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Red River Radio Local Newscast 8:04 AM 09.06.22 with Chuck Smith

— Three southern states have only one majority-Black district despite their populations being nearly 1/3rd Black which some lawmakers say dilutes their vote.
— Moon Landrieu, the patriarch of a Louisiana political family who was a lonely voice for civil rights until the tide turned in the 1960s, died Monday.
— Federal law enforcement officials are warning the public about brightly-colored fentanyl being used to attract younger users.
— The latest COVID-19 boosters are being delivered nationwide and Texas will be receiving its share this week.

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.