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Headlines – July 21, 2017

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-07-21

Duration: 00:04:00

Subjects: Shooting of Baton Rouge police officers, 2016 | BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | Louisiana FastStart | Workforce development


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Moore, Hillar Speaker


This segment from the July 21, 2017, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: Governor John Bel Edwards announcing the availability of $220 million in federal hazard mitigation grant money for the Baton Rouge area; East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore III speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club about the one-year anniversary of the police ambush that killed three and wounded three; a LSU study finding that crude oil from the 2010 BP Oil Spill remains lodged in the wetlands; the death of Dolores Marsalis at age 80; the Louisiana Bond Commission moving forward with a possible short-term loan to aid the state’s cash flow; and Business Facilities Magazine naming the Louisiana Department of Economic Development’s FastStart program as the best state workforce training program in the country.