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Headlines – October 6, 2017

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-10-06

Duration: 00:03:26

Subjects: Hurricanes | LIGO Livingston Observatory | Elections, 2017


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Greene, Craig Speaker
  • Whitney, Lenar Speaker
  • Baldone, Damon Speaker


This segment from the October 6, 2017, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: the state’s preparations for Hurricane Nate, including highlights from a press conference given by Governor John Bel Edwards; scientists at the LIGO Livingston Observatory winning the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics for their detection of gravitational waves; the results of a statewide poll for the upcoming election for State Treasurer; and highlights from the Baton Rouge Press Club’s debate with three of the candidates for District 2 of the Louisiana Public Service Commission (PSC), Dr. Craig Greene, former State Representative Lenar Whitney, and Interim Commissioner Damon Baldone.