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Headlines - March 16, 2012

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-03-16

Duration: 00:03:14

Subjects: HIV infections | AIDS (Disease) | Public health

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Brooks, Shonda Interviewee

Description

This segment from the March 16, 2012, 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: the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ranking Baton Rouge as the city with the highest rate of HIV/AIDS cases in the nation; the sale of the Mojito Pointe Casino project in Lake Charles to new owners; an interview with Shonda Brooks, a computer literacy teacher at Lawtell Elementary School in St. Landry Parish, who was named the Mission US Teacher of the Year in Louisiana; and “Southern Living” Magazine naming Lafayette the “Tastiest Town in the South.”