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Fall Fund Drive 2018 - Current Total = $ 102,605

Our Fall fundraising drive begins Monday, October 1, 2018. Please help us leap into the future with great Public Broadcasting service with your help and support. We have many great drawing items and once again a wide variety of live music to offer you throughout the drive. Please make your contribution early and you will get entered into each upcoming drawing. Donate NOW!

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Shreveport House Concert Series: Rita Hosking

Airs Thursday, October 18, 2018, at 8 p.m. From the Shreveport House Concert series we present the Rita Hosking.

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Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band
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Caravan: Brian Blade Profile & Steve Earl Concert

Airs Friday, October 19, 2018, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we open with a hour long profile of Brian Blade featuring an interview conducted by Alan Dyson and Robert Trudeau who explore just some of his musical output and collaborations plus word from Brian on his life's journey. Musical selection feature Brian as drummer on each including music by Norah Jones, Iron & Wine, Bob Dylan, Daniel Lanois, Charlie Haden, Joni Mitchell, Wayne Shorter, and his own group, Brian Blade &...

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San Francisco Opera: Rossini's The Barber of Seville

Airs Saturday, October 20, 2018, at 12 noon. This week we open a new season of Opera's from the San Francisco Opera with Rossini's The Barber of Seville starring Lucas Meachem as Figaro, Daniela Mack as Rosina, René Barbera as Count Almaviva, and Alessandro Corbelli as Doctor Bartolo, with Andrea Silvestrelli, Catherine Cook, Edward Nelson, Efraín Solís, and Matthew Stump. The San Francisco Opera Orchestra and Chorus will be under the direction of Giuseppe Finzi.

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The Cleveland Orchestra: Beethoven and Stravinsky

Airs Monday, October 22, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week we begin a new season of concerts from the Cleveland Orchestra, opening their 100th season with Franz Welser-Möst leading the orchestra in Beethoven's String Quartet # 15 arranged for string symphony and Igor Stravinsky's complete score to the The Rite of Spring, with an encore featuring music from Parsifal by Wagner.

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What's Bugging You For October 23, 2018

Airs Tuesday, October 23, 2018, at 6 p.m. Once again Dr. Beverly Burden, an Associate Professor of Biology at LSUS and our resident entomologist, joines Bill Beckett to discuss our insect world, both friendly and fiendish. We'll talk about what's new in the insect world and we'll took forward to your calls and questions about "What's Bugging You" at 800-552-8502.

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La. Medical Marijuana Program Allows More Patient Access

LA MEDICAL POT: It’s been three years since the Louisiana Legislature approved medical marijuana as a treatment option for certain health conditions. University agriculture centers are growing the plants to be processed into oils, edibles or pills and will be available to patients this year. A previous rule by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners limited doctors to recommending medical marijuana to just 100 patients each. However less than 50 La. doctors applied to be allowed to...

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Saying that "I messed up," Netflix CEO Reed Hastings announced late Sunday evening that after many complaints from its customers about a 60 percent increase in its fees, the company is splitting its services.

Soon, if you just want DVDs-by-mail, you'll be dealing with Qwikster (Hastings says the name "refers to quick delivery).

If you want to stream movies and other content, the company you'll be using will still be called Netflix.

Good morning.

President Obama this morning lays out what his aides say is a plan to reduce projected budget deficits by about $4 trillion over the decade. Earlier, we posted about "Five Things To Know About Obama's Deficit Plan."

Netflix has figured out that people are very upset about its decision to split streaming video and DVD delivery — a decision that got it in huge hot water earlier this year. Customers who had previously gotten both streaming and DVDs for a single price would now have to pay separately. If you only use one or the other, you could pay less, but if you still wanted both, you'd pay more.

While saying there was no violence involved in the May incident at a New York City hotel that led to his arrest on a sexual assault charge, former International Monetary Fund managing director Dominique Strauss-Kahn has admitted making a "grave moral mistake" during what he says was a consensual encounter with a maid.

"I regret it infinitely," he said.

Watching Sunday night's Emmy Awards was a little bit like going to the very bad wedding of people you really love: the happiness you feel for the people involved almost makes up for how otherwise unremarkable the experience is.

President Obama this morning outlines a deficit-reduction plan that his economists say would reduce anticipated federal budget deficits by about $4 trillion over the next decade.

Israel's most vocal supporters in the U.S. have long complained that the United Nations is a bastion of anti-Israeli sentiment, and this year's General Assembly debate could be worse than ever.

Palestinians are seeking U.N. membership as a state even though there's no peace deal with Israel. Israel is also under diplomatic pressure from regional powers Turkey and Egypt.

Gabriela Shalev was Israel's ambassador to the United Nations until last year, and as world leaders start gathering for this high-level General Assembly debate, she's sounding quite nervous.

It's a critical period for Greece: It has to convince international lenders that it can slash its budget deficit before getting a vital $11 billion installment of last year's $150 billion bailout deal.

Prime Minister George Papandreou canceled a trip to the U.S. to hold an emergency Cabinet meeting Sunday on finding more cuts to plug this year's budget shortfall. Greece has blamed the shortfall on a deeper-than-expected recession — the unintended effect of a year and a half of draconian austerity measures.

The first vaccine against human papillomavirus, or HPV, which causes cervical cancer, came out five years ago. But now it has become a hot political topic, thanks to a Republican presidential debate in which candidate Michele Bachmann inveighed against "innocent little 12-year-old girls" being "forced to have a government injection."

Behind the political fireworks is a quieter backlash against a public health strategy that has won powerful advocates in the medical and public health community.

European governments seem to be having a hard time deciding whether to come together or drift apart at a time of economic uncertainty.

Years from now, historians will no doubt say this was a crisis waiting to happen. The people who came up with the idea of a eurozone stopped halfway. The participating countries would use a common currency, but they wouldn't have common tax and spending policies — a monetary union but not a fiscal union.

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Gary Borders: Overly Smart Phones

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The Story Of Bird Calls with Cliff Shackelford on Red River Radio

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