Friday, January 8, 2016

CHFI radio host Mike Cooper hangs up his earphones

The Star's Peter Edwards reports:
"Longtime local radio personality Mike Cooper has hung up his earphones for the last time as co-host of 98.1 CHFI’s “Erin and Mike in the Morning show.”
“'I don’t take back a single joke, a single word, a single laugh or a single smile,' Cooper said in an emotional statement on Friday morning. 'I loved it all.'
"A veteran of 45 years on the radio, his notable stunts that include faking his own assassination on-air on April Fool’s Day 1976 (which got him fired) and setting a world record for riding a Ferris Wheel for more than the existing mark of 21 days, 3 hours and 58 minutes (which got him a new Austin Marina car and mugged)."
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