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Red River Radio Local Newscast 8:04 AM 08.15.22 with Chuck Smith


— Louisiana’s Supreme Court has rejected an appeal filed by plaintiffs in the ongoing legal battle over the state’s abortion ban.
— A city of Shreveport Republican councilman has issued a statement in support of Democrat Mayor Adrian Perkins' reinstatement as a qualified candidate for Nov. 8th election.
— Arkansas' Republican governor is urging fellow GOP party members to support the FBI and other law enforcement agencies after many have been openly critical of the FBI after their search and seizure of classified documents at former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago homes.
— Texas school administrators have taken measures to harden door access and beef up security in the aftermath of the Uvalde school massacre last May.

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.