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La. House Appropriations Meet To Consider Smaller Shortfall And Budget

LA. BUDGET REVISION- Louisiana’s state law required Gov. John Bel Edwards to submit a balanced budget to the Legislature which he did this past January. At the time the fiscal cliff/ budget shortfall was estimated to be around $1 billion dollars…due to temporary sales taxes expiring in July. Edwards’ proposal removed all of the state’s funding to the TOPS scholarship program - that’s 80 percent of the program’s total budget. But recent news indicates that next year’s revenue is expected to...

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The Cleveland Orchestra: David Oistrakh, violinist and conductor in the Brahms Violin Concerto

Airs Monday, April 16, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week on the Cleveland Orchestra, violinist David Oistrakh will serve as soloist and conductor in Weber's “Euryanthe” Overture; The Brahms' Violin Concerto and the Symphony No. 10 by Dmitri Shostakovich.

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Shreveport House Concert Series: Steve Poltz

Airs Thursday, April 19, 2018, at 8 p.m. From the Shreveport House Concert series we present Steve Poltz Live.

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Regional Symphony Broadcast: A Shreveport Symphony Chamber Concert

Airs Friday, April 20, 2018 at 12 noon. The week on our Regional Broadcasts the members of the Shreveport Symphony present a chamber concert featuring Poulenc's Trio for Oboe, Bassoon, and Piano; Rutter's Suite Antique for Flute, Harpsichord, and String Orchestra, and Antonín Dvořák's Serenade for Winds in minor, Op 44.

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Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates: Have Dating Apps Killed Romance?

Airs Sunday, April 22, 2018, at 6 p.m. Every day millions of people turn to dating apps to find love. More than 49 million Americans have given digital dating a try, and the companies facilitating these matches are raking in billions. But are dating apps really designed to promote long-lasting romance? Some argue that dating apps ultimately create a culture that prioritizes sex over committed and lasting love. After all, why settle on one match when there may be someone better just a swipe...

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Kermit Poling welcomes Dr. William Whyte II to discuss pain - specifically with neck, back and legs. They also took listeners' calls as well.

Kermit Poling discusses the diagnosis and treatment of Prostate Cancer with Dr. Sanford Katz and Dr. Loren J. Smith.

This segment, from Jan. 18, 2008, is part of our Vintage Cafe series, in which we revisit some of our best studio performances. Here, we remember an Americana legend and drummer for the '60s rock group The Band, Levon Helm, who died in 2012.

Levon Helm first picked up a guitar at age 8, but soon switched to drums. Though best known as the famous drummer for the rock group The Band, Helm continued to influence music with his collaborations and solo works.

Kermit Poling discusses Common Sleep Disorders with Neurologist Dr. Andrew Chesson from the LSU Health Sciences Center

Kermit Poling discusses Alcoholism & Substance Abuse with Betsy Williams from the Center for Families in Shreveport

Kermit Poling discusses Skin Cancer & Other Skin Conditions with Dr. Donald Posner from Dermatology & Skin Surgery in Shreveport.

Kermit Poling discusses the Swine Flu with Dr. Raymond Coghlan from Willis Knighton Medical Center.

Kermit Poling discusses diet and nutrition with dietician Amy Yates & Davis Woodard.

Kermit Poling discusses Diabetes and Vision-Related Issues Associated with Diabetes with Dr. Thomas Worgul, and Internal Medicine Physician, Endocrinologist, Diabetologist and Ophthalmologists Dr. Christopher Shelby.

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Gary Borders: What is Obsolete

Airs Friday, April 13, 2018, at 7:45 a.m. This week commentator Gary Borders takes a look at obsolescence in the digital age.

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Young Artists Competition 2018

Red River Radio announces our 2018 Annual Young Artists Competition, open to instrumentalists and vocalists ages 18 and under in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas. Winners will be chosen from entries for participation in a radio broadcast to be recorded on June 9, 2018, in the Marion and Donald Weiss Performance Studio at Red River Radio. Each winner will receive a copy of their professionally recorded performance. Winners will be selected based on ability, musicality, and appropriateness of the...

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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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