WESLACO, RGV - Congressman Vicente Gonzalez has joined the Public Broadcasting Caucus, a bipartisan group set up in Congress 20 years ago by U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer of Oregon. There are more than 100 other members of Congress in the...
MCALLEN, RGV - A Minneapolis-based noncommercial radio consultant says key players and organizations from across Texas and the nation want to help the Rio Grande Valley secure an NPR station. Ken Mills spoke via FaceTime at a town hall meeting...
MCALLEN, RGV - UT-Rio Grande Valley has set up a working group to look into the possibility of the university housing and operating a National Public Radio station on campus. Confirmation of this fact came at a town hall meeting...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - A one-hour call-in show on Trade, Tariffs and Texas which featured former U.S. ambassador to Mexico Tony Garza took place on various National Public Radio stations across the Lone Star State this week.  However, the Rio Grande...
Just after 2:00pm on Thursday, May 30, 2019, the two stations that comprise Rio Grande Public Radio (RGPR) ceased broadcasting.  At that moment the Rio Grande Valley became the largest metropolitan area in the U.S. to not have a local NPR-member station. According...
MCALLEN, RGV - Grassroots Public Radio RGV, the nonprofit set up to build a National Public Radio Station in the Rio Grande Valley, is hosting a town hall meeting on Wednesday, June 12. The meeting takes place at EBC at...
Dear President Bailey: This is a very sad day for those of us in the Rio Grande Valley who love to learn, who love to help others learn, who seek the truth and ways to make life better for all...
EDINBURG, RGV - UTRGV President Guy Bailey says he will look at proposals to “save” National Public Radio in the Rio Grande Valley. In an exclusive interview with the Rio Grande Guardian, Bailey said he has yet to receive a...
HARLINGEN, RGV - The Rio Grande Valley will lose National Public Radio over the air later this afternoon, RGV Public Radio 88 FM presenters have announced. At just after 2 p.m., the Harlingen-based station will start to run Catholic talk...
MCALLEN, RGV - Grassroots Public Radio RGV has given a shoutout to Congressman Vicente Gonzalez for his sterling efforts to save NPR in the Rio Grande Valley. The nonprofit group, started by former members of the KMBH Upper Valley Community...

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