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Associated Press
August 08, 2020 - 4:10 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — 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...
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Who pays? Governor wants feds to pay for National Guard
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Thomas Perumean
August 07, 2020 - 1:59 pm
President wants states to should 25% of deployment costs.
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Chris Miller
August 07, 2020 - 11:56 am
Hospitalizations for COVID-19 fell today, dropping by 51 for a total of 1,406.
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Helping bars to become restaurants
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WWL Newsroom
August 07, 2020 - 6:29 am
Edwards: state helping bars quickly get permitted to operate
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Chris Miller
August 06, 2020 - 4:21 pm
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says he's hopeful the U.S. House and Senate extend some form of enhanced unemployment benefits, but he also says people who are out of work can't depend on that, so it's best to start looking for a job now.
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John Bel Edwards
AP
Associated Press
August 06, 2020 - 3:15 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana judge has upheld Gov. John Bel Edwards’ statewide mask mandate and bar restrictions as legal and enforceable.
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A million masks for Louisiana schoolkids
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WWL Newsroom
August 05, 2020 - 10:32 pm
Million masks available for Louisiana schoolkids
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WWL Newsroom
August 05, 2020 - 4:37 pm
The Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and the Louisiana Department of Education have partnered to provide a million masks for schools.
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Sen Bill Cassidy
Thomas Perumean
August 05, 2020 - 12:51 pm
Bill would provide billions to keep essential services operating in crisis times.
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Chris Miller
August 04, 2020 - 3:38 pm
A dog in Louisiana has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry announced today.
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