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Headlines – December 20, 2013

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-12-20

Duration: 00:03:08

Subjects: BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | Haynesville Shale | Teacher certification


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Cicero, Jay Interviewee


This segment from the December 20, 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: a study finding that half of the bottlenose dolphins in Barataria Bay and Grand Isle were seriously ill or dying in 2011 following the 2010 BP Oil Spill; a debate over how long production at the Haynesville Shale will continue; a decrease in the number of Louisiana teachers attaining national certification; and an interview with Jay Cicero, the president of the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation, on their expectations for record attendance at the New Orleans Bowl between the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Tulane University football teams.