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Snapper, ducks, trout fill the billAfter what happened during Thursdays Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission meeting, its difficult to know where to start for sportsmen in our Sportsmans Paradise.

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Will Sutton: Louisiana lags and New Orleans suffers when we dont stand up to be countedNew Orleans hasnt had a good track record with the U.S. Census since 2000, and thats pretty bad.

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Doctor: Beirut Explosion Strains HospitalsNPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Dr. Peter Noun, an oncologist in Lebanon, about the devastating impact the explosion in Beirut had on the hospitals in the city.

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Advocates For Deaf And Blind Laud Netflix's New Playback FeaturesNPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Everette Bacon, a board member with the National Federation of the Blind, about Netflix's new playback features, which he says will improve accessibility.

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After Contracting COVID-19, Olympic Rower Is Back To TrainingTeam USA Rower Emily Regan discusses what it was like to contract COVID-19 and tells us how she's keeping up with training now that the 2020 Tokyo Olympics have been postponed a year.

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Shani Silver Moves On From 'Every Single Day' ColumnNPR's Leila Fadel speaks with essayist Shani Silver on the end of her Refinery29 column covering single womanhood.

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American Routes Live for Labor Day WeekendAmerican Routes Live for Labor Day Weekend features great recordings of live performances from the beloved French Quarter Festival in New Orleans.

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In Executive Actions, Trump Extends Unemployment Benefits, Defers Payroll TaxesUpdated at 7:18 p.m. ET At his Bedminster, N.J., golf resort on Saturday, President Trump signed four executive actions to provide economic relief amid the.

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Police Fire Tear Gas As Thousands Express Outrage Over Beirut ExplosionThousands of protesters outraged over this week's deadly explosion in Beirut amassed in the Lebanese capital on Saturday, as public anger gave way to clashes with police and the storming of the nation's foreign ministry.

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Rice looking good in Louisiana and MississippiHe says Louisiana is about halfway through its harvest, and the pounds of rice per acre could at least tie the second highest yield.

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Blotter: Watertown police activity for Thursday, August 6WATERTOWN — Xavier M. Kyle, 27, 1202 Superior St. G14, was charged by city police with petit larceny after he allegedly left Kinney Drugs on Coffeen Street with a TotalWireless cellphone without attempting to pay.

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Neighborhood watch efforts proceed in WatertownWATERTOWN  Despite an interruption because of the coronavirus, the citys newly formed Neighborhood Watch group is doing its part to make the city safe.

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Children Can Get Severe COVID-19, CDC Says — Especially Black And Hispanic ChildrenWhile most children who catch the coronavirus have either no symptoms or mild ones, they are still at risk of developing "severe" symptoms requiring admission to an intensive care unit, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a new report released Friday.

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Raptors present another tough challenge for GrizzliesThe Memphis Grizzlies embark on a rough stretch of games to close out the NBA regular season when they take on the Toronto Raptors in the NBA bubble on Sunday afternoon near Orlando.

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Paris makes masks compulsory outdoors in busy areas from MondayParis authorities on Saturday imposed the mandatory wearing of face masks outdoors in busy areas of the French capital from Monday to curb a rise in the rate of coronavirus infections.

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LeBron, Giannis and Harden named MVP finalistsThe NBA announced the finalists for six major awards on Saturday, including Most Valuable Player hopefuls Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden and LeBron James.

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TikTok To Sue Trump Administration Over Ban, As Soon As TuesdayTikTok is planning to sue the Trump administration, challenging the president's executive order banning the service from the United States.

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33-year-old Gonzales man killed in Ascension Parish crash, state police sayA 33-year-old Gonzales man riding a motorcycle was struck and killed in Ascension Parish early Saturday, according to Louisiana State Police.

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Fresh Air Weekend: America's 'Caste' System; The 'Freefall' Of Local JournalismFresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends.

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Louisiana seeks funding for National Guard virus responseBATON ROUGE, La. — Gov. John Bel Edwards is questioning why Louisiana must pay a portion of the costs to use the state's National Guard in coronavirus response work if the federal government is picking up the full tab in some other states.

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Virginia Supreme Court Grants Temporary Moratorium on EvictionsVirginia's Supreme Court has granted a request from Gov. Ralph Northam to temporarily stop evictions proceedings, extending protections for tenants who can't pay their rent through the beginning of September.

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Report: First LSU football player opts out of 2020 season due to COVID-19An LSU defensive lineman decided to opt out of the 2020 football season due to the coronavirus.

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Raymond Ronquillo Jr., engineer who helped design first lunar rover, dies at 81Raymond McCullum Ronquillo Jr., an engineer who helped design and build the first lunar rover, died July 24 at his Harvey home.

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VA awards over $6.1 in grants to end Veteran homelessness in LouisianaSSVF funding provides thousands of low-income Veteran families around the nation with access to case management and other assistance to rapidly re-house Veterans who become homeless or prevent Veterans from becoming homeless.

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Coroner to conduct inquiry into Covid deaths at St Basil's aged care homeScott Morrison says unemployment is forecast to rise to 13% and Victorian coroner announces inquiry into St Basil's deaths.

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From lush landscapes and five-star dinners to wild street parties, St Lucia you really are divine!The Daily Mail's Victoria Bischoff checked into Cap Maison on St Lucia's north coast. Her island adventures included attending the famous Friday night street party in the village of Gros Islet.

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Rural road trips await on Louisiana's Boom or Bust BywayThe Boom or Bust Byway is home to several parks, lakes, farms, flower patches, and more.

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Trump Cuts Funding for Louisiana National Guard COVID Relief, Edwards Seeks ReconsiderationGovernor John Bel Edwards announced on Friday, August 7 that he would be petitioning President Trump to fully fund the deployment of the Louisiana National Guard through December 31, 2020.

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JPR Live Session: Christian Lee HutsonOn the new album Beginners, Christian Lee Hutson displays a rare combination of brilliantly intricate fingerpicked guitar lines and evocative stories that illuminate the everyday characters and events of life.

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Trailer containing original artwork, said to be worth thousands, allegedly stolen from artist's front yard2 hours 5 minutes 10 seconds ago Saturday, August 08 2020 Aug 8, 2020 August 08, 2020 1:22 PM August 08, 2020 in News.

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NTSB Releases Report Detailing 2018 Allision At Louisiana's Sunshine BridgeWeekly journal focused on inland marine, towboat, barge, river, shipbuilding, jobs, training and other maritime news.

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Iconic St James bathing boxes damaged in blazeThree bathing boxes at St James Beach in Cape Town have been gutted in a fire in the early hours of Saturday.

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A Yazidi Survivor's Struggle Shows The Pain That Endures After ISIS AttackUm Hiba's trauma over being enslaved, raped and beaten by ISIS after fighters raided her village didn't end when she was freed three years ago.

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Welcome To New York, Traveler. Now Please Begin Your QuarantineNew York City is hitting bridges, tunnels, Penn Station and the Port Authority Bus Terminal to intercept travelers — and returning residents — from states designated high-risk by Governor Andrew Cuomo and warn them: isolate yourself for 14 days or risk paying fines up to $10,000.

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Opinion: Remembering Pete Hamill, The Tabloid Man Whose Greatest Story Was His OwnPete Hamill was a tabloid man: a columnist and top name on the masthead, mostly for the New York Post and Daily News, who wrote punchy, passionate, lyrical chronicles of city life, often for people who had to read them while they held onto a strap, standing on the Number 7 train from Queens.

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COVID-19 Pandemic Cancels County Fair CompetitionsPools are closed. Theme parks are shut. County and state fairs - canceled. Jordan Stivers, who's 19, of the Santa Clara Valley Grange has spent her teenage years rearing livestock for fair competitions and auctions.

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Notable QuotablesI just think theres a code that leaders have to live by, especially when youre leading the largest Christian evangelical university in the country. Rep.

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Louisiana Supreme Court Will Not Reconsider Life Sentence For Man Who Stole Hedge Clippers"Each of these crimes was an effort to steal something. Such petty theft is frequently driven by the ravages of poverty or addiction, and often both," Chief Justice Johnson wrote.

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Motorcyclist Killed in Ascension Parish CrashShortly after 4:30 on August 8th, State Troopers responded to a two vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on LA Hwy 74 at Chester Diez Road in Ascension Parish.

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Why The 2020 Presidential Election Is Not 2016Democrats are haunted by the ghosts of 2016. Hillary Clinton led in many polls over Donald Trump throughout that election cycle, and while the national.

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In 2020, A Woman Running Mate Won't Be A 'Hail Mary'Decades before Sarah Palin or Geraldine Ferraro were put on presidential tickets, India Edwards was in contention for the vice presidency.

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2 Out Of 3 Churchgoers: It's Safe To Resume In-Person WorshipFive months after the coronavirus forced houses of worship across the country to close their doors, a new survey finds that two-thirds of regular churchgoers feel it's now safe to resume in-person worship.

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PHOTOS: South Africa's Zip Zap Circus Brings A Big Heart To The Big TopEditor's note: This story was reported and photographed from February 2019 to March 2020. The text has been updated to reflect the activities of the circus during the pandemic.

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From Desert Battlefields To Coral Reefs, Private Satellites Revolutionize The ViewA satellite photo of the eastern Syrian town of Baghouz, the last holdout of Islamic State fighters in early 2019.

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Without Federal Protections, Farm Workers Risk Coronavirus Infection To Harvest CropsIt's a busy time for the tomato-producing farms in eastern Tennessee. Farms have staffed up with hundreds of workers, most of whom are Latino.

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Extended Families Living Together Raise Risks For COVID-19 TransmissionMaria Hernandez shares a four-bedroom house in Los Angeles with her husband, Michael Josephy, three of her daughters and her 85-year-old mother.

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Bye-Bye Babies: One Onsie at a TimeGrowing up I only had a younger brother, but I also had a large extended family.

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Jo Jorgensen: Presidential candidate cancels rally appearance for rabies jab after being bitten by batThe Libertarian Party's US presidential candidate has had to cancel her appearance at a rally in Louisiana so she can get a jab after being bitten by a bat while out on the election trail.

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Rice looking good in Louisiana and MississippiCROWLEY, La. — Agriculture experts in Louisiana and Mississippi say the rice crop is looking good.

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Vote-by-mail worries: A leaky pipeline in many statesBOSTON  Brace yourself for whats expected to be the first U.S. presidential election conducted mostly by mail.

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Australian priest from small Louisiana missionary order says God wants them to visit AustraliaA SMALL religious order known for "evangelising on the streets of the world" hopes to send a mission to Australia after COVID-19 subsides.

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Aberdeen coronavirus cases: Nicola Sturgeon criticises players after St Johnstone call-offFirst Minister Nicola Sturgeon is "pretty furious" with Aberdeen players after their match against St Johnstone is postponed because of positive Covid-19 cases.

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Four Days Left Until Louisiana-Pacific Corporation Trades Ex-DividendIt looks like Louisiana-Pacific Corporation is about to go ex-dividend in the next four days.

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Explore rural road trips on Louisiana's Boom or Bust BywaySHREVEPORT – The Boom or Bust Byway is a 136-mile road trip through Caddo, Bossier, Webster and Claiborne Parishes, traveling through more than 10 towns with low population counts.

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Motorcyclist from Chino Hills killed in crash in LouisianaA 33-year-old Chino Hills man died Thursday in a motorcycle crash in East Baton Rouge Parish in Louisiana, according to Louisiana State Police.

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Auditor debunks claims of duplicates in Louisiana virus dataBATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana's legislative auditor found two rural parishes' claims that the state was double-counting their positive coronavirus tests in the official tally of cases was unfounded, upending theories pushed in conservative circles that the data is being skewed to make the outbreak appear worse than it is.

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Yachting Malta Windsurfing Festival at St Paul's Bay this weekendYachting Malta announced its support towards the Windsurfing Festival being hosted by Malta Young Sailors Club and taking place between Saturday and Sunday in St Paul's Bay.

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NBA roundup: Nets, Magic fill out East playoff fieldTobias Harris scored 23 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to lift the host Philadelphia 76ers past the Orlando Magic 108-101 Friday near Orlando, but the Magic ended up the day's big winner nonetheless.

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Magic fall to 76ers, still clinch playoff spotTobias Harris scored 23 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to lift the host Philadelphia 76ers past the Orlando Magic 108-101 Friday near Orlando.

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Ask me anything Part 2In part 2 we are joined by Iceman from Motorcop Chronicles and Morgan Wright, enjoy...

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Feature: Cuba reimposes lockdown restrictions in HavanaBy Yosley Carrero HAVANA, Aug. 7 - Imayasil Campoalegre, 47, lives with her elderly mother and adolescent son at a two-bedroom apartment in Havana Arr.

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Minus Williamson, Holiday nets 28 to lift Pelicans past WizardsJrue Holiday scored 28 points as the New Orleans Pelicans overcame the absence of Zion Williamson to defeat the Washington Wizards, 118-107, on Friday night near Orlando.

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Louisiana court upholds black man's life sentence for trying to steal hedge clippersFair Wayne Bryant was sentenced to life in prison in 1997 for attempted simple burglary, and justices rejected his recent appeal.

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Louisiana orders BBQ restaurant to close over failing to enforce mask orders'A state judge has temporarily shut down a barbecue restaurant at the request of the Louisiana Health Department Friday, for refusing to enforce mask mandate laws.

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HSE and Sisters of Charity must attend St Mary's Nursing Home WRCSinn Féin spokesperson on Enterprise, Trade, Employment, and Workers' Rights, Louise O'Reilly TD, has called on the Health Service Executive and the Sisters of Charity to recognise and adhere to the Labour Court Recommendation and attend the Workplace Relations Commission for talks in relation to St Mary's Nursing Home on Merrion Road.

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Super League: Leeds Rhinos v St HelensTeam news as Leeds Rhinos face St Helens in Sunday's Super League fixture at Emerald Headingley Stadium.

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Conference USA approves 8-game league slateConference USA approved an eight-game conference schedule and will allow members to play up to four nonconference games, the league's board of directors announced Friday.

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Work search now a requirement for Louisiana joblessIf you're collecting unemployment, you'll now be required to look for a job. That typical unemployment requirement was waved the last few months during the pandemic.

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Avalanche, Golden Knights meet with No. 1 seed on lineThe top seed for the Western Conference in the Stanley Cup playoffs will be on the line Saturday when the Vegas Golden Knights and Colorado Avalanche play in the final game of the round-robin portion of the Stanley Cup Qualifiers at Rogers Place in Edmonton.

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State Department Of Health Files Complaint Against Noncompliant BBQ JointA Livingston Parish judge has ordered Firehouse BBQ to temporarily close, granting a restraining order requested by the Louisiana Department of Health as part of a lawsuit the department filed against the Watson, Louisiana, restaurant for its repeated failure to comply with state coronavirus restrictions.

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Nets bounce back to top Kings, clinch playoff spotCaris LeVert scored 22 points and the Brooklyn Nets clinched a playoff spot for the second straight season with a 119-106 victory over the Sacramento Kings at The Arena near Orlando on Friday.

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Ireland Finds U.S. Tourists During Pandemic May Be Trouble. But So Is Their AbsenceMost international travel destinations are off-limits to Americans at the moment because of the United States' high rate of coronavirus infections and its own restrictions on incoming visitors.

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Louisiana seeks funding for National Guard virus responseBATON ROUGE, La. — Gov. John Bel Edwards is questioning why Louisiana must pay a portion of the costs to use the state's National Guard in coronavirus response work if the federal government is picking up the full tab in some other states.

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Jerry Falwell Jr. On 'Indefinite Leave' From Liberty University After Racy PhotoJerry Falwell Jr., a prominent evangelical ally of President Trump's, is taking "an indefinite leave of absence" from his positions as the president and chancellor of Liberty University in Virginia.

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SU, Care South host drive-thru back to school event; free supplies, COVID testingA drive-thru back to school supplies giveaway and COVID-19 testing event will take place in the capital area on Saturday, Aug.

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Scientists Say Many Parasite Species Are At Risk Of Extinction And Need ProtectionMost of us have heard of saving the elephants or saving the polar bears, but what about saving their parasites?

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Shareholder Alert By Former Louisiana Attorney General: Ksf Reminds Bayry, Fe, Pra, Wfc Investors Of Lead Plaintiff Deadline In Class Action LawsuitsKahn Swick and Foti, LLC and KSF partner, former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors of pending deadlines in...

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Indian Jetliner Breaks In Two After Overshooting Runway; 17 People DeadAn Air India Express flight overshot its landing in heavy rain Friday night, skidding off a runway and plunging down a 35-foot slope - and cracking the.

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New BRPD task force to heighten night patrol in high crime areasThe Baton Rouge Police Department established a new task force to keep the community safe following a spike in crime and COVID in the area.

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Natchez Mask Distribution 8.8.2020Natchez Adams County residents. This is Neifa Hardy, the Liaison Officer with Adams County Emergency Management. This is a public service announcement.

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Former NSU OF, Heath, reflects on his journey after getting called to join MLB rosterFormer NSU outfielder, Nick Heath recently got the call to officially join the big league with the Kansas City Royals.

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Gov. Cuomo Clears The Way For In-Person Learning At Schools In New York StateSchools across New York state will be allowed to open for in-person learning this fall because of low coronavirus infection rates, Gov.

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Louisiana Department of Health says there have been 22 COVID-19 outbreaks in day cares since the pandemic started"Number 1, do an assessment of your family, what your risk is and how vulnerable the members of your family are, if you live with grandparents, if you have people with serious medical conditions that put them at increased risk, in your setting, the risk to going to daycare is going to be higher," said Kanter.

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Nasal Spray Is A New Antidepressant Option For People At High Risk of SuicideThe Food and Drug Administration has approved a variant of the anesthetic and party drug ketamine for suicidal patients with major depression.

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The Best New Orleans Restaurants to Reopen for Takeout and DeliveryAdolfo's, Brigsten's, and Port of Call all recently reopened for takeout service.

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Member Of Senate Intelligence Committee On Election SecurityCopyright 2020 NPR.

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'Not A Person Whatsoever': Michigan County Official Defends Use Of N-WordA county official in Michigan is defending his use of the N-word — by repeatedly saying the slur, and insisting that it does not imply he is a racist.

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Melbourne, Australia, Is Shutting Down Due To A New Spike In Coronavirus CasesCopyright 2020 NPR.

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Coronavirus Relief Package Negotiations Stalled After Nearly 2 WeeksCopyright 2020 NPR.

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U.S. Intelligence: China Opposes Trump Reelection; Russia Works Against BidenUpdated at 4:40 p.m. ET The top counterintelligence official in the U.S. government warned Friday of ongoing interference and influence efforts by China,.

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Fish Farms In The Gulf Of Mexico Are A No-GoTegan Wendland: The idea here is that NOAA would permit and regulate floating fish farms in the Gulf of Mexico and companies would apply for permits, and then install net pens and raise anything from red drum to cobia.

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Beirut Explosion Looks Like An Accident — And A Sign Of The Country's CollapseWhen Westerners think of Beirut, they might rely on dated notions of the city: a 15-year civil war that ended in 1990; a war with Israel and sporadic airstrikes; bombings of the U.S. Marine barracks and the U.S. Embassy; an attack 15 years ago on the prime minister's convoy.

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The 38 Best Restaurants in New Orleans Open for Takeout and DeliveryWe use cookies and other tracking technologies to improve your browsing experience on our site, show personalized content and targeted ads, analyze site traffic, and understand where our audiences come from.

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After one week, 60 participants enrolled in Baton Rouge COVID-19 vaccine clinical trialResearchers are wrapping up the first week of a COVID-19 vaccine trial in the capital city.

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57,790 rebate payments issued to frontline workers in Louisiana, processing continuesThe Louisiana Department of Revenue is continuing to send out frontline work rebate payments to those who applied and qualified.

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Plane makes emergency landing in LouisianaA small plane made an emergency landing Friday at an airport in Louisiana, authorities said.

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Walmart and The Salvation Army team up for "Stuff The Bus" campaignAlexandria, La. – Walmart and The Salvation Army are teaming up to provide new school supplies to local children in need during the “Stuff the Bus” campaign event on Friday August 7th - Sunday August 9th at the following locations: 2204 S 5TH St., 925 Keyser Ave, 3636 Monroe Hwy, 2750 Hwy 28 EAST, 891 E Lasalle St., 2050 N Mall...

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US: Louisiana's State chief justice blasts small-time thief's life sentenceA man caught with stolen hedge clippers decades ago must continue to serve his life sentence, despite a stinging dissent from the chief justice of Louisiana's Supreme Court, who said the sentence was the result of laws rooted in racism.

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Plane skids off runway in India; 16 killed, dozens hurtNEW DELHI  A special flight carrying Indians stranded abroad because of the coronavirus back home skidded off a hilltop runway and split in two while landing Friday in heavy rain in the southern state of Kerala, killing at least 16 people and injuring 123 more, police said.

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Louisiana District Delays School Start After Virus CasesZACHARY, La. — A Louisiana school district will delay the reopening of its schools by one week after nearly 20 teachers were infected with or exposed to the coronavirus and other staff members quit ahead of the year's start, officials said.

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Arts District New OrleansWhite Linen Night is reimagined. The popular Arts District gallery stroll is now called, White Linen Light, as it occurs in the galleries during business.

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Pelicans F Williamson to miss Friday's gameNew Orleans star Zion Williamson will be held out for rest Friday night when the Pelicans face the Washington Wizards.

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Pet dog in Louisiana tests positive for COVID-19"Initially, it was believed pets could not get the disease, but the Centers for Disease Control is now learning that animals can be infected," said Baton Rouge Commissioner Mike Strain.

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Sharon Williams, a Nurturer on the Police Force, Dies at 54When Ms. Williams came across troubled young women while on the job in New Orleans, she saw them as potential "angels." She died of Covid-19.

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Louisiana orders BBQ restaurant to close over failing to enforce mask orders'A state judge has temporarily shut down a barbecue restaurant at the request of the Louisiana Health Department on Friday, for refusing to enforce mask mandate laws.

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Now Online: 7th Annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities Art ShowcaseNEW ORLEANS – In collaboration with the New Orleans Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art is pleased to present the seventh annual HBCU Art Showcase, a curated show of works by 11 students attending Xavier University of Louisiana, one of the state’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

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LHSAA announces update on football season guidelinesThe LHSAA recently sent an update to administrators and state coaches on guidelines that will have to take place should a football season happen.

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Restoring an ancient cathedral in RostovRostov is one of the earliest historically attested towns in Russia, first mentioned under the year 862 in the ancient chronicle "Tale of Bygone Years." Throughout the 10th century, Slavic settlers - primarily from the Novgorod lands - moved into this area, already inhabited by Finno-Ugric tribes.

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Oprah Winfrey Commissions 26 Billboards Demanding Arrests In Breonna Taylor's KillingO, The Oprah Magazine has commissioned 26 billboards calling for the arrest of the police officers involved in the killing of Breonna Taylor to be placed across Louisville, Ky., the magazine said in a Friday article.

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Louisiana man serving life for $30 drug sale set to be freedProsecutors in Louisiana have agreed to release a Black veteran serving a life sentence in prison over a $30 marijuana sale.

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Postmaster General Touts Postal Service Overhaul But Promises On-Time Election MailThe head of the U.S. Postal Service promised Friday to make the organization more efficient and more financially stable, but his remarks may do little to quell fears that the post office's cost-cutting measures will hurt service during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Coronavirus FAQ: Can An Airline Put You On A No-Fly List For Refusing To Mask Up?Each week, we answer "frequently asked questions" about life during the coronavirus crisis. If you have a question you'd like us to consider, email us at with the subject line: "Weekly Coronavirus Questions."

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Biden Backtracks Comments Contrasting Diversity In Black And Latino CommunitiesPresumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden sought to clear up comments he made earlier this week that suggested the African American community is mostly not diverse.

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The Uncertain Science Of Election PollingWith the presidential election less than three months away, people are fixated on polls. Biden's up, Trump is down - but is that really true?

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'Satchel' Recalls The Iconic Pitcher Who Helped Integrate Major League BaseballHall of Famer Satchel Paige started his career pitching in the Negro leagues and later became a major league star.

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Remembering Pete Hamill, A Journalist With A Whitman-esque Embrace Of NYCBook critic Maureen Corrigan remembers the veteran NYC newsman, who died Aug. 5, as "a tenement kid and high school drop out who never lost connection to where he came from."

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Former LSU track star mourns younger brother's death, killed in S. Flannery Rd. shootingA former LSU track star is searching for answers as those responsible for his brother's death roam free.

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Hollister opens relocated store at St David's in CardiffA new look 9,559-square-foot Hollister has opened its doors at St David's in Cardiff. The relocated store is found on Upper Grand Arcade with an expanded footprint allowing it to include Gilly Hicks, Hollister's intimates, loungewear and slee.

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The News Roundup a€”A InternationalWe continue to learn more about an explosion in Beirut, Lebanon. It killed over 130 people and destroyed hundreds of thousands of homes.

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The News Roundup — DomesticSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he "personally agrees" with passing another package for coronavirus relief.

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Louisiana School Corporation Helping Fund Temporary Internet SolutionsThe new school year has started and with COVID-19 continuing to spread, many school districts are starting it off with partial e-learning.

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Texas Tech Fires Top Women's Basketball Coaches Amid Abuse AllegationsTexas Tech has fired the head coach and assistant coach of its women's basketball team, after a scathing report chronicling claims of physical, mental and verbal abuses against players was published on Wednesday.

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Plane makes emergency landing in LouisianaHOUMA, La. — A small plane made an emergency landing Friday at an airport in Louisiana, authorities said.

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Albermarle County Votes To Remove Confederate StatueCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Virginia's Albemarle County has voted to remove a statue of a Confederate soldier.

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Washington NFL team releases former LSU star Derrius Guice after domestic violence arrestFormer LSU running back Derrius Guice has lost his job in the NFL after he was arrested over allegations of domestic violence Friday.

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Louisiana coronavirus: 1,500 more cases, 61 deaths reported statewide FridayThe Louisiana Dept. of Health reported 1,500 more coronavirus cases, 61 more deaths and 1,406 current hospitalizations in its daily noon update Friday.

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Judge orders Denham Springs restaurant to cease operating in defiance of mask mandateA state court has issued a temporary restraining order banning a Livingston Parish restaurant from operating after its permit was suspended for violating Louisiana's mask mandate.

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Cuomo Clears New York Schools Statewide To Open, CarefullyALBANY, N.Y. — New York’s governor said Friday that he would allow children statewide to return to classrooms for the start of the new school year, citing the state’s success in battling the coronavirus pandemic.

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Oxbow Boat Parade to honor fallen officers and benefit RPSOThe Stand for the Flag, Kneel for God, and Back the Blue Boat Parade will start at 10:00 AM and leave from the Sand bar on the Red River, going up to Alexandria, and then back at the sand bar where they will be taking donations and also have food available for purchase.

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Louisiana Tech season opener at UNLV scrapped, nonconference game at Baylor in questionLouisiana Tech not filling all 12 of its football dates for this upcoming remains a possibility.

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Bridal Buzz: Trunk Shows, Hotel Discounts and a New Wedding RegistryGetty We’re in month 853 of the coronavirus pandemic, but as everyone learns to live safely within mandates and restrictions, events and opportunities in New Orleans’ wedding scene abound to keep brides and grooms busy.

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Auditor finds claims that Louisiana inflated coronavirus tally were unfoundedThe Louisiana Legislative Auditor has issued a report debunking a theory that the state Health Department is inflating its coronavirus numbers by double-counting people with positive test results, calling the state’s data “generally correct.”.

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Police looking for person who chained up dog in ditch, left it to dieAuthorities are looking for the person responsible for a disturbing animal abuse case after a German Shepherd was found dead in a drainage ditch, tied to a cage.

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Opinion: We Are Africans. Here's Our View Of Beyonce's 'Black Is King'There are two kinds of reactions to Beyoncé's new Black Is King video: lavish praise - and deep criticism.

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Retail Worker in LouisianaThis is how a retail worker and freelance publicist in Louisiana spends her money over the course of one week.

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Corps, Louisiana Sign Lower Mississippi River Deepening AgreementWeekly journal focused on inland marine, towboat, barge, river, shipbuilding, jobs, training and other maritime news.

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The reasoning for why Louisiana schools can reopen, but not barsThough teachers, parents and some students fear the reopening of schools with in-person learning will rapidly spread COVID-19, state officials and health experts maintain that schools tend to pose less of a safety risk than some businesses, like bars, which have effectively been shut down.

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Searchers In Beirut Recover More Bodies Days After BlastBEIRUT — Rescue teams pulled more bodies from the rubble of Beirut's port Friday, nearly three days after a massive explosion sent a wave of destruction through Lebanon's capital, killing nearly 150 people and wounding thousands.

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India's Coronavirus Cases Top 2 Million; More Than 62,000 Reported In A Single DayIndia is now the third country to record more than 2 million coronavirus cases. The country is enduring a terrible surge in new cases — 62,538 were reported on Friday alone.

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Louisiana Department of Health says there have been 22 COVID-19 outbreaks in day cares since the pandemic started"Number 1, do an assessment of your family, what your risk is and how vulnerable the members of your family are, if you live with grandparents, if you have people with serious medical conditions that put them at increased risk, in your setting, the risk to going to daycare is going to be higher," said Kanter.

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Louisiana governor urges full federal funding for coronavirus National Guard deploymentLouisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards is urging the federal government to pick up the full cost of deploying the National Guard in the state to help with COVID-19 relief through the end of the year.

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US Adds 1.8 Million Jobs In A Sign That Hiring Has WeakenedWASHINGTON — The United States added 1.8 million jobs in July, a pullback from the gains of May and June and evidence that the resurgent coronavirus is weakening hiring and the economic rebound.

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Louisiana's Archie Williams, one of 'America's Got Talent's' top 44, is back on TV next weekWith support from superstar Sir Elton John and tons of fans worldwide, Louisiana singer Archie Williams heads into the live rounds of NBC's "America's Got Talent" on Tuesday.

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Louisiana State Police: Bicyclist dies after crash in Iberia ParishThe bicyclist, who was not identified, was riding westbound in the center of the outside travel lane of Louisiana Highway 14 near Louisiana Highway 676.

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Families Stuck At Home Turn To Board Game Catan, Sending Sales SkyrocketingIn 1963, 11-year-old Klaus Teuber received a gift that would change his life: a board game.

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Before The South Had Something To Say: How A Region Discovered Its Voice"What you n***** know about the Dirty South? " When Cool Breeze and Goodie Mob posed that question in 1995, they weren't really looking for an answer from anybody in particular because obviously, they already knew it — not a gotdamn thing.

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Louisiana Teachers Positive for Virus Days Before SchoolSince returning to their classrooms to prepare for the opening of in-person instruction next week, a "handful" of Jefferson Parish teachers have tested positive for the coronavirus, a newspaper reported this week, citing school officials.

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Trump Bans Dealings With Chinese Owners Of TikTok, WeChatNEW YORK — President Donald Trump has ordered a sweeping but vague ban on dealings with the Chinese owners of popular social media apps TikTok and WeChat on security grounds, a move China's government criticized as “political manipulation.""

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USDA buying $30 million in shrimp to aid Gulf Coast seafood industryThe United States Department of Agriculture says it will purchase $30 million worth of shrimp from Gulf Coast fishermen in an effort to help stabilize the region's seafood industry.

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Louisiana Launches ‘Smart Port' Initiative in New OrleansLouisiana struck a partnership with several entities to create a “smart port” initiative to use sensors and analytics technology to make more informed operational decisions at the Port of New Orleans and other ports.

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Jefferson Parish School Board :: You Let Us DownDisclaimer :: We, at New Orleans Mom, support public schools, and many of our team members have had a great experience with Jefferson Parish Public School System.

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Louisiana Tech 'excited' to open fall camp despite COVID-19 concerns'More excited than anything': Louisiana Tech opens visibly different fall camp amid COVID-19.

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LSU season ticket holders told to expect different seats, possibly fewer ticketsLSU is evaluating the allowable capacity in Tiger Stadium for football amid the ongoing coronavirus situation.

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Indictment: Man Shot Into Packed Car, Killed 1 Of 8 In CarNEW ORLEANS — An 18-year-old New Orleans man was indicted Thursday on charges accusing him of shooting into a car packed with eight people, killing one and wounding five.

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Louisiana man serving life for $30 marijuana sale set to be released under deal with DAAn Abbeville man who was serving a life prison sentence as a habitual offender over a $30 marijuana sale is getting out.

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Follow Friday: 5 Questions with Kim Starr Wise of Kim Starr Wise Floral EventsBorn into a family of landscape and floral designers, Kim Starr Wise comes by her love of flowers and nature naturally.

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Second wave of frontline worker rebate payments distributed, over 57,000 receivedThe Louisiana Department of Revenue began distributing frontline worker rebate payments on Friday, July 31.

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Louisiana seeks funding for National Guard virus responseGov. John Bel Edwards is questioning why Louisiana must pay a portion of the costs to use the state's National Guard in coronavirus response work if the federal government is picking up the full tab in some other states.

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Pearl River Resort To Reopen 1 Mississippi Casino FridayCHOCTAW, Miss. — The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is planning a phased reopening of its Pearl River Resort amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Live Traffic Updates: Friday Afternoon Commute9 hours 41 minutes 7 seconds ago Friday, August 07 2020 Aug 7, 2020 August 07, 2020 2:26 PM August 07, 2020 in Traffic Stories.

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Louisiana Inshore Shrimp Season Starts Monday In Most AreasBATON ROUGE, La. — The fall inshore shrimp season will open Monday across most of Louisiana, but the Biloxi Marsh and part of the Mermentau River won’t open for another two weeks.

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LSU warns of 'significant' revenue losses: 'Tens of millions' because Tiger Stadium won't be filledLSU warned of the financial toll the coronavirus could have on athletics Friday.

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Louisiana Tech receives $367K for neurological disorder researchIn particular, the project's purpose is to evaluate treatments that could help mitigate the follow-on effects of traumatic brain injury.

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Long Road To Recovery: Hiring Slows In July, As U.S. Employers Add 1.8 Million JobsUpdated at 8:45 a.m. ET U.S. employers added 1.8 million jobs last month, as the unemployment rate dipped to 10.2%.

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Capital One fined $80 million in data breachThe U.S. Treasury Department has fined Capital One $80 million for careless network security practices that enabled a hack that accessed the personal information of 106 million of the bank's credit card holders.

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To My Childless Boss:I float between anger and fear. I’m not sure what to do or which to choose - my family’s stability and mental health, or the lives and fates of the whole world - because even though the “economy shouldn’t rely on school, ” everyone feels the need to weigh in on what parents choose to do.

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Louisiana district delays school start after virus casesA Louisiana school district will delay the reopening of its schools by one week after nearly 20 teachers were infected with or exposed to the coronavirus and other staff members quit ahead of the year's start, officials said.

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Louisiana COVID-19: New Acadiana cases decrease with hospitalizationsNew cases of coronavirus in Acadiana continued a slight slowing trend Friday as parishes in the region reported 186 infections and six more deaths.

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Iberville Parish delays start of school year to Aug. 17The Iberville Parish school system announced Friday that it will delay starting its school year for another week.

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Louisiana Tech, ULM to play in Shreveport in 2020The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs and the ULM Warhawks will play at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, La., on Nov.

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Postal Service loses $2.2B in 3 months as virus woes persistThe U.S. Postal Service says it lost $2.2 billion in the three months that ended in June as the beleaguered agency — hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic — piles up financial losses that officials warn could top $20 billion over two years.

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Congress Fails To Reach Agreement On New COVID-19 Relief BillCopyright 2020 NPR.

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Louisiana inshore shrimp season starts Monday in most areasThe fall inshore shrimp season will open Monday across most of Louisiana, but the Biloxi Marsh and part of the Mermentau River won't open for another two weeks.

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Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank will donate food boxes to feed over 1,000 families in EBR ParishThe Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank and Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome will host a food distribution on Saturday.

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Let me tell you how frustrating this pandemic has been for deaf peopleIt would be a brave person who tried to argue that the UK government, over the past several years, hadn't shown a kind of systemic ableism in its attitudes towards and policies dealing with disabled people.

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Southern's Human Jukebox featured in new 2 Chainz, Lil Wayne singleSouthern University's famous marching band is once again in the spotlight.

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DIY Yard Art: Summer Stepping StonesLike many families, we spent much of our spring and early summer hours outside, landscaping and working on our homes exterior.

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Cinemark Perkins Rowe to reopen with new safety measures Aug. 14With increased sanitation and safety precautions, Cinemark is set to open more of its movie theaters around the country, including the Perkins Rowe location in Baton Rouge, on Aug.

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Judge sides with Louisiana governor, upholds virus rulesBATON ROUGE, La. — A Louisiana judge Thursday upheld Gov. John Bel Edwards’ statewide mask mandate and bar restrictions as legal and enforceable, rejecting claims from Jefferson Parish business owners that the Democratic governor overstepped his legal authority in enacting the coronavirus rules.

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4 poultry plant execs indicted after 2019 immigration raidJACKSON, Miss. — Four executives from two Mississippi poultry processing plants have been indicted on federal charges tied to one of the largest workplace immigration raids in the U.S. in the past decade.

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American Routes Shortcuts: Donald HarrisonThis is American Routes Live from Marigny Studios with jazz saxophonist Donald Harrison and Quintet.

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Louisiana mask mandate, bar restrictions upheldA Louisiana judge Thursday upheld Gov. John Bel Edwards' statewide mask mandate and bar restrictions as legal and enforceable, rejecting claims from Jefferson Parish business owners that the Democratic governor overstepped his legal authority in enacting the coronavirus rules.

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Coronavirus Cases Are Surging. The Contact Tracing Workforce Is NotThe United States needs as many as 100,000 contact tracers to fight the pandemic, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told Congress in June.

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Drug Smuggling Cat Escapes From Sri Lankan PrisonCopyright 2020 NPR.

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Italian Wine Windows Open During Pandemic, Bringing Back Bubonic Plague TraditionCopyright 2020 NPR.

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'All Bark And No Bite': Trump Holds Prescription Drug-Pricing Order In Search Of DealTwo weeks after President Trump signed an executive order "Lowering Drug Prices By Putting America First," the White House still hasn't released the text of the order.

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With Focus On Redistricting, Democrats Place New Emphasis On StatehousesTen years ago, Republicans flipped 20 state legislative chambers, seizing control of district mapmaking in many states after the decennial census.

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A Cooking Camp Chef's Recipe For Remote Education: Make It AmbitiousA lanky, long-haired kid stands in front of a stack of shelves lined with more than a dozen varieties of canned beans.

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Former East Feliciana coroner sentenced in corruption caseFormer East Feliciana Coroner Laura Dejohn was sentenced to probation and must pay fines after she was convicted of keeping incomplete records during her time in office.

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Wall Street stalls; S&P 500 drifts after 5-day win streakWall Street is drifting on Friday, as a report on the U.S. jobs market jousts with worries about rising U.S.-China tensions and whether Washington can deliver more aid for the economy.

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WBRZ producer among Friday's LSU graduatesJordan Rheams, the producer of WBRZ's noon show is graduating from LSU with his Master's Degree Friday, August 7.

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Caretaker charged with murder in Louisiana toddler's deathAccording to KTAL, Shreveport police arrested Tatianna Burns, 39, on Wednesday, nearly two months after a 17-month-old girl suffered "major head trauma" while in the woman's care on June 6, authorities said.

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Transcripts: Bill O'Brien Press ConferenceWhat kind of mismatches do you hope to create when you have RB David Johnson and RB Duke Johnson on the field at the same time?

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'We're Risking Our Lives': Front-Line Federal Workers Sue For Hazard PayFor the first few months of the coronavirus pandemic, correctional officer Kareen "Troy" Troitino says things were "pretty relaxed" at FCI Miami.

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Read the SEC's coronavirus medical protocolsThe Southeastern Conference has announced its initial COVID-19 management requirements for the fall athletics season as recommended by the SEC's Return to Activity and Medical Guidance Task Force.

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Livingston Parish superintendent praises families for sending children to first day of classOn the morning of Friday, August 7th Livingston Parish students are officially saying goodbye to summer vacation and beginning a school year unlike any they've previously experienced.

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Pelicans can't afford loss to woeful WizardsThe Washington Wizards are using the NBA restart to build for the future.

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NBA roundup: Bucks rally vs. Heat, claim East's top seedGiannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton scored 33 points each as the Milwaukee Bucks - who trailed by 23 in the first half - rallied to defeat the Miami Heat 130-116 on Thursday as part of the NBA restart near Orlando.

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Early morning crash kills bicyclist in Iberia ParishLouisiana State Police are investigating an Iberia Parish traffic crash that resulted in the death of an unidentified male bicyclist.

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Scary: Lightning strike sends debris flying in Louisiana neighborhoodA bolt of lightning in Morgan City, Louisiana, sent wood and debris flying and barely missed a woman who had just stepped out of her house.

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A Louisiana Black Man Is Serving Life Sentence for Stealing Hedge Clippers, White State Supreme Court Justices Refuse to Review His CaseFair Wayne Bryant was charged with attempted simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling after he allegedly stole a pair of hedge clippers from the carport of a residence in Shreveport, reported nonprofit news site The Lens.

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Report: U.S. adds 1.8 million jobs, in a sign that hiring has slowedThe United States added 1.8 million jobs in July, a pullback from the gains of May and June and evidence that the resurgent coronavirus is stalling hiring and slowing an economic rebound.

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There's no evidence holiday weekend gatherings have driven coronavirus spikes in LouisianaThe calendar has turned to August, which puts us squarely in the middle of the Fourth of July and Labor Day.

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Training camp primer: NFC West2019 summary: Kyle Shanahan's offense took off, and the Niners' defense was perhaps even more impressive, helping San Francisco go from 4-12 to 13-3 and the top seed in the NFC.

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Police: Man orchestrates sale of gun on Snapchat, attempts to rob purchaser when they meetPolice report that a July 30th gun sale orchestrated via the social media app, Snapchat went wrong when the seller attempted to rob the purchaser at gunpoint.

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President Trump bans dealings with Chinese owners of TikTok, WeChatPresident Donald Trump has ordered a sweeping but vague ban on dealings with the Chinese owners of social media apps TikTok and WeChat on security grounds, a move China's government criticized as "political manipulation."

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Training camp primer: NFC SouthCause for concern: The Saints have talent everywhere and depth in most spots, so the biggest concern is the eventual meeting between Brees and Father Time.

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La Supreme Court upholds Black man's life sentence for stealing hedge clippers over 20 years agoA Louisiana man will spend the rest of his life in prison for stealing hedge clippers, after the Louisiana Supreme Court denied his request to have his sentence overturned last week.

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Louisiana has lost 4,000 people to coronavirus. These are the most common pre-existing conditionsLouisiana's coronavirus-related death toll surpassed 4,000 on Thursday, making it the 12th state to report at least that many victims.

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HealthyBR Medical Advisory Board releases suggested COVID guidelines for businessesThe HealthyBR Region 2 Medical Advisory Board, in conjunction with the Baton Rouge Area Chamber , issued recommended COVID guidelines based on information from The Center for Disease Control and The Louisiana Department of Health.

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377. Nick Douglas. Petition to Lincoln, part 1."Fully one hundred years before the Voting Rights Act of 1965, black acti..."

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Online convention reaches accessibility milestoneJehovah's Witnesses' first ever virtual convention is proving to be a resounding success, bringing a breath of fresh air to many in Baton Rouge.

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Indictment: Man shot into packed car, killed 1 of 8 in carAn 18-year-old New Orleans man was indicted Thursday on charges accusing him of shooting into a car packed with eight people, killing one and wounding five.

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'Worst nightmare': Laid-off workers endure loss of $600 aidAround the country, across industries and occupations, millions of Americans thrown out of work because of the coronavirus are straining to afford the basics now that an extra $600 a week in federal unemployment benefits has expired.

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Watch live: What's next for Louisiana's economy after coronavirus? 4 experts tackle the questionA summit to discuss Louisiana's economic outlook - hosted by The Times-Picayune, The Advocate and The Acadiana Advocate - will be broadcast at 8:30 a.m.

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Coaches' reactions to possible football season: Holy Savior Menard and Bolton HighLocal coaches in the area agree that safety is the number one priority with the return of football.

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Future of Fall Sports: Louisiana College and LSUADue to COVID-19, our local athletic programs such as Louisiana College and LSUA will experience minimal fall competition.

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Nets get another chance to clinch vs. KingsIn their first chance at clinching a playoff berth, the Brooklyn Nets put together a major dud with virtually their entire lineup.

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Join WYES For An Online AuctionNEW ORLEANS – Now through Thursday, August 13, at 10:00 p.m. browse a wide variety of auction items, register and bid at wyes.org during the WYES ONLINE AUCTION.

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Feed The Family With Sunday Supper At GiannaNEW ORLEANS – Chef Rebecca Wilcomb of Gianna is offering a three-course meal for Sunday Supper.

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Louisiana Judge Upholds Governor's Coronavirus RestrictionsA Louisiana judge upheld Gov. John Bel Edwards' statewide mask mandate, closure of bars and 50-person limit on indoor gatherings Thursday, rejecting four Jefferson Parish business owners' claims that the state's coronavirus restrictions violate their constitutional rights.

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Jernigan Investor Alert By The Former Attorney General Of Louisiana: Kahn Swick And Foti, Llc Investigates Adequacy Of Price And Process In Proposed SFormer Attorney General of Louisiana Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq. and the law firm of Kahn Swick and Foti, LLC are investigating the...

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Pentagon Chief Esper Talks With Chinese Counterpart As Tensions SoarAmid deteriorating U.S.-China relations, further aggravated by a highly unusual trip to Taiwan this weekend by Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, Defense Secretary Mark Esper talked for 90 minutes on Thursday with his Chinese counterpart, Defense Minister Wei Fenghe.

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Wreck in New Orleans area kills North Louisiana womanPreliminary investigation shows she was in the rear seat of a car that was struck from behind by a speeding pickup, LSP says.

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Gov. Says Florida's Unemployment System Was Designed To Create 'Pointless Roadblocks'Updated at 6:18 p.m. ET Amid staggering job losses in March and April, Florida's unemployment system was the slowest in the country to process claims.

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Louisiana Supreme Court upholds Black man's life sentence for stealing hedge clippers more than 20 years agoCNN)A Black Louisiana man will spend the rest of his life in prison for stealing hedge clippers, after the Louisiana Supreme Court denied his request to have his sentence overturned last week.

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Magnolias, Beer Cans and Football: Mississippi Is Designing A New State FlagAfter Mississippi lawmakers voted in June to remove the Confederate battle emblem from the state's flag, they asked people to send in designs for a new flag — and received nearly 3,000 submissions.

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Ellen DeGeneres Bullied An 11-Year-Old Boy Before Stardom, Louisiana Man ClaimsBen Gravolet shared how he was always conscious about his weight and Ellen DeGeneres constantly subjected him to mean insults when he was just a 11-year-old boy.

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Amazon Ranks Louisiana a Top State for Digital EntrepreneursPrior to the launch of Amazon's 2020 SMB Impact Report, the company analyzed small and medium-sized businesses across the country.

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Livingston Parish schools back in session Friday, some upset with hybrid learning modelThe Livingston Parish School Board met on Thursday evening for a routine meeting amid pleas from parents who are pushing for their children to get back in the classroom full time.

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Where Y'Eat: Takeout to Carry on a Long Tradition at Brigtsen'sThe menu at Brigtsen's Restaurant has always told stories. Between the brown butter, bright remoulade and smoky gumbo you can read the heritage of Louisiana food, the evolution of the modern New Orleans restaurant and friendships reaching back generations.

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Remaining Months Of The 2020 Hurricane Season Will Be ‘Extremely Active'The latest forecast from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts there could be a record-breaking number of hurricanes this year.

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Grant Parish man arrested, threatens bomb detonationThe Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested Nicholas Hollingsworth this morning for a domestic violence crime. When he appeared before Judge Willett this afternoon at a hearing, Hollingsworth said that if he wasn’t released within 48 hours bombs would be detonated at his house.

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Bus and a business torched as Cape Town protests flare up againPolice spokesperson Brigadier Novela Potelwa also said there was a heavy police presence along Maroela and Old Paarl Roads in Kraaifontein, where the City of Cape Town's law enforcement officials were demolishing structures on a piece of land in Bloekombos.

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How to Eat in New Orleans During CoronavirusA comprehensive guide to restaurants, groceries, booze, and more amid pandemic-related restrictions All Stories.

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Family of 4 rescued, found clinging to overturned boat off Louisiana coastTwo children and their parents clung to their overturned boat in the Gulf of Mexico until the Coast Guard could rescue them Wednesday afternoon.

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Louisiana's fall shrimp season to open MondayLouisianas fall inshore shrimp season will open Monday except in two areas state marine biologist have found an abundance of small white shrimp.

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Beirut Explosion Update: Lebanon Detains 16 People As Part Of InquiryAuthorities in Lebanon have detained 16 people as part of an urgent investigation into the enormous explosion that devastated Beirut's port area and much of the city on Tuesday.

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Federal Appeals Court Upholds Dismissal Of Cliven Bundy CaseA federal appeals court in San Francisco has denied the Justice Department's motion for a retrial in the case against Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, who led an armed standoff against federal agents over cattle grazing near his ranch in 2014.

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Grizzlies hoping to snap slump against ThunderBut the Memphis Grizzlies' first four games of the eight scheduled to be played in the NBA bubble near Orlando looked to be an opportunity to put themselves in strong position to make the playoffs for the first time in three seasons.

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Bogdanovic scores career-high 35 as Kings dump PelicansBogdan Bogdanovic scored a career-best 35 points as the Sacramento Kings got their first victory of the NBA restart, defeating the New Orleans Pelicans 140-125 on Thursday afternoon near Orlando.

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Registration open: YMCA distance learning program, childcare service for families adjusting to virtual schoolThe distance learning program is intended to provide structure and direct supervision for students while their parents are away at work or running errands during school hours.

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Prices For COVID-19 Vaccines Are Starting To Come Into FocusHow much will vaccines against the coronavirus cost? Even though none has finished clinical testing, some clues about pricing are starting to emerge.

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Where to Order Brunch for Takeout or Delivery in New OrleansBrunch might just be the best meal of the week. And while there's nothing like indulging in a languid, booze-fueled weekend meal at a favorite restaurant, brunch at home can come close.

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Medical experts explain the importance of vaccinesAugust is National Immunization Month. Medicals experts explain the importance of keeping immunization records up-to-date.

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Meeting postponed for carnival krewe captains, city officials to talk Mardi Gras amid coronavirusA meeting of city officials and captains of New Orleans Mardi Gras krewes has been postponed.

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Iberville Parish starts virtual academy, online campus amid pandemicIn response to COVID-19, Iberville Parish is taking a different approach to education. The school system started a virtual academy.

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Worst Nightmare: Laid-Off Workers Endure Loss Of $600 AidAn unemployed makeup artist with two toddlers and a disabled husband needs help with food and rent.

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Saints Morning Break for Thursday, Aug. 6Saints QB Drew Brees may be 41, but his downfield numbers are 'still strong,' Sean Payton says.

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Who Is Sen. Anne Ranch?NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with TV comedy writer Charles Rogers about his satirical political campaign for a fake senator.

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