LSU sports http://wrkf.org en WEDNESDAY: LABI Pres. Stephen Waguespack; Sen. Ben Nevers; and Assoc. LSU AD Michael Bonnette http://wrkf.org/post/wednesday-labi-pres-stephen-waguespack-sen-ben-nevers-and-assoc-lsu-ad-michael-bonnette <p>Jim Nickel, former Democratic Campaign Advisor/Director and now with Courson Nickel, LLC, hosts today's show while Jim is away.</p><p>Stephen Waguespack, President of LABI (Louisiana Association of Business and Industry), joins Jim as the first guest and discusses recent legislation (SB 469) signed by Governor Bobby Jindal&nbsp;that squashes a lawsuit filed by the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority - East against 97 Oil &amp; Gas Companies. They as well discuss the recent decision by the Governor to speak out against Common Core.</p><p>Louisiana State Senator Ben Nevers&nbsp;joins today's line-up of guests and discusses his Public School Choice Act bill which is awaiting the Governor's decision. He as well touches on the recent anti-fracking&nbsp;push by the St. Tammany&nbsp;Parish Council.</p><p>Michael Bonnette, the LSU Associate Athletics Director and Sports Information Director wraps up this past year in LSU Athletics; a year that saw great performances not only in football, but golf and gymnastics as well. Also, Michael talks about the highly anticipated new SEC Network for television; who can get it, and who benefits?</p><p></p><p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 15:12:21 +0000 Frank Barnett 27846 at http://wrkf.org THURSDAY: LSU Standout Tommy Hodson, Author Jonathan Alter, LPB's Kate Bradshaw http://wrkf.org/post/thursday-lsu-standout-tommy-hodson-author-jonathan-alter-lpbs-kate-bradshaw <p>Jim talks with former LSU football great Tommy Hodson, who'll be inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall Of Fame this weekend.</p><p>Noted journalist and author Jonathan alter discusses current events with President Obama and the Supreme Court decisions on gay marriage.</p><p>From LPB, Kate Bradshaw talks about the Antiques Road Show; coming to Baton Rouge&nbsp;July 27th.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 23:13:43 +0000 Jim Engster 12540 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 FRIDAY: Former Gov. Buddy Roemer, LSU's Dan Borné http://wrkf.org/post/friday-former-gov-buddy-roemer-lsus-dan-born <p>Former Gov. Buddy Roemer shares his views on the deal reached in Washington to avert the fiscal cliff,&nbsp; and other matters of interest to Louisiana.</p><p>Jim observes 25 years since the death of LSU and NBA star "Pistol" Pete Maravich with LSU arena and stadium announcer Dan Borné.</p><p> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 15:51:33 +0000 Jim Engster 4310 at http://wrkf.org