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Airs Thursday, September 21, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. On this week's shadow file, Dr. Cheryl White takes us back in history toe the legend of Robin Hood.

Bill Beckett spoke with Shane Rasmussen, the Director of the Louisiana Folk Life Center and an Associate Professors of English at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches about the 9th annual Louisiana Studies Conference which will take place this Weekend, September 22 & 23, at Northwestern State University.  If you’d like more information about the conference you can visit the Louisiana Folk Life Center or call the center at (318)-357-4332.

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HIGHER EDUCATION PRIORITIES - Earlier this week,  Louisiana State University in Shreveport celebrated its  50th Anniversary…an official birthday ceremony took place on the University Mall…there  were  several  special  guests and  dignitaries  on hand.  LSU  System  President,  Dr. F. King Alexander  came  up  from  Baton Rouge  to  participate.  Dr. Alexander  told  Red River Radio that state  funding for  higher  education  institutions  like  LSUS  should  be a  strong  priority  for  the  state.

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Airs Friday, September 22, 2017, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll hear new music from Myshkin's Ruby Warbler and Mia Dyson as well as some vintage cuts from Neil Young, Victoria Williams, Muriel Anderson, The Pines and Kris Delmhorst. On Blues at the Bottom we'll feature Buddy Flett, Etta Baker, Bobby Rush, and Chris Belleau. On our concert hour we'll hear Part 2 of a concert by Chris Smither Live at the Fur Peace Ranch and in the third hour we'll be Chasing the Westing Sun.

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