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Headlines – May 8, 2015

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-05-08

Duration: 00:03:12

Subjects: Business | Same-sex marriage | Tourism


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Dardenne, Jay Interviewee
  • Preston, Aubrey Interviewee


This segment from the May 8, 2015, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: Chief Executive Magazine ranking Louisiana as the seventh best state for business; New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu writing a New York Times editorial in support of same sex marriage; an interview with Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne on the value of Louisiana tourism; and an interview with Aubrey Preston on the launch of the Americana Music Triangle, a new online travel guide that highlights the music of the South.