Capitol Steps en WEKU's Special 4th of July Holiday Weekend Programming <p>WEKU is featuring a number of special programs for this Independence Day weekend. They include: <a href="" target="_blank"><strong><em>A Capitol Fourth,</em></strong></a> a "live" concert simulcast with PBS from the U.S. Capitol; a three-hour 4oth anniversary edition of <a href="" target="_blank"><strong><em>A Prairie Home Companion</em></strong></a>; and the annual Capitol Steps 4th of July Special edition of <a href="" target="_blank"><strong><em>Politics Takes a Holiday.&nbsp;</em></strong></a></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Here's the schedule:</span></p><p><strong>Friday July 4&nbsp;</strong><br /><br /><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><em><a href="" target="_blank">A Capitol Fourth&nbsp;</a></em></strong><br /><span style="line-height: 1.5;">8:00 - 10:00 pm "live" on </span>WKYL<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Classic 102.1</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">10:00 pm - midnight on 88.9 and the WEKU&nbsp;network of news and information stations</span></p><p><strong>Saturday July 5</strong><br /><br /><em><a href="" target="_blank"><strong>A Prairie Home Companion 4oth Anniversary Special</strong></a></em><br /><br />6:00 - 9:00 pm - A special three-hour "live" &nbsp;broadcast from the campus of Macalaster College in St. Paul, MN</p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Sunday July 6</strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;1</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">:00 - 4:00 pm - A special three-hour re-broadcast of Saturday evening's "live" show<br /><br />7:00 - 8:00 pm - <a href="" target="_blank"><strong>The Capitol Steps,</strong> <strong><em>Politics Takes a Holiday</em></strong></a></span></p><p><br />&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:44:59 +0000 John Hingsbergen 61917 at WEKU's Special 4th of July Holiday Weekend Programming Feedback: Have the Capitol Steps "had their day"? <p>A writer identifying as “Lydia” posted the following, using the Disqus feature on our website.&nbsp; Beginning by referring to the retirements of&nbsp; WEKU employees Carol Siler and Michael Carter, “Thank you for all that you brought to the station and all the enjoyment your listeners got from your work. May your metaphorical fund drives be short, your programming schedule full, and your listener feedback above average. (So to speak.)”</p><p></p><p></p><p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 14:05:06 +0000 John Hingsbergen 46786 at Feedback: Have the Capitol Steps "had their day"?