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Headlines - November 9, 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: 2012-11-09

Duration: 00:03:30

Subjects: HEALTH INSURANCE | Louisiana. Office of Group Benefits | HIGHER EDUCATION | Louisiana State University at Alexandria | Transportation

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host

Description

This segment from the November 9, 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 House Appropriations Committee approving the contract between the Office of Group Benefits and Blue Cross and Blue Shield to privatize the health insurance for state employees; the results of the close vote for the renewal of the Crescent City Connection Toll in New Orleans; the resignation of LSU-Alexandria Chancellor David Manuel; the possibility of Amtrak service between Shreveport - Bossier City and Dallas, Texas; and the plans for the Veteran’s Day observances around the state.