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ASU's radio station receives grant to examine effects of the Gulf Coast oil spill
Posted: Dec 17, 2010 2:50 PM CST
Updated: Dec 18, 2010 11:30 AM CST

Alabama State University's National Public Radio station, WVAS-FM, has been awarded a $25,000 grant to produce special coverage of the aftermath of the BP oil spill that recently affected the U.S. Gulf Coast.

The grant was given by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB).

Candy Capel, WVAS station manager, said the money would allow the station to inform the public about a disaster that has impacted an entire region of the nation.

"This grant allows the award-winning WVAS news team to participate, as part of a consortium of public TV and radio stations in the south, on a project that examines the dire consequences of an ecological disaster that has affected the entire Gulf Coast," Capel said.

WVAS-FM, known as "The Voice of Alabama State University," was one of only two radio stations in Alabama to receive the grant money.

"The news team will produce special stories that will take a look at the economic, social and political ramifications of the oil spill," Capel said.
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