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Red River Radio Local Newscast 8:04 AM 08.08.22 with Chuck Smith

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— A three-judge panel heard arguments and are expected to deliver a judgement on whether or not to reinstate Mayor Adrian Perkins as a qualified candidate for the November 8th election.
— Analysts expect job growth will remain strong for the Lone Star State throughout 2022 but Texas has slipped in another major ranking recently.
— The Louisiana Department of Health reported two cases of monkey pox have been discovered in Northwest Louisiana.
— Louisiana is one of 15 states that allows corporal punishment in schools but one school district says the practice is long past.



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.