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Red River Radio Local Newscast 8:04 AM 05.20.22 with Chuck Smith

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— The Louisiana House has granted final legislative passage to a $39 billion-dollar state operating budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1st.
— Some media reports have come out indicating that there is some serious discussion about the possibility of relocating LSU-Shreveport near the LSU-Health Shreveport medical school campus along Kings Highway.
— Today is the last day for Texas Voters to vote early ahead of the May 24th primary runoff elections on Tuesday.
— Some research has revealed the number of residents traveling over Memorial Day weekend next week will increase again this year but still remain below pre-pandemic levels.
— The No. 4 LSUS Pilots baseball team took down Loyola’s Wolfpack yesterday to clinch a spot in the NAIA World Series for the fifth time in program history.

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.