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Headlines – April 17, 2015

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-04-17

Duration: 00:03:10

Subjects: OIL SPILLS | International Business Machines Corporation


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Davis, Brittni Interviewee


This segment from the April 17, 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: the discovery of an oil slick about 10 miles off the coast of Louisiana; IBM sending a letter to Governor Bobby Jindal expressing their opposition to the proposed Louisiana Marriage and Conscience Act; an interview with Brittni Davis, a teen mother and youth challenge graduate, on the importance of graduating from high school; and Smithsonian Magazine naming Thibodaux, Louisiana, as one of the top 20 small towns in America.