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Headlines – June 3, 2016

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-06-03

Duration: 00:02:08

Subjects: Environment | COASTAL RESTORATION | Pennington Biomedical Research Center | Obesity | Whooping crane | Endangered Species


  • Whinham, Charlie Host


This segment from the June 3, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: an update on the state’s coastal restoration projects at the State of the Coast Conference in New Orleans; the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge receiving a 5-year, $5.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue their obesity research; and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries offering a $9,000 reward for any information on the shooting deaths of two whooping cranes in Acadia Parish.