Karen Carter Peterson http://wrkf.org en WEDNESDAY: La. Democratic Party Chairwoman Karen Carter Peterson; Judy Benitez; and Roy Fletcher http://wrkf.org/post/wednesday-la-democratic-party-chairwoman-karen-carter-peterson-judy-benitez-and-roy-fletcher <p>Louisiana State Senator and Louisiana Democratic Party Chairwoman Karen Carter Peterson talks with Jim about the status of the Democratic Party and what the the future will hold for it within the predominantly Republican state of Louisiana, as well as other political issues concerning the state.</p><p>Judy Benitez, Executive Director of the Iris Domestic Violence Center in Baton Rouge, stops by the station to discuss the serious issues concerning the link between domestic violence and female homicides in the state of Louisiana.</p><p>And Veteran Politico Roy Fletcher calls in to talk about his favorite basketball player, Bill Russell, who turns 80 years old today.</p><p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 16:19:53 +0000 Jim Engster 22483 at http://wrkf.org FRIDAY: Novelist Dean Koontz, Jim Donelon, LSU Legend Charles Alexander, Sen. Karen Peterson http://wrkf.org/post/friday-novelist-dean-koontz-jim-donelon-lsu-legend-charles-alexander-sen-karen-peterson <p>Bestselling novelist Dean Koontz talks about his life, his craft and his latest book, "Deeply Odd"</p><p>Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon&nbsp;discusses insurance issues with hurricane season&nbsp;starting Saturday.</p><p>A&nbsp;visit with LSU legend Charles Alexander</p><p>New Orleans State Senator Karen Carter Peterson&nbsp;talks about her comments on the Senate floor Tuesday, alleging that opposition to elements of&nbsp;President Obama's health care reforms&nbsp;are "because of race".</p><p> Fri, 31 May 2013 15:13:21 +0000 Jim Engster 11231 at http://wrkf.org