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Headlines – October 17, 2014

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-10-17

Duration: 00:03:55

Subjects: Ebola virus disease | TORNADOES | Natural Disasters | Pennington Biomedical Research Center


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Sobek, David Interviewee
  • Cefalu, William Speaker


This segment from the October 17, 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: LSU asking an employee who just returned from Liberia to stay home for three weeks due to concerns over the ebola virus; Governor Bobby Jindal calling for travel restrictions to the four West African countries dealing with the ebola virus; a tornado hitting Monroe and West Monroe; an interview with Dr. David Sobek, a professor of political science at LSU, on the issue of national security in Louisiana’s upcoming Congressional elections; and Dr. William Cefalu, the executive director at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club.