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Headlines – December 12, 2014

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-12-12

Duration: 00:02:44

Subjects: BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | Landrieu, Mary, 1955- | Rape victims | Early childhood education


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host


This segment from the December 12, 2014, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: the United States Supreme Court rejecting BP’s appeal to overturn the settlement for the 2010 BP Oil Spill; Governor Bobby Jindal signing an executive order allowing hospitals to bill the Crime Victims Reparations Board for the medical examinations of rape victims; United States Senator Mary Landrieu giving her farewell speech on the Senate floor; the resignation of State Representative Herbert Dixon due to health issues; and the State of Louisiana receiving a $32 million federal grant to provide pre-kindergarten classes in underserved areas of the state.