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Prisoners for Profit, Crawfish, Hacked, Bead Recycle | 2/28/20 | Louisiana: The State We're In


Natasha Williams talks with Bryn Stole of The Advocate newspaper, about an ongoing series of reports called “Prisoners for Profit.” He details the large number of immigrant detainees being held in Louisiana prisons.


With the season of Lent underway, demand for crawfish is high. Andre’ Moreau looks at the season, which is forecast to be a big, but there’s a catch according to LSU Aquaculture Specialist Dr. Greg Lutz. We also talk with Bill Pizzolato, co-owner of Tony’s Seafood and Cay Davison, manager at LA Boilers, both in Baton Rouge.


Louisiana Public Square looks into the problem of cyber security in a report called “Hacked.”

Bead Recycle

LPB’s Emma Reid looks at a Mardi Gras bead recycling initiative that would cut into the massive amounts of bead trash and waste.