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October 19, 2018
LSWI4206 - October 19, 2018

Sunshine Bridge, Unanimous Juries, Smartphone APP Detects Cancer Gene, Jim Taylor, Chitimacha Baskets

Sunshine Bridge After a crane traveling by barge up the Mississippi River crashed into the Sunshine Bridge, the vital piece of infrastructure is closed indefinitely. How will the state get it back up and running? SHARE

Unanimous Juries The second constitutional amendment voters will see on their Nov. 6 ballot deserves special attention. Those on trial for certain felonies can be convicted by a split jury, a 10-2 vote. Louisiana is the only state in the nation that does not require a unanimous verdict. This amendment if approved would change that. SHARE

Smartphone APP Detects Cancer Gene LSU Scientist who has invented a smartphone app to detect breast cancer gene. SHARE

Jim Taylor Louisiana last living NFL hall of famer passed away this week. We revisit the life of LPB Louisiana Legend Jim Taylor. SHARE

Chitimacha Baskets Within the depths of Louisiana’s cypress swamps is the Chitimacha nation where stands of massive cane grew. This cane would become the source for the intricate baskets woven by their people. SHARE

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