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Almost Half Of Texas Under Drought Conditions

TEXAS DROUGHT - According to the latest figures from U.S. Drought Monitor , recent rains in Texas have made a dent in dry conditions throughout the state. Now, about 49 percent of Texas is experiencing some level of drought -- compared to 55 percent just a week ago. Climatologist Brian Fuchs is with the National Drought Mitigation Center based in Nebraska. He explains what areas received some relief. “A lot of that was confined to a lot of the Gulf Coast region, as well as the area along the...

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Red River Radio Spotlight: Shreveport Little Theatre Presents "Memphis" the musical.

Airs Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at 11 a.m. Kermit Polings spoke with Chris White and Brady Hodgson from Shreveport Little Theatre about their upcoming production of Memphis, the musical which opens Thursday, July 12, at 7:30 p.m. with mutiple performances through July. For tickets contact the Little Theatre on line at Shreveport Little Theatre or call (318) 424-4439.

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KLDN Transmitter at mid-power

The KLDN Transmitter suffered damage as a result of a bad compressor on the AC unit which cools the building. We are temporarily operating at mid level power until the return of a piece of equipment from the manufacturer's repair center. 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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The San Francisco Symphony: Mahler's Symphony No. 7

Airs Monday, July 16, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra continues its season under Michael Tilson Thomas with a concert featuring Mahler's Symphony No. 7 in E minor and Schumann's Symphony No. 3.

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What's Bugging You For July 17 2018

Airs Tuesday, July 17, 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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Grand Teton Music Festival: France and Russia

Airs Thursday, July 19, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week on the Grand Teton Music Festival guest conductor James Feddeck is joined by duo pianist Christina and Michelle Naughton for Francis Poulenc's Concerto for Two Pianos followed by Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 1.

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Caravan: Magda Hiller Live

Airs Friday, July 20, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we wander with a Midnight Runaway, featuring tracks from Three Dog Night, Simon and Garfunkle, Steppenwolf, Santana, and a healthy dose of Van Morrison. This in our concert hour we travel to the rustic setting of Florida's Nature Coast for Magda Hiller in concert and in our final hour we seek out the Quiet Joys of Brotherhood with tracks by Sandy Denny, Patty Griffin, Sun Kil Moon, Erin Mckeown, Brian Eno, and Rose Polenzani.

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Opera North: Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera

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Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates: Is Bitcoin More Than A Bubble

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President Trump is meeting with Russia's president, Vladimir Putin, in Helsinki this morning. Right before going into their one-on-one meeting, the two leaders spoke to the press.

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China has filed a case with the World Trade Organization against the U.S. to protest the Trump administration's plan to put new tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports. China says the tariffs are illegal attempts at protectionism.

China's Ministry of Commerce announced it is pursuing legal remedy against the U.S. in a brief statement on its website — the latest in an escalating trade conflict between the world's two largest economies.

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Let's turn now to the latest in Helsinki, Finland, where President Trump and Russia's president, Vladimir Putin, have gone into a meeting. They spoke to reporters just before, and this is what President Trump had to say.

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President Trump is meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. Just before going into their one-on-one meeting, the two leaders spoke to the press.

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Fewer Homeless Veterans On LA's Streets

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The lack of affordable housing is at the forefront of the homeless crisis in Los Angeles County. But the city's annual point-in-time homeless count, released on June 1, showed that the veteran homeless population had declined 18 percent.

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A mob in Indonesia has slaughtered nearly 300 crocodiles at a wildlife sanctuary in retaliation for a local man who was reportedly killed by one of the reptiles.

The incident occurred in Sorong, on the far western tip of West Papua province.

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Gary Borders: Their First Ballgame

Airs Friday, July 13, 2018, at 7:45 a.m. This week Gary Borders remembers back to his first ballgame at Fenway park, and a recent adventure taking two teens to their first game.

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History Matters: The Indians

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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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