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Red River Radio Local Newscast 8:04 AM 06.01.22 with Chuck Smith

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— The US Supreme Court has stepped in to block a controversial Texas law governing social media censorship.
— A bill is pending approval that would allow for religious or medical exemptions to Louisiana workers whose employers require them to get Covid-19 vaccinations.
— La. Governor John Bel Edwards has vetoed a bill that would allow "Pay-Day Lenders" to increase lending limits to $1,500 per loan.
— Texas Republican Congressman Dan Crenshaw says improving background checks would help prevent school shootings like last week's massacre in Uvalde.
— As inflation continues to soar, some economic metrics are showing positive trends across the nation as applications for unemployment benefits continue to decrease.

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.