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Trump Stumps In Bossier For Republican Candidate In Louisiana Governor's Race

TRUMP BOSSIER RALLY- Thousands of people filled the CenturyLink Center in Bossier City to near capacity yesterday to see President Donald Trump who was to appear at a campaign rally for Louisiana gubernatorial candidate Republican Businessman Eddie Rispone. Rispone is in a tight race against incumbent Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards. The election runoff is Saturday and this is the 2 nd time in two weeks the President has come to Louisiana to drum up support for the Republican candidate....

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Red River Radio Spotlight: Shreveport Symphony Orchestra presents Mozart & Schubert

Airs Friday, November 15, 2019, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with conductor Michael Butterman and guest soloist Francisco Fullana about the next concert by the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra featuring violinist Francisco Fullana in Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5, the “Turkish.” Also on the concert is the Suite from “There Will Be Blood” by Greenwood and Schubert's Symphony No. 5. For complete details visit online the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra or call 318 - 227 - 8863 .

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House Impeachment Inquiry Hearing Live Stream

Streams Live here Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at 9 a.m. The House Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff has announced the first public hearings of the House Impeachment Inquiry into President Trump. On Wednesday, Nov. 13, Ambassador William Taylor, the acting U.S. ambassador to Ukraine and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent will testify. On Friday, Nov. 15, former Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch will testify.

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Marjorie Lyons Playhouse - Shakespeare’s “The Tempest"
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Red River Radio Spotlight: The Tempest at Marjorie Lyons Playhouse

Airs Thursday, November 14, 2019, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with director Jim Warren, along with Heather Peak Hooper who plays Prospero, and Kennedy Wilcher who plays Caliban, about a new production at the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” which opens tonight at 7:30 p.m. Additions show times are this Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., next Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 pm; and there is a matinee performance this Sunday at 2 p.m. For complete details visit online the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse or call the box office at 318-869-5242 .

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Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s Marriage of Figaro

Airs Saturday, November 16, 2019, at 12 noon . This year, 2019, marks the MSO’s debut in the WFMT Radio Network Opera Series. Music director laureate Edo de Waart, during his latter years as music director, embarked on a semi-staged trilogy of the Mozart-da Ponte operas with the orchestra. This fall, listeners will hear the culmination of that initiative – their 2016 performance of The Marriage of Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Figaro: Douglas Williams

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The Cleveland Orchestra: Martinu's Concerto for Two Pianos

Airs Monday, November 18, 2019, at 1 p.m. The Cleveland Orchestra 2019 season continues on Red River Radio as pianist Katia and Marielle Labèque join maestro Semyon Bychkov for the Cleveland Orchestra premiere of the Concerto for Two Pianos by Bohuslav Martinů. The concert will open with the U.S. premiere of Glarnet's Distant Land and will conclude with Three Selections from Má Vlast: Vyšehrad, The Moldau, and Sárka, all by Smetana.

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Listening to the Arctic

Airs Sunday, November 17, 2019, at 7 p.m. When you hear those statistics that tell you the oceans are warming or the glaciers are melting or it’s hotter or it’s colder and you wonder: Where do those numbers come from? This is where: From scientists measuring precisely what’s happening in the Arctic and what it could mean for all of us. In this program, from the National Science Foundation, we go to the top of the world to meeting scientists who are trekking over glaciers, diving into Arctic...

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Dr. Beverely Burden answers your questions
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What's Bugging You For November 19, 2019

Airs Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at 6 p.m. Once again Dr. Beverly Burden, an Associate Professor of Biology at LSUS and our resident entomologist, joined 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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Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival 2019: Braunfels' String Quintet

Airs Thursday, November 21, 2019, at 1 p.m. Join us each Thursday afternoon at 1 p.m. for the 2019 season of concerts from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Series. This week violinists Benny Kim and Daniel Phillips are joined by violist Steven Tenenbom, and cellists Mark Kosower and Peter Stumpf for the String Quintet in F-sharp Minor, Op. 63 (1944-45) by Walter Braunfels. The concert opens with the Piano Sonata No. 1 by Pierre Boulez featuring Haochen Zhang.

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Shreveport House Concert Series:  Adam Dale
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Shreveport House Concert Series: Adam Dale

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Opera Southwest: Norma by Vincenzo Bellini

Airs Saturday, November 23, at 12 noon. Two Opera Southwest productions feature in the 2019 WFMT Radio Network Opera Series – the New Mexico state premiere of Bellini’s Norma, from April 2018, and a much-awaited performance of Giovanni Bottesini’s little-known work, Alì Babà. This week we hear Norma by Vincenzo Bellini.

Conductor: Anthony Barrese
Lindsay Ohse - Norma
John Pickle - Pollione
Olivia Vote - Adalgisa
Cammy Cook - Clotilde

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued a stern warning for President Trump on Sunday: Do not try to retaliate against the intelligence community official whose anonymous complaint helped spur the impeachment inquiry.

"I will make sure he does not intimidate the whistleblower," Pelosi said in an interview on CBS's Face the Nation. "I told the president, you're in my wheelhouse when you come after the whistleblower."

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The State Of Spanish-Language Media In U.S.

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Passengers on board Qantas flight 7879 took off from London early Thursday morning and arrived in Sydney a bit after noon on Friday — 19 hours and 19 minutes in the air.

So how do you keep people on board from going crazy — or getting deep-vein thrombosis — while they're cooped up that long?

Violence erupted this weekend around a besieged Hong Kong university, as protesters threw petrol bombs and fired arrows at police in an attempt to keep control of the campus.

Gotabaya Rajapaksa, a former defense secretary and intelligence officer accused of committing human rights violations, has won Sri Lanka's closely fought presidential elections. His main opponent, Sajith Premadasa of the ruling United National Party (UNP), conceded defeat on Sunday, saying he will "honor the decision of the people."

The work is dirty, dangerous ... and thankless.

Sanitation workers in lower income countries often endure grueling conditions to perform a service that's vital to keeping their communities healthy. Yet their suffering has largely gone ignored — even by advocates for the poor.

Sunday Politics

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Christmas Bird Count 2019-2020
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Christmas Bird Count 2019-20

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Shadow Files: The Big Foot Legend

Airs Thursday. November 14, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. On this week's shadow file, Dr. Cheryl White takes us to the exact location of the infamous Big Foot.

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Shadow Files: The Big Foot Legend

Army Sgt. 1st Class Erika Gordon, kennel master for the 25th Military Police Company, uses a building for cover while her military working dog, Hanna wearing "K9 Storm" body armor, clears a doorway at the military-operations-in-urban-terrain training site
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History Matters: The Dogs War

Treasures Of The Noel
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Treasures Of The Noel: Gulliver's Travels

Repeat on Friday, September 6, 2019, at 4:29 p.m. Airs Friday, January 18, 2019, at 4:29 p.m. This week on Treasures Of The Noel with Dr. Alexander Mikaberidze we look the Travels of Gulliver.

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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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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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