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Red River Radio Local Newscast 8:04 AM 08.05.22 with Chuck Smith

— Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins will appear with his attorneys before the Second Circuit Court of Appeal Friday morning in hopes that he might be reinstated into the 2022 mayoral race.
— Plaintiffs challenging legislation that bans abortions in Louisiana have filed a lawsuit with the state Supreme Court.
— Companies that want to sell home insurance in Louisiana will have to be on stronger financial footing.
— A federal judge has struck down a state law requiring some Texans to supply additional proof of residency to vote.
— An Arkansas panel has blocked a recreational marijuana proposal from appearing on the ballot this fall.

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.