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Headlines - October 12, 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: 2012-10-12

Duration: 00:02:55

Subjects: Affirmative Action | BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | Texas Brine Company | Bayou Corne sinkhole, 2012 | Environment

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host

Description

This segment from the October 12, 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 United States Supreme Court hearing an Affirmative Action case filed by LSU graduate Abigail Fisher; a dispute between State Treasurer John Kennedy and the Jindal Administration over the allocation of $130 million; the identification of an oil sheen in the Gulf of Mexico tied to the 2010 BP Oil Spill; and the Louisiana Office of Conservation blaming the Texas Brine Company for the Bayou Corne sinkhole in Assumption Parish.