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Headlines – July 24, 2015

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-07-24

Duration: 00:05:38

Subjects: Lafayette movie theater shooting, 2015 | Amoeba | WATER SUPPLY | Greenstein, Bruce | Southern University and A & M College


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Craft, Jim Speaker
  • Edmonson, Mike Speaker
  • Jindal, Bobby Speaker
  • Belton, Ray Speaker


This segment from the July 24, 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 mass shooting at a movie theater in Lafayette, that killed two people; Chief Jim Craft of the Lafayette Police Department, Colonel Mike Edmonson of the Louisiana State Police, and Governor Bobby Jindal speaking at a press conference about the shooting; the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) detecting another brain-eating amoeba in the St. Bernard Parish Water System; State Senator Neil Riser complaining about the poor water quality in Columbia, Louisiana; former DHH Secretary Bruce Greenstein requesting a dismissal of his indictment; and Dr. Ray Belton, the new chancellor at Southern University, speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club.