Red River Radio Local News Segment

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KAVANAUGH/FORD  HEARING -  Today  at  9am- Red River Radio will broadcast  live  today’s  Senate Judiciary Committee  hearing in Washington DC.  Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and university professor  Christine  Blasey  Ford,  who accused  Kavanaugh  of  a  past  sexual  assault, will appear   before  the  Committee  to answer questions. U.S. Sen. John Kennedy  of Louisiana is among the senators sitting on the Judiciary Committee. Yesterday he explained to Fox News what his plans are for today’s hearing.    

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MEDICAID EXPANSION STUDY-   Texas has one of the highest rates  of adults without health insurance  living in rural areas.  That’s according to a report released yesterday from Georgetown University and University of North Carolina.   The study  focused  on  The Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid Expansion decision  in  states  like Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas.

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POLICE  INTERACTION  VIDEO:   The Texas Education Agency is finalizing a video for high  school  students  and adults  that  is supposed to show how to interact with police officers during a traffic stop.

LA BUDGET SURPLUS:   Governor John Bel Edwards revealed last week  that Louisiana has a $300 Million Dollar Budget Surplus…thanks to a better economy and increased tax collections.  While this would normally be considered good news, this surplus has added to the debate over whether or not the surplus indicates over-taxation.  According to a report in the Shreveport Times,  GOP Lawmakers who voted against the partial sales-tax renewal earlier this year say the surplus demonstrates over-taxation and that Edwards over-exaggerated the depth of Louisiana’s financial problems in

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FOOD AFFECTING MENTAL HEALTH: You’ve heard the saying:  You are what you eat..   But have you ever thought about how food can affect your mental health? 

Dr. Nicole Cotter  practices  integrative  medicine  in Shreveport… and she will be having a free lecture at LSUS today focusing on FOOD FOR THOUGHT: How Nutrition Impacts Our Mental Health.   She now shares a preview of her presentation.  (CLICK AUDIO LINK BELOW)