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Headlines – September 5, 2014

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-09-05

Duration: 00:02:04

Subjects: BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | Same-sex marriage | Obesity


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host


This segment from the September 5, 2014, 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: Judge Carl Barbier finding BP guilty of being grossly negligent in the 2010 BP Oil Spill; Judge Martin Feldman upholding the state’s ban on same-sex marriage; the sales tax holiday for guns and hunting equipment; and a report by Trust for America’s Health finding that one-third of Louisiana adults are obese.