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WWL Newsroom
May 19, 2020 - 1:55 pm
LSU’s Pete Maravich Assembly Center has wrapped up its PPE production operation. Director of Economic Development at LSU, Greg Trahan, says in a month, they created more than 20,000 gowns for frontline healthcare workers.
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WWL Newsroom
May 19, 2020 - 9:45 am
The Omnibus Tort Reform bill clears the Senate on a veto-proof 29-8 vote.
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WWL Newsroom
May 19, 2020 - 8:45 am
The Pete Maravich Assembly Center at LSU has hosted a PPE production facility for about the last month and now the operation is wrapping up.
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Chris Miller
May 18, 2020 - 4:19 pm
The Louisiana House agreed to a bill that would expand the list of diseases for which doctors can prescribe marijuana-based medicines. The house also approved a separate bull to allow dispensaries of medical marijuana deliver it to patients' homes.
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Chris Miller
May 18, 2020 - 3:48 pm
The Louisiana Department of Health today released case numbers and deaths related to COVID-19 for every nursing home in the state.
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WWL Newsroom
May 18, 2020 - 8:30 am
The full Senate is scheduled to tackle two major bills Monday, one being tort reform and the other revoking local governments’ ability to sue oil companies for coastal damages.
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Kenny Kuhn
May 18, 2020 - 8:12 am
The Federal Trade Commission warns nursing home residents that the assisted living facility cannot take your federal stimulus check.
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WWL Newsroom
May 16, 2020 - 4:55 pm
The CDC is warning physicians to be on the lookout for a possibly COVID-linked illness that has impacted hundreds of children across the country. Ochsner Lafayette Pediatric Cardiologist Dr. Katherine Lindle says the symptoms do not look like COVID-19 in adults.
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Chris Miller
May 15, 2020 - 4:43 pm
The state of Louisiana moves into Phase One of the economic restart after the coronavirus shut down. Gov. John Bel Edwards says contact tracers are ready to go.
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WWL Newsroom
May 15, 2020 - 9:45 am
Many businesses can resume operations today at 25 percent capacity as the state enters Phase One.
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