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Headlines - December 2, 2005

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2005-12-02

Duration: 00:01:33

Subjects: Headlines | Hurricane Katrina, 2005 | Hurricanes | Hurricane recovery

Contributors:

  • Ekings, Robyn Host
  • Whinham, Charlie Host

Description

This segment from the December 2, 2005, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: a consultant telling the Louisiana Recovery District Board of Directors that the federal government might pay to move whole communities away from flood-prone areas along Louisiana’s coast, including Cameron Parish; the lowering of Louisiana’s bond rating; the announcement of candidates for the special election for the Secretary of State’s Office; the Democratic National Committee announcing that their first meeting of 2006 will be held in New Orleans; and the first day of class at Benjamin Franklin Elementary School, the first school to open in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina. Hosts: Robyn Ekings and Charlie Whinham