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Red River Radio Local Newscast 8:04 AM 03.14.23 with Chuck Smith


- A special program to promote gulf wind turbine technology development in Louisiana was announced Monday.
- A Texas education bill filed Friday contains language similar to Florida’s controversial Don’t Say Gay law.
- The Texas Senate has advanced a bill to make illegal voting a felony again even if a person didn't know they were ineligible to vote.
- Louisiana is among the top states in the nation for high gender-pay gap.

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.