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Red River Radio Local Newscast 8:04 AM 06.03.22 with Chuck Smith

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— The Louisiana House approved two anti-abortion bills in advance of the anticipated U.S. Supreme Court ruling to overturn the landmark Roe vs Wade ruling.
— Louisiana lawmakers have converted a controversial bill doing away with the need for permits to carry concealed weapons into one allowing trained teachers and school administrators to carry guns on campuses.
— The Louisiana Senate voted 34-0 earlier this week to ask voters if they want to remove language about slavery from the state Constitution.
— Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson says he’d like to use some of the state’s projected budget surplus of $1.4 billion dollars for improving school safety.


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.