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Red River Radio Local Newscast 8:04 AM 09.20.22 with Chuck Smith

— Arkansas will receive $280 million dollars in federal funds from the Biden administration’s “American Rescue Plan” to deal with the state’s water problems
— A Texas sheriff has opened a criminal investigation into two flights of migrants sent to Martha’s Vineyard by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis.
— According to the Census Bureau Texas once again is in the top spot for the percentage of uninsured people in the country.
— Data from the Louisiana Department of Health reveals Covid cases among school-age children nearly quadrupling while other age groups show little change.

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.