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WWL Newsroom
April 28, 2020 - 9:30 am
Governor Edwards extends the statewide stay at home order to May 15th citing concerning levels of case growth outside of the Metro New Orleans epicenter.
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Chris Miller
April 27, 2020 - 4:09 pm
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards today extended the stay-at-home order issued to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Kenny Kuhn
April 25, 2020 - 6:00 am
Louisiana Representative Clay Higgins takes aim at state governors in Facebook video rant.
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Chris Miller
April 23, 2020 - 5:20 pm
With the state of Louisiana entering the final week of Governor John Bel Edwards' current stay-at-home and social distancing orders, more and more people are starting to wonder about the process of coming back. State officials say it may involve some false starts.
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Chris Miller
April 23, 2020 - 2:24 pm
Louisiana COVID-19 deaths outnumber Hurricane Katrina deaths
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WWL Newsroom
April 23, 2020 - 1:41 pm
The coronavirus pandemic could result in an unemployment rate above 20 percent in Louisiana
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WWL Newsroom
April 22, 2020 - 1:28 pm
A proposal for expanded mail-in ballot voting in the July and August elections clears key Legislative committees.
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Chris Miller
April 22, 2020 - 11:30 am
The Resilient Louisiana Commission, set up by Gov. John Bel Edwards to map out how to ease the business economy back to life, holds its first meeting this afternoon
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WWL Newsroom
April 21, 2020 - 9:05 pm
The Louisiana Department of Education will award nearly $10 million to childcare providers who are hurting for cash during the coronavirus shutdown. The money comes courtesy of the CARES Act.
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WWL Newsroom
April 21, 2020 - 9:01 pm
The Louisiana Department of Education releases a survey that finds all 69 public school districts are offering some level of distance education while campuses are closed.
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