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Headlines - November 16, 2012

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-11-16

Duration: 00:03:07

Subjects: BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | Jindal, Bobby, 1971- | Republican Party


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host


This segment from the November 16, 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 Coast Guard investigating an oil platform fire in the Gulf of Mexico located twenty miles southeast of Grand Isle; BP agreeing to a $4 billion settlement on criminal claims for the 2010 BP Oil Spill, the largest criminal penalty in U.S. history; Governor Bobby Jindal commenting on the future of the Republican Party following their defeat in the 2012 presidential election; and the renewal of the Crescent City Connection Toll in New Orleans by only sixteen votes.