The Justice Department is worried that Louisiana's private school voucher program may be undermining efforts to overcome the historic segregation of public schools, and last month asked a federal court to stop the state from awarding any more vouchers until it's shown the program isn't undoing progress.
New Capital Area United Way President & CEO Darrin Goss Sr. talks with Jim about taking on his new position and UW charities' needs.
Jazz music aficionado Zia Tammami talks about his native Iran and the general instability of the Middle East and the upcoming tribute to Derek Gordon, tonight at the Manship Theatre.
A visit with Baton Rouge General VP and jazz musician George Bell, to talk about the upcoming event, "An Evening of Jazz with George Bell and Friends"...coming September 19, at the Manship Theatre. The Manship's Renee Chatelain joins in the conversation
Although Labor Day is the traditional end of the summer season in some parts of the country, summer in southeast Louisiana lingers well into October. But temperatures are starting to moderate in September.