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Headlines – May 1, 2015

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-05-01

Duration: 00:03:00

Subjects: HIGHER EDUCATION | RALLIES | Alario, John A. Jr., 1943- | Landrieu, Mary, 1955-


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Dicharia, Justin Speaker
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker


This segment from the May 1, 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: LSU Junior Justin Dicharia and State Representative John Bel Edwards speaking at a rally of LSU students protesting the Jindal Administration’s proposed cuts to higher education; the FBI investigating Senate President John Alario for possibly misreporting $20,000 in campaign spending; former United States Senator Mary Landrieu starting a job as a strategic advisor for the Walton Family Foundation; and the rescue of four Northeast Louisiana artists from the earthquake in Nepal.