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Headlines – February 13, 2015

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-02-13

Duration: 00:03:11

Subjects: STATE BUDGET | Health Care | Baton Rouge General Medical Center


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Andrus, Rick Speaker
  • Dorsey-Colomb, Yvonne Speaker


This segment from the February 13, 2015, 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 mid-year budget cuts; Father Rick Andrus and State Senator Yvonee Dorsey-Colomb speaking at a rally at the State Capitol against the closure of the emergency room at the Baton Rouge General Hospital’s Mid-City location; a report by the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana questioning the use of the state’s coastal protection and restoration funds to pay for other state government expenditures; two North Louisiana teenagers winning the Prudential Spirit of Community National Awards; and the debut of a racecar sponsored by Louisiana Tech University.