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Early Childhood Development
12:55 pm
Thu January 3, 2013

Study Finds Risk To Early Childhood Development Widespread

A report released Thursday by the LSU/Tulane Early Childhood Policy and Data Center reveals 35 percent of children under  five in Louisiana live in parishes with moderate-to-high risk of factors that could impede their development.

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The Jim Engster Show
9:51 am
Thu January 3, 2013

FRIDAY: Former Gov. Buddy Roemer, LSU's Dan Borné

Former Gov. Buddy Roemer shares his views on the deal reached in Washington to avert the fiscal cliff,  and other matters of interest to Louisiana.

Jim observes 25 years since the death of LSU and NBA star "Pistol" Pete Maravich with LSU arena and stadium announcer Dan Borné.


Consolidation Campaign
1:30 am
Thu January 3, 2013

In Vegas, Merger Led to More Efficient Law Enforcement

The Fight Not Fear campaign is pushing for consolidated law enforcement in Baton Rouge.
Credit Fight Not Fear

Ads by Fight Not Fear, the campaign to consolidate law enforcement in Baton Rouge, were on heavy rotation during the weeks leading up to the November election for mayor-president and metro council members.

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The Jim Engster Show
11:48 am
Wed January 2, 2013

THURSDAY: GOP Consultant Sally Nungesser, Thrive BR's Sarah Broome

Jim talks with Republican consultant Sally Nungesser about the deal reached in Washington to avoid the "fiscal cliff".

Then, Jim talks with Thrive Baton Rouge's Sarah Broome, who has been named one of 225 Magazine's "40 under 40" this year.

The Jim Engster Show
10:09 am
Tue January 1, 2013

WEDNESDAY: Sports Editor Jeff Palermo, Sugar Cane League's Jim Simon

Jim talks with Louisiana Radio Network News and Sports Director Jeff Palermo about LSU's season-wrapping loss to Clemson in the Chick-Fil-A Bowl.

Jim also talks about the 'fiscal cliff' deal and some celebrities lost in 2012.

American Sugar Cane League General Manager Jim Simon talks about the state of Louisiana's $3 billion sugar industry and the need for a new farm bill from Congress.


Politics
5:16 pm
Mon December 31, 2012

New Laws Impact Voting, Sex Offenders, School Vouchers

One of the state laws going into effect Jan. 1 provides tax rebates for donations to organizations that will pay private and parochial school tuition for students from low and moderate-income families wanting to escape under-performing public schools. The rebates come into play barely a month after a state judge ruled a similar voucher program couldn’t be paid for through the formula for funding public schools.

Louisianians will also be able to check boxes on their tax forms to designate resources to fighting fraud in the state’s food stamp program.

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The Jim Engster Show
10:39 am
Mon December 31, 2012

TUESDAY: Entertainment Reporter John Wirt, Talk Radio Connoisseur David Bellinger

On the first show of 2013, Jim discusses famous figures who passed away in the year 2012 including Whitney Houston and Andy Griffith, among others, with John Wirt of the Baton Rouge Advocate.

Then, talk show host connoisseur David Bellinger (or Elwood as he's better known) discusses about the power of callers on talk radio shows.


The Jim Engster Show
10:15 am
Mon December 31, 2012

MONDAY: Political Analyst Gus Weill

On Jim's final show of 2012, he talks with long-time political analyst Gus Weill. They spend the majority of the hour discussing various topics that are important both locally and nationally. Then, they round out the show by reminiscing about important figures that passed away in 2012.


Conversations in Medicine
7:34 am
Sun December 30, 2012

Minority Bone Marrow Donations Encouraged

Thousands of minority patients with blood cancers like leukemia and other diseases like sickle cell depend on finding a bone marrow match to save their lives.

Renea Duffin, Vice-President for Cancer Support & Outreach at MBP-OLOL, is leading an effort to get more minorities registered as bone marrow donors in and around Baton Rouge.

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Louisiana Eats!
11:23 am
Sat December 29, 2012

2012 Year in Review

As we look back at the past year we'll listen to some of our fan favorite interviews including Leah Chase, Terrance Osborne, and Aaron McCargo.

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