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  • An episode of About Faith discussing issues of Freedom as it relates to different faiths. Marci Howard (Christian)Ashish Modi (Hindu)Daniel Johnson (Baptist) - he is in the air force studying to be a chaplain. Susan Caldwell (Unitarian Universalist)Rabbi Dr. Jana L. De Benedetti (Jewish)Airs Sunday, July 3, 2022 at 1 pm.
  • Celebrate our country’s 246th birthday with a star-studded musical extravaganza! The 42nd edition of America’s Independence Day celebration features performances by top stars from pop, country, R&B, classical and Broadway, and patriotic classics. Top musical artists join the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of premier pops conductor Jack Everly. The annual Fourth of July celebration airs from the nation’s capital to a broadcast audience of millions and to our troops around the world via American Forces Network.
  • Healthcare officials in Northwest Louisiana warn nursing shortages will increase wait times for care in hospitals
  • — Louisiana’s attorney general is warning doctors against performing abortions, despite a judge’s order blocking the state from enforcing its ban on the procedure.— Military medical facilities will continue to perform some abortions in states that ban the procedure.— Federal funding to help hospitals hire more nurses to address staff shortages ends this Friday.
  • What's Bugging You with Dr. Beverly Burden, discussing the world of insects and nature and taking questions from callers live. Airs 6/28/22 at 6 pm.
  • Experts say boating deaths due to drownings could be easily prevented.
  • — The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked a lower court’s ruling that Louisiana must add a new congressional district before the 2022 elections.— A Harris County judge has blocked Texas officials from enforcing a pre-Roe abortion ban.— Louisiana House Speaker Clay Shexnayder has indicated he will run for Lt. Governor in 2023.__ Recent drownings making the news reflect a disturbing trend: a big jump in boating deaths that experts say can be easily prevented.
  • Ancient Paddlefish Being Restocked At Caddo Lake In East Texas
  • — A New Orleans judge has issued a temporary restraining order preventing enforcement of Louisiana’s Anti-Abortion trigger laws that were to go into effect after Friday’s U.S. Supreme court ruling overturning Roe v Wade.— A huge effort is underway to restock a prehistoric species of fish in East Texas at Caddo Lake.
  • — A large group of Louisiana GOP members gathered in Lafayette over the weekend for the state’s Republican Party conference.— Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has tested positive for COVID-19 after attending a conference in California.— Authorities say five people were shot and injured during an outdoor event in East Texas that featured a trail ride over the weekend.— A federal appeals court has upheld an Arkansas law requiring state contractors to pledge not to boycott Israel.