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This year will mark the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States. The University of Louisiana Monroe will host two events that will look at the situation leading up to the attack and how it shaped policy over the next twenty years.  

'Twenty Years Later September 11' will feature two speakers and two sessions. Dr. Yusaku Yajima will present 'Beyond the Rhetoric of Fear: Othering, Belonging, and Empowerment' on September 7 at 7:00 p.m. in room 3-D of the ULM Library. 

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The City Of Monroe will hold "The State of the City" address on Easter Sunday. This year's event has changed from an in-person event to a TV/Internet broadcast.

The event will be broadcast Sunday, April 4 on KNOE TV at 7 a.m and 5:30 p.m and on KTVE at 10:30 p.m. It will also be streamed on the City of Monroe Facebook page and available online at

90.3 KEDM Public Radio will offer Mardi Gras programming on Saturday, February 13. KEDM's Mardi Gras Music Day will offer Carnival favorites from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. The event will be hosted by KEDM's Cory Crowe and Jay Curtis.

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Senate candidates visited the University of Louisiana Monroe on Thursday night for the first of three KEDM political forums.  Jim Fannin, Jay Morris, and Matt Parker spoke with forum moderator Cory Crowe.

The forums are an opportunity for residents, business and community leaders to learn more about the candidates. Forums are broadcast live on 90.3 KEDM Public Radio, and Facebook Live; and archived at 

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90.3 KEDM Public Radio won four awards Saturday night at the Louisiana-Mississippi Associated Press Broadcasters and Media Editors News Excellence Awards.  The event was held at the Two Mississippi Museums in Jackson, Mississippi. The night featured the best of Radio, Television, Print and New Media. 

KEDM was the winner of  "Best Digital Presence." This new award judges stations websites, social media feeds and apps. Participants were judged on digital presentation and innovation showcasing local content. 

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KEDM has been named as a finalist for multiple awards in the Louisiana-Mississippi Associated Press Broadcasters and Media Editors contest.

KEDM News and Public Affairs Director Cory Crowe was named a finalist for 

"Best News Anchor" in Louisiana - Mississippi. The award recogonizes a composite of  "Live" work by a broadcast news anchor.

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AP Contest Entry - Radio Newscast - June 1, 2018 

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Ralph Abraham

Congressman Ralph Abraham recently threw his hat into the ring for Governor. The congressman says Louisiana needs new leadership.  "In education, healthcare, business climate, justice system or court reforms; we are dead last or maybe 49th out of 50. All of those things are critical to Louisiana" says Abraham. 

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KEDM met with the candidates for Ouachita Parish and Monroe City School Boards. The public forum was held at the Monroe Civic Center on October 9.  

It was hosted by the Monroe and West Monroe - West Ouachita Chambers of Commerce and KEDM Public Radio. It was moderated by KEDM News Director Cory Crowe and ULM Political Science Professor Dr. Joshua Stockley.