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Red River Radio Local Newscast 8:04 AM 08.24.22 with Chuck Smith

— A report from the Louisiana Legislative Auditor reveals that about one in ten of Louisiana's charter schools did not meet a state requirement on enrolling economically-disadvantaged students
— Texas Governor Greg Abbott visited Dallas and signed a state disaster declaration for 23 counties after he said the city experienced a historic weather event.
— A new report reveals that the number of people with disabilities in Louisiana who struggle to afford the basics is much higher than federal poverty data indicates.
— And Bossier Parish Sheriff's Deputies tackled a feisty alligator that trespassed at a private home.

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.