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Shreveport Filmmaker To Direct Feature Animated Film Adaptation of "The Great Gatsby"

THE GREAT GATSBY ANIMATED - You may have read or at least heard of the classic novel “The Great Gatsby” by the American writer F. Scott Fitzgerald. Set in the 1920’s Jazz Age on Long Island, New York’ the story is about a young man’s interactions with mysterious multi-millionaire Jay Gatsby and Gatsby’s obsession to reunite with his former lover, a young woman named Daisy Buchanan. There have been adaptations for television and film, the most recent starring Leonardo DiCaprio. And it has been...

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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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A few seconds doesn't seem like much, but scientists say an early detection system that gives the public five, 10, up to 40 seconds of warning before an earthquake could save lives.

The AP reports today that the United States is working on a system that does just that:

After years of lagging behind Japan, Mexico and other quake-prone countries, the U.S. government has been quietly testing an earthquake early warning system in California since February. ...

Perry To Israel: 'Help Is On The Way'

Sep 20, 2011

The prospect of a United Nations vote on Palestinian statehood did not escape the notice of the Republican contenders for president, as Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Tuesday hurled himself into the debate over Middle East policy with a public address on the subject in New York City.

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MICHEL MARTIN, host: I'm Michel Martin and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News.

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MICHEL MARTIN, host: I'm Michel Martin, and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News.

DADT Ends, But What Will Actually Change?

Sep 20, 2011

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MICHEL MARTIN, host: Now we turn to another controversial issue that has turned a corner. Today marks the official end of "don't ask, don't tell," the law that banned gays and lesbians from serving openly in the military.

SEAN SOLLA: "Don't ask, don't tell" is dead.

The word is spreading about the $2 million — in cash — paid recently for a double-wide mobile home in Malibu, Calif.

A new book by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind paints an unflattering picture of rivalries and dysfunction within President Obama's first economic team — rivalries that Suskind says then slowed the administration's response to the financial crisis.

Many Are Myopic About Costs Of Short-Term Disability

Sep 20, 2011

Many people, if they think about disability insurance coverage at all, focus on their employer's long-term disability plan rather than any short-term coverage they may get on the job. That makes sense in many ways, since you face a bigger financial risk if you're unable to work for two years rather than for two months.

The "future of the American way of war," The Washington Post writes this morning, may be:

"A day when drones hunt, identify and kill the enemy based on calculations made by software, not decisions made by humans. Imagine aerial 'Terminators,' minus beefcake and time travel."

At attack at his home in Kabul has left former Afghan President Burhanuddin Rabbani dead, "two government sources" tell The Associated Press.

Reuters also reports that Rabbani, who most recently was chairman of Afghanistan's High Peace Council, was killed. "Rabbani has been martyred," Mohammed Zahir, head of the Criminal Investigation Department of the Kabul Police, told the news agency.


One Small Step

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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

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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

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GOV EDWARDS GETS VACCINATED -   Gov. John Bel Edwards has received his first dose of the coronavirus vaccine Tuesday, a day after he expanded access to the shots to include Louisiana government officials involved in pandemic response work.  The 54-year-old Democrat got his Pfizer shot along with Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin  and several other state officials who are newly eligible under Louisiana’s latest criteria.  Edwards said more than 500,000 people in Louisiana have received a coronavirus vaccine so far.

PRESS RELEASE – LSU Health Shreveport Encourages Everyone Age 65 and Above to Get COVID Vaccine TODAY


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  “Second Dose COVID Vaccine Clinics” operated by NET Health will be Tuesday February 9 and Wednesday February 10. Anyone who came to the Harvey Convention Center in Tyler and received their first Moderna vaccine on Saturday January 9th, Friday January 8th, or on any day in December 2020 is invited to return to receive their second Moderna vaccine next week.

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COVID-19 Arkansas


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.



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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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