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Conservative personality Mark Levin reacts to death of Inga Barks

Posted at 1:13 PM, Nov 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-05 16:13:24-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Conservative American lawyer and radio personality Mark Levin, host of The Mark Levin Show, responded to the passing of local radio personality Inga Barks, who died earlier this week. She was 53.

23ABC first reported Barks' death Wednesday night, speaking with close friends and coworkers about her passing. Former producer and longtime friend Corey Costelloe said that Barks was a talented host and could've gone on to national platforms had she ever wanted to.

Her talent was so well-known that news of her deaths has sparked reaction from national personalities, including Levin. Levin tweeted our story with the message, "RIP, Inga Barks, my dear friend. You were an outstanding human-being. You’ll be greatly missed."

Barks was a radio name in the Central Valley for decades, working at KERN AM 1180, KNZR 1560 AM and Fresno’s KMJ 580. She most recently joined Kern Cast, a new platform for talk show hosts in Kern County, back in 2018...