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SEN PASSES HB-1 Yesterday members of Louisiana's senate passed what many have called "a pretend budget" anticipating it will become something else because of drastic cuts made to state agencies to save safety net hospitals and financially vulnerable nursing home residents. While no one fully supports the budget, Democratic Senator Eric LaFleur of Ville Platte told members on the floor yesterday that its passing underscores the real needs of the state by saying "...what our priorities are and...
Airs Thursday, May 17, 2018, at 6 p.m. Cataract surgery may help you live longer, or so a recent study says. Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Dr. Patrick Lavo will host Dr. Jeffrey Lusk, ophthalmologist with Lusk Eye Specialists, to talk about cataracts and other conditions that can affect our eyesight. Questions will be taken at 800-552-8502 .
Airs Thursday, May 17, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week on the Grand Teton Music Festival, Music Director Donald Runnicles will lead the Festival Orchestra in "The Planets" by Gustav Holst.
Airs Friday, May 18, 2018, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we feature a brand new release from the Johnny Cash Archives plus new tunes by Paul Ruske, Arianna Savall, Anders Osbourne, Della Mae, and Antje Duvekot plus tracks from Allison Crowe, Alabama Shakes, and Curtis Mayfield. Then, in our concert hour, Rod MacDonald takes the stage at Leu Gardens in Orlando Florida, and in our final hour we "Catch this cloud" with tracks from Chelsea Lynn LaBate, Ash RA Temple, Abbie Gardner &...
Airs Monday, May 21, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week on the Cleveland Orchestra, a concert featuring Brett Mitchell leading the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra, with pianist Catharine Baek. The concert opens with music by Joan Tower, her "Made in America." Then the orchestra under Maestro Mitchell are joined by pianist Catharine Baek for the Piano Concerto in G by Ravel and the concert concludes with the Symphony No. 5 in B-flat by Prokofiev.
Airs Tuesday, May 22, 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 .
The KLDN Transmitter suffered damage as a result of a bad compressor on the AC unit which cools the building. We have partial transmitter restoration and are operating at mid level power. We have contacted the manufacturer of the transmitters for additional information to complete repairs. 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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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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