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Headlines – November 1, 2013

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-11-01

Duration: 00:04:10

Subjects: Louisiana State University System | United States. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act | Amoeba | WATER SUPPLY


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Alexander, F. King Speaker


This segment from the November 1, 2013, 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: LSU President and Chancellor F. King Alexander speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club about the LSU System’s need for more funding; United States Senator Mary Landrieu proposing legislation that will allow people with health insurance to keep their existing plans under the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare); the settlement of a lawsuit with the parents of a St. Bernard Parish man who died in 2011 due to the brain-eating amoeba in the water system; the Destrehan High School football team being placed on one-year probation for cheating; the plans for the upcoming Louisiana Book Festival; and the start of early voting for the November 16th elections.