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Headlines – August 4, 2017

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-08-04

Duration: 00:01:26

Subjects: Cancer registry | Gulf Of Mexico | Environment


  • Moreau, Andre Host


This segment from the August 4, 2017, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: the plans for Flambeau Fest, a music festival, at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales in October 2017; a new state law allowing the Louisiana Tumor Registry to release data at the census tract level, which will allow researchers to study potential cancer clusters around industrial sites; NOAA reporting the measurement of the largest dead zone ever recorded in the Gulf of Mexico; and three Louisiana elementary schools receiving Don’t Quit Fitness Centers.