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Headlines – June 17, 2016

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-06-17

Duration: 00:03:06

Subjects: Health | Gravitational waves | Education | LIGO Livingston Observatory


  • Whinham, Charlie Host


This segment from the June 17, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: a report by 24/7 Wall Street ranking four Louisiana cities as the least healthy in the nation; scientists at LIGO Livingston Observatory in Livingston Parish discovering a second set of gravitational waves; the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board changing the name of Robert E. Lee High School to Lee High School; and Governor John Bel Edwards signing a bill into law that mandates the teaching of cursive handwriting in public schools and charter schools.