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Red River Radio Local Newscast 7:04 AM 05.10.22 with Chuck Smith

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— A federal appeals court in New Orleans hears arguments today about whether President Joe Biden legally suspended new oil and gas lease sales because of climate change worries.
— The Louisiana House has voted to start phasing out a seven-year sales tax hike adopted in 2018 as a compromise to end years of political battles over recurring budget shortfalls.
— Many homeowners hope the newly-passed amendments to the Texas Constitution will give them some property tax relief.
— Those TXDOT electronic signs on Texas roadways are meant to enhance traffic safety but a new study shows that at least one of the messages backfired.

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.