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Red River Radio Local Newscast 8:04 AM 03.29.22 with Chuck Smith

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- Louisiana lawmakers will consider whether to override Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards' veto of a new congressional district map.
- The Unemployment rate for the Lone Star State fell slightly last month, as it did in neighboring states Arkansas and Louisiana.
- Democratic candidate for Texas governor Beto O’Rourke is calling for a pay raise for Texas teachers.
- And State Education Officials in Louisiana are warning lawmakers that there’s a shortage of teachers for K through 12 schools.



Chuck Smith brings more than 30 years' experience to Red River Radio having started out as a radio news reporter and moving into television journalism as a newsmagazine producer / host, talk-show moderator, programming director and managing producer and news director / anchor for commercial, public broadcasting and educational television. He has more recently worked in advertising, marketing and public relations as a writer, video producer and media consultant. In pursuit of higher learning, Chuck studied Mass Communications at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia and motion picture / television production at the University of California at Los Angeles. He has also taught writing for television at York Technical College in Rock Hill, South Carolina and video / film production at Centenary College of Louisiana, Shreveport.