Courtesy: LaAgCenter Red River Station

SOGGY SUMMER - It’s that time of year for Pecans as you can see  people everywhere searching grounds around trees throughout the region.  For Louisiana’s commercial pecan growers..the harvest news isn’t good as this year’s  harvest is expected to fall some 3 to 4  million pounds short.  Professor Charlie Graham for The Louisiana State University AgCenter’s Red River Research Station explains.
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Airs Tuesday, November 7, at 7:45 a.m. Commentator Gary Joiner looks at our "Nation Of Immigrants" and how our immigrant histories matter.

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CLASSROOM PRAYER ALLEGATIONS- A Bossier Parish Elementary School Teacher has been accused  of  conducting  open  prayer in an elementary school classroom,  a practice which has been ruled by the US Supreme court as unconstitutional.   The allegations were brought up in a letter sent earlier this week to the Bossier Parish School System  by  the Freedom From Religion Foundation,  a non-profit group based in Wisconsin.

Airs Friday, November 3, 2017, at 7:45 p.m. This week commentator Gary Borders shares takes a trip to the Briscoe Center for American History, where he finds new appreciation for the summer heat.