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Headlines - February 17, 2012

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-02-17

Duration: 00:02:56

Subjects: Barksdale Air Force Base (La.) | University of Louisiana at Lafayette | Educational change


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Flournoy, Melissa Speaker


This segment from the February 17, 2012, 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: U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta visiting Barksdale Air Force Base; the grand opening of a new headquarters for the Cecil J. Picard Center for Childhood Development and Lifelong Learning on the campus of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette; Dr. Melissa Flournoy, the director of the Coalition for Louisiana Progress, speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club about her disagreement with Governor Bobby Jindal’s education reform plan; and Governor Jindal and First Lady Supriya Jindal holding a Valentine Day’s reception at the Governor’s Mansion for the longest married couples in Louisiana.