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Food For Thought: How Nutrition Affects Mental Health

FOOD AFFECTING MENTAL HEALTH: You’ve heard the saying: You are what you eat.. But have you ever thought about how food can affect your mental health? Dr. Nicole Cotter practices integrative medicine in Shreveport… and she will be having a free lecture at LSUS today focusing on FOOD FOR THOUGHT: How Nutrition Impacts Our Mental Health. She now shares a preview of her presentation. (CLICK AUDIO LINK BELOW) Dr. Cotter’s lecture is Free and open to the public. It’s at 11AM this morning in the...

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KLSA Off Air!

The KLSA Transmitter suffered a power outage and we are busy trying to resolve. We hope it will be back shortly. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience.

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Caravan: Toots and the Maytals

Airs Friday, September 21, 2018, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll feature new music from The Crackling, the Brooklyn Brothers, Sarah Jarosz and the Cranberries as well as the title cut from Hard Bargain by Emmylou Harris. We'll also have a spotlight on Alvin Lee on Blues at the Bottom, a blast from the past from King Curtis, and in our concert, we travel to the Newport Folk Festival for a concert with Reggae Legends Toots and the Maytals, and in our final hour we'll listen for The Cry...

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World Choral Spectacular

Airs Monday, September 24, 2018, at 1 p.m. Join host Brian Newhouse for highlights from the 11th World Choral Symposium in Barcelona, a week-long festival featuring performances by some of the finest choirs in the world. The two-hour program explores a wide variety of repertoire and singing styles. In addition to two of America's finest choirs—Salt Lake Choral Artists, and Westminster Choir—audiences will hear highlights of fantastic ensembles from Sweden, the Philippines, Latvia, Spain,...

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Carnegie Hall Live: Yuja Wang plays Brahms, Schumann, and Beethoven

Airs Thursday, September 27, 2018, at 1 p.m. In this performance recorded live at Carnegie Hall, acclaimed pianist Yuja Wang performed a solo recital weaving together works across the romantic repertory. The program features a pair of ballades by Brahms; Schumann's Kreisleriana (based on the E.T.A. Hoffmann character, the eccentric conductor Johannes Kreisler); and finally Beethoven's deeply moving "Hammerklavier" Sonata. Anthony McGill, principal clarinetist of the New York Philharmonic,...

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Shreveport House Concert Series: Jonathan Byrd and the Pickup Cowboys

Throughout the western U.S., water conservation is in the toilet.

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In Texas, a race that no one expected to be this competitive. The candidates for Texas Senate battled in a debate last night. KERA's Christopher Connelly reports from Dallas.

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Editor's Note: This story contains descriptions of alleged sexual assault.

Guiding her cart down an aisle of a Virginia grocery store, Leigh Michel attracts more attention than the average shopper.

"Do you know where the dog food is?" one man asks her. This kind of attention makes her uneasy.

"No, I don't," Michel answers. "Sorry."

The man assumes Michel would know the answer because her service dog, an English black Labrador named Lizzy, is walking at her side.

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President Trump promised to drain the swamp at a rally last night. He meant the Department of Justice.

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Workplace wellness programs that offer employees a financial carrot for undergoing health screenings, sticking to exercise regimens or improving their cholesterol levels have long been controversial.

This week in the Russia investigations: Rod Rosenstein denies explosive report and a reprieve on the secret documents Trump allies want declassified and disclosed.

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Like a scene in a cowboy movie, a bar brawl burst from behind closed doors on Friday and spilled into the middle of Pennsylvania Avenue. Instead of a saloon, the venue for this fistfight was Justice Department headquarters.

Unlike an old-school dust-up, however, not all the identities of the combatants are obvious.

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Gary Borders: Longview Landmark Set to Close

Airs Friday, September 21, 2018, at 7:45 a.m. This week Gary Borders laments to loss of a Longview Landmark Set to Close at the End of September.

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Shadow Files: Area 51

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History Matters: Roman Soldiers

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

This video takes you into the studio with Cliff and also through the world of birds that we cover on Bird Calls, which airs the second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. Please join us and please call in with your questions at 800-552-8502

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