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Red River Radio Local Newscast 8:04 AM 07.12.23 with Chuck Smith


- Louisiana has reported its first two cases of West Nile Neuro-invasive disease last week.
- The head of Louisiana's State Health Department says Louisiana's childhood vaccine rate is slipping and could impact preventable illnesses.
- Texas lawmakers have crafted an historic property tax deal that could save homeowners and business owners hundreds if not thousands each year.

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.