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Headlines - April 26, 2013

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-04-26

Duration: 00:04:50

Subjects: Bayou Corne sinkhole, 2012 | Fort Polk (La.) | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | Hunger | Fort Polk Progress

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Benn, Domonique Reporter
  • McFarland, Isaac Interviewee
  • Woodward, Kaylee Interviewee
  • Harris, Broderick Interviewee
  • Morehead, Deborah Interviewee
  • Lewis, Shalon Interviewee
  • Adkins, Jay Interviewee

Description

This segment from the April 26, 2013, 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: an update on the Bayou Corne sinkhole in Assumption Parish; members of Fort Polk Progress meeting with federal officials in Washington, D.C. to urge them not to draw down troops at the base; a judge ruling that the LSU Board of Supervisors violated the public records law during their search for a new president; and a report by Domonique Benn of KSLA-TV on Isaac McFarland, a freshman at Caddo Magnet High School in Shreveport, and his efforts to end childhood hunger.