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Red River Radio Local Newscast 8:04 AM 07.27.22 with Chuck Smith

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— Five days after a state judge blocked enforcement of Louisiana’s abortion ban, the same judge has denied a motion by state officials to suspend the ruling while they pursue an appeal.
— Governor Asa Hutchinson has called for the special session as he wants lawmakers to provide tax relief for Arkansas taxpayers who are currently dealing with higher inflation.
— Louisiana Democrats on social media were critical of their party for giving the GOP a free ride by conceding two district races to incumbent Republicans.
— This evening there will be the first of two public meetings about the re-districting process to be held by the Caddo Parish Commission in Shreveport’s Government Plaza downtown.

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.