Local News From Red River Radio

6:06, 7:06, 8:06

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.

Courtesy: WalMart

STORE ROBOTS AT WALMART? Select  Arkansas Walmart  stores are expected to receive  robots Tuesday  to aid associates in their work.

Courtesy: Together Louisiana Facebook

WHERE TO CUT?— Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says lawmakers who don't want to replace more than $1 billion in expiring  taxes  should explain how they plan to cut that amount  from  state  spending.  The Democratic governor made his comments Thursday to Together Louisiana, an annual assembly of faith-based and community leaders.

Courtesy: Chuck Smith / Red River Radio News

NEW BUS TERMINAL:  Hundreds of people crowded into the brand  new  City Bus Terminal for its ribbon cutting in Shreveport yesterday.   Among the special guests were Louisiana’s  Governor  John Bel Edwards.   The facility dubbed the Sportran Intermodal Terminal is the first of its kind in the state featuring no-emission electric buses with special battery technology. It  also has another unique distinction as Edwards pointed out.