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Hints at Special Sessions for Texas and Louisiana Legislators

SPECIAL SESSIONS? Both Louisiana and Texas legislatures are winding down to their final weeks but could a Special Session be in the works for both states? Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick has threatened to force one if the Texas House of Representatives doesn't pass Patrick’s Senate priorities. Governor John Bel Edwards of Louisiana expressed his frustrations at the lack of progress in the state house of representatives as tax reform bills have yet to be brought to the floor. Tax reform...

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Carnegie Hall Live: Brentano String Quartet with Pianist Jonathan Biss

Airs Monday, May 22, 2017, at 1 p.m. This week on Carnegie Hall Live the Brentano String Quartet will be joined by pianist Jonathan Biss for works by chuman, Brahms, Mozart, and Gesualdo. We'll hear Schumann's Fünf Gesänge der Frühe (Songs of Dawn), followed by Selections from Madrigals, Book VI by Gesualdo. We'll also hear the Klavierstücke, Op. 118 by Brahms and Mozart's String Quintet in E-flat Major, K. 614.

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Shreveport House Concert Series: Darrell Scott - Show 1

Airs Thursday, May 25, 2017, at 8 p.m. From the Shreveport House Concert series we present Darrell Scott - Part 1, in concert from the archives.

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DJ Itsuki Morita Sets Guinness Record

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President Trump has landed in Israel for the second leg of his nine-day trip abroad, which started in Saudi Arabia and will end in Italy.

Trump's flight to Israel was more notable than most Air Force One landings: His trip from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to Tel Aviv, Israel, is believed to be the first direct flight between the two countries, which do not have diplomatic relations.

One Israeli Airports Authority spokesman told The Associated Press that he didn't know of any previous direct flights from Saudi Arabia.

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When President Trump signed an executive order banning travelers from six majority-Muslim countries, a 24-year-old mom from suburban Seattle joined several states and immigrants' rights groups in suing to stop it.

Juweiya Ali is fighting to bring her 7-year-old son to the U.S. from Somalia. Ali was born in Somalia but she grew up here, and became a U.S. citizen. In high school, she traveled to Somalia with her mother to reconnect with their culture. That's where she met her future husband, and they had a son.

When planning a summer trip abroad, it's easy to think, "Oh, I'll just hop over to a travel clinic, and they'll tell me everything I need to know — and do — to keep from getting sick."

But that's not always the case.

A study published last week in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that travel clinics missed giving the measles vaccine to about half of eligible travelers.

If you have ever noticed an itchy or tingly sensation in your mouth after biting into a raw apple, carrot, banana or any of the fruits and veggies listed here, read on.

People who are allergic to pollen are accustomed to runny eyes and sniffles this time of year. But some seasonal allergy sufferers have it worse: They can develop allergic reactions to common fruits and vegetables.

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Gary Borders: Troop 201 Turns 100

Airs Friday, May 19, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. Boy Scout Troop 201 celebrate it's centennial with the opening of a time capsule buried 50 years ago.

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Shadow Files: The Man in the Iron Mask

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History Matters: Piercing the frontier via the El Camino Real

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