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Headlines - August 2, 2013

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-08-02

Duration: 00:05:30

Subjects: Breaux, John B. | Boggs, Lindy, 1916-2013 | Bayou Corne sinkhole, 2012 | Kennedy, John Neely | Louisiana. Office of State Police | Arceneaux, William | Barbry, Earl J., Sr.


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Breaux, John Speaker
  • Kennedy, John Speaker
  • Edmonson, Mike Interviewee
  • Arceneaux, William Speaker
  • Barbry, Earl Speaker


This segment from the August 2, 2013, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: former United States Senator John Breaux speaking at the funeral of Lindy Boggs in New Orleans; the one-year anniversary of the Bayou Corne sinkhole in Assumption Parish; State Treasurer John Kennedy speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club about his possible run for governor in 2015; an interview with Colonel Mike Edmonson, the superintendent of the Louisiana State Police, on their use of a new app called “See Something, Send Something”; CODOFIL president Dr. William Arceneax receiving the Order of Academic Palms at the French Embassy in Washington, D.C.; and the death of Earl Barby, Sr., the chairman of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana, at age 62.