Louisiana News

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9:39 am
Thu November 28, 2013

FRIDAY: Author Diane Francis, Civil Rights Activist Faye Williams, Author Carolyn Sue Ricapito

Originally published on Fri November 29, 2013 11:24 am

Author Diane Francis talks with Jim about her contention that the U.S. and Canada should unite.

Activist Dr. Faye Williams reflects on the life and many contributions of the late Reverend T. J. Jemison

Author Carolyn Sue Ricapito, talks about her book, "The Woman From Turnback County"


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11:19 am
Wed November 27, 2013

THURSDAY: Dr. Jarrett Barnhill, Dr. Steven Lamm, Author Attica Locke

Originally published on Thu November 28, 2013 9:33 am

Dr. Jarrett Barnhill, with the University of North Carolina, one of the country's foremost experts on autism and related disorders.

New York University Medical Center's Dr. Steven Lamm discusses his new book, "Redefining Prostate Cancer"

This year's Ernest J. Gaines Award winner Attica Locke on her latest book, "The Cutting Season"


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5:53 pm
Tue November 26, 2013

WEDNESDAY: Activist & Businessman Joe Traigle, The Pelican Institute's Kevin Kane

Originally published on Wed November 27, 2013 11:21 am

Jim talks with local businessman and gay rights advocate Joe Traigle about LGBT issues in Baton Rouge.

Kevin Kane, with the Pelican Institute for Public Policy, on why coastal restoration funding from the federal RESTORE Act should be spent wisely.

State Representative Regina Barrow joins Jim to talk about the 40th annual Bayou Classic.


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7:36 am
Tue November 26, 2013

History Matters: The Pilgrims, Plymouth rock... it gets blurry

Commentator Gary Joiner thinks it's time for a refresher on what the Thanksgiving holiday is all about.


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3:28 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

TUESDAY: State Rep. (and Candidate for Governor) John Bel Edwards, BR Beach Marathon

Originally published on Mon December 30, 2013 11:51 am

Jim chats with state Representative John Bel Edwards (D-Amite) who plans to run for Governor is 2015.

Matt Manning and Craig Watson discuss the Baton Rouge Beach Marathon, for charity, coming up on December 7th.

 

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3:57 pm
Sun November 24, 2013

Cardiologist Gives Permission for Holiday Indulgence

Leon Kraft, an interventional cardiologist with the Cardiovascular Institute of the South, says it's okay to splurge, so long as you don't make it a routine.


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6:47 am
Sat November 23, 2013

For Urban Shade, Plant a Willow Oak

Willow Oak

With it's upright, oval shape, and relatively fast growth, it doesn't take long for the Willow Oak to develop into a nice shade tree and it doesn't require as much pruning as the Live Oak to fit well in an average urban lot.


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1:53 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

MONDAY: State Treasurer John Kennedy, LSU-Texas A&M Recap

Originally published on Mon November 25, 2013 3:29 pm

Jim talks with State Treasurer John N. Kennedy about the state budget, non-governmental organizations (NGO's) that won't account for state money given to them and a proposed $2-million center for former Governor Mike Foster's paper, in Franklin.

Jim recaps the LSU-Texas A&M game


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9:11 am
Fri November 22, 2013

FRIDAY: The JFK Assassination with Richard Lipsey and Vincent Bugliosi

Originally published on Sat November 23, 2013 11:48 am

Jim discusses the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, 50 years ago today, and whether or not Lee Harvey Oswald was the lone gunman in Dallas that day. His guests are Richard Lipsey, who was present at JFK's autopsy, and former attorney and author Vincent Bugliosi.

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7:36 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Gary Borders: Where were you when JFK was shot?

Like many baby boomers, commentator Gary Borders can vividly recall the moment he learned that President John F. Kennedy had been assassinated. He adds his recollection through the eyes of a third grader in Allenstown, New Hampshire.


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