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SNAP Recipients Must Apply for Replacement Benefits for Food Lost Due to Hurricane Barry

SNAP Recipients Must Apply for Replacement Benefits for Food Lost Due to Hurricane Barry

Recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits may be eligible for replacement benefits for food lost due to Hurricane Barry, if they report their loss to the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) by Friday, July 26. For Hurricane Barry, replacement benefits are not automatic. SNAP recipients must apply for them. Replacement benefits are not…More

KNEK Internship Opportunities

KNEK Internship Opportunities

*Now Accepting Applications For the Spring 2019 Semester* If your Interested in the world of radio or just curious about radio and want a more in depth grasp on it, Magic 104.7 KNEK is looking for New interns for the upcoming semester! We are looking for dedicated hard working individuals who are looking to learn…More

Magic Groove Cruise 2019!!!

Magic Groove Cruise 2019!!!

  Prices Starting at $366 per person!! You must book through Travel Machine in order to gain access to private performances. Call Travel Machine TODAY to get the best stateroom! (337) 981-7870 / info@travelmachine.net CRUISE DESCRIPTION    Get ready for fun and sun on board Royal Caribbean’s Liberty of the Seas! Join Magic 104.7 for…More

“The Community Hour” KNEK Magic 104.7

“The Community Hour” KNEK Magic 104.7

"The Community Hour" KNEK Magic 104.7Host- Kenneth Keep'em Talkin Boudreaux, Every Sunday at 11am, one hour live call in talk show.Featuring guest from various disciplines including butMore

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Not Everything is About You

The Earth revolves around the sun, not you. Many times people will assume that things pertain or are about them, even when that is not the case. People have lives which contain many others, the possibility that someone is actually talking about you is slim. Not everything is about you. Instead of worrying about what…More

Never Make Decisions When Extremely Happy or Sad

Never Make Decisions When Extremely Happy or Sad

When you are immensely happy you tend to believe that you can do anything. The sky is the limit, but when your mood is elevated you may try to get to the sky right then and there. Do not make decisions when manic because it may affect you negatively in the future. Same when you…More

You Determine Your Happiness

You Determine Your Happiness

No one can make you happy, except for yourself. If you are determined to let the small things bother you, then that is your own fault. Instead of stressing and getting caught up in the negative, you should begin to focus on the positive. Begin immersing yourself in things that bring you joy, even if…More

People Have a Purpose

People Have a Purpose

People are put in your life for a reason. Everyone you meet has something to teach you or are going through a struggle that you can learn from. Simply witnessing a parent struggling with their child can become a learning experience. You can learn a lot from socializing and observing your superiors and/or coworkers as…More

No One Said It Was Easy

No One Said It Was Easy

Becoming successful is difficult, no one said it wasn’t. Being an entrepreneur and doing your own work can be hard. You have to be committed and persistent, because if not you will stop when you come to the first bump and never reach your goals. You only get as much as you put into it…More

Not Everything Is As It Seems

Not Everything Is As It Seems

  We all need to start becoming happy with what we have. As humans we are always looking for something better. We become envious of others’ lives. But the truth is, the grass is greener on the other side because it is fertilized. No one is perfect, and most times people have help to get…More

Never Fear Success

Never Fear Success

In order to succeed you have to take risks, risks that you may be scared to take. Fear is only going to hinder your efforts toward your goal. It has never steered anyone toward success, just away from it. Fear has no room in your success. Risks are good, fear is not. Risks push you…More

Do Not Gossip

Do Not Gossip

Why spend your time indulged in someone else’s life, when you could be making improvements to your own life? Gossiping is a waste, there are so many productive things to do instead of eaves dropping on someone’s life. When you choose to actively participate in gossip, you are saying that there is nothing else you…More

Learn To Let Stuff Go

It can become easy to hold grudges and hard to forgive. In order to be happy, you need to learn how to let things go. Holding onto pain will just keep you from moving on. If you are constantly thinking of the past how do you expect to be active in the present or reach…More

Don’t Judge A Book by Its Cover

Don’t Judge A Book by Its Cover

People come from all walks of life and you never know exactly which path they took. Don’t judge a book by its cover; when you begin to assume that is when you become wrong. Just because someone looks a certain way does not mean they fit the stereotype. If someone looks homeless it doesn’t mean…More

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Daddy Yankee joins chorus of Puerto Rican celebrities calling for governor’s resignation

Daddy Yankee joins chorus of Puerto Rican celebrities calling for governor’s resignation

Univision’s Premios Juventud award show Thursday turned into a platform for celebrities to call for the resignation of the embattled governor of Puerto Rico. The show, which translates to “Youth Awards,” was held in Florida and honored the year’s most popular Latino artists, actors, designers and athletes. Puerto Rican rapper, songwriter, actor and record producer…More

Jennifer Hudson, Taylor Swift come out to play in ‘Cats’ movie trailer

Jennifer Hudson, Taylor Swift come out to play in ‘Cats’ movie trailer

The first trailer for the movie “Cats” has arrived. While a teaser video that was released earlier this week focused on actors like Taylor Swift, Idris Elba and James Corden, who are portraying the fancy-footed felines, the new video allows more glimpses of them in what was referred to in the teaser as “digital fur…More

Tom Cruise soars in ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ trailer

Tom Cruise soars in ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ trailer

The trailer for “Top Gun: Maverick,” the long-awaited sequel to the 1986 hit movie that helped solidify star Tom Cruise’s heartthrob appeal, is ready to fly. Judging by the trailer, Cruise’s danger-seeking naval aviator has been busy since audiences last saw him. Though, his attitude also hasn’t changed much. He’s content with his life as…More

‘Sesame Street,’ Sally Field to be honored by Kennedy Center

‘Sesame Street,’ Sally Field to be honored by Kennedy Center

Big Bird and a big name in acting will be among those on hand when the Kennedy Center celebrates this year’s honorees. R&B group Earth, Wind & Fire, actress Sally Field, singer Linda Ronstadt, “Sesame Street” and conductor and musical visionary Michael Tilson Thomas were named the 2019 honorees on Thursday. “Sesame Street” is the…More

‘The Lion King’ roars into Disney realm of animals just like us

‘The Lion King’ roars into Disney realm of animals just like us

The new “The Lion King” hews closely to the original, standing apart with its visual realism, using computer animation to approximate the look of a nature documentary. Yet amid a golden age of that genre, as the Disney blockbuster heads toward a big opening weekend, it also reminds us how talking and otherwise anthropomorphic animals…More

Valerie Harper’s family launches GoFundMe for her cancer treatment

Valerie Harper’s family launches GoFundMe for her cancer treatment

Valerie Harper’s family is seeking financial help for her treatment as she continues to battle cancer. Harper, who shot to stardom in the early 1970s as Rhoda Morgenstern on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and later starred as that character in a spinoff, was first diagnosed with lung cancer in 2009. In 2013, she was…More

Paul McCartney adapting ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ in his first stage musical

Paul McCartney adapting ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ in his first stage musical

Paul McCartney is working on a stage adaptation of the 1946 film “It’s A Wonderful Life,” which will be the first musical of his long and storied career. One of the most iconic films in history, Frank Capra’s masterpiece will be given the musical treatment by McCartney, producer Bill Kenwright and playwright Lee Hall, according…More

‘It Chapter Two’ trailer stirs excitement

‘It Chapter Two’ trailer stirs excitement

It’s scary how excited people are for “It Two.” The sequel to the hit 2017 horror film isn’t out until September 6, but the release of a new poster and a new trailer has folks in a frenzy. The poster dropped Wednesday looking menacing with the words “It Ends.” Warner Bros. (which is owned by…More

The ‘Circle of Life’ brings singer Lebo M back to ‘The Lion King’

The ‘Circle of Life’ brings singer Lebo M back to ‘The Lion King’

Even if you don’t know singer Lebo M by name, you’ve likely known his voice for the last quarter-century. The South African vocalist’s inimitable Zulu cry serves as the starting point for “Circle of Life,” the now-iconic Elton John-Tim Rice song at the beginning of Disney’s 1994 animated film “The Lion King.” And now, with…More

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Little Known Black History Fact: Ed Dwight

Little Known Black History Fact: Ed Dwight

This Saturday, the nation will be joined in celebration for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, which put the American space program on the world stage. If race relations were different, it was possible that sculptor Ed Dwight could have been the first astronaut for NASA. Dwight was born on September 9,…More

Kamala Harris And Joe Biden Set To Square Off In Next Dem Debate

Kamala Harris And Joe Biden Set To Square Off In Next Dem Debate

ATLANTA (AP) — The second set of summer Democratic presidential debates will feature a rematch with a twist, plus the first showdown of leading progressives as the party wrestles with its philosophical identity and looks ahead to a 2020 fight against President Donald Trump. Former Vice President Joe Biden and California Sen. Kamala Harris will…More

Meghan Markle Has Been Challenged By Spotlight On Royals, Sources Say [VIDEO]

Meghan Markle Has Been Challenged By Spotlight On Royals, Sources Say [VIDEO]

Duchess Meghan is said to be having a hard time adapting to the her restrictive life as a royal. “Meghan has struggled with the intensity of the spotlight,” a source close to the royal household tells PEOPLE. “Although she is a former actress, this is on a different level.” That pressure is even more intensified now that…More

Six Stars Who Went to HBCUs

Six Stars Who Went to HBCUs

Historically Black Colleges and Universities such as Howard University in Washington DC, Spelman College in Atlanta, GA, and Florida A&M University have been producing leaders for generations. From the Ph.D.’s stepping out of Morehouse College to the lawyers pushing through from Southern University in Louisiana, waving the HBCU flag sends a powerful message! Behind the…More

FaceApp Aging Filter Can Steal More Than Your Youth

FaceApp Aging Filter Can Steal More Than Your Youth

*Celebrities across the internet are embracing the FaceApp hype after a retooled version of its old age filter sent social media into a frenzy. Social media users have been sharing images of what they would look like as elderly folks, including Kevin Hart, Terry Crews Dwyane Wade and Drake. However, users are being warned that the free…More

Now That Race Is In The Race, Does It Hurt Or Help Trump? [VIDEO]

Now That Race Is In The Race, Does It Hurt Or Help Trump? [VIDEO]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joe Biden, the early Democratic presidential front-runner, was at a soul food restaurant in Los Angeles on Thursday when he blasted President Donald Trump’s “racist” taunts at a rally the night before. “This is about dividing the country,” the early Democratic front-runner, who has been criticized for his own handling of…More

House Approves $15 Minimum Wage, But GOP Senate Unlikely To

House Approves $15 Minimum Wage, But GOP Senate Unlikely To

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats approved legislation Thursday to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade, to $15 an hour, showcasing the progress and challenge of a signature issue for the party ahead of the 2020 election. The increase, which would boost pay for some 30 million low-wage workers, is…More

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