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Reader: Rick Barber's KOA overnight show is missed by listeners from well beyond Colorado

Our post about longtime KOA host Rick Barber signing off as the station's overnight host after thirty years has become a repository of remarks from longtime Barber appreciators. And due to the incredible reach of KOA's 50,000 watts of power, not all of them are from the Denver area. Here's an example.

FrankD writes:

As someone from Palm Springs Calif, your post illustrates that Rick Barber leaving is not just a Colorado matter. It's seems like radio talk is being 'cleansed' of all those not part of the standard pea-brained conservadum republicrud crowd just in time for the election.

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