By Roger Cornish
9:01 PM CDT, May 27, 2010
A friend recently sent me a Youtube video that featured an angry caller to a television station in another state. She was upset that the station had cut in on her favorite show for weather warnings. The storm in question caused a lot of damage and injuries.
But the angry viewer left a message saying things like, "I don't care about the storms in other parts of the state, I don't care about those people."
I was pretty sure I wouldn't hear quite that same thing from Kansas. But then I heard back-to-back messages on our Answerback line. They were almost identical in complaining that their television show was interupted for storms "not even in my city" or "not in my county."
The point is, those storms WERE in SOMEONE'S county or city. We don't just broadcast in Wichita or Sedgwick County. Our signal is seen in the western two thirds of Kansas...more than 66 counties. And hundreds of cities and towns.
I'm sure you agree that those residents deserve warnings just like you do. And we have a responsibility to provide them.
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