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377.5 Lamar White, part 1Part 1 of our conversation with Lamar White, Jr., about Louisiana Politics during the Covid outbreak of 2020.

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1.9M tempered glass plant holds formal launch in LouisianaSHREVEPORT, La. — A $1.9 million safety glass plant in Louisiana expects to have 50 employees when it fills all of its jobs, officials said Wednesday.

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ARTmazing Gallery to open in French QuarterEstablished by local artist Giselle Monteiro, The ARTmazing Gallery is a larger-than-life 6000 sqft. POP ART exhibition and special events space that provides an immersive and fun experience for all.

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Audubon Zoo Creates Online Baby Shower Registry for Expecting Mother GorillaTumani, Western Lowland Gorilla. NEW ORLEANS – Audubon Zoo is expecting the birth of a critically endangered western lowland gorilla, and has created an online baby registry as a way for the public to get involved in the upcoming birth.

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Saints Announce Team's First Regular Season Home Game To Be Played Without FansThe official statement: he New Orleans Saints announced today that the team will not host fans at the first home game this season , due to the state of...

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Teenage hostess at Chili's in Louisiana reportedly attacked for enforcing COVID-19 guidelinesA teenage worker at a Chili's restaurant in Baton Rouge says she was attacked by a large group of women while trying to enforce COVID-19 restaurant guidelines.

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Louisiana school in session for 3 days, employee tests positive for COVID-19A Livingston Parish, Louisiana junior high school has been in session for three days and already an employee has tested positive for COVID-19.

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Depleted Pelicans, Magic meet for procedural finaleThe Orlando Magic and the New Orleans Pelicans meet in their final seeding game of the NBA restart Thursday night near Orlando with depleted lineups and nothing on the line.

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Remote Or In-Person? Compare Your School District To Others In Southeast LouisianaThe calculations districts are making on how and when to reopen schools are incredibly complicated.

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U.S. Louisiana reports 7 school related COVID-19 outbreaksU.S. state of Louisiana is tracking seven COVID-19 outbreaks tied to schools and colleges, local media reported Wednesday.

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Report: 59 Confederate Symbols Removed Since George Floyd's DeathAfter George Floyd was killed by police in Minneapolis in late May, waves of anguished and outraged Americans took to the streets, to livestreamed city council meetings and to social media to denounce racism.

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Puerto Rico's Arecibo Radio Telescope Damaged By Falling CableA broken cable at Puerto Rico's Arecibo Observatory has torn a gaping 100-foot hole in the dish of one of the largest radio telescopes in the world, taking the instrument offline until repairs can be made.

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Louisiana high court refuses to review case of Black man serving life for stealing hedge clippersThe Louisiana Supreme Court last month refused to review the life sentence of a Black man convicted more than two decades ago of trying, and failing, to steal a pair of hedge clippers from someone's carport.

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Coronavirus Victims: Sister Of The Civil Rights Movement Winifred FredericksCopyright 2020 NPR.

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Joe Biden And Kamala Harris Make 1st Joint AppearanceCopyright 2020 NPR.

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Play It Forward: Indigo Girls' Amy Ray And Emily Saliers On Their 45-Year KinshipWe're back with season two of Play It Forward, where we talk with artists about their music and the artists they're thankful for.

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7 Coronavirus outbreaks in Louisiana linked to schools, collegesWashington: The US state of Louisiana has reported seven COVID-19 outbreaks linked to schools and colleges.

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Big 12 Is Moving Ahead With Fall Football SeasonThe Big 12 Conference is moving ahead with its football season, announcing that fall sports will continue - with teams following safety precautions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Grant Parish announces an arrest warrant for the murder of Keelien LewisIn a special press meeting, the Grant Parish Sheriff's Office announced a suspect in the murder of Keelien Lewis.

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Coronavirus Food Assistance Program to bring some relief to crawfish farmersCoronavirus Food Assistance Program to bring some relief to crawfish farmers.

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The 38 Best Restaurants in New Orleans Open for Takeout and DeliveryWe use cookies and other tracking technologies to improve your browsing experience on our site, show personalized content and targeted ads, analyze site traffic, and understand where our audiences come from.

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Iowa State adds Louisiana as nonconference opponentAfter the Big 12 announced that it would be playing college football in 2020, the conference released a schedule of conference opponents.

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Pandemic lawyers: 2 Louisiana bar exams open book, by emailNEW ORLEANS — Because of problems caused by the continuing coronavirus pandemic, the state's next two bar exams will be open book and administered by email, the Louisiana Supreme Court said in an order Wednesday.

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The Top All-Inclusive In St Maarten Is Open AgainSt Maarten's leading all-inclusive resort, the adults-only Sonesta Ocean Point, t is open again, Caribbean Journal has learned.

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Louisiana man warns of large lizard on the looseAug. 12 - A Louisiana man is warning neighbors to be on the lookout for his unusual escaped pet - a Nile monitor lizard.

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Q&A: Author Andy Horowitz On His New Book, 'Katrina: A History, 1915-2015'"Katrina: A History, 1915-2015" details the long story leading up to the storm — the development plans, federal assistance programs, politics, and.

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EBR works to mitigate flood risks, spraying drainage canals with herbicideThree times a year, 277 miles worth of herbicide is sprayed on plants in drainage canals through East Baton Rouge Parish.

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As school year starts, finding willing substitutes proving to be a challengeAs school systems grapple with detecting and subsequently containing COVID-19 in classrooms, Zachary Community Schools is facing staffing concerns even before the year begins.

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Masks with vents, valves banned from most US airlinesAmerican Airlines will join almost every other major airline in the US in banning face masks with exhaust vents or valves.

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Eagles And Mockingbirds Catch A Break As Judge Strikes Down Trump Bird OpinionA federal judge in New York struck down a Trump administration decision to scale back U.S. government protections for migratory birds.

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What Do Americans With South Asian Heritage Think Of Kamala Harris As VP Pick?Copyright 2020 NPR.

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Georgia Parents Rethink Kids Going To School After Year's Rough StartCopyright 2020 Georgia Public Broadcasting. To see more, visit Georgia Public Broadcasting.

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Riots That Followed Anti-Racism Protests Come At Great Cost To Black-Owned BusinessesCopyright 2020 NPR.

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In a first, Airbnb takes action against guest for partyFor the first time, Airbnb is taking legal action against a guest for violating its ban on unauthorized parties.

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Parents can report Louisiana schools not following COVID-19 guidelinesThe Louisiana Department of Education publishes a record of complaints against schools and school systems.

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Masters Tournament To Be 'Conducted Without Patrons Or Guests' In NovemberOne of golf's most iconic tourneys, the Masters Tournament, will be played without spectators when the sport's best players tee up in Augusta, Ga., in the fall.

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Florida Sheriff Orders Deputies And Staff Not To Wear Face MasksThe sheriff in a central Florida COVID-19 hot spot has issued a directive prohibiting deputies, staff and visitors to department offices from wearing protective face masks, an order that came as a local mayor and city council squared off over a mask ordinance for businesses.

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New Orleans Police Sought Suspects in Homicide Investigation at Old Gentilly RoadNew Orleans,  Louisiana  The NOPD is seeking to locate two subjects identified as persons of interest for questioning in the investigation of a homicide that occurred on July 17, 2020 in the 10200 block of Old Gentilly Road.

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Southampton sign Ghana defender Salisu from ValladolidSouthampton signed Ghana defender Mohammed Salisu from Real Valladolid in a £10.9 million deal on Wednesday.

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Tiger Woods to defend Masters title behind closed doorsTiger Woods will have to defend his Masters title behind closed doors after Augusta chiefs admitted Wednesday that the risks caused by the coronavirus in allowing thousands of fans to attend "are simply too significant to overcome".

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Governor Tate Reeves Announces U.S. Treasury Approves $7.6 Million Grant for USM Oyster HatcheryJACKSON — Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced that the U.S. Department of the Treasury has approved a RESTORE Act grant award of $7.62 million for the construction of the University of Southern Mississippi.

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Court rejects judicial election district for Louisiana parish's Black citizensA federal appeals court recently overturned a lower court ruling that required a new majority-Black judicial election district in Terrebonne Parish.

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Online Treatment, Virtual Check-Ins: Dealing With Addiction In A PandemicThis broadcast originally aired on May 29, 2020.Editor's Note: This hour discusses addiction and mental health.

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LDH tracking coronavirus in the classroom, monitoring quarantined students and staffSome schools started last week, some this week, and some haven't started at all, but districts across the area are already seeing positive COVID cases.

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Oil Spill In Venezuela Stains Treasured Caribbean BeachesCARACAS, Venezuela — An oil spill in Venezuela has coated a stretch of the crisis-wracked nation's Caribbean coastline, treasured for its white sand beaches, clusters of small islands and wildlife.

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New Outbreak In New Zealand Leads To New Rules And Supermarket RunsAfter more than 100 days without any community spread of COVID-19, New Zealand moved to an elevated alert level Wednesday with news of four new cases and another four probable ones.

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Louisiana bar exam to become open-book email test for those still required to take itThe Louisiana Supreme Court announced Wednesday that people who still have to take the bar exam in August and October will have an open-book test.

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R. Kelly Associates Charged With Trying To Bribe, Intimidate His AccusersThree associates of fallen R&B star R. Kelly were arrested and charged Tuesday by New York federal authorities.

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College Football In The Spring: When? How Much? Who Plays?Back in April, not long after the NCAA basketball tournament was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, the idea of moving the 2020 college football to the spring of 2021 already was being tossed around.

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'Boys State' Helps Teens Learn How Politics Work — Perhaps A Little Too WellSince they were founded in the 1930s by the American Legion, the Boys State and Girls State programs have been giving high schoolers a practical education in how government works.

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Police: Missing juvenile from Vernon Parish found safe in Tennessee, one in custody5 hours 28 minutes 10 seconds ago Wednesday, August 12 2020 Aug 12, 2020 August 12, 2020 6:41 PM August 12, 2020 in News.

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Lakers look to finish strong vs. KingsThe Los Angeles Lakers close out their regular season Thursday when they face the Sacramento Kings at The Field House inside the NBA bubble near Orlando.

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Louisiana Ranking Low When It Comes To Having A BabyWhen it comes to having a child in Louisiana, there are several things that might be stacked against you.

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Kamala Harris Pick For VP Is Hailed As 'A Moment Of Pride' In IndiaMany Indians are tweeting support Wednesday for Kamala Harris, celebrating their connection to the new presumptive Democratic nominee for vice president, whose mother was from India.

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Media Mogul Sumner Redstone Dies At 97Sumner Redstone, who built a media empire from his family's drive-in movie chain, has died.

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Checking in on Hurricane Season with Steve CaparottaThanks for tuning in! Last week, forecasters updated their outlook calling for an 'extremely active ' remainder of the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season.

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Louisiana coronavirus: 1,179 more cases reported; recoveries surpass 100,000 peopleThe Louisiana Dept. of Health reported 1,179 more coronavirus cases and 43 more deaths in its daily noon update Wednesday.

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2000 Masks for Distribution with Step Up Louisiana to promote the Fair Chance in Hiring Act Saturday August 15Saturday, August 15th, from 3 – 5pm Step Up Louisiana is a giving away delicious food and masks to get out the message about the importance of The Fair Chance Hiring Act. Formerly Incarcerated People and their allies are invited to the Next Generation of Morning Star Baptist Church at 3536 Saint Ferdinand St. to pick up a free plate of...

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Eagles' Pederson cleared from COVID, back with teamPhiladelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson is back with the team after a 10-day absence due to a positive test for COVID-19.

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'We Made Herstory': Fani Willis Poised To Become First Woman DA in Georgia CountyThe longtime Fulton County, Ga., District Attorney, who in recent weeks gained national attention for leading the prosecution of white police officers in the killing of Rayshard Brooks, was trounced in primary runoff on Tuesday by his former employee.

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Black Power Scholar Illustrates How MLK And Malcolm X Influenced Each OtherMartin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X are frequently seen as opposing forces in the struggle for civil rights and against white supremacy; King is often portrayed as a nonviolent insider, while Malcolm X is characterized as a political renegade.

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Analysis: Louisiana Nursing Homes Have Coronavirus Vulnerability from StaffAs Louisiana tries to protect vulnerable nursing home residents from coronavirus outbreaks, the facilities still have a significant source of risk for new infections.

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Wetlands Loss Suits Against Oil Companies to Stay in Louisiana State CourtsOil companies facing lawsuits that blame them for coastal wetlands loss in Louisiana have lost an attempt to move the suits to federal court.

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Companies Test Antibody Drugs To Treat, Prevent COVID-19With a coronavirus vaccine still months off, companies are rushing to test what may be the next best thing: drugs that deliver antibodies to fight the virus right away, without having to train the immune system to make them.

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Louisiana Adopts Virtual Currency Business ActEffective August 1, 2020, Louisiana has adopted a Virtual Currency Business Act. In doing so it becomes the second state after New York to require certain operators of virtual currency businesses to.

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How Biden Chose Harris: Inside His Search For A Running MateThe Michigan governor had caught the interest of Joe Biden and his vice presidential vetting committee, who were drawn to her prominence in a crucial battleground state and her aggressive response to the coronavirus outbreak there.

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How U.S. businesses are gearing up for post-Covid worldThere are things we all want and need from a globalized world that will always be imported.

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You Little Tart!With ten mouths to feed, my daddys vegetable garden in Eunice, La. was an essential part of our family’s meal-plan.

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Coroner called to possible drowning in Central neighborhoodAuthorities are responding to a possible drowning in an East Baton Rouge neighborhood Wednesday.

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Louisiana shooting: Active shooter at Shreveport hospitalOne victim shot in the leg was being treated for injuries that were not considered to be life-threatening.

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Biden And Harris To Introduce Their Presidential Ticket In DelawareUpdated at 3:35 p.m. ET Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his newly named running mate, California Sen.

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'America's Got Talent': Will Louisiana's Archie Williams advance on show? Watch tonight at 7Forty-four years after Stevie Wonder released "Love's in Need of Love Today," Louisiana's Archie Williams proved the powerful song's lyrics still ring true, especially today.

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EBR school makes tech support priority during virtual learningBATON ROUGE  Students and teachers are halfway through the first week of 100-percent virtual learning in East Baton Rouge Parish.

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LSU medical team discusses 'safely' playing football in TV interviews on WBRZNew interviews that will be seen on WBRZ Channel 2 Wednesday evening show the lengths LSU and its team of medical experts are going to safely play football in the fall amid the ongoing coronavirus health situation.

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QAnon Supporter Who Made Bigoted Videos Wins Ga. Primary, Likely Heading To CongressA Georgia Republican who has said that Muslims do not belong in government and expressed her belief in the baseless conspiracy theory called QAnon has won her primary runoff and is all but certain to win a seat in the House of Representatives in November.

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Tomakk Glass Launches Tempered Glass Manufacturing Facility in ShreveportSTL.News) – Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Tomakk Glass Partners will make a $1.95 million investment to launch a glass manufacturing facility in Shreveport. The company will manufacture tempered glass, frameless shower enclosures and insulated windows to supply glass contractors, glass installation businesses, window and shower...

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President Trump speaks with Coach O on 2020 football seasonPresident Donald Trump said Wednesday that he has spoken with Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence and LSU head coach Ed Orgeron about moving forward with the football season.

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How An Artist, A Toy-Maker, A College Student Use Their Skills To Fight The PandemicLast month, we asked our audience: What are some of the inventive ways that people are addressing COVID-19 challenges in their community?

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Chargers' Lynn reveals earlier COVID-19 diagnosisChargers coach Anthony Lynn revealed Tuesday night on "Hard Knocks: Los Angeles" that he tested positive for COVID-19 during the offseason.

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Remote Or In-Person? Compare Your School District To Others In Southeast LouisianaThe calculations districts are making on how and when to reopen schools are incredibly complicated.

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Shooting At Louisiana Hospital Prompts ManhuntSHREVEPORT, La. — A man was shot and wounded at a Louisiana hospital Wednesday morning in what police called an active shooter situation.

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Sheriff: Woman killed by ex during daughter's online classA Florida man stormed into a house and fatally shot his ex-girlfriend as her 10-year-old daughter took an online class, with the girl's teacher and other students hearing part of the commotion before the slaying, authorities said.

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34 south Louisiana businesses make Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing businessesThirty-four south Louisiana companies made the annual Inc. 5000 list of Americas fastest-growing companies, including a Lafayette software company that topped the state's list at No.

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Duman Pizza PodcastJust south of highway 190 in Mandeville and only about 45 minutes from downtown New Orleans on Girod St lies Duman Artisan Kitchen a husband and wife collaboration that is producing some extraordinary fare in a beautiful setting.

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Louisiana Uncertain About Trump's Unemployment Aid OrderBATON ROUGE, La. — Gov. John Bel Edwards said Tuesday he hasn't determined how Louisiana will be able to tap into President Donald Trump's partial extension of federal unemployment aid, and the governor called on Congress to enact a longer-term fix for those forced out of jobs by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Halliburton to Auction Off Sites from Alberta to LouisianaThe firm plans to sell 13 North American sites through a mix of online and in-person bidding.

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Mississippi Governor: 'College Football Is Essential'Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves described college football — even amid the coronavirus pandemic — as “essential” Tuesday, his comments echoing a tweet President Donald Trump posted the day before and coming on the same day his Republican counterpart in Florida also pushed for games to be held this fall.

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Louisiana reopening cabins used for coronavirus isolationLouisiana is reopening cabins and camps at a New Orleans-area state park that was used to isolate people who didn't need hospitalization but either were homeless or needed to protect others in their households home while waiting for COVID-19 test results or after testing positive.

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Media Titan Sumner Redstone, Who Made Viacom A Global Empire, Dies At 97Media titan Sumner Redstone, who built the company Viacom into a global empire, died Tuesday at his home in Los Angeles.

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Governor Edwards addresses unemployment in press conference yesterdayIn the Governors press conference yesterday, he talked about COVID numbers and unemployment benefits. According to the LDH, the fourth child has died in Louisiana due to complications from COVID19.

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Agency Swats Down Prospect Of Mosquito Flag For MississippiMississippi will not put a huge mosquito on its new state flag. The state Department of...

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Companies test antibody drugs to treat, prevent COVID-19With a coronavirus vaccine still months off, companies are rushing to test what may be the next best thing: drugs that deliver antibodies to fight the virus right away, without having to train the immune system to make them.

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Former Loyola journalism school director Sonya Duhe is fighting to get her old job backAfter losing out on a journalism deanship at the Arizona State University in June following allegations of racism, Sonya Forte Duhà is suing Loyola University New Orleans, her employer of 11 years, claiming the school broke a contract in not welcoming her back to its staff.

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Louisiana State Police locate female body in Madison ParishA state police spokesperson said the body was found last night. Police said they were not able to officially confirm the person's identity, as they are awaiting an autopsy and positive identification.

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Trump Executive Orders On Unemployment Add Uncertainty For Out-Of-Work Louisianans, State OfficialsWith Congress at an impasse on a fourth coronavirus relief bill, President Donald Trump took executive actions Saturday intended to partially extend the federal government's weekly unemployment benefits while meaningfully decreasing the payout.

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Stein Mart files for bankruptcy; to close nearly 300 storesST. PETERSBURG, Fla.  National discount department store chain Stein Mart filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday after 112 years in business, and announced that it will close most, if not all, of its 280 stores.

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North Korea Makes A Push To Reach Foreign Audiences On YouTube And TwitterUpdated at 11:30 a.m. ET To the accompaniment of jangly guitars, a woman wearing glasses, short hair and a red overcoat shows off the landmarks of the.

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State publishes list of schools with reported coronavirus safety concernsThe Louisiana Department of Education is maintaining a statewide list of schools where coronavirus safety concerns have been reported.

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Louisiana ACLU drops accusatory bombshells on Jeff Davis, Calcasieu SOs, Jennings PD in letter to Justice DepartmentChris Lehman retired from both the Navy and from federal civil service before settling in Jennings where he was appointed as an auxiliary police officer for the City of Jennings.

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'They Don't Care About Anything': Inside A COVID-19 Outbreak At One Louisiana Ice FacilityJose Hernandez Perez, a 36-year-old from Honduras, had been living at Pine Prairie ICE Processing Center in central Louisiana for about three months when people in his dorm of about 40 started getting sick in mid-July.

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Homesick: Home decor ‘plant medicine' for a case of cabin fever or the blahsIt’s day 2,345 of New Orleans’ “Safer at Home” adventure and, well, I’ve gotten homesick.

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Wediquette Wednesday: Is it OK to post video and photos from our micro-wedding after having to disinvite most of our guests?Getty Each Wednesday, we tackle wedding etiquette. At times, it’s a reader question or one from a colleague, friend or family member and other times we’ll cover a popular issue.

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Northwestern State student media editors named for 2020-21NATCHITOCHES – Four Northwestern State University students have been selected as student media leaders for 2020-21. Named were Allie Atkinson of Berwick, editor in chief of Argus, the university’s annual literary magazine,  Haleigh Gates of Moss Bluff,  editor of Potpourri, the university yearbook,  Tifphany McClinton of...

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1 hurt in in Louisiana hospital shooting, suspect arrestedThe suspect in a shooting early Wednesday at a north Louisiana hospital has been captured by Mississippi State troopers.

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Live Traffic Updates: Wednesday Afternoon Commute9 hours 30 minutes 45 seconds ago Wednesday, August 12 2020 Aug 12, 2020 August 12, 2020 2:10 PM August 12, 2020 in Traffic Stories.

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Netflix Is Letting Some People Speed Up Playback. That's A Big Deal For Blind FansNetflix is rolling out a new feature that will let some viewers change the playback speeds of movies and TV shows.

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Shooting at Louisiana hospital prompts manhuntA man has been shot and wounded at a Louisiana hospital in what police called an active shooter situation.

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Louisiana governor unsure how president's unemployment enhancement proposal affects stateWhile the details about how President Donald Trump's new unemployment benefits proposal will work are unclear, it's no substitute for an official aid package from Congress, Gov.

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Columbia Pacific Advisors Arranges Refi for Louisiana Manufactured HomesThe $15.5 million loan will refinance the existing mortgage at Gulf Stream Manor in Lake Charles.

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Hospitalized BR judge secures re-election after last challenger drops out of raceJudge Chip Moore has secured another term in the 19th Judicial District Court more than a month before the Nov.

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A Therapist's Perspective on TherapyLets talk about therapy. I am a therapist, so I happen to think that therapy is amazing.

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Notable QuotablesNever suggested it although, based on all of the many things accomplished during the first 3 1/2 years, perhaps more than any other Presidency, sounds like a good idea to me!

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'Lots Of Destruction, But This Is The Future': Photos Inside The Homes Of BeirutIt was in the early evening of Aug. 4 when two blasts convulsed Beirut. First, onlookers saw a major fire at the Mediterranean port.

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La. Supreme Court: 2020 bar exam will be virtual, open-bookThe Louisiana Supreme Court says the 2020 bar exam will be administered virtually in open-book format after the coronavirus outbreak forced the state to delay the test in July.

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Carmen Best, Seattle's Police Chief Resigns After City Council Cuts Department FundsCopyright 2020 KUOW. To see more, visit KUOW.

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Congresswoman Who Helped Pick Kamala Harris Breaks Down Biden's VP DecisionCopyright 2020 NPR.

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Louisiana reports 1,179 new COVID cases; 'steady progress,' governor saysHospitalizations, which declined by 15 Wednesday, have been falling consistently during the past two weeks. Hospitalizations stood at 1,320, down from a summer peak of 1,600.

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Louisiana reopening cabins used for coronavirus isolationLouisiana is reopening cabins and camps at a state park that was used to isolate people who were waiting for coronavirus tests or tested positive, but didn't need hospitalization and either were homeless or needed to protect others in their households.

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Smoker on oxygen, Louisiana's 3rd house fire death in 3 daysA disabled man who was smoking while using an oxygen machine was the third Louisiana resident to die in a house fire in as many days, the state fire marshal's office said in a news release Tuesday.

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Ex-mayor of Louisiana town charged with malfeasanceFormer Sterlington Mayor Vern Breland was taken into custody Tuesday, following an indictment of malfeasance while in office by a grand jury Friday, August 7.

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Labor and Delivery in the Midst of a PandemicNine months: it shoots by like a bottle rocket for everyone around you and seems to drag on especially slowly when its happening to you.

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City-Parish outlines 'critical' areas being addressed in drainage improvement planThe city-parish has highlighted nearly a dozen "critical" canals which will be the focus of an effort to improve drainage around the parish.

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Natchez mask mandate continues with state, county orders in effectNATCHEZ, Miss. – The mask-wearing mandate in Natchez remains in effect adhering to what the governor and Adams County supervisors have ordered.

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'Teeth The Size Of Bananas'; New Study Paints Picture Of 'Terror Crocodiles'Enormous "terror crocodiles" once roamed the earth and preyed on dinosaurs, according to a new study revisiting fossils from the gigantic Late Cretaceous crocodylian, Deinosuchus.

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You Can Rent The Last Blockbuster Store In The U.S. On AirbnbCopyright 2020 NPR.

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Dwayne Johnson Can't Convince His Daughter He Starred In 'Moana'Copyright 2020 NPR.

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Ascension authorities on the hunt for man accused of strangling pregnant womanOn Wednesday, August 12, 2020, the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office issued an alert for the public regarding a suspect named Nathan Batiste who was wanted for strangling a pregnant woman and attempting to kill her unborn child.

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During A Lonely New York Summer, Lincoln Center Brings Music To Essential WorkersThere haven't been any live public performances at America's biggest arts center since mid-March. But New York's Lincoln Center has been hosting some free mini concerts for healthcare providers, teachers and other essential workers, featuring just one or two volunteer musicians and audiences of five, max.

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Payroll Tax Delay To Boost Take-Home Pay, But Don't Spend It YetPresident Trump wants to give a $100 billion boost to the U.S. economy by hitting the "pause" button on workers' payroll taxes.

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U.S. Puts Kodak Deal On Hold Amid Scrutiny Of Its FinancesThe Trump administration's decision to entrust $765 million of taxpayer money to Eastman Kodak raised several questions about the financial vetting of the struggling camera company even before the deal was put on hold amid an investigation into potential insider trading.

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How The Coronavirus Has Upended College AdmissionsAs stressful as it always is for students applying to college, this year it's all that — and then some — for the admissions officials trying to decide whether to admit them.

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5 Takeaways On The New Biden-Harris Presidential TicketJoe Biden picked California Sen. Kamala Harris to be his vice-presidential running mate. It's an historic pick.

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Multnomah County DA: Most Portland Protesters Won't Face Charges, Deserve To Be HeardFlanked by more than a dozen community leaders, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced Tuesday that his office will not pursue cases against most Portland protesters.

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St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office investigates fatal shooting near Abita SpringsAt approximately 3 a.m. the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office received a 911 call from an individual claiming he had been shot, responding deputies located the individual unresponsive inside a mobile home in the 21000 block of Wilson Road near Abita Springs and he later died.

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Jaguars Sign Defensive Lineman Josh MauroThe Jacksonville Jaguars have signed seventh-year DL Josh Mauro, the club announced today. The Jaguars also waived second-year WR C.J. Board.

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One person rushed to hospital following possible shooting incident near Greenwell StreetA possible shooting occured within the 5600 block of Kilona Drive, just north of Greenwell Street, on Wednesday morning.

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Media mogul Sumner Redstone dies at 97Sumner Redstone, who built a media empire from his family's drive-in movie chain, has died at 97 years of age.

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Dwayne Johnson earns top spot of highest paid Hollywood actor, for second year in a rowDwayne "The Rock" Johnson earned the title of highest paid actor in the world by racking up $87.5 million between June of 2019 and June of 2020.

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Spring college football: When? How much? Who plays?The Southeastern Conference, Atlantic Coast Conference, Big 12, American Athletic Conference, Conference USA and Sun Belt are all still on track to start their seasons in September, but The Big Ten and Pac-12 postponed fall football Tuesday, hoping to salvage a spring season like the Mid-American Conference and Mountain West plan to do.

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International passenger train derails in Aberdeenshire, ScotlandA train derailed near Stonehaven in Aberdeenshire, sparking a major response from emergency services Wednesday morning, British Transport Police said.

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Trini Lopez, singer and actor in The Dirty Dozen, dies of COVID-19 at 83Trini Lopez, the pop singer and guitarist who also acted in Robert Aldrich's "The Dirty Dozen," died Tuesday of complications from COVID-19.

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Red Apple plans construction start for 400 Central " St Pete CatalystRed Apple Real Estate expects to start construction on 400 Central, a 1.3 million square foot multi-use development in downtown St. Petersburg, in 2021.

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'We are lucky', says dean of Dunedin's fire-damaged St Paul's CathedralThe dean of the fire-damaged church is counting his blessings after a fire tore through the roof early on Tuesday morning.

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Shelters to protect at St Mark's Anglican Community School"The new shelters will ensure St Mark's students are protected from the weather during peak drop-off and pick-up times, as well as providing a convenient shady cover for parents and carers who come along to the school to watch sporting activities taking place on the oval," principal Steven Davies said.

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Fire breaks out in century-old St Paul's Cathedral in DunedinAn early morning blaze has broken out in one of Dunedin's landmark churches.

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Shreveport Police search for suspect following shooting at St. Mary's Medical CenterPolice are on the scene of what's being called an active shooter situation at Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport - St. Mary Medical Center in the Highland neighborhood in Shreveport.

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No arrests for gutting of bathing boxes at St James BeachCape Town - No one has been arrested after bathing boxes at St James Beach were destroyed by fire over the weekend.

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Ouachita Christian baseball team, Catholic-Pointe Coupee softball team garner major Class 1A awardsOuachita Christian of Monroe and Catholic-Pointe Coupee reaped the spoils reserved for state champions on the Louisiana Sports Writers Associations all-state baseball and softball teams.

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Brother Martin's Tre Morgan ready to take the national stage at this summer's PDP LeagueMLB Networks Harold Reynolds gushed over the prospect's big-league name even before the former pro baseball star could get to his prowess on the diamond.

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Sam Houston's Cameron Meeks garners LSWA's Mr. Baseball awardIn addition to a new home, Sam Houston’s Cameron Meeks found a few extra miles per hour on his fastball and a chance to play on the biggest stage in his one season as a Bronco.

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Vehicle-fire causes delays on I-12 West near O'Neal LaneA crash involving a vehicle fire occurred early Wednesday morning just before the O'Neal Lane exit on I-12 West.

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A Perfect FitI met Dr. Michael Sprague at the Southern Christian Writers Guild. He spoke about self-publishing, his Katrina experiences that taught him to “Bet the Farm on God” and Grace Adventures, his latest ministry venture.

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Live Updates: Wednesday Incident List47 minutes 50 seconds ago Wednesday, August 12 2020 Aug 12, 2020 August 12, 2020 6:30 AM August 12, 2020 in News.

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Investigators arrest man for allegedly setting fire to Livingston mobile homeA man has been arrested on accusations of intentionally setting fire to a mobile home in Livingston Parish.

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NBA roundup: Lillard ties career-high 61 in Blazers' winDamian Lillard tied a career-high with 61 points and assisted Hassan Whiteside on what proved to be the game-winning dunk in the Portland Trail Blazers' 134-131 defeat of the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday in the Orlando area.

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Balanced Kings top Pelicans in each team's penultimate gameHarrison Barnes scored 25 points as the Sacramento Kings defeated the New Orleans Pelicans, 112-106, on Tuesday night near Orlando.

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Southern University opens with COVID precautions in place as students return for first day of Fall classesSouthern University continues to plan for a safe return to the Baton Rouge campus for students and employees on Wednesday, August 12, 2020.

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200,000 unemployed Louisiana residents might not qualify for weekly $400; here's whyGov. John Bel Edwards on Tuesday expressed concern that as many as 200,000 jobless Louisiana residents, representing nearly half of those receiving unemployment benefits, could be excluded from enhanced payments issued by President Donald Trump, if the state can’t find a workaround to pay for its share of the costs.

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City Council member in Louisiana nearly run over outside Walmart, police sayA Louisiana man is accused of using his car to try and run over a city council member at a Walmart last week, authorities said.

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How it happened: Inside Bidens search for a running mateAfter Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer let former Vice President Biden know she didn't have an interest in being his running mate, Biden searched for another female running mate and decided on California Senator Kamala Harris.

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City Council member in Louisiana nearly run over outside Walmart, police sayA Louisiana man is accused of using his car to try and run over a Kenner City Council member at a Walmart last week, authorities said.

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Kim Boutte, Mardi Gras Indian queen, gunned down in New Orleans East, family saysGunfire rang out after a funeral repast on Read Boulevard Tuesday evening, killing a woman and injuring a man, police said.

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Creole Cuisine Adds 'A Tavola' To Metairie Restaurant SceneMETAIRIE, La – Creole Cuisine Restaurant Concepts is excited to announce it will open a Tavola, an Italian concept in the former Bravo location, an outparcel of Lakeside Shopping Center.

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Heart of Louisiana: Palmetto Island State ParkIt's a great place to rent a canoe and explore a South Louisiana swamp that has plenty of alligators.

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City Council member in Louisiana nearly run over outside Walmart, police sayA Louisiana man is accused of using his car to try and run over a city council member at a Walmart last week, authorities said.

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The Tioga Indians return to practice following a week delayThe Tioga Indians opened up practice this week after a start delay behind other schools.

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Marching bands sidelined as football in Louisiana remains on holdSome may consider the gridiron a football field, for many, it is a stage in which they perform in front of bleachers full of fans.

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Aethon Energy: Did you really frack with 98.7% sand?Sometimes the omission of a single value on a FracFocus disclosure can make the whole disclosure just about worthless.

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Kamala Harris is Biden's choice of vice presidentU.S. Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden on Tuesday named California Senator Kamala Harris to be his vice-presidential running mate.

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'We Knew We Were Getting A Top Player'Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has heaped plaudits on Leon Balogun following the Nigerian perfect start to life at the club, reports Completesports.com.

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Rep. Jim Clyburn Comments On Biden's Decision To Pick Harris As His Running MateMARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: The pick is in. Joe Biden has chosen California Sen. Kamala Harris.

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Kamala Harris: 1st California Democrat On A Major Party Presidential TicketCopyright 2020 KQED. To see more, visit KQED. MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: The pick is in.

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Did Louisiana High Court Uphold Black Man's Life Sentence For Stealing Hedge Clippers?An attempted burglary that occurred more than 20 years ago got rolled into a life sentence under a state law.

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Louisiana reopening cabins used for coronavirus isolationLouisiana is reopening cabins and camps at a state park that was used to isolate people who were waiting for coronavirus tests or tested positive but didn't need hospitalization and either were homeless or needed to protect others in their households.

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Trump Tweets His Campaign's Ad Targeting Harris Minutes After Biden Announces VP PickMARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: The pick is in. Joe Biden has chosen California Sen. Kamala Harris.

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Kamala Harris Is 1st Woman Of Color On A Major Party Presidential TicketMARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: The pick is in. Joe Biden has chosen California Sen. Kamala Harris.

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Former Senator On Why Kamala Harris Might Be Right VP PickThe pick is in. Joe Biden has chosen California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate for November's election.

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Q&A: Federal Court Says Lawsuits Against Oil And Gas Companies Should Be Heard In State CourtIn the latest development in several parishes' efforts to sue oil and gas companies over damage to the Louisiana coast, a federal appeals court has said those lawsuits should be heard in state courts.

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Postal Workers Decry Changes And Cost-Cutting MeasuresPostmaster General Louis DeJoy's plans to shake up the agency are gathering opposition from some of its workers.

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Obituary: Bill Shaw, Dean of Divinity faculties of Edinburgh and St Andrews universitiesBill Shaw was Scotland's most senior theologian. A gifted sportsman and professional solicitor who turned to the ministry of the Church of Scotland, he exercised leadership roles in the Divinity faculties of Edinburgh and St Andrews.

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Smoker On Oxygen Louisiana's 3rd House Fire Death In 3 DaysCONVERSE, La. — A disabled man who was smoking while using an oxygen machine was the third Louisiana resident to die in a house fire in as many days, the state fire marshal's office said in a news release Tuesday.

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TSA Finds 3 Times Usual Rate Of Guns At Checkpoints, Despite Drop In Air TrafficThe number of people flying on commercial jetliners is down 75% from last summer, but the rate of those getting caught either inadvertently or deliberately.

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'Alarming' Trend: TSA Intercepting Many More Guns Despite Far Fewer Air TravelersThe Transportation Security Administration says despite a huge drop in air travel since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the agency's officers found three times as many firearms last month in carry-on luggage as they did during the same period last year.

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Mississippi Lawmakers Leave Without Marine Resources BudgetJACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi legislators left the Capitol on Tuesday without setting a budget for the state Department of Marine Resources.

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Parents Of Elijah McClain Sue City Of Aurora, Colo., And Police Over His DeathThe parents of Elijah McClain, a Black man who died last year after police twice put him in a chokehold and paramedics sedated him, have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit.

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Louisiana creates way to report school reopening concernsBATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana's education department has set up an email for parents, teachers and others to report violations of the state's coronavirus safety standards for schools.

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The Best Coolinary Dining Deals for Takeout or Delivery in New OrleansHit up these restaurants for great Coolinary menus this summer.

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The Urban League of Louisiana Announces the Virtual Activation Its "2020 Women In Business Challenge"The WIB Challenge provides female entrepreneurs with the education, tools, and resources needed to scale their businesses towards profitability and sustainability.

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Reeves: Mississippi Can't Afford Jobless Benefit SupplementJACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves says the state cannot afford $100 per recipient, per week, to bolster unemployment payments during the coronavirus pandemic.

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LSU considers renaming buildings that evoke 'racist and segregated past;' committee announcedLSU has created a committee to evaluate the names of buildings on campus and decide if any need to be changed because they are “a reminder of a racist and segregated past.”.

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Casting: New Orleans, LouisianaIs now casting kids in New Orleans, Louisiana! Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming this August 2020 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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City Council member in Louisiana nearly run over outside Walmart, police sayA Louisiana man is accused of using his car to try and run over a city council member at a Walmart last week, authorities said.

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Rural fires claim lives of three Louisiana seniorsA third rural north Louisiana resident has succumbed to a home fire in recent days, according to a release of the Louisiana State Fire Marshal's office.

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Kamala Harris Becomes Democratic Vice Presidential CandidateCopyright 2020 NPR.

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How Students With Disabilities Would Go Back To SchoolAs schools plan ways to reopen, parents of students with disabilities have an extra layer of concern.

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In Historic Pick, Joe Biden Taps Kamala Harris To Be His Running MateUpdated at 4:51 p.m. ET Former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, has picked Sen.

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Joe Biden selects Kamala Harris as running mate in historic presidential ticket decisionWILMINGTON, Del. — Joe Biden named California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate on Tuesday, making history by selecting the first Black woman to compete on a major party’s presidential ticket and acknowledging the vital role Black voters will play in his bid to defeat President Donald Trump.

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Big Ten Postpones College Football SeasonThe Big Ten Conference has voted to postpone its 2020 college football season. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with The Athletic's Kavitha Davidson about the decision.

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A Prophet Of Soil Gets His Moment Of FameMore than 40 years ago, in Nigeria, a young scientist named Rattan Lal encountered an idea that changed his life — and led, eventually, to global recognition and a worldwide movement to protect the planet's soil.

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Saints Morning Break for Tuesday, Aug. 11A collection of headlines on the Saints and the NFL New Orleans Saints.

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Covid-19 claims 466 lives in just 9 days in the Eastern CapeEastern Cape Premier Oscar Mabuyane announced that, in just nine days, Covid-19 claimed 466 lives.

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Making The Grade: How Should We Assess Students During A Pandemic?You know the routine. A teacher teaches. Students learn and study. And then after a project or test, they get a grade.

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How Much Will A COVID-19 Vaccine Cost?There are at least 165 coronavirus vaccine candidates in development around the world. Billions of dollars are being spent and most are in "preclinical"

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In Limbo With AmineYou might have heard of Aminé from his early hits like "Caroline" and "REEL IT IN." The Portland rapper was known for his bright yellow aesthetic and fun,.

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The Oil Spill At Mauritius Is A Disaster. And It Could Soon Get WorseA Japanese cargo ship struck a reef off the coast of Mauritius more than two weeks ago and has now leaked more than 1,000 metric tons of oil into the pristine waters and unique ecosystems of the island nation.

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The Latest: Republican Ends Bid On Primary Day After ArrestThe Latest on Tuesday's elections : 10:40 a.m. A Republican congressional c...

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Las Vegas Casinos Are Open At 50% Capacity. What About Las Vegas Hospitals?After a 90% drop in visitors during its lockdown, the Las Vegas area has spent the summer trying to regain its economic footing while battling a resurgence of the coronavirus that is straining the health care system.

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'We Can't Stand It Anymore': Bolivian Protesters Demand Quick ElectionsAnti-government blockades in Bolivia have entered their second week amid escalating political tensions, violent confrontations and government allegations that protesters are causing deaths by stopping supplies from reaching coronavirus patients.

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First Louisiana HUD Envision Center coming to ShreveportThe Shreveport Housing Authority has been designated as the first site in Louisiana to operate an Envision Center by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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'Hispanic,' 'Latino,' or 'Latinx'? Survey Says…We've been using the term "Latinx" on NPR's Code Switch podcast regularly. But new research shows it hasn't really caught on among Latino adults in the U.S. While one in four have heard of the term, only 3% use it.

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New Orleans Police Identifies Suspect Eric Christopher Fleming Wanted for Aggravated AssaultNew Orleans, Â LouisianaÂ. The NOPD has obtained an arrest warrant for Eric Christopher Fleming in the investigation of an aggravated assault with a firearm that occurred on July 20, 2020 in the 3000 block of Sandra Drive.

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Louisiana uncertain about Trump's unemployment aid orderGov. John Bel Edwards said Tuesday he hasn't determined how Louisiana will be able to tap into President Donald Trump's partial extension of federal unemployment aid, and the governor called on Congress to enact a longer-term fix for those forced out of jobs by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Louisiana creates way to report school reopening concernsLouisiana's education department has set up an email for parents, teachers and others to report violations of the state's coronavirus safety standards for schools.

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The Big Ten Postpones Football, Other Fall Sports Over Coronavirus ConcernsThe Big Ten Conference said Tuesday that it is putting its college football season and other fall sports on hold because of the coronavirus, just weeks before schools were scheduled to play their first football games.

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Scientists Uneasy As Russia Approves 1st Coronavirus VaccineMOSCOW — Russia on Tuesday became the first country to approve a coronavirus vaccine, a move that was met with international skepticism and unease because the shots have only been studied in dozens of people.

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Louisiana's top uncommitted recruits for 2021The state of Louisiana has seen a wave of commits this offseason. Now, who are the five highest-ranked recruits who remain uncommitted?

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Back to school spotlightFirst week  of the  20-21 school year.

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Avoyelles Parish School Board to host Clean Back to School Bus ParadeMarksville, LA – As Avoyelles Parish prepares to send the children back to school safely, TPG Environmental Services will host the TPG: CLEAN Back to School Bus Parade.

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Report: Big 12 moving forward with fall football seasonTuesday evening, the Big 12 announced the conference will continue to try for a fall college football season despite other conferences leaning toward an alternative route.

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Navajo Nation Asks Trump To Commute Death Sentence Of Native Man Facing ExecutionAs the U.S. government prepares to execute Lezmond Mitchell, the only Native American man on federal death row, the leaders of the Navajo Nation have asked President Trump to reduce Mitchell's sentence to life imprisonment.

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White House Task Force notes ‘stability' in Louisiana, recommends ‘aggressive' testing for shrimpersThe White House Coronavirus Task Force notes 'stability' in new cases and percent positivity in tests in the latest report sent to Governor John Bel Edwards on August 10.

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Clever chemistry turns ordinary bricks into electricity storage devicesThe Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea In my synthetic chemistry lab, we have worked out how to convert th.

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Urban South Brewery Donates Hand Sanitizer to More Than 150 Public Schools in LouisianaThe brewery began producing hand sanitizer during citywide bar and restaurant shutdowns due to the pandemic, and has donated a portion of its remaining supply to more than 150 public schools in NOLA Public Schools District and Jefferson Parish Schools District.

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Hogs For The Cause Expands Fundraising EffortsNEW ORLEANS – Hogs for the Cause announced it has launched a peer-to-peer socially driven community fundraising platform that can be utilized around the country—anyone, anywhere can now support families battling pediatric brain cancer.

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'Not Enough Time': Census Workers Fear Rushing Count Could Botch ResultsWith 50 days left to count every person living in the U.S., Census Bureau workers around the country are facing what many consider an increasingly impossible mission.

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Louisiana State Troopers Investigating Officer Involved Shooting in LafayetteLafayette - Earlier this morning, the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations was requested by the Lafayette Police Department to investigate an officer-involved shooting involving an LPD officer.

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Comedian Patton Oswalt On Parenting, Loss And Keeping Humor AliveThis broadcast originally aired on June 23, 2020.Actor and comedian Patton Oswalt joins us for a chat about parenting, loss, his many projects and keeping.

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Morrow Appointed to Louisiana State University Board of SupervisersMorrow, Morrow, Ryan, Bassett and Haik is proud to announce that one of the founding partners of MMRB&H, was recently appointed by the governor to the Board of Supervisors for Louisiana State University.

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West Nile virus found in two Louisiana mosquito poolsSummertime means a lot of people are venturing outdoors, but Louisiana hot weather means mosquitoes.

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Livingston Parish schools report more than 100 students, staff members in quarantineThe Livingston Parish school system says more than 100 of its students and faculty are currently in self-quarantine after several staff members tested positive for the coronavirus during the first week of in-person classes.

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Sazerac House Now Distilling Sazerac Rye At On-Site DistilleryNEW ORLEANS – For the first time in history, whiskey is being legally produced in the Central Business District of New Orleans and will be for sale at the Sazerac House, the immersive spirited experience which opened in October of 2019.

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'Star Trek: Lower Decks' Sketches Out Life In The Bottom Berths Of The StarshipCopyright 2020 Fresh Air. To see more, visit Fresh Air.

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Louisiana creates way to report school reopening concernsBATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana's education department has set up an email for parents, teachers and others to report violations of the state's coronavirus safety standards for schools, Superintendent of Education Cade Brumley told the state's top school board Tuesday.

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Spurs sign Southampton midfielder Pierre-Emile HojbjergTottenham signed Denmark midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg from Southampton in a reported 15 million deal on Tuesday.

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Floating Dock Unveiled in Jeanerette as Part of Bayou Teche National Paddle Trail Event rescheduled for August 11 at City Park.The TECHE Project is excited to announce that the installation of a floating dock at T.J. Viator Memorial Park in Jeanerette is now complete.

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"Living with Art: Selections from Baton Rouge Collections" on view until Sept. 27 at LSU Museum of ArtBATON ROUGE, La – To commemorate the opening of the LSU Museum of Art in the Shaw Center for the Arts fifteen years ago, we present this special exhibition celebrating art collecting in Baton Rouge.

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Contact Tracers In Massachusetts Order Milk And Help With Rent. Here's WhyIt's a familiar moment. The kids want their cereal and the coffee's brewing, but you're out of milk.

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Louisiana Reopening Cabins Used For Coronavirus IsolationBATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana is reopening cabins and camps at a New Orleans-area state park that was used to isolate people who didn't need hospitalization but either were homeless or needed to protect others in their households home while waiting for COVID-19 test results or after testing positive.

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Vermilionville and La Cuisine de Maman to Open on Thursday Evenings6, Vermilionville and La Cuisine de Maman will offer evening hours for visitors. On Thursdays, both the village and the restaurant will be open until 8pm!

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Plein Air Art Competition 2021 Call for ArtistsApplications are open for the 7th annual Plein Air Competition. Thirty artists will have the opportunity to compete for $6,500 in cash prizes to be awarded by Judge Kenn Backhaus, nationally acclaimed Bucks County, Pennsylvania plein air painter.

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Drones reveal shark fests, though Louisiana bites remain rareGiuseppe "Joey" Liuzzo said he captured this image of a shark near a surfer off New Smyrna Beach, Florida this summer.

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Veteran GOP Strategist Takes On Trump — And His Party — In 'It Was All A Lie'Veteran political consultant Stuart Stevens has spent years working as a strategist for Republican campaigns, including the presidential bids of Bob Dole, George W. Bush and Mitt Romney.

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Louisiana uncertain about Trump's unemployment aid orderBATON ROUGE, La. — Gov. John Bel Edwards said Tuesday he hasn't determined how Louisiana will be able to tap into President Donald Trump's partial extension of federal unemployment aid, and the governor called on Congress to enact a longer-term fix for those forced out of jobs by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Influential Figures in Baton RougeFrom civil rights pioneers to chicken finger connoisseurs, Baton Rouge has been home to countless influential figures since its founding in 1699.

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Louisiana schools chief supports 'balanced' calendar with shorter summer, more breaksState Superintendent of Education Cade Brumley on Tuesday renewed his call for public school systems to consider revamping the traditional school calendar amid the upheaval caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Louisiana woman nearly hit by lightning strike debris, says 'God was definitely with us''One step closer and I would have been seriously injured,' Sarah Ribardi said.

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Louisiana coronavirus: 1,164 more cases reported; hospitalizations drop by 47The Louisiana Dept. of Health reported 1,164 more coronavirus cases, 26 more deaths and 47 fewer hospitalizations in its daily noon update Tuesday.

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From Louisiana to New York, coastal leaders come together to build climate resilienceState resilience officers share four lessons learned from disaster response and planning.

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New Zealand On Alert After 4 Cases Of COVID-19 Emerge From Unknown SourceMore than three months after its last case of community spread, New Zealand has four new cases of the coronavirus from an unknown source.

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Democrats Reveal Who Will Speak During The Convention — And Who Might NotThe speaking lineup for the Democratic National Convention that kicks off Monday includes a number of party stars that represent the ideological spectrum, ranging from Bill and Hillary Clinton to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

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