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WWL Newsroom
August 05, 2020 - 6:57 am
Assistant Health Secretary Dr. Alex Billioux says the state is having some difficulties getting answers from its COVID contact tracing program.
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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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Chris Miller
August 04, 2020 - 2:41 pm
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards today announced that phase two of easing coronavirus pandemic restrictions will continues for at least three more weeks, through August 28.
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Chris Miller
August 04, 2020 - 1:14 pm
Kids are gearing up to go back to school -- they start next week in Jefferson Parish, the state's largest public school system. Some Catholic schools begin as soon as this week, while New Orleans and St. Tammany will wait another month.
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 04, 2020 - 12:09 pm
The Louisiana Department of Health today reported more than 3,600 new cases of coronavirus in the state. Officials, however, say that nearly half of them are the result of a backlog of old tests.
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Kenny Kuhn
August 04, 2020 - 12:04 pm
House Republican Whip Steve Scalise bashed Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Democrats for what he calls politicizing COVID-19 relief bills.
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Kenny Kuhn
August 04, 2020 - 11:43 am
NOLA Public Schools Superintendent Henderson Lewis called for teamwork to develop wifi that everyone in New Orleans can access.
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Kenny Kuhn
August 04, 2020 - 11:15 am
An assistant professor with LSU Health New Orleans helps discover what impact COVID-19 may have on cancer patients.
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Kenny Kuhn
August 04, 2020 - 9:40 am
Colleges and universities are getting a game plan together to handle students returning to campus.
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 04, 2020 - 8:21 am
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Deputies took a woman to jail after she allegedly refused to put on a mask and then refused to leave Lakeside Shopping Center.
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