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Airs Thursday, March 23, 2017, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with John Howe, President/Secretary of the AFM Local 116, about Sing It: The David Egan Songbook, a Tribute Concert touring Louisiana and coming to the Paradise Theater at Margaritaville this Sunday Night, March 26, at 7 p.m. This is an all-star salute and celebration of the the David Egan Songbook. For complete details visit www.davidegansongbook.com or call 318-208-6375.

This image scanned from ISBN 4-480-02272-4, that was published by Abe Kinya in 1988.
Augustin von Moersperg / This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 100 years or less.

Airs Thursday, March 23, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Dr. Cheryl White takes us back to Saxony in 1284, and the tale of The Pied Piper of Hamelin.

Courtesy: NASA

EXPLORING MARS WITH CURIOSITY - Dr. Roger Wiens is the leader of the ChemCam laser instrument on NASA's Curiosity rover which landed on Mars in 2012.  He will present a seminar on his work with NASA and explain the various things discovered with this mission.  The seminar will take place Friday,  March 24 at LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas in the Education Building Room 117 at 7pm.  The event is free and open to the public.

Courtesy: Rep. Trent Ashby

HIGH SCHOOL REQUIREMENT:   The Texas House dug into bills this week  that measure student performance.    The House Public Education  Committee weighed a number of bills including one filed by Lufkin Republican Trent Ashby  --  House Bill 1776 – would eliminate the US  history exam as a high school graduation requirement  AND replace it with the same civics test that is given to people who apply for US citizenship.

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