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February 7, 2014
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February 7, 2014

Edwin Edwards Charity Roast (04:39) Over 600 people gathered in Monroe to attend a charity roast of former Governor Edwin Edwards. The banquet was a fund raiser for the Chennault Aviation and Military Museum. Charlie Whinham reports Governor Edwards, as well as his roasters, kept the audience laughing all night. SHARE

21st Century Cartoonist (12:33) The occupation of a newspaper editorial cartoonist has been going the way of the dinosaur, but not in Louisiana. Two-time Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist Walt Handlesman found his way back to the state and is thriving for the Baton Rouge & New Orleans Advocate. Shauna Sanford show us how he is bringing his animation to life. SHARE

Prescription for Health with Dr. Rani Whitfield (19:07) Do you know Life’s Simple 7? It is the recommended steps to promote a healthy heart. February is American Heart Month. Stasha Rhodes of the American Heart Association joins Dr. Whitfield, along with state Senator John Smith of Leesville, who successfully underwent triple by-pass surgery. SHARE

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Kelly Connelly produces Capitol Beat, a nightly news segment during the legislative… »»» READ MORE

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Charlie Whinham

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Emmy award winning broadcaster Charlie Whinham joined Louisiana Public Broadcasting in the… »»» READ MORE

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