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La. Senate Passes "Pretend Budget" Despite Reservations

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...

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Health Matters: Eye Health

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 .

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Grand Teton Music Festival: Celestial Mysteries

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.

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Caravan: Rod MacDonald Live

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 &...

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The Cleveland Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra

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.

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What's Bugging You For May 22, 2018

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 .

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How To Protect Our Children From Sexual Predators."  Detective Paula Morino with the Shreveport PD Sex Crimes Unit & Dr. Bruce McCormick, a medical and family psychologist joined Bill Beckett and answered online questions.

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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KLDN Transmitter at low power

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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Shadow Files: Premature Burial

Airs Thursday, May 17, 2018, at 7:45 a.m. On this week's shadow file, Dr. Cheryl White examines the terrifying legends of the premature burial.

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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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