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Headlines – May 22, 2015

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-05-22

Duration: 00:03:11

Subjects: BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | Endangered Species | Black bear


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Barham, Robert Speaker
  • Roosevelt, Teddy, IV Speaker


This segment from the May 22, 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: Governor Bobby Jindal issuing an executive order protecting religious freedom; New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu issuing an executive order opposing Governor Jindal’s order; a study by the National Marine Mammal Foundation linking the death of bottlenose dolphins to the 2010 BP Oil Spill; and Secretary Robert Barham of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and conservationist Teddy Roosevelt IV speaking at a press conference announcing that the Louisiana Black Bear is set to come off of the endangered species list.