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Headlines – February 21, 2014

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-02-21

Duration: 00:03:06

Subjects: HEALTH INSURANCE | HIV infections | Whooping crane

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Houck, Oliver Interviewee
  • Adley, Robert Interviewee

Description

This segment from the February 21, 2014, 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: Louisiana resident John East suing three health insurance companies for denying third party payments for HIV/AIDS patients; interviews with Oliver Houck of the Tulane University Law Center and State Senator Robert Adley on the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East’s lawsuit against 97 oil and gas companies for their contribution to coastal erosion; and the LSU Vet School euthanizing a whooping crane that was shot in Jefferson Davis Parish.