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Headlines - October 28, 2011

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-10-28

Duration: 00:03:40

Subjects: Southern University and A & M College | Fort Polk (La.) | Military | Afghan War, 2001-


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Garrett, Maddie Reporter
  • Simmonds, Sara Interviewee
  • Whitaker, Russell Interviewee
  • Baumgartner, William Interviewee


This segment from the October 28, 2011, 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: the federal government approving a permit for BP to start drilling its first deep water well since the 2010 BP Oil Spill; Southern University moving to a 4-day a week class schedule; and a report by Maddie Garrett of KATC-TV in Lafayette on the return of nearly 300 soldiers to Fort Polk following their deployment in Afghanistan.