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Headlines – June 2, 2017

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-06-02

Duration: 00:03:21

Subjects: Cador, Roger | LIGO Livingston Observatory | Gravitational waves | Louisiana Governor's Mansion (Baton Rouge, La.)


  • Spires, Kelly Host


This segment from the June 2, 2017, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kelly Spires reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: an update on the Senate’s state budget plan; Southern University baseball coach Roger Cador announcing his retirement after 33 seasons; the election of State Representative Ed Price to District 2 of the State Senate following a special election due to the resignation of Troy Brown; LIGO announcing the detection of a third gravitational wave; and Governor John Bel Edwards and First Lady Donna Edwards dedicating the Governor’s Mansion Rose Garden in honor of Rose Landry Long, the late wife of State Senator Gerald Long.