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Chuck Smith brings more than 30 years' experience to Red River Radio having started out as a radio news reporter and moving into television journalism as a newsmagazine producer / host, talk-show moderator, programming director and managing producer and news director / anchor for commercial, public broadcasting and educational television. He has more recently worked in advertising, marketing and public relations as a writer, video producer and media consultant. In pursuit of higher learning, Chuck studied Mass Communications at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia and motion picture / television production at the University of California at Los Angeles. He has also taught writing for television at York Technical College in Rock Hill, South Carolina and video / film production at Centenary College of Louisiana, Shreveport.

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LA PIPELINE BILL -  Under Louisiana law,  it’s illegal for anyone to trespass on major infrastructure sites like oil refineries.   A new bill was introduced this week to make the same law apply to pipelines.  It was drafted as a response to the protests that happened last year in North Dakota to halt construction of the controversial Dakota Access pipeline.  The bill proposes to deter protesters from damaging oil pipelines across Louisiana – making it a crime punishable by up to 15 years in prison or a $10,000 fine.    Representative Major Thibaut, Democrat from New Roads,

BUCKLE UP IN TRUCK:  The Bossier City Police Department is partnering with the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission this month in an enforcement campaign aimed at saving the lives of pickup truck drivers and their passengers.  The campaign: Buckle Up In Your Truck   runs through– April 26th.  Mark Natale, with Bossier City Police.  "This focuses on the importance of buckling up in pickup trucks.

BUCKLE UP IN TRUCK:  The Bossier City Police Department is partnering with the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission this month in an enforcement campaign aimed at saving the lives of pickup truck drivers and their passengers.  The campaign: Buckle Up In Your Truck   runs through– April 26th.  Mark Natale, with Bossier City Police.  "This focuses on the importance of buckling up in pickup trucks.

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