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— Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins will appear with his attorneys before the Second Circuit Court of Appeal Friday morning in hopes that he might be reinstated into the 2022 mayoral race.— Plaintiffs challenging legislation that bans abortions in Louisiana have filed a lawsuit with the state Supreme Court.— Companies that want to sell home insurance in Louisiana will have to be on stronger financial footing.— A federal judge has struck down a state law requiring some Texans to supply additional proof of residency to vote.— An Arkansas panel has blocked a recreational marijuana proposal from appearing on the ballot this fall.
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  • Sunday, August 7, 2022, at 1 p.m. Ranae Moran talks with Jim Stovall about his latest book, "Passport to Success: Experience Next Level Living" and how to find and fulfill our purpose in life. In spite of blindness, JIM STOVALL has been a National Olympic weightlifting champion, a successful investment broker, the President of the Emmy Award-winning Narrative Television Network, and a highly sought-after author and platform speaker. He is the author of more than 50 books, including the bestseller, The Ultimate Gift, which is now a major motion picture from 20th Century Fox starring James Garner and Abigail Breslin. Five of his other novels have also been made into movies with two more in production.For his work in making television accessible to our nation’s 13 million blind and visually impaired people, The President’s Committee on Equal Opportunity selected Jim Stovall as the Entrepreneur of the Year. Jim Stovall has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, USA Today, and has been seen on Good Morning America, CNN, and CBS Evening News. He was also chosen as the International Humanitarian of the Year, joining Jimmy Carter, Nancy Reagan, and Mother Teresa as recipients of this honor. Passport to Success: Experience Next Level Living (co-authored by Greg Reid) is an adventure novel with real-life lessons from around the globe. Blending fiction and nonfiction, the book offers cross-cultural insights about overcoming setbacks to find happiness and success. Passport to Success is available now wherever books are sold including Amazon, Apple, and Target. For more information, visit JimStovall.com and follow him on Twitter (@stovallauthor) or Facebook (@jimstovallauthor).
  • On today's episode of About Faith, our panel discusses helping in the community. Air Date - July 31, 2022.
  • Thursday, July 28, 2022, at 6 p.m. Dr. Randall Brewer hosts this Health Matters to talk about coronavirus variants including the current Omicron BA.5 variant. Guests include Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Joseph Bocchini, with Willis-Knighton Health System; Dr. John Vanchiere, Professor and Chief, Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases with LSU Health; and Krista Queen, PhD, Director of Viral Genomic and Surveillance at LSU Health Shreveport. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502 during the show.
  • Typically, Back to School means school supply lists, fresh book and lunch bags, and a new set of school uniforms. But for many students and teachers, going back to school can be an unsettling experience. Here to inform us of such experiences and provide solutions that will help students and teachers transition back to school are three educators in their own disciplines.
  • Thursday, July 21, 2022, at 6 p.m. Dr. Mark Vigen hosts this discussion on alcoholism with Dr. Paul Wilson, Medical Director of CADA, Stephen S., Public Information Committee Member for Alcoholics Anonymous Central Office Steering Committee: Shreveport/Bossier, and Margaret T., Public Information Committee Chairperson for Alcoholics Anonymous Central Office Steering Committee: Shreveport/Bossier. Questions will be taken during the show at 1-800-552-8502.
Cultural, Community, Information
Kermit Poling hosts actors Nathan Gay and Brittany Gay, along with music director Adam Philley, for a spotlight about SLT's production of the musical Little Shop of Horrors, running through the end of July. Performances are scheduled for July 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29, 30 at 7:30 p.m., andJuly 17, 24, and 31 at 2:00 p.m. at Shreveport Little Theatre.
Local Events
  • The Marshall Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Kermit Poling, performs a program featuring music of Mozart and Vivaldi. The orchestra will perform Mozart's 25th Symphony, while guest classical guitarist Giovanni De Chiaro will join the orchestra for Vivaldi's Guitar Concerto and other favorites.
  • Dynamic young jazz trio present an evening of jazz standards and original compositions. Concert presented in historic St. Augustine Catholic Church in the heart of the Cane River historic district.
  • Juried plein air (outdoor painting) event located in beautiful Marksville in the heart of Avoyelles Parish. Artist reception and art sale afterward in the Avoyelles Arts Council Gallery. All artist levels welcome. All painting and drawing media welcome.

    This years juror is the award-winning Louisiana pastel artist Mary Monk - marymonk.com/

    M&D art-A-palooza and the Avoyelles Arts Council presents a day of painting in beautiful Marksville, La. The paint-out will be followed by awards, reception and wet-art sale at the Avoyelles Arts Council Gallery on the Court House Square in historic downtown Marksville.

    The reception and wet-art sale is free and open to the public at 5pm.

    Saturday, September 17, RAIN or SHINE.
  • Classicism is on the musical menu for a concert of Haydn and Beethoven. Familiar from his time as professor at Louisiana College, the artistry of our piano soloist Joseph Kingma is on display in Beethoven’s Concerto No. 3 in C Minor.
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This video takes you into the studio with Cliff Shackelford 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 call-in with your questions at 800-552-8502