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Red River Radio Local Newscast 8:04 AM 06.09.22 with Chuck Smith

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— Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has vetoed a bill that he calls a rollback of the state's 2017 prison reform efforts.
— Two more Texans have been accused of rioting and assaulting police officers in the January 6th capitol insurrection.
— Arkansas lawmakers are raising concerns about students’ achievement and test performance.
— Louisiana teachers are set to get a $1,500 a year pay- raise, thanks to the budget passed by the legislature and signed by Gov. John Bel Edwards.

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.