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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
July 13, 2020 - 12:04 pm
There are now more than 1,300 COVID patients in Louisiana hospitals, which is an increase of more than 750 in one month.
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Hard Rock Collapse
Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
July 13, 2020 - 11:43 am
Crews today are starting the process of removing the rubble that has trapped two bodies inside the partially collapsed Hard Rock Hotel construction site for more than nine months.
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Kenny Kuhn
July 13, 2020 - 10:26 am
Legendary French Quarter restaurant K-Paul’s Louisiana Kitchen announces they will permanently close amid COVID-19 restrictions.
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Tarrah Gibbons
July 13, 2020 - 10:00 am
If you do not have any plans for National French Fry Day, you should look at this freebie. McDonald’s will give away free fries on Monday, July 13.
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Kenny Kuhn
July 13, 2020 - 8:40 am
St. Tammany Parish Coroner Dr. Charles Preston urges people to take caution during this heat index warning, especially now that it is mandatory for people to wear masks.
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Louisiana Department of Health
WWL Newsroom
July 13, 2020 - 7:30 am
Louisiana is reporting nearly 78,000 coronavirus cases. The state has 4.6 million people, which means about two-percent of the state’s residents have tested positive.
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Kenny Kuhn
July 13, 2020 - 6:41 am
Detectives in St. Charles Parish are investigating a shooting.
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Archbishop Gregory Aymond
Thomas Perumean
July 13, 2020 - 6:17 am
Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) abuse are demanding an audit be performed on the Archdiocese of New Orleans.
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The heat will be on again Monday with temps in the upper 90s and a heat index in the triple digits. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory from 10:00am to 8:00pm.
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Louisiana's statewide mask mandate to control the spread of coronavirus begins at midnight tonight.
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