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Texas Teens In Foster Care More Likely To Get Pregnant

TEXAS TEEN PREGNANCY - According to a new study released today, teenagers in foster care in Texas are FIVE times more likely to become pregnant than other teens in the state. Kate Murphy with the group Texans Care for Children , the group that conducted the study. Murphy says her research found state lawmakers have a lot of work to do to prevent pregnancy among teens in foster care. Murphy says caseworkers could also be better about telling foster teens – who are all on Medicaid – that they...

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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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Commentator Archie McDonald compiles a short list of journalists he admires. 

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain shares his views on appropriate language from across the cultural divide. 

Commentator Gary Joiner relates the historical significance of the Lone Star State.

Commentator Archie McDonald makes a shopping confession. 

"For the past 50 years the Community Foundation of North Louisiana has been a vital force in improving the quality of life in our community. From their support of the arts to their efforts at reducing poverty and the underlying issues, to improving the education of our children, they have been engaged on all fronts. Join us for a look at their efforts today as we speak with some of the organizations who are improving lives through the generous support of the Community Foundation."

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain shares his views on how racial discrimination and relationships 

Commentator Gary Joiner profiles a nontraditional Civil War soldier.

Commentator Archie McDonald pens a commentary about Independence Day. 

Brian O'Nuanain shares his views about the deficit, the debt, consumerism, smelly diapers, and other serious topics. 

Trail commentator Gary Joiner on Gen. Custer's Last Stand.

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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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History Matters: Barbara W. Tuchman

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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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