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Mayor Asks NRA To Cancel Dallas Convention

NO NRA in DALLAS? A Dallas City Council member wants the National Rifle Association to cancel its May convention in Dallas. Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway says the event is not appropriate following last week's mass shooting at a Florida school. Caraway also wants the NRA to work with elected officials to establish gun laws to protect children. "It is putting all citizens first and getting them to come to the table and elected officials to come to the table and to address this madness now." It...

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Health Matters: Chronic Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System

Airs Thursday, February 22, 2018, at 6 p.m. Tune in for Health Matters: Mental Health Edition, Thursday t 6 p.m. Dr. Shelley Visconte will host our discussion on Chronic Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System. Guests will be Attorney Elton Richey, and forensic psychiatry fellows from University Health Dr. Vinay Kothapalli and Dr. Erica Parker. Questions will be taken during the show at 1-800-552-8502.

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Regional Symphony Broadcast: South Arkansas presents Beethoven's 9th

Airs Friday, February 23, 2018, at 12 noon. This week join us for the South Arkansas Symphony as they present Beethoven's symphony no. 9, with regional soloists and Kermit Poling Conducting.

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Zydeco Nation

Airs Friday, February 23, 2018, at 9 p.m. Zydeco Nation is an hour-long, music-rich documentary that tells the story about an epic chapter in modern American history. Starting during World War II, French-speaking Louisiana Creoles began moving across the country to Northern California in search of both jobs and freedom. They were part of the Great Migration: the movement of six million African Americans from the Jim Crow South to the big cities of the West, North, and Midwest starting in 1915...

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Sheer Good Fortune: Celebrating Toni Morrison

Airs Sunday, February 25, 2018, at 6 p.m. Renowned writers, singers, and poets, including Maya Angelou and Nikki Giovanni, paid tribute to Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison with an extravaganza at Virginia Tech. With Good Reason interviewed Morrison and shares highlights from the night of tributes. Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison was born Chloe Wofford in 1931. She was 39 when she published her first novel about a black girl’s painful coming of age in a white society. The Bluest Eye and many...

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Since last fall, when reporting on film mogul Harvey Weinstein's decades-long pattern of sexual assault instigated the movements now known as #MeToo and #TimesUp, many have wondered when the music industry's own dam would break. While few high-profile music industry leaders have met with the striking repercussions brought to celebrities such as Louis CK and Charlie Rose, the movement within music hasn't been stagnant.

Last week's shooting in Parkland, Fla., echoed in the state's Capitol on Wednesday, as student survivors lobbied their legislature to pass stricter gun laws. Gun policy had already become a central issue in Florida's current legislative session after the shooting. But the effects of the shooting are reaching beyond the state's borders into legislatures across the country.

Pakistan says it has avoided landing on a list of global terror funders, despite efforts by the United States and Western allies.

The Financial Action Task Force, a global group against terrorism financing, was convened this week in Paris at the request of Western powers seeking to add Pakistan back on its terror-finance watch list.

When McDonald's recently announced the introduction of a vegan burger in Sweden and Finland, Twitter responded with a mix of earnest enthusiasm (@themodvegan: "So exciting- I hope we're next"), a little disgust (@JenaRoberta: "why would a vegan ever...support a company that sells millions of dead cow burgers a day?), and a touch of guilty hand-wringing from aging ideologues (@siniauer: "Feels like I'm cheating the 90's me").

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History Matters: Tolkein dug deep into how names came to be

Airs Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. Historical linguists put the asterisk to work in their profession. History Matters commentator Gary Joiner explains how. History Matters is made possible in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine.

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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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