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Red River Radio Local Newscast 8:04 AM 08.03.22 with Chuck Smith

— Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins has been disqualified from seeking re-election by a judge for using the wrong address when filing his candidacy documents.
— Texas has set a new monthly record for collecting sales tax revenue.
— Several Texas cities have also set new records -- for their hottest July ever.
— A free, four-event series offered in Shreveport presents the basics of winning government contracts.

Chuck Smith brings more than 30 years' broadcast and media experience to Red River Radio. He began his career as a radio news reporter and transitioned to television journalism and newsmagazine production. 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.