State News

Kenny Kuhn
March 30, 2020 - 6:38 pm
Despite efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19, Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy thinks it won't be done before the President's target of April 30.
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April Dunn
Kenny Kuhn
March 29, 2020 - 1:23 pm
A 33-year old woman who worked in the Governor's Office of Disability Affairs died from COVID-19.
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Powerball
WWL Newsroom
March 27, 2020 - 11:02 am
Louisiana Lottery spokesperson Kim Chopin says, for example, their March 11th Powerball Wednesday night drawing generated 265,000 dollars, “this past Wednesday’s draw on the 25th, sales were 200,000 dollars. So that’s a 65 thousand dollar hit on a single day in terms of what would normally be...
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John Bel Edwards
Chris Miller
March 26, 2020 - 6:38 pm
Governor Edwards: Save lives and stay at home
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Chris Miller
March 26, 2020 - 3:16 pm
Texas Governor Greg Abbott today issued an executive order requiring anyone traveling to the Lone Star State from New Orleans or New York to quarantine themselves for 14 days
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Sewing
Bruce Turner
WWL Newsroom
March 26, 2020 - 7:05 am
Seamstresses and hobbyists are volunteering their talents toward filling those voids in a campaign called the 100 million mask challenge.
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USA Today
WWL Newsroom
March 24, 2020 - 7:00 am
Medical professionals and the Governor took on some of the public’s biggest questions Monday night about what we now know about COVID-19 just over two weeks since the state’s first reported case.
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coronavirus
Chris Miller
March 21, 2020 - 6:56 pm
The total number of cases of coronavirus that has been confirmed by testing rose by 178 today, to 763.
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Ochsner
WWL Newsroom
March 21, 2020 - 4:19 pm
Ochsner Health CEO Warner Thomas says their health system is prepared to handle a potential influx of COVID-19 patients
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Coronavirus
Chris Miller
March 20, 2020 - 6:27 pm
The Louisiana Department of Health Friday afternoon said confirmed coronavirus cases reached 537. Fourteen have died.
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