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June 20, 2014
LSWI3741 - June 20, 2014

Hot Topics Following the Regular Session, Breathe Easy Concert Series, and Prescription for Health

Hot Topics Following the Regular Session (3:33) The debate over Common Core gets hotter as Governor Bobby Jindal makes moves to officially end the tougher standards in Louisiana. It was one of the biggest issues state lawmakers took on during the legislative session along with pro-life bills and the coastal lawsuit against 97 oil companies. We’ve heard from legislators now we hear from some of the people on the front lines of those major issues. Part one includes Barry Erwin of CABL, Raegan Carter of Planned Parenthood and Lauren Chauvin of The Louisiana Oil and Gas Association. SHARE

Breathe Easy Concert Series (17:00) Smoke free concert venues are becoming more popular across the nation. The Breathe Easy Statewide Concert Series comes to Baton Rouge as the group U4ria performs this weekend at The Varsity Theatre. SHARE

Prescription for Health (19:49) LPB’s Prescription for Health host and U4ria band member Dr. Rani Whitfield joins Quanda Charles with the Louisiana Campaign for tobacco free living to discuss the importance of addressing second hand smoke in the workplace. SHARE

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