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Gov Edwards Loosens Covid-19 Restrictions

LA COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS EASED - Starting this Wednesday -- Louisiana’s bars can reopen indoors, restaurants can hold more customers and churches won’t have capacity limits for worship services. Yesterday afternoon Gov. John Bel Edwards explained why he has loosened the restrictions.

"All of the gating criteria that we typically look at, percent-positivity cases and hospitalizations are much better than they were for example on January the 8th which was the worst point in any surge...

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About Faith: Father Pike Thomas & Ashish Modi - February 28, 2021

Airs Sunday, February 28, 2021, 1 p.m. Host Dr. Marci Howard talks with Fr. Pike Thomas, retired, St. Judes Catholic Church an Ashish Modi, from the Sadhu Vaswani Hindu Cultural Center and Hindu Temple.

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Shreveport House Concert Series: Hendrix & Maines

Airs Thursday, March 4, 2021, at 8 p.m. From the Shreveport House Concert series we present Terri Hendrix & Lloyd Maines in concert from the archives.

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Germany's domestic intelligence agency has put the country's largest opposition party under surveillance as a potential threat to the country's constitution, according to public broadcaster ARD and other media outlets. The move affects dozens of lawmakers who are in the right-wing Alternative for Germany, or AfD, party.

Former President Donald Trump's Defense Department did not approve D.C.'s National Guard to intervene in the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection for several hours after the initial request was made, the commanding general of the outfit told senators on Wednesday.

The testimony comes as Congress holds a series of hearings about security preparations and response around the violence at the Capitol earlier this year.

  LA COVID-19 PHASE 3 GUIDELINES (March 2, 2021)  Following almost six weeks of improvements in Louisiana’s COVID case counts and a sustained decrease in COVID-related hospitalizations, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced today that Louisiana will move forward to Phase 3.  This will bring most COVID restrictions back to where they were last September. Louisiana’s statewide mask mandate, which has been in place since last July, will remain in place. The Governor’s new order will last for 28 days and will expire March 31, 2021.

Courtesy: Chuck Smith / Red River Radio News

LA COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS EASED -  Starting this Wednesday -- Louisiana’s bars can reopen indoors, restaurants can hold more customers and churches won’t have capacity limits for worship services. Yesterday afternoon  Gov. John Bel Edwards explained why he has loosened the restrictions.

"All of the gating  criteria that we typically look at, percent-positivity cases and hospitalizations are much better than they were  for example on January the 8th which was the worst point in any surge thus far in Louisiana," Edwards said.

Courtesy: Texas Tribune

TX GOV REMOVES ALL RESTRICTIONS - Yesterday Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced he was lifting the statewide mask mandate and reopening the Texas economy. All Texas businesses can reopen at 100-percent capacity. Abbott’s announcement came at a Lubbock event for small business and community leaders.

Michelle Queen does not consider herself part of QAnon, but she does believe some of its most outlandish conspiracies – including that Satan-worshipping elites in a secret pedophile cabal are killing babies and drinking their blood.

"When you are evil, you're evil," says Queen, 46, from Texas. "It goes deep."

Updated at 11:15 a.m. ET

In a day of protests that was among the deadliest in Myanmar since last month's coup, at least 18 people were reportedly killed on Wednesday, a day after Southeast Asian foreign ministers issued a tepid call to end to the violence.

Country music legend Dolly Parton got a taste of her own medicine on Tuesday when she received a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine whose research she helped fund.

Parton, 75, documented the moment in a video posted to social media in which she encouraged eligible viewers to get the shot and broke into a modified rendition of "Jolene" to that effect.

President Biden wasn't many progressives' first, second, third — or maybe even 20th — choice in the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential primary.

But ever since winning the party's nomination last spring amid the onset of the global pandemic and economic downturn, Biden has vowed to govern as the most progressive president since Franklin Roosevelt. He's even made a large portrait of FDR the centerpiece of his Oval Office to underscore that goal.

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Continue the conversation in 2021 StoryCorps Selects Shreveport for National Initiative

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...

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Treasures Of The Noel: Omar Khayyam

Airs Friday, October 2, 2020, at 4:30 p.m. This week on Treasures Of The Noel with Dr. Alexander Mikaberidze looks back the Omar Khayyam, the Persian mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, and poet.

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Red River Radio Vehicle Donation Program

The Vehicle Donation Program provides Vehicle Donation Services to Public Radio stations across the country. This is a great way to support this station and get a tax write off for your car. Contact the Vehicle Donation program directly online or if you have any questions about the vehicle donation process, please don't hesitate to reach out to our vehicle experts at 855-277-2346.

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COVID-19 Louisiana

  LA COVID-19 PHASE 3 GUIDELINES (March 2, 2021)  Following almost six weeks of improvements in Louisiana’s COVID case counts and a sustained decrease in COVID-related hospitalizations, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced today that Louisiana will move forward to Phase 3.  This will bring most COVID restrictions back to where they were last September. Louisiana’s statewide mask mandate, which has been in place since last July, will remain in place. The Governor’s new order will last for 28 days and will expire March 31, 2021.

Courtesy: Chuck Smith / Red River Radio News

LA COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS EASED -  Starting this Wednesday -- Louisiana’s bars can reopen indoors, restaurants can hold more customers and churches won’t have capacity limits for worship services. Yesterday afternoon  Gov. John Bel Edwards explained why he has loosened the restrictions.

"All of the gating  criteria that we typically look at, percent-positivity cases and hospitalizations are much better than they were  for example on January the 8th which was the worst point in any surge thus far in Louisiana," Edwards said.

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COVID-19 TEXAS

Courtesy: Texas Tribune

TX GOV REMOVES ALL RESTRICTIONS - Yesterday Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced he was lifting the statewide mask mandate and reopening the Texas economy. All Texas businesses can reopen at 100-percent capacity. Abbott’s announcement came at a Lubbock event for small business and community leaders.

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COVID-19 Arkansas

 ARKANSAS COVID-19 VACCINATION LOCATIONS

Arkansans who are 70 or older and those who work in education will be eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccination beginning on Jan. 18. There won’t be enough vaccine available for everyone at first, but we will get additional supply each week and will work to make it available as quickly as possible.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CLICK:   ARKANSAS VACCINE LOCATIONS

 

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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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