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Headlines – January 6, 2017

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-01-06

Duration: 00:02:43

Subjects: Floods, 2016 | Louisiana. Department of Transportation and Development | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT


  • Whinham, Charlie Host


This segment from the January 6, 2017, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: the Edwards Administration finalizing the plans for spending $1.2 billion in federal flood recovery aid; the cities of Denham Springs and Walker suing the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) over an Interstate-12 barrier wall that they claim caused widespread flooding during the August 2016 floods; Glovis America signing a long-term lease at the former General Motors Plant in Shreveport; and the official start of Mardi Gras season.