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Cyber Day is Friday, September 24, 2021 Total = $600 so far

Cyber Day is Friday, September 24. Make your contribution to support the programs you love on Red River Radio now through midnight on Cyber Day, and you will be entered to win a 10.1“ LG G 5 Full HD Tablet. You will still be entered into all the exciting drawings during our fall fund drive. Renew your support, make an additional gift, or be a first-time contributor and help kick off Red River’s Radio’s fall fund drive with your Cyber Day contribution. DONATE NOW! It’s easy to make a one-time or monthly gift online. Consider becoming a sustainer and your monthly contribution will support your favorite programs as long as you wish it to continue. After Cyber Day, our fall fund drive goes live Sept. 27 through Oct. 8. During the drive you will hear from guests from throughout the region joining your favorite hosts on the air. You’ll learn about people, organizations and events in your community and those nearby. Live music, from classical to folk to jazz, also returns to the studios for your entertainment during this drive. Thank you for supporting your public radio station! PLEASE DONATE NOW !

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Red River Radio News

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40-Year Old Nacogdoches Man Shares His Brush With Covid-19

YOUNGER PEOPLE INFECTED - For the past several weeks, the news about Covid infections on the rise has become routine as many parts of the country and especially the deep south have seen considerable increases in hospitalizations. And doctors have noted the ages of patients are getting younger and younger than the covid surges from a year ago. They say it’s because of the newer, more infectious Delta variant of the disease. While the more elderly segments of the population are still at risk,...

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Dr. Beverly Burden, answers your questions
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What's Bugging You with Dr. Beverly Burden for Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Airs Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 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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Josh Hyde
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Shreveport House Concert Series: Josh Hayde

Airs Thursday, September 23, 2021, at 8 p.m. From the Shreveport House Concert series we present the Josh Hyde.

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LOS ANGELES — Britney Spears said in a court filing Wednesday that she agrees with her father that the conservatorship that has controlled her life and money since 2008 should be terminated.

The filing in Los Angeles Superior Court from Spears' attorney Mathew Rosengart says she "fully consents" to "expeditiously" ending the conservatorship, which her father James Spears, who has controlled it for most of its 13 years, asked for in a Sept. 7 petition.

NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Chris Nyamandi, Country Director of Save The Children in Afghanistan about a restriction on girls' education and other threats to children's welfare under the Taliban.

Seven House lawmakers are facing ethics complaints for violating the Stock Act, which polices insider trading, because of a recent bipartisan trend of lawmakers ignoring disclosure requirements.

Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

Betty Soskin has accomplished a lot over the course of her life.

She's been a published author, a songwriter/activist during the civil rights movement and a businesswoman and now serves with the National Park Service — holding the title as the country's oldest ranger.

Now, Soskin can add yet another milestone to her story: turning 100.

Updated September 22, 2021 at 5:37 PM ET

An outside ethics group filed ethics complaints Wednesday against seven U.S. House lawmakers — four Democrats and three Republicans — over failing to report stock trades.

One of the members of Congress — Democratic Rep. Tom Suozzi of New York — failed to file required reports on approximately 300 transactions, according to the complaint from the Campaign Legal Center.

Five of the seven lawmakers sit on the powerful House Financial Services Committee.

Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

TAICANG, China – The one-bedroom apartment was to be Penelope Wu's retirement home, an escape from the bustle of Shanghai – or, at least, that's how Evergrande, the Chinese property developer, painted it. To jump in line ahead of hundreds of other prospective home buyers, Wu paid the sticker price of about $200,000 in full last year, before construction had even broken ground.

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StoryCorps
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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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Kermit Poling, General Manager.
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From GM Kermit Poling, Work continues in East Texas

Dear Esat Texas listeners, Some good news - our Lufkin station - KLDN, is working great these days after repairs. Work continues on our Tyler station, though, following the storm damage in May. Storm damage literally burned a hole through part of the transmitter. The manufacturer is trying to locate the parts 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 but at reduced power. We have opted to purchase a...

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Commentaries

Packing It Up
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Gary Borders: Packing and culling our possessions

Airs Friday, July 23, 2021, at 7:45 a.m. This week commentator Gary Borders laments the struggles of packing and culling their possessions for a move to the country.

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Robert Earl Keen
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Gary Borders: First live concert in 15 months

Gary Borders: Fitting Epitaphs
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Gary Borders: Fitting Epitaphs

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

To find a Covid Vaccine site nearest you click on the following link:

CLICK TO FIND COVID-19 VACCINE SITE

Courtesy: Chuck Smith / Red River Radio News

LSU TO UNENROLL NON-COMPLYING STUDENTS- LSU students  returning  to campus for  the Fall Semester  have just a couple more days to comply with the school's pandemic protocol or risk getting disenrolled.    According to a report in the Advocate,  a text message sent  to students who had yet to comply from the  university  said the deadline is Friday.

The text message reads  “If you do not comply," you will be unenrolled   from the university.”

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COVID-19 TEXAS

Courtesy: Erik Nutt

YOUNGER PEOPLE INFECTED-  For the past several weeks,  the news about Covid infections on the rise has become routine as many parts of the country and especially the deep south have seen considerable increases in hospitalizations.  And doctors have noted the ages of patients are getting younger and younger than the covid surges from a year ago.  They say it’s because of the newer, more infectious Delta variant of the disease.  While the more elderly segments of the population are still at risk,  younger  people are showing up in emergency rooms unable to breathe due to Covi

COVID VACCINES ARE FREE at our central COVID vaccine clinic being operated from our Immunizations Clinic at 815 North Broadway Avenue in Tyler, the hours of operation are Mondays through Fridays, from 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. and from 1:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Anyone over the age of 18 can receive either the 2-Dose Pfizer vaccine or the 2-Dose Moderna vaccine.  Anyone over the age of 12 can receive the 2-Dose Pfizer vaccine.

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COVID-19 Arkansas

Courtesy: Chuck Smith / Red River Radio News

ARKANSAS COVID CONCERNS:  According to the latest report from the Arkansas State Department of Health, Arkansas has had 41 more Covid-19 related deaths, bringing the state’s total to 6,539 since the pandemic began, three of those deaths  include  children.  Right now just over 1400  Arkansans  are hospitalized.

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Protect My Public Media

Protect My Public Media is a collaboration of local public radio and television stations, national distributors, producers, viewers, listeners and others who support a strong public media in the Unite

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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