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Headlines - April 8, 2011

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-04-08

Duration: 00:03:36

Subjects: Headlines | Emergency management | Japan | HEALTH INSURANCE


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Kanno, Sanae Interviewee
  • Cooper, Mark Interviewee
  • Reitz, Mike Speaker


This segment from the April 8, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: a Japanese delegation meeting with Louisiana officials in New Orleans to discuss the best practices for emergency management and disaster recovery; interviews with Sanae Kanno of the Consulate-General of Japan and Mark Cooper of the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness on the meeting; Mike Reitz of Blue Cross and Blue Shield speaking before the Baton Rouge Press Club about Louisiana having the smallest growth in health insurance premiums in the nation; the Grammy Awards eliminating the category for the Best Zydeco or Cajun Music album; and LPB receiving an award at the PBS Technical Conference for the first on-air use of a non-real-time file.