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Gov. Edwards Signs Legislation Preventing Employment Discrimination Against Those Charged …
Governor Edwards signs legislation that should help prevent employment discrimination against those who were charged but never convicted of a crime.
FDA Approval of Drug to Treat Alzheimer’s Met With Backlash
Two weeks ago, the FDA approved the first drug to treat Alzheimer’s in more than 15 years,
Lumber Prices Plummet, Opening the Door for Middle and Lower Income Home Buyers to Reenter…
The price of lumber has dropped precipitously to under $900 dollars per thousand feet after hitting a record high of $1,686 per thousand feet early last month.
Post COVID Conditions Formally Named by CDC
The CDC has formally acknowledged the growing problem of patients who are suffering symptoms long after a COVID infection, calling the diagnosis Post COVID Conditions.
Discovery at LSU Health New Orleans of Compound Could Treat and Protect Against COVID
Researchers at LSU-Health New Orleans have created a compound that mimics a protective chemical in our brain and retina of the eye and discover it can also protect against COVID.
Flash Flood Watches Posted as Tropical Weather Moves Through Southeast Louisiana
Soon-to-be Tropical Storm Claudette is expected to make landfall near Terrebonne and Lafourche Parishes during the overnight and cross over the New Orleans area Saturday morning.
State Launches Vaccine Lottery Incentive Program
The state is launching a vaccine incentive lottery program that will give out 2.4 million dollars in total prizes to Louisianans who get their shot.
RSV Cases on the Rise in the South
The CDC said there has been a spike in RSV cases across the south. Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is a common cold virus that can develop into pneumonia and be fatal.
Governor Signs Bill to Set Up Framework for Delivery Robots
Governor John Bel Edwards has signed into law a measure that creates the framework for self-driving delivery robots to carry packages, food, etc. on the state’s streets.
A Tropical System Could Cause Heavy Rain and Flooding in Louisiana
Forecasters say there is a high chance a disturbance in the southern Gulf of Mexico will develop into at least a tropical storm over the next five days.