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Headlines – December 13, 2013

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-12-13

Duration: 00:02:51

Subjects: Droughts | International Business Machines Corporation | TEACHER EVALUATIONS

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Ghawi, Dima Speaker

Description

This segment from the December 13, 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: twenty-one Louisiana parishes being designated as federal drought disaster areas; Dima Ghawi of the IBM Baton Rouge Service Center speaking to the Baton Rouge Rotary Club about IBM’s development of community partnerships; the delay of teacher evaluations until the 2015-2016 school year due to the implementation of Common Core; LSU Senior Patrick Clay receiving the LPB Mass Communications Scholarship; and the death of Larry McKinley, the voice of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, at age 85.