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Red River Radio Local Newscast 8:04 AM 08.17.22 with Chuck Smith

— Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins and his attorneys had their day in court yesterday as seven judges from the Louisiana Supreme Court heard arguments during a hearing that is likely to be Perkins’ last opportunity to be reinstated into the 2022 elections.
— Hope Medical Group for Women, the Shreveport clinic that provided abortion services in Northwest Louisiana will relocate to an "abortion-friendly" state as will the other two abortion clinics in Louisiana.
— The Electric Reliability Council of Texas has hired a new CEO to help oversee the state's power grid.

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.