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Headlines - April 20, 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: 2012-04-20

Duration: 00:06:28

Subjects: Educational change | Browning, Butch | Louisiana. Office of State Fire Marshal | MISSISSIPPI RIVER | United States -- History -- War of 1812 | Angola Prison Rodeo | Louisiana Young Heroes

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Jindal, Bobby Speaker
  • Pujol, Patrice Interviewee
  • Woltering, Dennis Reporter
  • Young, Gary Interviewee

Description

This segment from the April 20, 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: Governor Bobby Jindal signing three of his education reform bills into law; an interview with Patrice Pujol, the superintendent of the Ascension Parish Public Schools, on the local funding for the public school system; the resignation of State Fire Marshal Butch Browning amid an investigation into his office; a report by Dennis Woltering of WWL-TV on Navy Week on the Mississippi River in New Orleans in commemoration of the War of 1812; an interview with Gary Young on the upcoming spring weekend of the Angola Rodeo; and highlights from LPB’s Young Heroes Day.