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Red River Radio Local Newscast 8:04 AM 05.09.23 with Chuck Smith


- A NW Louisiana lawmaker is critical of LSU administrators regarding LSUS campus receiving a budget that's $2 million less than last year's.
- U.S. Census annual estimates shows Louisiana placed 4th in the nation with the largest population decrease from 2020-2022.
- Population growth in Texas is expected to stress water infrastructure and resources even more in the years ahead.

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.