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Final Total $79,050 - Thank You So Much For Supporting Red River Radio

Thanks to everyone who made a pledge during our End of the Year Drive. With your help we raised more that $79,000. Your support is greatly appreciated and will help us maintain the high quality programs you have come to love. We'd like to also thank all the volunteers who answered phones, helped on air, and performed live music. The support this station receives is truly inspiring. Thank you from all of us at Red River Radio. We also thank the following businesses for their support of Red...

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Arkansas Supreme Court Reverses Lower Court Ruling On Medical Marijuana

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. —The Arkansas Supreme Court Thursday cleared the way for the state to launch its medical marijuana program, reversing a county judge's ruling that prevented officials from issuing the first license for businesses to grow the drug. Last March, Pulaski County Circuit Court Judge Wendell Griffen ruled that the state's process for awarding medical marijuana cultivation licenses was unconstitutional. But The Arkansas State Supreme Court said that Griffen did not have jurisdiction...

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KLDN Transmitter at mid-power

The KLDN Transmitter suffered damage as a result of a bad compressor on the AC unit which cools the building. We are temporarily operating at mid level power until the return of a piece of equipment from the manufacturer's repair center. If our current power level does not reach your area, KLDN programming does continue to be available online at www.redriverradio.org . We appreciate your patience.

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Regional Symphony Broadcast: The Marshall Symphony presents Go For Baroque

Airs Friday, June 22, 2018 at 12 noon. The week on our Regional Broadcasts the Marshall Symphony presents works by Handel, Haydn, Albinoni, Bach in a Baroque Spectacular.

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Caravan: Geoff Achison and Randall Bramblett at the Fur Peace Ranch Part 1

Airs Friday, June 22, 2018, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll feature tracks from Drive By Truckers, Don Conoscenti, Dennis Dunn, Tom Russel, Neil Young, Jimi Hendrix, and Steve Earle in our first hour. This week's concert features part 1 of Geoff Achison and Randall Bramblett at the Fur Peace Ranch, and then week in our final hour, we'll dine with The Clown Prince featuring music by Nina Simone, Erin McKeown, Myshkin's Ruby Warbler, Patty Griffin, Maggie Koerner, Jon Anderson, and more.

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The San Francisco Symphony: The Firebird Suite

Airs Monday, June 25, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week Red River Radio begins a new season of broadcast concerts by the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas. In our opening concert pianist Yuja Wang will be featured in the Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor, Opus 35. Then Michael Tilson Thomas will lead the orchestra in two works by Stravinsky, his Le Chant du Rossignol and the 1919 version of his Firebird Suite.

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What's Bugging You For June 26, 2018

Airs Tuesday, June 26, 2018, at 6 p.m. Once again Dr. Beverly Burden, an Associate Professor of Biology at LSUS and our resident entomologist, joined Bill Beckett to discuss our insect world, both friendly and fiendish. We'll talk about what's new in the insect world and we'll took forward to your calls and questions about "What's Bugging You" at 800-552-8502 .

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Shreveport House Concert Series: Tank and the Bangas

Airs Thursday, June 28, 2018, at 8 p.m. From the Shreveport House Concert series we present Tank and the Bangas.

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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:

The fact that rural, economically disadvantaged parts of the country broke heavily for the Republican candidate in the 2016 election is well known. But Medicare data indicate that voters in areas that went for Trump weren't just hurting economically — many of them were receiving prescriptions for opioid painkillers.

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A Global Guide For Leery Travelers

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With its tropical beaches and a memorable national park, Venezuela was a popular destination for American tourists a decade ago. But years of political and economic turmoil have left its tourism industry in tatters.

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A new study published in the journal Science finds that methane emissions from U.S. oil and gas operations are 60 percent higher than previous estimates from the federal government.

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Gary Borders: Sinking Toes in Sugar Sand

Airs Friday, June 22, 2018, at 7:45 a.m. This week Gary Borders visits Seaside Florida in the wake of the Sante Fe School Shooting.

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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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