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Headlines - May 4, 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: 2012-05-04

Duration: 00:04:49

Subjects: Hardy, John Spencer, 1913-2012 | United States. RESTORE Act of 2012 | BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | Chimp Haven (Keithville, La.) | Animal sanctuaries

Contributors:

  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Hardy, John Spencer Speaker
  • Ford, Faith Speaker

Description

This segment from the May 4, 2012, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: the death of Lieutenant General John Spencer Hardy at age 98; an update on the status of the RESTORE Act, which calls for the fines collected from BP to be used on restoration projects in the states affected by the 2010 BP Oil Spill; Chimp Haven, the National Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Keithville, receiving $380,000 in donations to open a new area; Ethan Pease, an eighth grade student at Haughton Middle School, winning the “Doodle 4 Google” contest in Louisiana; and a “Louisiana Bicentennial Minute” on gaming with Faith Ford.