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Headlines – April 3, 2015

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-04-03

Duration: 00:02:17

Subjects: Common Core State Standards Initiative | BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | Jindal, Bobby, 1971-


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • White, John Speaker


This segment from the April 3, 2015, 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: an oil rig explosion off the coast of Mexico; the National Wildlife Federation reporting that wildlife are still impacted by the 2010 BP Oil Spill; Governor Bobby Jindal sending key staff members to Iowa in advance of a possible 2016 presidential campaign; Baton Rouge District Judge Tim Kelly ruling against a lawsuit challenging Common Core; and the reaction of Superintendent of Education John White to the ruling.