State News

Coronavirus reporting protocols in place at PortNOLA
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Thomas Perumean
June 18, 2020 - 12:50 am
Masks had designer logos and trade marks
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WWL Newsroom
June 17, 2020 - 8:53 am
Louisiana has now seen three straight days of COVID-19 hospitalizations, the metric used by health officials to track the actual rate of community spread.
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WWL Newsroom
June 16, 2020 - 4:28 pm
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards signed a bill that greatly expands access to medical marijuana.
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State Capitol
WWL Newsroom
June 16, 2020 - 9:05 am
The House passes legislation making revisions to the tort reform effort that was vetoed by the Governor, winning a veto-proof majority for the bill in the process.
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WWL Newsroom
June 16, 2020 - 6:56 am
Pennington Biomedical Research Center researchers say a chemical compound called BAM15 shows great promise as a metabolism increasing fat burner.
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BRPD
"Police situation" at Cortana Mall in Baton Rouge. Cops advise the public to avoid the area.
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WWL Newsroom
June 15, 2020 - 8:45 am
Evictions are scheduled to begin Monday after being frozen by Governor John Bel Edwards since late March.
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State misses nursing home testing marks
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Associated Press
June 13, 2020 - 9:52 am
Louisiana misses goal on virus testing at nursing homes
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Governor John Bel Edwards
WWL Newsroom
June 11, 2020 - 2:00 pm
Governor Edwards says since May 15th the COVID contact tracing program has had success but has run into problems of people not answering their phones.
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LSU
WWL Newsroom
June 11, 2020 - 1:42 pm
The Middleton Library on LSU’s campus will have a new name. The building has been named after General Troy Middleton, a war hero, who served as LSU’s president from 1951 to 1962.
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