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Headlines – October 14, 2016

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-10-14

Duration: 00:03:20

Subjects: Floods, 2016 | DISASTER RELIEF | Veterans | Mike (Tiger)


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Comeaux, Byron Interviewee


This segment from the October 14, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: Louisiana receiving 87% of the Congressional flood relief package, totaling $437 million; an interview with Byron Comeaux of the Magnolia Care Center Veteran’s Home in Baton Rouge on the importance of reopening the flood-damaged center for the residents; and the death of Mike the Tiger (Mike VI) at age 11 due to a rare form of cancer.