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Kate Archer Kent brings you up to date each weekday morning with local news and feature stories from across our listening area. Tune in for her reports at 6:06 a.m.,  7:06 a.m., and 8:06 a.m. during Morning Edition. Her stories can also be heard on line in our Red River Radio Archive.

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DOOMSDAY BUDGET?  About $1 billion will be cut from Gov. John Bel Edwards' worst-case scenario state budget proposal, assuming La.

Airs Friday, January 19, 2018, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Michael Butterman and John Henry Crawford about two upcoming concerts. This Sunday at 3 p.m. in Anderson Auditorium the SSO Chamber series with John Henry Crawford present Claude Boling's Suite for Cello and Jazz Piano Trio with Wideman winning pianist Tzu-Yin Huang. Then the chamber concert continues with Schubert's Trout Quintet.

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MAKING THE CUT - Two Texas cities - Austin and Dallas -- have made Amazon's list of 20 finalists for its second headquarters in North America. The company says the $5 billion project would include more than 50,000 jobs and be comparable to Amazon's Seattle campus. The town of  Frisco is part of the DFW region and its  mayor Jeff Cheney  tells public radio KERA in Dallas, his town’s location along  the city's main commercial corridor - the Dallas North Tollway offers an ideal incentive. "You know, there's plenty of land available to meet their square