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LA House Panel Favors Temporary Partial Penny Sales Tax

LA. SPECIAL SESSION A Louisiana state House panel has advanced a temporary sales tax measure that would mean about $370 million toward the state's looming fiscal cliff — the first and so far the only significant movement of legislation in the special session that ends in just over a week. Yesterday, after hours of debate in the Ways and Means Committee, HB27 was approved by a near party line vote of 11 –6 The Bill would temporarily extend a third of a sales tax hike…. set to expire June 30th…...

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Regional Symphony Broadcast: South Arkansas Symphony - Symphony on the Square

Airs Friday, May 25, 2018, at 12 noon. Join Kermit Poling and the South Arkansas Symphony the "Symphony on the Square" featuring patriotic selections, film music from the Pink Panther, E.T., and more, plus a salute to our Armed Forces.

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Caravan: The Trishas Live

Airs Friday, May 25, 2018, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we new tracks Willie Nelson, Patty Griffin, The Mercy Brothers, and Buddy Flett plus blues from Neal Pattman, Taj Mahal, Little Pink Anderson and Ray Bonneville. Then in our concert hour we'll hear some tight four part harmonies from The Trishas, recorded Live at the Divide and in our final hour we'll walk in The Black Cat's Footsteps with cuts by Ulla Pirttijarvi, Anouar Brahem, Richard & Linda Thompson, Bill Miller, Gemma...

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With Good Reason: Lethal Doses

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Dreams of the Fallen

Airs Monday, May 28, 2018, at 11 a.m. In the United States, Memorial Day is often thought of as the unofficial beginning of summer, but its significance to this country runs far deeper. “Dreams of the Fallen” seeks to recognize and memorialize through music and poetry those who have protected our country—often at great sacrifice—from before its founding to the present. From “Taps” to Britten’s War Requiem to numerous film scores and folk songs, conflict and memory have inspired some of the...

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A Salute In Song For Memorial Day

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The Better Picture with Ross Foote & Michael Donnella

Airs Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at 6 p.m. Tune in for the next Better Picture with Ross Foote. His guest will be Michael Donnella. Call in with your questions at 800-552-8502. Michael is the Director of Compliance at Murphy Oil in Eldorado, Arkansas but his interest in images is global. He came to Arkanasa via Chicago and Philadelphia, has enjoyed photography since being allowed to use his mother's Kodak Brownie Bullet camera as a child. He has learned from his mistakes (and those of others), and...

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Grand Teton Music Festival: Mahler Scherzos

Airs Thursday, May 31, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week on the Grand Teton Music Festival, Music Director Donald Runnicles will lead the Festival Orchestra in Mahler Scherzos featuring Mahler's Symphony No. 1 in D - II. Kräftig bewegt, doch nicht zu schnell; his Symphony No. 5 in C# minor - Scherzo, Kräftig, nicht zu schnell; the Symphony No. 6 in A minor - Scherzo (Wuchtig); and Mahler's Symphony No. 9 - Rondo - Burleske.

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency in all 67 counties on Saturday in preparation for Subtropical Storm Alberto.

Visitors to the National Mall this weekend will encounter a wall of bright red poppies, installed to commemorate the men and women who have died in uniform in the century since World War I.

Retired Navy Vice Adm. John Bird tells NPR the project uses 645,000 synthetic flowers — one for each American killed in an international conflict since the start of World War I — pressed against acrylic panels, which are backlit for dramatic effect.

Alan Bean, the fourth man to walk on the moon who later chronicled the experience as an artist, died Saturday in Houston after a short illness. He was 86.

Bean was the lunar module pilot of Apollo 12, which made the second moon landing, in 1969.

Rose McGowan says she would "absolutely" like to testify if given the chance against Harvey Weinstein. McGowan spoke to NPR's Michel Martin a day after the mogul turned himself into police in New York after months fighting sexual abuse investigations.

"I have had to have his arm around me and smile in photos," McGowan says on Weinstein embracing her at public events. "The cameras would flash and you're just kind of out of your body and 'don't cause a scene and just go with it' because what else are you going to do? You're trapped.

Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week:

Updated 2:19 p.m. ET

The people of Ireland voted overwhelmingly to repeal its restrictive abortion ban by changing the country's constitution.

The results were announced Saturday evening, local time: Out of the more than 2 million people who participated in Friday's referendum to overturn the Eighth Amendment, which bans nearly all abortion in the socially conservative country, 66.4 percent voted for repeal and 33.6 percent voted against it.

If Stonehenge Monument were an ice cream, it would be a delicious bowl of vanilla blended with bits of oats and hazelnuts and honey swirls.

At least according to Hannah Spiegelman, a small-batch ice cream maker in Baltimore who explores the sweet — as well as salty, spicy and even a little nutty — sides of historical people and places through A Sweet History, her blog, Instagram feed and occasional pop-up stand of the same name.


KLDN Transmitter at low power

The KLDN Transmitter suffered damage as a result of a bad compressor on the AC unit which cools the building. We have partial transmitter restoration and are operating at mid level power. We have contacted the manufacturer of the transmitters for additional information to complete repairs. If our current power level does not reach your area, KLDN programming does continue to be available online at . We appreciate your patience.

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Shadow Files: St. Govan's Chapel

Airs Thursday, May 24, 2018, at 7:45 a.m. On this week's shadow file, Dr. Cheryl White examines the lore and legends behind the life of St. Govan and his mysterious Chapel.

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History Matters: Scots & The South

Red River Radio Vehicle Donation Program

The Vehicle Donation Program provides Vehicle Donation Services to Public Radio stations across the country. This is a great way to support this station and get a tax write off for your car. Contact the Vehicle Donation program directly online or if you have any questions about the vehicle donation process, please don't hesitate to reach out to our vehicle experts at 855-277-2346 , or you can call our direct line at 401-808-8277.

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The Story Of Bird Calls with Cliff Shackelford on Red River Radio

This video takes you into the studio with Cliff and also through the world of birds that we cover on Bird Calls, which airs the second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. Please join us and please call in with your questions at 800-552-8502

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