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Headlines – March 20, 2015

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-03-20

Duration: 00:03:09

Subjects: Jindal, Bobby, 1971- | Common Core State Standards Initiative | Cancer | Melrose Plantation (La.)


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Jindal, Bobby Speaker


This segment from the March 20, 2015, 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: a press conference with Governor Bobby Jindal discussing his opposition to Common Core; an interview with Dr. Karen Desalvo of the United States Department of Health and Human Services on the reasons for the high cancer rates in Louisiana; the National Trust for Historic Preservation designating the Africa House at Melrose Plantation as a national treasure; and the plans for Kisatchie National Forest Day.