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Headlines – July 22, 2016

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-07-22

Duration: 00:03:05

Subjects: Shooting of Baton Rouge police officers, 2016 | Mass shootings | Lafayette movie theater shooting, 2015


  • Whinham, Charlie Host


This segment from the July 22, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: Deputy Bruce Simmons of the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office, one of the officers wounded in the July 17th police ambush, being released from the hospital; the funeral for Baton Rouge Police Officer Matthew Gerald at Healing Place Church in Baton Rouge; the one-year anniversary of the movie theater shooting in Lafayette; and the National Basketball Association considering New Orleans as a possible host for the 2017 NBA All-Star Game following their decision to move the game away from Charlotte, North Carolina.