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Headlines - September 16, 2011

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Date Issued: 2011-09-16

Duration: 00:05:08

Subjects: BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | Poverty | Kinsey, Norman V.

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Kinsey, Norman Speaker

Description

This segment from the September 16, 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: a federal panel finding BP responsible for the 2010 BP Oil Spill; the release of a Census report showing Louisiana with the second highest poverty rate in the United States; the College Board reporting that SAT scores for Louisiana students remained steady; two teachers from Louisiana, Patricia Edmiston of Covington High School and Heather Howell of West Feliciana Middle School, being named 2011 Siemens Fellows; and the death of Shreveport businessman and Louisiana Legend Norman V. Kinsey at age 90.