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Headlines – February 12, 2016

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-02-12

Duration: 00:03:53

Subjects: Gravitational waves | Politics | Elections, 2016 | United States presidential election, 2016 | Trump, Donald, 1946- | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | Alexander, F. King (Fieldon King) | HIGHER EDUCATION | LIGO Livingston Observatory


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Alexander, F. King Interviewee


This segment from the February 12, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: scientists at LIGO Livingston Observatory in Livingston Parish observing gravitational waves for the first time; Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holding a rally in Baton Rouge; an interview with LSU Chancellor F. King Alexander on the potential impact of budget cuts; three Louisiana churches participating in the Tim Tebow Foundation’s Night to Shine prom night for people with disabilities; and the announcement of the 2016 Louisiana Young Heroes.