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La. Governor Declares New Orleans State of Emergency

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Schools are closed for the week, and New Orleans residents are urged to park their cars on high ground. It's a familiar routine for the city during hurricane season, but this time the threat wasn't churning in the Gulf of Mexico. Yesterday Louisiana's governor declared a state of emergency in New Orleans as the city's malfunctioning water-pumping system and the threat of more rain left some neighborhoods at greater risk of flooding. The city scrambled to repair fire-damaged...

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LA Opera On The Air: Gioachino Rossini's The Barber Of Seville

Airs Saturday, August 12, 2017, at 12 noon. The American Opera Series from WFMT continues this week with Gioachino Rossini's The Barber Of Seville starring Rodion Pogossov as Figaro, René Barbera as Count Almaviva, and Elizabeth DeShong as Rosina. Also featured in this production are Alessandro Corbelli as Doctor Bartolo, Kristinn Sigmundsson as Don Basilio, Lucy Schaufer as Berta, and Jonathan Michie as Fiorello. Grant Gershon is the chorus master and James Conlon leads the LA Opera...

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San Francisco Symphony: Mozart's Jupiter Symphony

Airs Monday, August 14, 2017, at 1 p.m. The San Francisco Symphony continues its season of broadcast concerts when violinist Alexander Barantschik joins conductor Herbert Blomstedt for the Violin Concerto No. 1 in B-flat major, K.205 by Mozart. The concert will also feature Mozart's Symphony No. 35 in D major, K.385, Haffner; and Mozart's Symphony No. 41 in C major, K.551, Jupiter. To fill out the program from the archives Michael Tilson Thomas will lead the orchestra in Bernstein's Suite...

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What's Bugging You? August 15, 2017

Airs Tuesday, August 15, 2017, 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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BBC Proms Series: BBC Philharmonic

Airs Thursday, August 17, 2017, at 1 p.m. This week at The BBC Proms, conductor Mark Wigglesworth will be joined by pianist Stephen Hough for the Piano Concerto No. 1 by Brahms in a program that also features Haydn's Symphony No. 99, and The Greatest Happiness Principle, music by David Sawyer.

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Shreveport House Concert Series: Paper Moonshiners

Airs Thursday, August 17, 2017, at 8 p.m. From the Shreveport House Concert series we present Paper Moonshiners

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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: Summer reading choices

Airs Friday, August 11, at 7:45 p.m. This week commentator Gary Borders shares a few summer reading choices for your consideration.

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Shadow Files: Pope Joan

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History Matters: The Dardanelles and Bosporus Straits

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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