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Headlines - October 5, 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: 2012-10-05

Duration: 00:03:11

Subjects: Louisiana State University System | Hospitals | Health Care | Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.). College of Engineering | Romney, Mitt | United States presidential election, 2012

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Jindal, Bobby Speaker
  • Romney, Mitt Speaker

Description

This segment from the October 5, 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 LSU Board of Supervisors approving a plan to lay-off 1,500 employees at seven LSU hospitals; Governor Bobby Jindal announcing a $100 million public-private partnership to renovate LSU’s College of Engineering; and the reaction to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s proposal to eliminate the funding for PBS.