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Red River Radio Local Newscast 8:04 AM 03.08.23 with Chuck Smith

- Louisiana attorney general's office has asked a federal appeals court to formally end a 1992 federal court agreement voting rights advocates say is still needed to ensure Black voters have a voice in electing a justice.
-Texas Department of Transportation is getting $407 million dollars to build out EV charging stations.
- Retired Army Lt. General and environmental advocate Russell Honore' says the state needs more water and air monitoring for pollution along Louisiana's "Cancer Alley".

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.