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US Shintech to invest $1.3bn for facilities expansion in LouisianaShintech will invest $1.3bn to expand its manufacturing and packaging facilities in Iberville and West Baton Rouge in Louisiana, the US-based polyvinyl chloride producer said.

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Vitality Living expanding into Louisiana with partnership to convert New Orleans hotel into active adult living communityVitality Living is expanding into Louisiana, as well as the active adult market space, with the opening this summer of Copeland Tower Living.

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Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns AD Bryan Maggard on job opportunities, coach Billy Napier futureBoise State tried luring UL AD Bryan Maggard, and South Carolina and Auburn chased Ragin' Cajuns football coach Billy Napier, but both stayed.

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How a bet sparked Andrew Gordon's basketball journey to become Louisiana Tech's 'energy' manLouisiana Tech HC Eric Konkol: "When he's got that type of energy, juice, it turns into great production from rebounds to shots right at the basket."

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Heart of Louisiana: The Sazerac remedyThere are some people who claim that the cocktail was invented in New Orleans. That's subject to debate, but the Sazerac cocktail is a New Orleans original.

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Louisiana officials react to Steve Carter's death: 'You never saw him without a smile'Public officials across Louisiana posted on social media and offered heartfelt condolences as news of the death of three-term state representative Steve Carter broke Tuesday.

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Louisiana's unemployment rate fell in December, but 2020's average is still the highest in decadesOn the year, Louisiana had an average unemployment rate of 8.8%\u00a0— an increase of four percentage points from the 4.8% in 2019.

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Cooler Temperatures AheadWe started with foggy conditions early due to a weak cold front. Most of the area will continue to see plenty of cloud cover as temperatures reached the upper 60s to lower 70s.

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Why Joe Biden's oil and gas moratorium is expected to have long-term effects on Louisiana's economyA wide-ranging moratorium on new oil and gas leases on federal land and water that is expected Wednesday from President Joe Biden could have a long-ranging impact on Louisiana’s economy and an already struggling oil and gas industry.

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Munson records 12 of LSUA team record 34 assists in win over SouthwestALEXANDRIA-Freshman Rodney Munson registered 12 assists en route to a record 34 assists helping the No.

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Thaxton's 28 leads LSUA to win over SouthwestALEXANDRIA-Kelsey Thaxton dropped in 20 of her season-high 28 points in the second half, helping lead the LSUA women’s basketball team to an 88-73 victory over the University of the Southwest on Monday evening at The Fort.

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Governor, Southwest Louisiana leaders promote plans to help storm-ridden area reboundGov. John Bel Edwards and Calcasieu Parish leaders unveiled intentions Tuesday for seeking aid and rebuilding that storm-afflicted community in the wake of two devastating 2020 hurricanes.

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Trump Impeachment Goes To Senate, Testing His Sway Over GOPWASHINGTON — House Democrats delivered the impeachment case against Donald Trump to the Senate for the start of his historic trial, but Republican senators were easing off their criticism of the former president and shunning calls to convict him over the deadly siege at the U.S. Capitol.

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Gov. Edwards' office confirms Louisiana will receive an increase in coronavirus vaccines next weekThe governor's office confirmed they expect to receive an increase in coronavirus vaccines based on what President Joe Biden said Tuesday.

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Cleco donates $40,000 to Friends of the Alexandria ZooPINEVILLE, La. – Jan. 26, 2021 – Today, Cleco presented a $40,000 grant to Friends of the Alexandria Zoo to help rebuild and expand the boardwalk that will wrap around the new Aussie Aviary, an interactive habitat that will house approximately 150 Australian birds.

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THIS IS ME: Rioters Flaunt Involvement In Capitol SiegeThese suspects weren't exactly in hiding. "THIS IS ME," one man posted on Instagram with a h...

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Shintech to make $1.3B expansion in LouisianaShintech Louisiana LLC says it is investing $1.3 billion to expand its manufacturing and packaging facilities in Iberville and West Baton Rouge parishes.

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Amid shortages, Biden administration to boost vaccine supply to protect 300M Americans by summerThe Biden administration is boosting purchases of coronavirus vaccines to deliver enough to protect 300 million Americans by the end of the summer, as it surges deliveries to states for the next three weeks following complaints of shortages and inconsistent supplies.

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Hate Crime Charge Added In Attack On Gay Louisiana TeenLAFAYETTE, La. — A hate crime charge has been added to attempted murder in the case of a gay Louisiana teenager who was attacked by another teen he met on a dating app last year.

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Louisiana governor asks White House for $3B in hurricane aidGov. John Bel Edwards is asking President Joe Biden for $3 billion to help Louisiana with its ongoing recovery from the 2020 hurricanes, saying Tuesday that he's filed a request with the new White House similar to the unfulfilled ask he made of the prior administration.

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Louisiana's Cassidy and Kennedy diverge on Trump impeachmentBATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana's two Republican U.S. senators are taking different approaches to the second impeachment trial against former President Donald Trump.

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Monkey Hill Bar, Krewe Of Nyx Earn Reprimand From The City With Weekend PartiesA bar in Uptown New Orleans and a local Mardi Gras krewe have been reprimanded by the city for violating COVID-19 guidelines and putting New Orleanians in danger.

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Former ULM coach Matt Viator joining rival Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns football staffFormer UL Monroe coach Matt Viator is joining the rival UL football program as a "quality control staff member," a Ragin' Cajuns spokesman confirmed Tuesday.

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Indian Police Clash With Farmers Protesting Agricultural Reforms

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Biden Picks Gary Gensler To Head SECPresident Biden has picked Gary Gensler to head the Securities and Exchange Commission. Gensler made a fortune on Wall Street early in his career, but he has since become a tough market watchdog.

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New Book Features Work Of NPR Photographer Killed On Assignment In AfghanistanCopyright 2021 NPR.

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Hospitalizations In Louisiana Dropping After SurgeNEW ORLEANS — Hospitalizations for COVID-19 in Louisiana have dropped to the lowest level since late December — prior to a post-holiday season surge that saw the number hit a record high.

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Early Procedural Test Shows Where Senate GOP May Stand On Convicting TrumpAfter senators were sworn in Tuesday afternoon as jurors in the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, Sen.

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How To Safely Celebrate Fat Tuesday in Baton RougeNo parades? No problem! Mardi Gras may look pretty different this year, but Louisiana always finds a way to keep the festivities going.

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'Take The Politics Out Of The Census,' Biden's Commerce Pick Raimondo SaysPresident Biden's nominee for overseeing the Census Bureau, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo, says she intends to depoliticize the 2020 census and listen to experts at a federal agency that had been caught in a partisan firestorm during the Trump administration.

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West Ham into top four, Newcastle beaten again by LeedsWest Ham moved into the Premier League's top four as Tomas Soucek scored twice in a 3-2 win at Crystal Palace, while Leeds inflicted more misery on Newcastle with a 2-1 victory at St James' Park on Tuesday.

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COVID concerns hover over Celtics-Spurs gameThe specter of COVID-19 cancellation will hang over the ATT Center on Wednesday night when the Boston Celtics make their only trip of the season to San Antonio to face the Spurs.

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Audit: Louisiana Needs To Improve Emissions EnforcementBATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality needs to do a better job of identifying industrial polluters that don’t properly report air emission violations and enforce those violations more aggressively, a new state audit says.

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Center for Southeast Louisiana Studies at SLU hosts politics exhibit from graduate research assistantsThe Center for Southeast Louisiana Studies at Southeastern Louisiana University recently announced the opening of a new exhibit titled 'Pioneers in Politics: Examining Influential Political Figures as Revealed in the Holdings of the Center.' The center’s graduate research assistants that completed research and construction of the exhibit...

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Opinion: Why I'm An Invisible Man In The Global Vaccine CampaignI began my global health career as a surveillance officer with Nigeria's National Programme on Immunization.

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Tornado Rips Through Birmingham, Ala., Area Leaving At Least 1 Dead, Dozens InjuredEmergency crews continue to remove debris and conduct additional search and rescue efforts after a tornado ripped through a suburban area north of Birmingham, Ala., leaving at least one dead and dozens more injured.

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Breaking Down President Biden's Proposed Immigration Law OverhaulDuring his first day in office, President Joe Biden signed several executive orders related to on the southern.

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The Life And Work Of Ida B. WellsIda B. Wells was a pioneering Black journalist. While she's been remembered as a dedicated reporter and fierce advocate for change in the United States, a.

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COVID-19: New Vaccination Efforts And New VariantsIn December, President Biden wanted to vaccinate 100 million people COVID-19 in his first 100 days in office.

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New Capitol Police Chief Offers 'Sincerest Apologies' To CongressActing U.S. Capitol Police Chief Yogananda Pittman, in her first congressional testimony following the Jan.

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Moderna Set To Test Booster Shots Against Emerging Coronavirus StrainsModerna says it's launching two studies designed to boost immunity against newly emerging coronavirus strains.

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Zoo In Mississippi To Get 2 Giraffes, Seeks AccreditationHATTIESBURG, Miss. — Two giraffes are coming to a Mississippi zoo that is seeking to get accredited by an international organization.

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Judge refuses to toss case against defiant Louisiana pastorA judge has refused to toss out six criminal complaints filed against a Louisiana pastor charged with violating coronavirus gathering capacity rules put in place during the early days of the pandemic.

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Haydock Park races: Peter Marsh Limited Handicap Chase 2021HAYDOCK Park has passed today's precautionary inspection and is fit to race tomorrow at present.

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Judge refuses to toss case against defiant Louisiana pastor Tony Spell pastor pastor judge john bel edwardsA judge has refused to toss out six criminal complaints filed against a Louisiana pastor charged with violating coronavirus gathering capacity rules put in place during the early days of the pandemic.

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5 Things to Know: Joe LombardiThe Los Angeles Chargers announced that they agreed to terms with Joe Lombardi as the team's new offensive coordinator.

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Sheriff: 2 NC Children Abandoned In Mississippi; 1 DiesFOREST, Miss. — A 2-year-old North Carolina girl has been found dead after she and her 7-year-old brother were abandoned in a pickup truck in a wooded area of central Mississippi, a sheriff said.

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Louisiana Amendment 1 Election Results: State That Abortion Is Not a RightThe Louisiana constitution would add language stating that it does not protect abortion as a right and is not required to fund it.

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Louisiana Voter Surveys: How Different Groups VotedEstimates from exit polls offer an initial indication of how groups voted on election night.

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Louisiana Election Results: Fourth Congressional DistrictSee full results and maps from the Louisiana election.

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Louisiana Election Results: First Congressional DistrictSee full results and maps from the Louisiana election.

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In Louisiana, President Biden oil plans spark job and economic concernsBusiness and energy industry officials expressed concern Tuesday about possible economic damages for Louisiana caused by restrictions by President Joe Biden.

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Mississippi Considers Allowing Home Delivery Of AlcoholJACKSON, Miss. — A bill being considered in the Mississippi Legislature would allow for home delivery of beer, wine and hard liquor.

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Bigger shipment of vaccines next week could speed up wait for some in LouisianaThe COVID-19 vaccine rollout is getting a much needed shot in the arm. The state of Louisiana learned Tuesday it'll get 15 percent more COVID vaccines than expected next week.

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Biden White House Aims To Advance Racial Equity With Executive ActionsPresident Biden is signing executive actions Tuesday on housing and justice reforms, measures the White House says will uphold one of his core campaign promises: to advance "racial equity for Americans who have been underserved and left behind."

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Princess Anne opened the new Catacombs Youth Centre in St Ebbes in OxfordMore than 70 youth club members were inside the building in Littlegate Street in June 1972 when the Princess, wearing a light beige fabric coat and broad-rimmed brown velour hat, arrived.

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Senate Confirms Antony Blinken As Secretary Of StateWith bipartisan support, the Senate confirmed Antony Blinken as the new secretary of state on Tuesday.

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Italy's Prime Minister Quits As COVID-19 Response Splits Coalition GovernmentItalians are used to hearing the words, "Once again, the government in Rome has collapsed." Now another Italian leader is resigning — but this time, it risks plunging the country into political chaos while still in the grips of the coronavirus pandemic and deep economic turmoil.

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Where can you get a COVID-19 vaccine? Here's a map of 324 Louisiana pharmacies, plus contact infoLooking for a COVID-19 vaccine location near you? Here's a map of 324 Louisiana pharmacies with vaccines this week for people who meet the criteria.

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Gonzales subdivision approved, residents question whether it should have beenFarmland is turning into real estate, and there's a storm brewing in Ascension Parish. People who live in the area are questioning how the development approval process was handled, and they contacted 2 On Your Side about their concerns.

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New Documentary Offers An Inside Look At '90s Middle East Peace NegotiationsThe Human Factor gives a behind-the-scenes view of the peace effort between Israel and Palestine.

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A Writer Lost His Singing Voice, Then Discovered The 'Gymnastics' Of SpeechMost of us take our voices for granted, but New Yorker writer John Colapinto got a scare several years ago when his failed him.

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4 girls arrested in lethal attack at Louisiana Walmart that played out on social media, sheriff saysThe local sheriff said parents need to limit their children's phones and keep an eye on what they're posting on social media.

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Judge Orders Sex Tapes Allegedly Of Patriots Owner Robert Kraft DestroyedA federal judge in Florida has ordered that videos which allegedly show Robert Kraft, the owner of the New England Patriots, paying for sex must be destroyed.

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Louisiana coronavirus: 2,004 more confirmed cases reported; hospitalizations increaseThe Louisiana Department of Health reported 2,004 more confirmed coronavirus cases and 26 more confirmed deaths in its noon update Tuesday.

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Protesting Farmers Flood India's Capital, Storm Historic FortTens of thousands of farmers rolled into India's capital Tuesday on tractors festooned with Indian flags, overshadowing a traditional military parade on a national holiday.

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Tuesday, January 26: Number of coronavirus cases, deaths in LouisianaAs of Tuesday, Jan. 26, the Louisiana Department of Health reported the following coronavirus cases for the state.

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The Best Humidity Control HaircareGetty Whether you like to wear your hair in big, bouncy curls or super sleek, as soon as the humidity hits around 60 percent you’ll start to see the dreaded halo of frizz.  Pick products to match hair type and desired style, to stay smooth, calm and collected.

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Shintech to invest $1.3 billion for Louisiana expansion; here's how many jobs it will createShintech Louisiana LLC plans to invest another $1.3 billion to expand its manufacturing sites in Iberville and West Baton Rouge parishes.

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Franklin is 1st rural north Louisiana parish with 100 COVID-19 deathsFranklin Parish hit a sad milestone Monday as COVID-19 related deaths eclipsed the century mark.

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Louisiana Softball Ranked in Top 10 of Coaches PollLouisiana Ragin' Cajun softball season begins in 17 days, and as usual, the team is drawing plenty of attention in the national preseason polls.

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Midnight TrainsAP Photos, file) This article originally published as Labordes editors note in the January / February 2021 issue of Louisiana Life MagazineÂ.

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Audit: Louisiana needs to improve emissions enforcementBATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality needs to do a better job of identifying industrial polluters that don't properly report air emission violations and enforce those violations more aggressively, a new state audit says.

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Caron Sharpe  Natural ArtistCreative Currents new featured artist. Caron Sharpe is a “natural artist.” Her art is inspired by what she loves and finds in nature in south Louisiana.

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Jeremy Joyce Releases Mardi Gras Anthem: a€œCome Back to New Orleans a€Photo by Daniel Grey NEW ORLEANS – On Friday, Jan. 29, New Orleans songwriter and performer Jeremy Joyce will release his first Mardi Gras single, “Come Back to New Orleans ,” on all major digital / streaming platforms.

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The George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts and NOCHI Release Limited Edition "Louisiana ArtWorks" Prints Hand-Signed by George RodrigueThe prints were originally created in 2003 by Rodrigue to benefit the art studio complex, Louisiana ArtWorks, and the design depicts the building formerly occupied by ArtWorks located in New Orleans’ Warehouse District as well as the only instance from Rodrigue’s Blue Dog series featuring a New Orleans streetcar.

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European Union Warns AstraZeneca Over Reduction In Vaccine ShipmentsNews that AstraZeneca's promised COVID-19 vaccine deliveries to Europe will be delayed isn't sitting well with officials, who are pushing the company to honor the agreed-upon delivery schedule.

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Both contenders for major LSU energy deal lack contractor's license, board saysBoth of the entities vying for a lucrative, long-term contract to power energy systems on the LSU campus lack a contractor's license "in accordance with its legal entity name," the executive director of the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors said Tuesday.

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Louisiana authorities investigate suspected drowningMATHEWS, La. — A man's body has been recovered from a Louisiana bayou, authorities said Tuesday.

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LSU Gymnastics meet at Auburn postponed due to COVID issuesLSU and the SEC announced that the gymnastics meet between LSU and Auburn was postponed due to COVID-19 protocols and contact tracing within the LSU program.

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How Louisiana Republicans Trumpeted the Big Lie: Rousing a ReckoningAs the U.S. Senate soon considers whether or not to convict former President Donald Trump for inciting the Jan.

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SLU Hosts Central Arkansas for Southland Midweek MatchupThe Southeastern Louisiana women's basketball team will continue its six-game home stand on Wednesday, welcoming Central Arkansas for a 5:30 p.m.

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Fire at Packard Street home in north Baton Rouge kills 1; investigators suspicousLouisiana Office of State Fire Marshal Cpl. Mike Doucet and 'Pablo,' a working canine trained in accelerant detection, exit the house where a fatal house fire occurred in the 4900 block of Packard Street, as Baton Rouge Fire Dept.

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Hospitalizations in Louisiana dropping after surgeHospitalizations for COVID-19 in Louisiana have dropped to the lowest level since late December. Figures posted Monday by the state health department show the number of people hospitalized with the disease caused by the new coronavirus at 1,638.

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Tuesday's Health ReportWatch the 2 Your Health report for Tuesday, Jan.

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Bridge Center leaders say opening is imminent, facility now licensed5 hours 33 minutes 33 seconds ago Tuesday, January 26 2021 Jan 26, 2021 January 26, 2021 6:00 PM January 26, 2021 in News.

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Car crashes into Power Boulevard power pole in Metairie causing neighborhood outageEntergy is working to restore power to a Metairie neighborhood after a vehicle crashed into a pole, causing a large outage.

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A Modern COVID CarnivalGetty One of the last happy memories I have of The Before Times was hitting all the parades with my older daughter, Ruby, a true Carnival die-hard.

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Public Schools Report Fewer COVID-19 Cases For Second Week In A RowNew Orleans public schools reported a drop in active COVID-19 cases for the second week in a row, according to new data released Monday afternoon.

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FEMA: Louisiana aid for hurricanes Laura and Delta exceeds $1 billionLouisiana has been approved for more than $1 billion in federal disaster assistance, long-term disaster loans and flood-insurance claims since Hurricane Laura made landfall in late August and Hurricane Delta in mid-October, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said Monday.

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SEC sets Media Day dates, will release 2021 schedule WednesdayThe Southeastern Conference announced it is moving SEC Football Media Days from Nashville back to Hoover, Alabama for the 2021 season and it will release the upcoming fall football schedule on Wednesday, Jan.

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Federal benefit program ends for LouisianaLouisiana's improving unemployment rate means the end of one of the federally funded benefits programs that began during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Louisiana Workforce Commission announced Monday.

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Louisiana jobs recovery sluggish for hospitality but trade bounced backThe jobs recovery across Louisiana continued through December but employment remained 4.1% below year-ago levels.

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A New Coronavirus Variant From Brazil Is Found In MinnesotaA new variant of coronavirus first detected in Brazil has been confirmed in Minnesota. The variant was detected by the Minnesota Department of Health,.

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Officials warn of sick, zombie-like raccoons in New Orleans8 hours 58 minutes 7 seconds ago Tuesday, January 26 2021 Jan 26, 2021 January 26, 2021 3:19 PM January 26, 2021 in News.

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Baton Rouge club shut down after reports of 800 people insideA Baton Rouge club was shut down Saturday night by the State Fire Marshal's Office after it broke multiple fire safety regulations.

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My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell Permanently Suspended From TwitterTwitter has suspended Mike Lindell, the CEO of My Pillow, from the social media platform.

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CLTCC, Ochsner Health Offering COVID-19 Testing This WeekAlexandria, La., Jan. 26, 2021 — Central Louisiana Technical Community College is partnering with Ochsner Health to offer COVID-19 testing at no cost for CLTCC students, faculty, staff, an.

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Man arrested in Slidell SWAT roll was sought for rape, home invasion in New OrleansSlidell Police arrested a rape suspect who was wanted by the New Orleans Police Tuesday morning after a standoff at the Bella Sera apartment complex that ended peacefully.

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BRPD attempts to identify suspect in armed robbery on N. Ardenwood Dr.Detectives with the Baton Rouge Police Department are asking for assistance with identifying an armed robbery suspect.

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Who's drilling where in Louisiana? Here are the well permits filed for Jan. 17-23Parish, Well serial number, well name, permit date, field name, operator, location.

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Trump's impeachment case goes to the Senate: What to expect with the trialWASHINGTON — House Democrats delivered the impeachment case against Donald Trump to the Senate for the start of his historic trial, but Republican senators were easing off their criticism of the former president and shunning calls to convict him over the deadly siege at the U.S. Capitol.

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Biden administration renews push to feature Harriet Tubman on $20 billPresident Joe Biden's administration announced Monday that they will revive efforts to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 with abolitionist icon Harriet Tubman.

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Biden made sweeping changes to immigration enforcement, but change comes slowly in LouisianaWhen President Joe Biden signed orders last week to pause deportations and to protect people who arrived in the U.S. as children and live here illegally, immigrant advocates were elated.

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Russia, US exchange documents to extend nuclear pactRussia and the United States traded documents Tuesday to extend their last remaining nuclear arms control treaty days before it is due to expire, the Kremlin said.

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A Mom's Thank You Letter to JoJo SiwaDear JoJo, I am a mother of two little girls  ages 4 and 7 to be exact.

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'Paramedic of the Year' accused of helping steal vaccinesA Florida man who had been recently named "Paramedic of the Year" helped a supervisor steal COVID-19 vaccines meant for first responders, sheriff's officials said.

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Another Spring-Like DayAfter yesterday's warmth, another warm day is in store for Central Louisiana. High temperatures will range from 67-71 degrees.

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Zachary wrestling prepares for stretch run as Freeman wins Louisiana ClassicAfter four days of freedom and ish, I unfortunately returned to quarantine. Plans were to attend the Louisiana Classic at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center on Jan.

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CARA's House building to get facelift ahead of eventual move of animal shelter to new buildingAscension Parish government plans to invest nearly $291,000 into its aging animal shelter building to address conditions one parish official called "unfathomable" even as an oversight board for the shelter prepares longer term plans for a new building.

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Nursing Home Critics Say COVID-19 Immunity Laws Are A Free Pass For NeglectPalestine Howze died April 14, 2020, in a North Carolina nursing home. She had developed a pressure ulcer — or bed sore as they're commonly known.

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Rape suspect arrested in Slidell after standoff with policeA New Orleans man has been apprehended following a standoff with police and the SWAT team on Tuesday morning.

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Make Way for the New Year's CommitmentWhat is a Resolution? On Merriam-Webster, the foremost definition of resolution is, "the act or process of resolving." This is called a circular definition.

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Plastic manufacturer Shintech announces $1.3 billion expansion, new jobs for local facilitiesThe state government announced Tuesday that Shintech is putting more than a billion dollars into expanding its plants in southeast Louisiana.

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Trump Impeachment Trial Could Further Polarize Nation, Analyst SaysCopyright 2021 NPR.

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California, Nation's Most Populous State, Struggles With Vaccine RolloutCopyright 2021 NPR.

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Sea Shanties, 18th Century Sailing Chants, Are Back In StyleCopyright 2021 NPR.

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The Recruiting Guy: Louisiana Rb Is High On The HogsAn ESPN 4-star running back hasn't announced a list of his top schools, but if he did, the University of Arkansas would be on it.

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Senate confirms Antony Blinken as secretary of stateThe Senate voted Tuesday to confirm Antony Blinken as the new US secretary of state, CNN reports.

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Life Raft: How Much Can We Blame The 2020 Hurricane Season On Climate Change?The 2020 Hurricane Season was intense. It set all kinds of records: most named storms in a season, and most to rapidly intensify, among others.

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Our Views: In Louisiana, of all places, a French teacher should be welcome, other immigrants tooPresident Joe Biden’s first days in office signaled a welcome shift in U.S. immigration policy that may yet benefit Louisiana residents like Djibril Coulibaly, whose 19 years as a French teacher in places like St. Landry and Lafourche parishes have benefited our state and bolstered its shared culture.

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Louisiana should better identify air pollution violations, speed enforcement, auditor saysThe Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality needs to do a better job of identifying industrial polluters that don't properly report emission violations, and enforce those violations more aggressively, according to a management audit made public Monday by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s Office.

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Many's Tackett Curtis explains why he's one of Louisiana's best defenders"We have been lifting weights and doing speed training to get bigger, faster and stronger than ever," said sophomore safety Tackett Curtis, who was selected 2A's Outstanding Defensive Player on the LSWA All-State team.

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Pushing Past My PrideHold your head high and be proud of what you've done. You should be so proud of what great kids you have.

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Boy's Stuffed Animal Is Rescued From Frozen Canal In CanadaCopyright 2021 NPR.

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COVID-19 in Louisiana: Tracking cases, deaths and latest restrictionsHere you can get the latest information on the coronavirus, or COVID-19, in Louisiana and resources to be prepared and keep your family safe.

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McConnell Relents On Senate Filibuster StalemateSenate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell dropped his demand that Democrats maintain the Senate filibuster — ending an early stalemate in the Senate that prevented party leaders from negotiating a power-sharing agreement.

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Democrats introduce proposal to raise minimum wage to $15 by 2025House and Senate Democrats introduced a bill Tuesday that would gradually increase the minimum wage to $15 over the next five years.

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Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy: President Joe Biden has 'put a target' on oil and gasPresident Joe Biden is expected to extend his 60-day moratorium on drilling for oil and gas on federal lands.

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Gov. Justice highlights Jefferson Elementary's first dayShown were photos taken at Jefferson Elementary School on the first day back to classrooms Tuesday, part of the governor's order, with the guidance of the state board of education, to return to in-person learning January 19.

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AP sources: Biden to pause oil drilling on public landsPresident Joe Biden is set to announce a wide-ranging moratorium on new oil and gas leasing on U.S. lands, as his administration moves quickly to reverse Trump administration policies on energy and the environment and address climate change.

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Mississippi governor gives State of the State speech TuesdayJACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves is preparing to give his annual State of the State address.

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Lunchbreak: Brugler Releases List of Top 100 Draft ProspectsThere is still one NFL game left to play, as the Buccaneers and Chiefs will meet in Super Bowl LV in less than two weeks.

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Louisiana's Dept of Corrections reports sixth virus-related death among employeesAs Louisiana continues to reel under the impact of novel coronavirus, the state's Department of Corrections reports that since December, six of its employees have lost their lives due to COVID-19.

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Student-run free grocery store helps feed Texas town's hungryTraditional school stores might offer snacks and knickknacks, school gear and notebooks — but the one at Linda Tutt High School in Sanger, Texas, has a very different inventory and clientele.

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Boucher on Quinton de Kock's 50th: He can play 100 more TestsProteas coach Mark Boucher said captain and wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock can play a 100 more First Test between Sou.

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Cane River Creole National Historical ParkIn colonial Louisiana, the word “Creole” referred to any New World product, from architecture to livestock to human beings.

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Deaths Of Despair: How The Pandemic May Be Fueling Lethal Drug OverdosesKaren Butcher's son Matthew struggled for years with an addiction to opioids. She's convinced the pandemic made it worse.

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Cher Aims To Get Thai Zoo To Release Gorilla After 30 YearsCopyright 2021 NPR.

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Turkey Struggles During Pandemic To Protect Public Health, EconomyCopyright 2021 NPR.

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President Biden Repeals Trump-Era Ban On Transgender TroopsCopyright 2021 NPR.

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The Pandemic Made Their Love Long Distance — From Just A Few Miles ApartEvery Sunday afternoon, Suzan Mubarak keeps an eye on her phone. That is when her boyfriend will call to let her know he's outside her house for their weekly wave.

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South Carolina St vs. Western CarolinaGet a preview of the South Carolina St Lady Bulldogs vs. Western Carolina Catamounts basketball game.

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Four La. children arrested for alleged roles in lethal attack posted to social mediaFour girls are accused of stealing knives from a Walmart and using them in a lethal attack shown on social media from inside the store, a Louisiana sheriff said.

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Analysis: Is Stafford sweepstakes worth winningIt looks like we can officially add the name of Matthew Stafford to the list of potential quarterbacks for the 2021 Patriots - at least as "official" as various reports can make it.

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Gov. Edwards to address public regarding hurricane recovery efforts TuesdayGovernor John Bel Edwards is expected to address the public on Tuesday afternoon at 1 p.m.

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2021 Schedule Will Now Feature A Rare OccurrenceThe Cowboys have played a full 61 seasons in team history, but only seven times have they entered a season with both participants of the previous Super Bowl on the schedule.

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Updates: 128 Players With Special Draft EligibilityDon't miss any of the action with our daily updates: news, notes and more throughout the Cowboys' regular season.

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Stocks climb on Wall Street as company earnings roll inStocks are off to a strong start on Wall Street as the market finds its bearings following a bumpy ride a day earlier.

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TripAdvisor names top travel destinations for 2021 and St Ives and London featureTripAdvisor named the top 10 popular, emerging and trending destinations in the Travellers Choice Awards 2021.

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Anti-Curfew Protests Flare Up in The NetherlandsDutch demonstrators again defied the country's new curfew to protest government restrictions aimed at stopping the spread of the coronavirus.

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Despite vaccine supply issues, Dr. Fauci believes relief from COVID is on the horizonDr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and chief medical advisor to the president, said he believes vaccination rollout issues have their root in an inconsistent partnership between the federal government and states, and that the process will improve once there is a proper balance of power...

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Cardinals Hire Shawn Jefferson As Receivers CoachThe Cardinals, seeking to help in the development of their wide receiving corps, have hired former NFL wide receiver Shawn Jefferson to coach the position.

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Janet Yellen wins Senate approval as treasury secretaryThe Senate on Monday approved President Joe Biden's nomination of Janet Yellen to be the nation's 78th treasury secretary, making her the first woman to hold the job in the department's 232-year history.

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Biden signs executive order that aims to promote racial equality through fed programsPresident Joe Biden has already signed a slew of executive orders during his first four days in office, and he isn't planning on slowing down anytime soon.

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No. 17 Creighton shoots for season sweep of Seton HallNo. 17 Creighton enjoyed its best shooting performance of the season in a rout of Seton Hall earlier this month.

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US virus numbers drop, but race against new strains heats upCoronavirus deaths and cases per day in the U.S. dropped markedly over the past couple of weeks but are still running at alarmingly high levels, and the effort to snuff out COVID-19 is becoming an ever more urgent race between the vaccine and the mutating virus.

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Unique whale species recently discovered in Gulf already nearing extinctionThe Gulf of Mexico's waters are teeming with life, some of it yet to be fully understood or even discovered by scientists.

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Super50 Cup to kick off from February 7St John's, January 26 : Cricket West Indies has announced the return of regional 50-over cricket to the Caribbean with the fixtures for the rescheduled Super50 Cup to be played in Antigua in February.

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COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Jefferson Elementary School Moves To Remote LearningAfter learning a teacher tested positive for COVID-19, Jefferson Elementary School will switch to remote learning through January 27.

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Former Trump admin official, Sarah Sanders, runs for Arkansas governorSarah Sanders, Donald Trump's former chief spokeswoman, announced she's running for Arkansas governor at a time other Republicans are distancing themselves from the former president facing an impeachment charge that he incited the deadly siege at the U.S. Capitol.

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Stephen Curry puts up 36 as Warriors wallop WolvesStephen Curry overshadowed Andrew Wiggins' reunion with his former team, scoring a game-high 36 points Monday night as the Golden State Warriors thrashed the Minnesota Timberwolves 130-108 in San Francisco.

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White House to feature ASL interpreter in all future press briefings"As a part of this administration's accessibility and inclusion efforts, starting today we will have an ASL, an American Sign Language interpreter for our daily press briefings," Psaki said at Monday's briefing.

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One dead, several critically injured after tornado in AlabamaOne person is dead after a tornado tore through an Alabama city north of Birmingham Monday night, leaving the area with crumpled buildings and downed trees.

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Fire officials search for arsonist behind Monday evening's Wenonah Street blazeOn Monday evening, a fire broke out at a home in a residential area on Wenonah Street in north Baton Rouge.

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Biden walking a high wire with Russia ahead of Putin callPresident Joe Biden has been quickly thrown into a high-wire balancing act with Russia as he seeks to toughen his administration's stance against Vladimir Putin while preserving room for diplomacy during his administration.

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Louisiana Legislature Approves Tepid Police 'Reforms' That Won't Do Much To Give The State Better PolicePolice reform efforts are being mounted all over the nation, but very few appear to be capable of creating any lasting, positive changes.

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Should Louisiana's teachers be mandated to get the coronavirus vaccine?Mandating school faculty and staff to get the COVID-19 vaccine or risk losing their jobs has raised a few questions.

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Soccer: Pope John Paul II moves to No. 1 in latest Louisiana prep boys rankingsPope John Paul II moves up to the top spot, receiving seven first-place votes. Previous No.

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After Nyx Mardi Gras krewe holds ball in Biloxi, New Orleans City Hall calls for quarantineThe controversial Mystic Krewe of Nyx held its annual Carnival masquerade ball in a Biloxi, Mississippi, casino hotel on Saturday night.

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Monkey Hill Bar reportedly under fire after maskless crowd photo circulates in New OrleansA photo of a mostly maskless crowd at Monkey Hill Bar has circulated online after the Uptown watering hole hosted a live music event Saturday that managers said got out of hand, WWL-TV reported Monday.Â.

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Old , young , different Super Bowl 55 awaitsAP) - For Tom Brady, another trip to the Super Bowl — but this time, in a Tampa Bay uniform.

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NBA postpones Spurs at Pelicans game due to COVID-19Monday's game between the San Antonio Spurs and the host New Orleans Pelicans was postponed because each team's contact COVID-19 tracing left them both without the league-required eight players, the NBA announced about two hours before the game was scheduled to start.

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Long-awaited season begins for young Lady DemonsNATCHITOCHES – After a longer than normal, much longer than normal, offseason Northwestern State volleyball begins the 2021 spring schedule on Tuesday night.

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LC's Baker, Harrison Rack Up Weekly Awards Following Big GamesPINEVILLE, La. – The Louisiana College basketball teams racked up award after award following big games by both men’s basketball senior guard Kae’ron Baker and women’s basketball sophomore forward Alex Harrison last week as both were named Players of the Week by both the American Southwest Conference in the East Division and...

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15-year-old dies after fight in Louisiana Walmart, 4 girls arrestedFour girls have been arrested after a 15-year-old girl died following a fight that led to a stabbing inside a Louisiana Walmart on Saturday.

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Laney Roos continues family tradition of playing NSU softballNATCHITOCHES — The Roos family has a foothold within the Northwestern State softball program. Laney Roos is the latest one of the bunch who will don the purple and orange for the Lady Demons this spring.

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Louisiana reading scores dropped for the third consecutive yearThe State Department of Education says more than half of all students in kindergarten through third grade are performing below grade level.

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Will Sutton: Amanda Gormans national spotlight helps Louisiana's youth poets shineLike millions across the nation, Akilah Toney watched Amanda Gorman as she deliver a poem at the presidential inauguration.

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These Louisiana cities are administering the coronavirus vaccine faster than others; see mapNew Orleans and other parts of southeast Louisiana are administering coronavirus vaccines at a much faster rate than in the rest of the state, prompting a shift in how public health officials plan to distribute future doses.

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St. Tammany School Board sinks to new low by killing microphone of sex abuse victim as he addresses boardAnd that $450,000 award to Bleker that was upheld by the First Circuit? Well, the School Board, rather than do the honorable thing of paying the judgment after having failed Bleker and other students who were victimized by Schwertz, has decided to throw good money after bad by incurring additional legal fees in applying for writs to the...

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DA Davidson Raises Louisiana-Pacific Price Target to $50.00Louisiana-Pacific had its price objective upped by DA Davidson from $40.00 to $50.00 in a report issued on Friday morning, The Fly reports.

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Reading skills steadily declining among Louisiana's younger students, report showsA January 2021 literacy update from the Louisiana Education Department shows a steady decline in reading skills among the state's first-, second - and third-graders and kindergarten students.

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Janet Yellen Confirmed By Senate, Making History As First Female Treasury SecretaryThe Senate quickly confirmed Janet Yellen to be Treasury secretary on Monday, days after she won unanimous backing from both Democrats and Republicans on the Senate Finance Committee.

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'Everything Broke': Global Health Leaders On What Went Wrong In The PandemicHow to make sure the world is never so devastated by another pandemic? Health officials from around the globe have been vigorously discussing that question.

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Louisiana College's Kae'ron Baker, Alex Harrison earn player of the week honorsLouisiana College men's basketball senior Kae'ron Baker and women's basketball sophomore Alex Harrison were named Players of the Week by both the American Southwest Conference in the East Division and by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association on Monday.

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Louisiana DB feels connection with Georgia assistantThursday was a busy day for 2022 cornerback Jordan Allen with multiple big name programs extending the Lafayette, La.

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Uganda Security Forces Ordered To Stop Detention Of Losing Presidential CandidateA Uganda judge has ordered state security forces, who have kept the losing presidential candidate Bobi Wine detained in his home since mid-January, to stop surrounding Wine's residence.

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Southern basketball loses at the buzzer to Alabama StateComing off of their first conference loss, the Southern men's basketball team looked to bounce back on Monday against Alabama State.

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South Dakota Health Leader On How The State Has Gotten Its Vaccine OutA few months ago, South Dakota was in the news for its rising coronavirus case numbers and deaths.

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Four young girls arrested for murder at Louisiana WalmartFour young girls were arrested in the fatal stabbing of a 15-year-old girl at a Louisiana Walmart on Saturday, authorities said.

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Donaldsonville women's basketball snaps Walker's 16-game win streakThe Walker Lady Wildcats came into Monday's game on a 16-game win streak, but thanks to a Lakia Bell layup with less than 15 second left, Donaldsonville pulled off an upset.

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Louisiana Department of Transportation extending lane closuresLane closures on the Interstate 20 bridge over the Mississippi River have been extended through Feb.

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Biden Reversing Trump Ban On Transgender People In MilitaryWASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is signing an order Monday reversing a Pentagon policy that largely barred transgender individuals from joining the military.

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Hate crime charge added in attack on gay Louisiana teenagerA hate crime charge has been added to attempted murder in the case of a gay Louisiana teenager who was attacked by another teen he met on a dating app last year.

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Louisiana Encouraging People To Download Contact Tracing AppBATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana has released a voluntary contact tracing application for mobile phones that can let people know if they've been around someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.

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In Tiny Kansas Town, Pandemic Skeptics Abound Amid False Information And PoliticsSixty-four years ago, residents of this tiny town in southwestern Kansas set a public health example by making it the first in the nation to be fully inoculated against polio.

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Israel Secures COVID-19 Vaccine Doses By Agreeing To Share Medical Data On IsraelisOne town on the high plains of Kansas serves as a microcosm for the shift away from faith in government since the 1950s when facing a pandemic.

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Illinois Becomes 1st State To Drop Cash Bail SystemARI SHAPIRO, HOST: Most people in the U.S. who are being held in jail have not been.

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Analysis: New Repair Work, More Needed At Louisiana CapitolBATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana Capitol cost $5 million to complete nearly 90 years ago, but its ongoing repair needs total tens of millions of dollars today, little of which has been earmarked for the upkeep project to ensure the historic Art Deco building can remain the seat of government for decades to come.

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Chicago Said Teachers Needed To Return In Person. The Teachers Voted NoUpdated at 4:33 p.m. ET Teachers at Chicago Public Schools were slated to return to the classroom on Monday, in preparation for the return of students to.

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Like So Much This Year In The NFL, The Pandemic Is Taking A TollAnheuser-Busch InBev, the Belgian beer conglomerate, announced Monday it would not directly advertise its Budweiser brand during the Super Bowl for the first time in 37 years.

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Biden Administration Will 'Speed Up' Efforts To Put Harriet Tubman On $20 BillThe Biden administration will resume efforts to redesign the $20 bill to feature abolitionist Harriet Tubman, the White House said Monday.

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Children's Books That Won Prestigious Awards This YearCopyright 2021 NPR.

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Is Deplatforming Enough To Fight Disinformation And Extremism?

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COVID-19 Vaccinations Easy To Schedule In Some States. In Others, Not So Much

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James Graham clarifies he has not agreed role with St George Illawarra DragonsLast week, the Dragons tweeted that the recently retired St Helens legend would return to the Dragons in 2021 to help establish a female academy.

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Louisiana Authorities Shoot, Kill Man Accused Of Stabbing 2SLIDELL, La. — Authorities in Louisiana shot and killed a suspect accused of stabbing two people on Sunday night.

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South Louisiana shipbuilder to develop autonomous naval defense system for MarinesA south Louisiana-based shipbuilder has been selected to develop and implement the autonomous naval defense system for the U.S. Marine Corps.

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Man Utd hosts St John Ambulance vaccination training at Old TraffordOld Trafford has opened its doors to St John Ambulance staff in the fight against coronavirus.

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Education Pick Miguel Cardona On Biden's Promise To Reopen SchoolsWith many U.S. schools still shuttered or operating on a limited basis, and millions of children learning remotely , the stakes are high for Miguel Cardona.

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Biden's Suspension of Oil and Gas Leases on Federal Land Threatens Louisiana's Economy, Oil Industry SaysA 60-day moratorium on issuing oil and gas leases, contracts and drilling permits on federal lands and waters by the Biden administration could impact hundreds of thousands of jobs and destroy the economy of states in the South and Southwest — including Louisiana — oil and gas companies say.

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As Louisiana's vaccine supply remains 'flat,' Ochsner postpones thousands of vaccinationsOchsner Health System says it has administered roughly 86,000 first doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the six weeks since vaccinations began.

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Protests Sparked In Tacoma After Police Officer Drives Into CrowdProtests erupted in Tacoma, Wash., late Sunday in response to an incident on Saturday in which a police officer used his patrol vehicle to plow through a crowd hitting several people and injuring at least two.

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324 Louisiana COVID-19 Vaccine Providers Will Receive Doses This WeekCOVID-19 vaccines will be sent to 324 providers in all 64 of Louisiana Parishes this week, the Louisiana Department of Health announced Monday.

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90-Year-Old Cancer Survivor A Mississippi Town's SuperwomanOSYKA, Miss. — Zenell Ott is about to turn 90. She has survived three different types of cancer and a fall that broke her pelvis and tailbone.

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Two jump into race as qualifying opens for East Jefferson House of Representatives seatQualifying opened Monday for the 82nd District state House seat in Jefferson Parish, which was vacated earlier this month when Republican state Rep.

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White House Enlists ASL Interpreters For Daily Press BriefingsThe White House on Monday announced that its regular press briefings will now include an American Sign Language interpreter.

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The Trouble With The ‘Troubled Teen' IndustryWhen some parents or guardians are struggling with children in their care, they turn to the so-called "troubled teen" industry.

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The Climate For The Fight Against Climate ChangePresident Joe Biden has sent clear signals that his administration will recenter climate change as a part of the White House's policy agenda.

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Auction Of Estate Of Southern Author, Journalist Julia ReedNEW ORLEANS — The estate of a writer who chronicled Southern food and life will be auctioned next month to benefit a charity created to continue her philanthropy.

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Should Louisiana's teachers be mandated to get the coronavirus vaccine?A remarkable phenomenon’: billions of cicadas set to emerge across eastern US.

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Sen. Patrick Leahy To Preside Over Trump's Senate Impeachment TrialUpdated at 2:57 p.m. ET Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., will preside over former President Donald Trump's trial in the Senate, a Senate source tells NPR.

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Pascagoula Native 1st Female Official To Work A Super BowlPASCAGOULA, Miss. — Pascagoula native Sarah Thomas has accomplished plenty of firsts throughout her NFL officiating career, and she’ll again make history as the first female to officiate the Super Bowl.

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Hospitalizations in Louisiana dropping after surgeNEW ORLEANS — Hospitalizations for COVID-19 in Louisiana have dropped to the lowest level since late December — prior to a post-holiday season surge that saw the number hit a record high.

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Rookie Recap: Chase ClaypoolThe Steelers didn't have a pick in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft, after trading it to acquire Minkah Fitzpatrick.

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Court: Gov. John Bel Edwards' coronavirus order trumps Tony Spell's First Amendment rightsAnother judge has ruled that Gov. John Bel Edwards' effort to protect the public during a pandemic trumps a church pastor's claim that the First Amendment gives him the right to gather in large groups regardless of the possible danger to the community at large.

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REGIONAL: British variant cases confirmed in St LuciaSt Lucia News Online On Sunday January 24, 2021, the Ministry of Health and Wellness received confirmation from the Caribbean Public Health Agency CARPHA of 5 cases of the SARS-Co-V-2 British variant diagnosed in country.

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Life Is 'Really Tough' For Refugees Trying To Settle In Pandemic AmericaThe loneliest part of coming to America is the first few months, says Mustafa Nuur, who came as a refugee from Somalia in 2014.

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King cake from scratch: A Louisiana gal in Houston makes her first in her grandmothers' memoryI honestly never felt the urge to make a king cake before this. I grew up in Louisiana and king cakes are everywhere during Mardi Gras season.

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Club owner plans to take legal action after fire marshal shuts down overcrowded venueThe state fire marshal shut down a Baton Rouge night club after finding hundreds of people inside the dangerously overcrowded building this weekend.

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UTEP women's basketball sweep Louisiana Tech on roadOver the weekend, the UTEP Miners defeated the Louisiana Tech Lady Techsters 75-67 Saturday, picking up its first road victories of the season to move into third place in the Conference USA West Division. In game one for the Miners, Louisiana Tech jumped out to a quick lead, scoring the games...

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Baby Dolphin Rescued From Mississippi BeachGULFPORT, Miss. — Rescue crews are trying to save a baby dolphin that was discovered struggling in shallow water at a Mississippi beach.

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Remembering Broadcasting Legend Larry KingCopyright 2021 Fresh Air. To see more, visit Fresh Air. DAVE DAVIES, HOST: This is FRESH AIR.

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'Voice' Author Explores Accents, Language And What Makes A Tone SexyCopyright 2021 Fresh Air. To see more, visit Fresh Air. DAVE DAVIES, HOST: This is FRESH AIR.

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At least 100 cats and dogs rescued from dead woman's homeST. FRANCISVILLE - At least a dozen more cats and dogs came into the Point Coupee Parish animal shelter Monday after a gruesome discovery over the weekend.

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Matthew Stafford's next team? Colts lead deep packWith Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions heading for a parting of the ways after 12 years, he becomes the first of what could be the deepest pool of available veteran quarterbacks in recent memory.

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California Lifts Stay-At-Home Orders: 'Light At The End Of The Tunnel'California is lifting stay-at-home orders for all regions in the state, including Southern California, the Bay Area and the San Joaquin Valley — the three regions that had still been under the order — citing a drop in intensive care unit projections.

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Walmart to Temporarily Close Store in LeesvilleWalmart in Leesville released an official statement this morning concerning the temporary closing of their Leesville store to allow third party cleaning crews time to thoroughly clean and sanitize the building.

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S2, Episode 3: The Music of CarnivalIn this episode, Rich acts as Mardi Gras Beyond The Beads musical director, and with Errol explores the music behind the greatest free show on Earth.

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New Operator Selected To Lead Lawrence D. Crocker College Prep Following Charter NonrenewalYoung Audiences Charter Association will take the helm of Lawrence D. Crocker College Prep beginning next school year, NOLA Public Schools announced Friday.

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Judge sides with governor in legal fight over Central pastor's coronavirus violationsA judge has denied a local pastor's attempt to have criminal complaints filed against him tossed after he flagrantly refused to obey Louisiana's stay-at-home order during the early days of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Five things to know about the Pelicans on Jan. 25, 2021New Orleans hopes some home cooking will produce more wins this week, as the Pelicans begin a six-game homestand.

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Five things to know about the Pelicans on Jan. 22, 2021Check out game action photos from last night's game against the Utah Jazz.2). Watch postgame interviews from Stan Van Gundy and Pelicans players after Thursday night's game.3).

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Zion Williamson in midst of historical stretch of scoring, efficiencyThirty-seven regular season games into his NBA career, Zion Williamson has mostly defied player comparisons, but in late December, Phoenix head coach Monty Williams likened the 20-year-old to a physically dominant power forward from the 1990s.

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Panzura postgame wrap: Timberwolves 120, Pelicans 110New Orleans entered Saturday's game focused on improving in several areas defensively, but an extended second-half dry spell on offense proved to be costly, while facing an opponent desperate for a victory.

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No players on New Orleans injury list ahead of game at MinnesotaFor a second straight time this week, New Orleans listed no players on its official injury report Friday.

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Pelicans News Around the WebNo Pelicans on injury report, but four Spurs players listed prior to their Sunday game New Orleans will try to clinch a season series vs. San Antonio for the first time since the 2017-18 campaign, hosting the Spurs at 8 p.m.

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Behind the Numbers presented by Entergy: Pelicans at TimberwolvesA look at three key numbers related to Saturday's game at Target Center between New Orleans and Minnesota.

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Louisiana coronavirus: Nearly 2,000 more confirmed cases, 26 deaths reported over two daysThe Louisiana Department of Health reported 1,992 more confirmed coronavirus cases and 26 more confirmed deaths in its noon update Monday.

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