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05:01-12:16 - Veto Session Overview - The Louisiana veto override session ends in success for Gov. John Bel Edwards; his vetoes of a bill barring transgender girls from school sports teams and another that would have loosened rules for carrying a concealed handgun will stand. USA Today network political reporter Greg Hilburn has more on what this means now and going forward.

12:22-16:54 - Veto Session: Repercussions? - Lawmakers may not have been successful in reversing the governor’s decisions, but as Kara St. Cyr reports, some hospitality industry experts worry that the simple fact the state even held the veto override session could have consequences.

16:58-20:45 - RSV Outbreak - Pediatricians are warning of an RSV outbreak. We take a closer look as cases of this respiratory virus pick up in states across the South.

20:50-26:43 - COVID-19: A Mother’s Story - She lost her son to COVID-19 after he refused to get vaccinated. André Moreau has more on how a Baton Rouge mother used her son’s funeral as a chance to help others get vaccinated.

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Louisiana: The State We're In - Louisiana's weekly news magazine. Issues affecting Louisiana are discussed.

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Louisiana: The State We’re In, Louisiana's only statewide news magazine, is in its 44th season on the air. The program airs Fridays at 7PM and Sundays at 4:30PM on the six-station LPB network that includes stations in Alexandria, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Monroe and Shreveport. It also streams at lpb.org/livetv and airs on LPB’s sister station WLAE-TV32 in New Orleans on Fridays at 7PM. Louisiana: The State We’re In, will begin airing on WYES-TV, the PBS station for New Orleans and the Gulf Coast, beginning Friday, February 5 at 7:30PM.

This award-winning show combines in-depth coverage about the important issues in the state along with expert analysis. This includes continuing coverage on Louisiana’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and Hurricane Laura recovery efforts. Louisiana: The State We’re In has been a leader reporting on the Louisiana Legislature with a goal to explain how legislation affects the lives of the people of the state. During legislative sessions, the broadcast includes expanded interviews with lawmakers and policy experts. The program also features the art, culture, places and people that make Louisiana so unique, including stories about everyday citizens who are heroes and helpers to others in their communities.

In 1976, the show premiered with current LPB President & CEO Beth Courtney anchoring and producing. It is one of the longest-running television programs in the nation.

Louisiana: The State We’re In is anchored by Kara St. Cyr and Managing Editor Andre’ Moreau.

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