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OVERALL CHILD WELLBEING - The annual Kids Count Data Book released this week by the Annie E. Casey foundation examines data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau and measures indicators, including economic wellbeing, health and education. Lisa Hamilton, president and CEO of the Foundation. She says the data was taken from 2019 before the pandemic. "Families were able to regain ground lost during the great recession, more parents were economically secure, they were able to meet their housing...
Airs Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at 6 p.m. Once again ornithologist Cliff Shackelford, from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, will be on hand to take your questions about all our feathered friends on "Bird Calls" from Red River Radio. If you have a photo or the recorded sound of a bird that you'd like Cliff to research and identify for the show, please send them to email@example.com . We'll also post your photos and recorded sounds on our website after the show. Join us for Bird Calls and call in at 800-552-8502 with your questions.
Airs Thursday, June 17, 2021, at 8 p.m. From the Shreveport House Concert series we present Paper Moonshiners
Airs Saturday, June 19, 2021, at 3 p.m. On a day when America commemorates the emancipation of enslaved people in our country, we welcome you to Let Freedom Ring: A Musical Celebration of Juneteenth with Lara Downes. Lara has been shining a bright light on the music and contributions of Black composers through her performances, podcasts and recordings. In this one-hour special, Lara takes listeners on a unique journey through musical heritage and the celebration of freedom. A special presentation from Classical California, a partnership of KUSC Los Angeles and KDFC San Francisco.
Airs Thursday, June 24, 2021, at 8 p.m. From the Shreveport House Concert series we present Tank and the Bangas
Continue the conversation in 2021: StoryCorps Selects Shreveport for National Initiative to Reconnect a Divided America. Shreveport is one of four cities in which StoryCorps is anchoring One Small Step in 2021 with more opportunities to record, share, and preserve conversations that show the country how Louisianians can listen to each other in spite of their differences of opinion. Read about the national effort in The Shreveport Times . Red River Radio led the project in 2020, recording 25...
Dear KLDN and KTYK listeners,
KLDN is now back on the air and in HD. We still have a few things to do to at the site but most of the work is complete. For our Tyler station, KTYK, the storm damage literally burned a hole through part of the transmitter. The manufacturer is trying to locate the part we need but, as you may be aware, it is difficult to get integrated circuit chips and boards these days. Meanwhile, we are on the air at about 1/3 power. We greatly appreciate your...
Airs Friday, May 28, 2021, at 7:45 p.m. This week commentator Gary Borders shares returns to in person work at LeTourneau University
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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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