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Headlines - January 15, 2016

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-01-15

Duration: 00:02:13

Subjects: MISSISSIPPI RIVER | Bonnet Carre Spillway | Monuments | Confederate States of America | Public opinion polls | Louisiana. Legislature | Obama, Barack | State of the Union address | Graves, Garret


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Graves, Garret Interviewee


This segment from the January 15, 2016, 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: an update on the rising Mississippi River levels and the opening of several gates on the Bonnet Carre Spillway; H & O Investments opting out of the contract to remove four Confederate monuments in New Orleans due to death threats; the results of an LSU survey on voters’ expectations for the upcoming Special Session of the Louisiana Legislature; and an interview with Congressman Garret Graves on his disappointment with President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address.