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John Bel Edwards
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WWL Newsroom
April 07, 2020 - 9:22 pm
A survey from Public Policy Polling shows 68 percent of Louisianans approve of Governor Edwards’ handling of the coronavirus crisis and 66 percent now approve of his job performance overall
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Chris Miller
April 07, 2020 - 8:55 pm
The city of New Orleans has offered guidelines for funeral homes on handling preparation and burial of COVID-19 victims
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 07, 2020 - 7:03 pm
Stores are installing coronavirus shields between cashiers and customers with plexiglass.
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2019 American Idol winner Laine Hardy sings the national anthem before a NFC Wild Card playoff football game between the New Orleans Saints and the Minnesota Vikings at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
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Amos Morale III
April 07, 2020 - 6:13 pm
Livingston native and 2019 American Idol winner Laine Hardy is set to release two new songs Friday
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John Bel Edwards
Chris Miller
April 07, 2020 - 4:18 pm
Louisiana governor John Bel Edwards says he believes the mitigation measures are beginning to work
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Dr. Jennifer Avegno
Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 07, 2020 - 2:21 pm
New Orleans' Health Director Dr. Jennifer Avegno does not think the city is seeing a flattening of the coronavirus curve yet.
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 07, 2020 - 12:15 pm
Louisiana Coronavirus deaths increased by 70 today, making it the biggest single day jump yet in the state.
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 07, 2020 - 11:57 am
Louisiana Department of Health data show coronavirus killing mostly black people with high blood pressure and diabetes in Louisiana.
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Steve Geller
April 07, 2020 - 11:33 am
A look at the past 10 years of the 24th overall pick in the NFL draft with the Saints owning that selection for 2020
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UFC president Dana White in attendance during UFC 246 at T-Mobile Arena.
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Amos Morale III
April 07, 2020 - 10:59 am
While most pro sports leagues have either canceled or postponed events, the UFC, the biggest promotion in professional mixed martial arts, is going to great lengths to hold its contests.
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