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Headlines – May 30, 2014

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-05-30

Duration: 00:02:15

Subjects: Education | Air Force Global Strike Command | Barksdale Air Force Base (La.) | BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | Nagin, Ray, 1956-


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host


This segment from the May 30, 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: the test scores for the LEAP and iLEAP standardized tests taken by 3rd and 4th graders; the Secretary of the Air Force recommending that the Global Strike Command headquartered at Barksdale Air Force Base in Bossier City receive increased staffing, funding, and ranking; a federal appeals court in New Orleans ruling that BP must resume paying claims while the company asks the United States Supreme Court to review their settlement for the 2010 BP Oil Spill; and federal prosecutors opposing a delay of the sentencing for former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin.