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Headlines - June 17, 2011

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-06-17

Duration: 00:02:51

Subjects: West Nile virus | Luter, Fred J., Jr. | Louisiana. State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education | General Motors Corporation | Southern Baptist Convention

Contributors:

  • Sanford, Shauna Host

Description

This segment from the June 17, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: an update on the West Nile Virus threat in Louisiana following the high Mississippi River levels; the BESE Board mandating the teaching of Advanced Placement courses in all school districts; General Motors holding an Appreciation Day at their plant in Shreveport; and the election of Pastor Fred Luter of the Franklin Avenue Baptist Church in New Orleans as the first African American Vice President in the history of the Southern Baptist Convention.