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Gender Pay Gap,Opioid Addiction, Opera | 3/8/19 | Louisiana: The State We're In

The Gender Pay Gap in Louisiana

The latest gender pay map shows Louisiana has the largest pay divide between the sexes, and a WalletHub survey ranks Louisiana as the least friendly state in the union towards women. Andre’ Moreau assembles a panel to discuss these findings. Panelists include Rep. Pat Smith, Melissa Flournoy from Louisiana Progress, and Keisha E. Moore RN, Instructor at River Parishes Community College.

The Real Cost of Opioid Addiction

Addiction to opioids has become a national crisis. Natasha Williams talks with a family whose seemingly idyllic life was turned upside because of addiction. The struggle with opioids began when the mother, who was also a nurse, became injured.

A Starry Night With Opera Greats

Opera stars soprano Lisette Oropesa, tenor Paul Groves, baritone Brandon Hendrickson, along with LSU Professor of Voice Robert Grayson and New York Metropolitan Maestro Joseph Colaneri talk about their love of performing as they rehearsed for A Starry Night. The event, performed with the LSU Symphony Orchestra, was recorded by LPB and will premiere on Wednesday, March 13 at 7PM.