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Clarion Herald
Clarion Herald

1000 Howard Ave
New Orleans, LA 70113   Directions

(504) 596-3035

Website

Country Roads Magazine
Country Roads Magazine

728 France St
Baton Rouge, LA 70802   Directions

(504) 343-3714

Website

2020 is for the Birds
07/30/2020 12:00am

Observations from a very amateur birdwatcher

The "Natchez Poppy Guy" Strikes Again
07/23/2020 4:35pm

Armed with twenty pounds of zinnia seeds, floral fanatic runs colorfully amok

Preserving the Past for a Better Future
07/23/2020 4:35pm

The Louisiana Landmarks Society honors seventeen admirable projects in preservation

The First of Many
07/23/2020 4:35pm

A new LSU mural honors the universitys first Black professor

D-I-Y’d to Death
07/23/2020 4:35pm

Sisyphus had it easy

The Louisiana Weekly
The Louisiana Weekly

2215 Pelopidas St
New Orleans, LA 70122   Directions

(504) 282-3705

Website

‘A major paradigm shift’: New Orleans hires former short-term rental executive to lead land use regulation
08/03/2020 12:45pm

By Michael Isaac Stein The Lens The city of New Orleans has hired Peter Bowen, the former general manager of major short-term rental operator Sonder,Continue Reading

Protesters block access to courts, force City Hall to lock its doors in anti-eviction demonstration
08/03/2020 12:45pm

By Michael Isaac Stein The Lens Hundreds of protesters calling for a halt to evictions on Thursday blocked the main entrance and two side entrancesContinue Reading

Officials stress importance of census for minority communities
08/03/2020 12:45pm

By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer The 2020 census is underway and leaders are emphasizing the importance of citizens response so cities can receive adequate fundingContinue Reading

John Lewis’ final fight to restore the Voting Rights Act
08/03/2020 12:45pm

By Benjamin Barber Contributing Writer Special from Facing South As the month of July drew to an end, amidst a gathering of onlookers andContinue Reading

The color of COVID: Will vaccine trials reflect America’s diversity?
08/03/2020 12:45pm

By JoNel Aleccia Contributing Writer khn.org When U.S. scientists launch the first large-scale clinical trials for COVID-19 vaccines this summer, Antonio Cisneros wants toContinue Reading

The Times-Picayune
The Times-Picayune

365 Canal Pl
New Orleans, LA 70130   Directions

(800) 925-0000

Website

WDSU TV 6 NBC
WDSU TV 6 NBC

846 Howard Ave
New Orleans, LA 70113   Directions

(504) 679-0600

Website

Lebanon probes blast amid rising anger, calls for change
08/06/2020 7:12am

The blast Tuesday, which appeared to have been caused by an accidental fire that ignited a warehouse full of ammonium nitrate at the citys port, killed at least 135 people and injured more than 5,000, officials said.

Some coastal storms, humidity builds this weekend
08/06/2020 6:47am

Prepare for a hot week.

How to tell if it’s safe to eat the food in your fridge after a major power outage
08/06/2020 6:01am

Try to keep the refrigerator door closed as much as possible during a power outage.

'May karma find you all': Woman's obituary for late husband condemns politicians, people who don't wear masks
08/06/2020 5:07am

Family members believe Davids death was needless, Stacey Nagy wrote in the obituary. They blame his death and the deaths of all other innocent people on Trump, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and all of the other politicians who did not take this pandemic seriously and were more concerned with their popularity and votes than lives.

What you need to know about COVID-19: Young people, those without symptoms are driving up cases, experts say
08/06/2020 4:38am

The good news about COVID-19 is that about 40 of the population has no symptoms. ... The bad news, for messaging, is that 40 of the population get no symptoms, Dr. Anthony Fauci said.

WGNO TV 26 ABC
WGNO TV 26 ABC

1 Galleria Blvd
Metairie, LA 70001   Directions

(504) 525-3838

Website

Angry teachers confront Jefferson Parish School Board
08/06/2020 2:20am

Angry teachers confront Jefferson Parish School Board members at a board meeting Wednesday, Aug. 5

‘Handful’ of Jefferson Parish Public Schools employees test positive for COVID-19
08/05/2020 3:10pm

Schools in Jefferson Parish have only been open for two days, but multiple employees have already tested positive for COVID-19.

LHSAA pushes start of football to October 8th
08/05/2020 4:53pm

Eddie Bonine said the football championships could be played in late December in the Superdome, orin early January at an outdoor venue.

Watch: COVID-19 Meal Assistance Program extended another 30 days
08/05/2020 2:59pm

Approximately 9,000 residents are currently receiving meals through the program, which began in early July and was initially approved for a 30-day period.

Photos: What ‘back-to-school’ looks like across Louisiana
08/05/2020 4:30pm

Masks or no masks, we want to see your back-to-school pictures Send them to picswgno.com and your pictures will be featured in this album, and they may even make it to air

WHNO TV 20
WHNO TV 20

839 St Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70130   Directions

(504) 681-0120

Website

WLAE TV PBS
WLAE TV PBS

3330 N Causeway Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70002   Directions

(504) 830-3700

Website

2017 Christmas Appeal
12/07/2017 11:41am

Christmas Appeal 2016
12/14/2016 4:40pm

Dear Friend of WLAE: As 2016 draws to a close and the Christmas season is upon us, I am thankful to all of you for your continued support of WLAE. The past year was extremely difficult as the station unexpectedly had to move and relocate our entire TV studio and broadcast facility. This was a daunting task that took nine ... Read More

WRNO Radio 99.5 FM
WRNO Radio 99.5 FM

929 Howard Ave
New Orleans, LA 70113   Directions

(504) 679-7300

Website

WVUE TV 8 Fox
WVUE TV 8 Fox

1025 S Jefferson Davis Pkwy
New Orleans, LA 70125   Directions

(504) 486-6161

Website

WWL News Radio AM 870 / FM 105.3
WWL News Radio AM 870 / FM 105.3

400 Poydras St
New Orleans, AL 70130   Directions

(504) 260-1870

Website

Cristobal impacts and timing in Louisiana
06/05/2020 8:34pm

Cristobal impacts and timing in Louisiana Storm to hit Louisiana with 60mph winds Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition June 5, 2020 Categories: WWL Hurricane Central Weather Tropics Local News var md new MobileDetectwindow.navigator.userAgentif md.mobile functione,tift.ymvoid 0t.ymvar me.createElementscriptm.typetext/javascript,m.async0,m.src//static.yieldmo.com/ym.m5.js,e.getElementsByTagNamehead0e.getElementsByTagNamebody0.appendChildmelse t.ym instanceof Stringvoid 0t.ym.chkPlst.ym.chkPlsdocument,windowvar md new MobileDetectwindow.navigator.userAgentif md.mobile functione,tift.ymvoid 0t.ymvar me.createElementscriptm.typetext/javascript,m.async0,m.src//static.yieldmo.com/ym.m5.js,e.getElementsByTagNamehead0e.getElementsByTagNamebody0.appendChildmelse t.ym instanceof Stringvoid 0t.ym.chkPlst.ym.chkPlsdocument,windowThe forecast for Tropical Storm Cristobal calls for winds to top out at 60mph Sunday as it nears the Louisiana coast.Along with the potential for wind damage, power outages and wind blown water heavy rainfall is a threat.Impacts:Tropical storm force winds are expected along the northern Gulf Coast from southeastern Louisiana to the western Florida Panhandle, including metropolitan New Orleans, and a Tropical Storm Warning has been issued for this areaHeavy rainfall will spread into portions of the Gulf Coast, from east Texas to Florida this weekend into early next week, with areas of flash floodingRainfall accumulations of 4 to 8 inches, with local amounts to 12 inchesThere is a danger of life-threatening storm surge outside of the Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System from the Mouth of the Mississippi River to Ocean Springs, MississippiTiming:On the forecast track, the center of Cristobal will move over the central Gulf of Mexico on SaturdayTropical storm conditions are expected within the Tropical Storm Warning area along the northern Gulf Coast beginning late Saturday nightCristobals Center is forecast to be near the Louisiana coast on Sunday The center of the storm is then forecast to move inland across Louisiana late Sunday and into MondayHere is a graphical look at when the highest winds are most likely to arrive: Tags: Tropical Storm Cristobal Gulf Of Mexico tropics Newsletter Comments

Another jump in the number of Louisiana coronavirus cases
03/21/2020 9:38am

Another jump in the number of Louisiana coronavirus cases 106 news cases over 24 hours and 2 more deaths Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition March 21, 2020 Categories: Local News var md new MobileDetectwindow.navigator.userAgentif md.mobile functione,tift.ymvoid 0t.ymvar me.createElementscriptm.typetext/javascript,m.async0,m.src//static.yieldmo.com/ym.m5.js,e.getElementsByTagNamehead0e.getElementsByTagNamebody0.appendChildmelse t.ym instanceof Stringvoid 0t.ym.chkPlst.ym.chkPlsdocument,windowvar md new MobileDetectwindow.navigator.userAgentif md.mobile functione,tift.ymvoid 0t.ymvar me.createElementscriptm.typetext/javascript,m.async0,m.src//static.yieldmo.com/ym.m5.js,e.getElementsByTagNamehead0e.getElementsByTagNamebody0.appendChildmelse t.ym instanceof Stringvoid 0t.ym.chkPlst.ym.chkPlsdocument,windowThe Louisiana Department of Health today reported another 48 cases of COVID-19. There are now 585 cases. That is an increase over 24 hours of 106 cases of coronavirus in the state. As of Friday morning, there were 479 cases in Louisiana.Sixteen Louisiana residents have now died from COVID-19. Thats up from 14 reported Friday night.The highest number of cases is in Orleans Parish at 352. There are 12 deaths in New Orleans.While Jefferson has 116 cases and two deaths.The next highest number was in St. Tammany with 14 cases. One person died in St. Tammany, but he was a resident of Mississippi and is counted on that states numbers. Tags: Coronavirus New Orleans Newsletter Comments

2 more deaths bring Louisiana total to 12
03/20/2020 2:50pm

2 more deaths bring Louisiana total to 12 1 Mississippi resident dies while in care in St. Tammany Chris Miller March 20, 2020 Categories: Coronavirus New Orleans State Local News Health var md new MobileDetectwindow.navigator.userAgentif md.mobile functione,tift.ymvoid 0t.ymvar me.createElementscriptm.typetext/javascript,m.async0,m.src//static.yieldmo.com/ym.m5.js,e.getElementsByTagNamehead0e.getElementsByTagNamebody0.appendChildmelse t.ym instanceof Stringvoid 0t.ym.chkPlst.ym.chkPlsdocument,windowvar md new MobileDetectwindow.navigator.userAgentif md.mobile functione,tift.ymvoid 0t.ymvar me.createElementscriptm.typetext/javascript,m.async0,m.src//static.yieldmo.com/ym.m5.js,e.getElementsByTagNamehead0e.getElementsByTagNamebody0.appendChildmelse t.ym instanceof Stringvoid 0t.ym.chkPlst.ym.chkPlsdocument,windowThe Louisiana Department of Health Friday afternoon reported two more COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the total number of state residents killed by the disease to twelve.The deaths of a 38-year-old Catahoula Parish resident and a 77-year-old Jefferson Parish resident were reported today, the department said in its statement. Both had underlying medical conditions. A thirteenth death involved a Mississippi resident who sought treatment in a St. Tammany Parish hospital.There are 479 total cases of coronavirus in Louisiana as of this mornings report.Patients come from 25 of the 64 parishes in the state. More from the Louisiana Department of Health:While older individuals and those with underlying medical conditions are at greater risk, everyone can become exposed to COVID-19 and must be vigilant to protect their health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, some of the serious chronic health conditions include heart disease, diabetes and lung disease.For updates on positive cases and deaths, visit the Louisiana Department of Healths COVID-19 webpage.Everyone is warned to take the necessary precautions to help limit the spread of COVID-19 and stay safe and healthy.These precautions include: Washing your hands for at least 20 seconds and frequently Covering your cough or sneeze with your arm Avoiding touching your face Routinely cleaning and disinfecting frequently touched surfaces Avoiding close contact with others And staying home if you are sick Tags: Coronavirus Newsletter Coronavirus New Orleans Louisiana Department of Health Pandemics Public health Comments

Two deaths and 60 more cases today in Louisiana
03/18/2020 12:59pm

Three more deaths and 60 more coronavirus cases today in Louisiana More death at Lambeth House Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition March 18, 2020 Categories: Coronavirus New Orleans Coronavirus Special Features Local News var md new MobileDetectwindow.navigator.userAgentif md.mobile functione,tift.ymvoid 0t.ymvar me.createElementscriptm.typetext/javascript,m.async0,m.src//static.yieldmo.com/ym.m5.js,e.getElementsByTagNamehead0e.getElementsByTagNamebody0.appendChildmelse t.ym instanceof Stringvoid 0t.ym.chkPlst.ym.chkPlsdocument,windowvar md new MobileDetectwindow.navigator.userAgentif md.mobile functione,tift.ymvoid 0t.ymvar me.createElementscriptm.typetext/javascript,m.async0,m.src//static.yieldmo.com/ym.m5.js,e.getElementsByTagNamehead0e.getElementsByTagNamebody0.appendChildmelse t.ym instanceof Stringvoid 0t.ym.chkPlst.ym.chkPlsdocument,windowUPDATE: A third person died today from coronavirus in Louisiana. The governor said late this afternoon that a Jefferson Parish resident had died. Earlier he said two New Orleans residents from Lambeth House died today. That means there are now seven Louisiana deaths. The first six were all Orleans Parish residents.Original story:Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards says the number of deaths and cases of COVID-19 in the state keep climbing.We now have 257 cases in Louisiana, he announced. I am sad to report that we also have two more deaths this morning.Edwards says both deaths were at an Orleans Parish retirement center.Both at the Lambeth House in New Orleans... a 98-year-old individual and a 92-year-old individual, and that brings the number of deaths at Lambeth House to four.These numbers are an increase of 60 cases today and two additional deaths today. Edwards issued what he called his more urgent plea for people to follow recommendations to avoid contact with other people... or in two weeks, he said, the US will look like what is happening in Italy. There, the health care system in overwhelmed and the measures to control the spread are more drastic. Tags: Coronavirus New Orleans Newsletter Comments

Fans urged to welcome LSU home after playoff win
12/28/2019 11:04pm

USA TODAY Sports Fans urged to welcome LSU home after playoff win Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition December 28, 2019 Categories: Sports LSU LSU Football Local News var md new MobileDetectwindow.navigator.userAgentif md.mobile functione,tift.ymvoid 0t.ymvar me.createElementscriptm.typetext/javascript,m.async0,m.src//static.yieldmo.com/ym.m5.js,e.getElementsByTagNamehead0e.getElementsByTagNamebody0.appendChildmelse t.ym instanceof Stringvoid 0t.ym.chkPlst.ym.chkPlsdocument,windowvar md new MobileDetectwindow.navigator.userAgentif md.mobile functione,tift.ymvoid 0t.ymvar me.createElementscriptm.typetext/javascript,m.async0,m.src//static.yieldmo.com/ym.m5.js,e.getElementsByTagNamehead0e.getElementsByTagNamebody0.appendChildmelse t.ym instanceof Stringvoid 0t.ym.chkPlst.ym.chkPlsdocument,windowOfficials say fans are welcome to come cheer on the LSU football team as the Tigers return to Baton Rouge after securing a spot in the College Football Playoff National Championship.The team is scheduled to land at Baton Rouge Metro Airport Sunday, December 29th between 10:30am and 11:00am.LSU advanced to the title game by defeating Oklahoma in the Peach Bowl 63-28.Laissez les bon temp rouler pic.twitter.com/Slis0IovJy LSU Football LSUfootball December 29, 2019 The LSU Tigers will play the Clemson Tigers January 13th in New Orleans. Nola BoundGet your National Championship year ready for the game-- https://t.co/lJ0L0oIKvy pic.twitter.com/8TdrVxbt8E LSU Football LSUfootball December 29, 2019 Tags: LSU College Football Playoff National Championship Comments

WWL TV 4 CBS
WWL TV 4 CBS

1024 N Rampart St
New Orleans, LA 70116   Directions

(504) 529-6298

Website

Students return to classes Thursday in St. Charles Parish
08/06/2020 5:31am

Thursday and Friday, 1st through 12th graders will attend their first day on a staggered schedule with about half of the students alternating each day.

Payton: Saints expanding on NFL pandemic protocols
08/06/2020 5:14am

Payton says NFL teams should expect periodic cases because the league isnt operating in a tightly regulated bubble like the NBA or NHL

Louisiana man accused of forcing his kids help make drugs
08/06/2020 5:07am

The agency began investigating after learning Evans son had been shot July 6, police said.

Louisiana mask mandate, virus rules challenged in court
08/06/2020 5:04am

The business owners suing the governor argued he was treating bars unfairly and overstepping his authority.

More Near Record Highs With Less Humid Air Thursday
08/06/2020 4:58am

The humidity returns this weekend with a chance for a few thunderstorms

WYES TV 12 PBS
WYES TV 12 PBS

916 Navarre Ave
New Orleans, LA 70124   Directions

(504) 486-5511

Website

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