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December 27, 2013
LSWI3716 - December 27, 2013

December 27, 2013 -- Session Recap, BP Trial, Bayou Corne Sinkhole, Acadian Villiage Christmas Postcard

Session Recap (1:27) A review of the 2013 regular legislative session reveals that 431 bills were signed into law by the Governor this year. We'll look back at some of the battles that legislators addressed. SHARE

BP Trial (7:41) In a look back at some of the biggest stories we covered in 2013, the BP Oil Spill trial got underway in federal court, convicting a former BP engineer for deleting hundreds of text messages related to the case. Three other employees are awaiting trial. We'll review the developments thus far. SHARE

Bayou Corne Sinkhole (15:02) We'll also review the environmental disaster that has developed near the communities of Bayou Corne and Grand Bayou. A massive sinkhole has grown to 24 acres since it began over a year and a half ago. This December marks the second Christmas that homeowners and residents in the area are living under a mandatory evacuation order. SHARE

Acadian Villiage Christmas Postcard (23:15) Acadian Villiage Christmas Postcard SHARE

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