketing Mojo Minute Episode 5

Val Reddemann from HERO CMO talks again in Marketing Mojo Minute ..now that you have your message..What works with Social Media to help get that message and brand out to your customers?/

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Chico Chmaber Check in

April 8th, 2020 07:36am

Katy Thoma, Chico Chamber CEO /President checks in to talk about resources avaiable for local small business owners during the ongoing Covid 19 Crisis. Also what the Chamber continues to do to support the business Community

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SBA Covid 19 LOANS

CoronaVirus

April 3rd, 2020 08:13am

SBA PIO Garth MacDonald Talks about the Loans Available for Small Business in the COVID19 Outbreak..

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BCSO Response to COVID 19

April 1st, 2020 07:30am

Butte County Sherrif Kory Honea talks how his Department is keeping staff and officers safe during the outbreak. Honea also talks keeping the Butte Co Jail Safe and also talks about the Possibility of releasing Non Violent prisoners due to the Covid 19 outbreak.

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Covid 19 Update

April 1st, 2020 07:00am

Dr Eric Wattenberg shares latest numbers of Covid 19 outbreak Nation Wide and how the next weeks could be vital in "Flattening the Curve" ..the Doctor also talks about the stories of Medical Staff need for Supplies.

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Chico Chamber COVID 19 Response

March 25th, 2020 08:30am

Katy Thoma, President and CEO of Chico Chamber on the response ans support of members who have faced shutdown , closings or reduced operations ...how the Chamber continues to Support Local Business

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Dr Eric Wattenburg on Covid 19

March 25th, 2020 08:00am

Dr Erc Wattenburg...talks with the Morning Nes about US cases of COVD19 what teh US can do to flatten the curve of infections and how the response has been thus far. the Doctor also give his view on the ongoing social and helath issues facing the country

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Enloe Medical Covid 19 response

CEO Mike Wiltermood

March 24th, 2020 12:00am

Enloe Medical Center CEO Mike Wiltermood talks with us how the Hospital Staff is getting thru the crisis, How the Medical center stays prepared and ready for Cases being reported and how it has Changed the day to day operation and function of the Hospital

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CSUC Nursing

student covid19 impacts

March 20th, 2020 12:00am

Karin Lightfoot..Director of Nursing for Chico State talked with the Morning News about the impact on Nursing students as the University moves to a full Online Curriculum and whats needed for these students to complete their studies...also She talks about the Pubilc Health impacts and what we need to do to follow with the established New Normal and stay safe for ourselves and out communities

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March 20th, 2020 12:00am

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Enloe Medical Covid 19 response

March 18th, 2020 12:00am

Enloe medical Center is prepared in the event of an outbreak of Coronavirus in Butte County. Jolene Francis talks about how the Medical Center is ready and prepared to assure our community stays safe..

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Grand Princess Cruise Ship

CoronaVirus

March 9th, 2020 12:00am

Michelle & Steve Smith of Paradise have been on teh Grand Princess Cruise Ship Qurantined off teh Coast of SF due to the Covid-19 outbreak.. they talk with the Morning News to tell KPAY listeners about their experience and whats next ...

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Butte County Farm Bureau

Ag Thefts

March 4th, 2020 12:00am

Butte Co Farm Bureau Exec Director talked about onging issue with Thefts on our local Ranches and Farms and whats being done to combat the problem. Also how you can join the Farm Bureau whether or not you live or work on a ranch.

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Butte County Public Health

CoronaVirus

March 3rd, 2020 12:00am

Lisa and Dr Miller from BCPH dispel the Myths and give some Facts on the Coronavirus and what you can do to help in teh spread of teh Virus...also discuss the threat and what BCPH is doing to prepare for an outbreak if it does occur

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Town of Paradise Weekly Update

January 16th, 2020 07:50am

Melissa Shuster talks about the Hazardous Tree Removal deadline..how they are seeing more and more people returning to the Town, the retirement of Longtime Town Manager and other areas related to Recovery & Rebuild

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Cong Doug LaMalfa

January 10th, 2020 07:36am

LaMalfa discusses the House Resolution voted on by Pelosi and Democrats to limit POTUS's authority for response to Iran and others . The Morning News also talks to the Congressman on Impeachment and the Phase 1 Trade deal with China

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Chico Councilman Sean Morgan

January 9th, 2020 07:45am

Morgan talks about the Latest on Redistricting Maps and discussion for upcoming Council Election and process behind how to divide the city to equal districts. Also talk about the reports of Budget Surplus for the City not as Big as orginally reported and how the City needs to Spend those suplus funds.

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Honey Run Covered Bridge

January 6th, 2020 12:00am

Honey Run Covered Assoc VP Walt Shafer talks about the recent donation made towards the rebuild and the planning and fund raising needed to Rebuild the Iconic Bridge . Also discussed how the public can donate to the cause

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Congressman Doug LaMalfa

December 19th, 2019 07:59am

Congressman talks about the Impeachment of the President, whats next and also Talks about the Vote for the New USMCA Trade Deal and other issues facing the House going into 2020

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Town Paradise Update

December 19th, 2019 07:15am

Vice Mayor Mike Zuccollilo talks about the Hazardous Tree Removal program as the deadline approaches for Property Owners to File ROE forms, What's ahead for 2020 and the ongoing rebuild and recovery efforts

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PGE Fire Claims

December 18th, 2019 12:00am

US bankruptcy Court Appointed Claims Rep Mike Kasolas talks about the upcoming Deadline for those impacted by Fires file a claim against PGE to be part of the Bankruptcy settlement..The Deadline is December 31 2019 and Mike talks about how a victim can file a claim...He represents a group working to reach out and find as many Fire Victims so no one is left behind.

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Citizens for a Safe Chico

December 17th, 2019 07:43am

Teri DuBose and Tom Van Overbeek join the Morning NEws to talk about their group, the issues facing Chico re: Homelessness and the issues that need to be addressed in order to Make it Safe for Residents to feel safe while Downtown, in our Parks and around town.

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Chico Police Chief Mike OBrien

December 13th, 2019 12:00am

the Chief talks about the latest "reorganization" within the Department, Holiday Safety tips and we talk about his Raiders..

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Paradise Update Mayor Greg Bolin

December 12th, 2019 12:00am

Mayor Bolin talks tree removal, the Water, Housing and Overall Recovery numbers in our weekly update

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Chico Mayor Randall Stone

December 11th, 2019 12:00am

Mayor Stone talk Winter shelter for homeless population, redistricting for Council Elections, the Recall Effort and Housing issue.

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Simplicity Village Update

December 10th, 2019 12:00am

Atty Robert Berry talks about the latest lawsuit over the Simplicity Village Homeless Development in South Chico.. all from lack of permits and illegal grating of the land and continuing opposition of the project due to fast tracking of the project without the normal permits used for the project.

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Chico City Councilman Sean Morgna

December 6th, 2019 12:00am

Morgan talks to Scott about the recent vote on banning flavored tobacco in Chico the homeless, marajuana and redistricting for future Council elections..a full plate on a Friday

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Butte County Public Health Flu Season

December 4th, 2019 12:00am

Lisa Almaguer makes her Monthly Stop to talk how the Flu Season has started early and how to avoid getting infected. Plus the latest on Vaping and the Epidemic in the NorthState has exploded.

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Chico State's Sean Murphy

November 22nd, 2019 12:00am

Sean Murphy, CSUC Media Relations Coordinator, talks about the recent incident on Campus between 2 opposing groups over the Talk by a former Democrat that switched to the GOP ..the incident between pro and anit trump supporters that went Viral on Social Media

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Town of Paradise Update Nov 21 2019

November 21st, 2019 12:00am

Councilman Steve Crowder talks about the Debris Clean Up end..Tree Removal and how Building continues on the Ridge .. plus the upcoming Holiday Events

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Chico Economic Snapshot with Mark Francis Golden Valley Bank

November 20th, 2019 12:00am

Mark joins the Morning News to review the latest Snapshot of the Economy in Chico and the trends , and other Factors that impact the Business Community and talks about Business Owners and the how they are looking ahead into the New Year

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Supervisor Doug teere on Lars Larson Show NOV 8

November 13th, 2019 12:00am

Sup Teeter Joins Lars to talk about the 1 year anniversary of the Camp Fire and where the Town of Paradise is now 1 year later

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City Council Approves New District Voting Resolution

November 13th, 2019 12:00am

Sean Morgan talks about the threat of Lawsuit for City Elections on Council Seats which could lead to move from City Wide Election to District Specific Elections for Future Council Seats

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Town of Paradise Eve of Camp Fire

November 7th, 2019 12:00am

Mayor Jody Jones talks about the events planned on the 1 year Anniversary of the Fire that destroyed her town. also how the rebuilding efforts continue. for more information on the events go to www.makeitparadise.org

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Assemblyman James Gallagher

November 4th, 2019 12:00am

Gallagher joins the Morning News to talk about the Homelessness Meeting taking place also with the 1 year anniversary of the Camp Fire the issues still facing Paradise and those impacted

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Town Paradise Weekly Update

October 31st, 2019 12:00am

Vice Mayor Greg Bolin gives us update as the 1 year Commemoration is 1 week away ..we're talking Tree Right of Way forms for Tree Removal...water..and looking forward as the 1 year of the Camp Fire Approaches..

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Town Paradise Weekly Update

October 24th, 2019 12:00am

Melissa Shuster talks the upcoming events in town to Commemorate the 1 year anniversary of the Camp Fire as well as the Ongoing Tree Removal and other issues facing the town in our Weekly Update

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Butte Co Supervisor Doug Teeter

October 24th, 2019 12:00am

Supervisor Teeter explains story of PID and Cal Water studying feasibility off bringing Water Source thru Town to Chico . Clarifies reports that this is just Study and the first steps in finding ways to help with New Sustainability Laws going into effect Statewide

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Rep Doug LaMalfa

October 24th, 2019 12:00am

LaMalfa gives update on "Secret" hearings regarding the impeachment Inquiry and how he & Other GOP Lawmakers entered the Secret Hearings to get answers from Rep Schiff and Dems on these hearings. Also Talks Latest Trade Talks with China

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Town Paradise Weekly Update

October 10th, 2019 12:00am

Councilman Mike Zuccollo gives us the update about New Tree Removal Grant thru Fire Safe Council that will allow Property Owners to remove trees from Properties plus other events scheduled for the Coming Weeks..

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Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson

October 8th, 2019 12:00am

CSUC President Gayle Hutchinson gives us update on what's happening on Campus with the latest news from Forbes ranking Chico State as one of the Best in the West.

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Town Paradise Weekly Update

September 26th, 2019 07:56am

Vice Mayor Greg Bolin brings us up to date on the Latest numbers and ongoing Recovery and Rebuild efforts for the Town..

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Enloe Medical Flu Clinics

September 24th, 2019 09:03am

Enloe Medical Center representatives join us to promote the upcoming Free Drive thru/Walk In Flu Shot Clinics for info go to www.enloe.org/flu

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Butte Co Public Health VAPING

September 3rd, 2019 08:52am

Lisa Almaguer talks about the recent increase in problems associated with Teen Vaping. The Health Risks involved and tips how parents can address this with their kids. Also an update on West Nile Virus reports in the County

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Town Paradise Weekly Update

August 29th, 2019 07:30pm

Mike Zucolilio gives latest numbers on Debris removal, Certified clean lots, the issue of Water and Tree removal with the Weekly Update

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Chico Chamber Camp Fire Recovery Update

August 23rd, 2019 12:00am

CEO Katy Thoma brings us Up to Date on the Camp Fire Recovery and how it is still impacting the Chico Business Community. After Meeting with State Officials how the City is trying to get help with Infrastructure and areas that are impacted due to the Increase in Population on Services, Etc

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Town paradise Weekly Update

August 22nd, 2019 07:30am

Vice Mayor Greg Bolin gives us weekly update on Debris Removal and Recovery efforts for Paradise

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Threats of School Shootings

August 22nd, 2019 12:00am

Mike Baca talks to Chico Police Chief Mike O'Brien about the recent threats made online for School Shootings and discusses jokes or night the seriousness of these threats and how the students will face consequences.

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Town Paradise Wekly Update

August 15th, 2019 12:00am

matt Ray talks with Melissa Shuster about the Rebuilding, the latest debris removal numbers, plans for sewer system and the ongoing plans for the town

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Town Paradise Weekly Update

July 25th, 2019 07:58am

Councilman Mike Zuccollio gives us latest update on the progress being made in Paradise .. The Debris Removal numbers, permits issued and 2 Occupancy permits that have been issued for 2 families. He promoted the new Website as well for all info related to the Fire makeitparadise.org

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Congressman Doug LaMalfa

July 22nd, 2019 07:25am

the Congressman talks about the recent House Vote on raising the Federal Minimum Wage (He Voted No)....The Squad's Feud with President Trump , the Special Counsels Hearing before the Judiciary Committee this Week, also Tariffs and Trade talks

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