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Headlines - May 13, 2016

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-05-13

Duration: 00:02:22

Subjects: Environment | OIL SPILLS | Fort Polk (La.) | STATE BUDGET | Louisiana. Department of Justice | Louisiana. Office of State Inspector General


  • Whinham, Charlie Host


This segment from the May 13, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: a 90,000 gallon oil spill by a Shell Oil Facility in the Gulf of Mexico; the death of a soldier at Fort Polk during a training exercise; the House of Representatives voting in favor of giving Attorney General Jeff Landry control over his own budget; the House restoring the funding for the Inspector General’s Office; and the closure of the Fruit of the Loom Distribution Center in Vidalia.