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  • - Potential Republican candidates for the Louisiana Governor’s race have indicated that they are awaiting U.S. Sen. John Kennedy's decision on whether he will run.- Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick says he's focusing on bringing up tax relief and new power plant construction for the next legislative session.- Louisiana's unemployment rate dropped to a new record low in October.- Legendary Rock and Roll guitarist / Louisiana native James Burton is currently hospitalized following hip replacement surgery.
  • Landmark Trans-Youth Treatment Case In Arkansas Expected To Conclude This Week
  • - The landmark trial over Arkansas' ban on gender-affirming care for children is expected to wind down by Friday.- A Caddo District Judge denied a request for an injunction to stop the demolition of a burned out building that once housed the popular Humpfrees Dancehall in the historic Shreve Square.- Texas Governor Greg Abbott has the head of the embattled Department of Family and Protective Services.- Louisiana’s Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser will meet with French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday, marking a historic moment between Louisiana and France.
  • Governor Edwards Endorses Senator Tarver For Shreveport Mayor
  • - The Stephen F. Austin State University Board of Regents has voted to join the University of Texas System.- Governor John Bel Edwards paid a visit to Shreveport to announce his endorsement of fellow Democrat State Senator Greg Tarver for Mayor.- ExxonMobil's plans to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions from its oil operations in the Permian Basin by 2030 could set a new standard for the industry most associated with contributing to climate change.
  • Upcoming Poll Big Factor On Lt. Gov Nungesser's Gubernatorial Bid
  • - Early voting for the Shreveport Mayoral, City Council, and School Board run-off elections kicked off yesterday AND will continue until December 3rd.- Republican Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser says he'll run a poll on Dec. 10th to help with his decision on a gubernatorial bid.- Severe weather will affect much of the Red River Radio listening area today.
  • Health Matters, 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022. A recent study found high levels of methamphetamines in Shreveport wastewater. Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 pm. Dr. Randall Brewer will be joined by Nicholas Goeders, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Neuroscience and Executive Director, Louisiana Addiction Research Center at LSU Health Shreveport; and Kevin S. Murnane, PhD, Associate Professor of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Neuroscience and Director of Basic Science Research for Louisiana Addiction Research Center at LSU Health Shreveport, to talk about the study. Caddo Sheriff's Office Lieutenant Darin Marshall will also join in the conversation about meth use in our community. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502.
  • Arkansas Governor Weighs In On Trump Dinner with White Supremacist / Holocaust Denier
  • - Arkansas Governor Republican Asa Hutchinson says Republican leadership needs to disavow and not associate with anyone known for white supremacist views.- A recent report from the Pew Research Center shows that people have more trust in local news sources than national outlets or social media.- And Shreveport’s Regional Airport has a new director who is no stranger to North Louisiana.