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Headlines - August 19, 2011

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-08-19

Duration: 00:04:29

Subjects: Boustany, Charles W., Jr. | Gambling | CASINOS | Louisiana Smart Growth Summit | MISSISSIPPI RIVER


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Murphy, Tom Speaker
  • Hitchens, Bowman Interviewee
  • Zoghbi, Max Interviewee
  • Treppendahl, Rob Interviewee


This segment from the August 19, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: 230 news laws going into effect; an interview with Congressman Charles Boustany in the Lafayette Daily Advertiser; the Louisiana Gaming Control Board approving the move of a casino license from Lake Charles to Bossier City; highlights from the 2011 Smart Growth Summit, including a speech by former Pittsburgh Mayor Tom Murphy; and interviews with Bowman Hitchens, Max Zoghbi, and Rob Treppendahl on their two-month kayaking trip down the Mississippi River.