Walmart to limit customers in stores to reduce risk of spreading coronavirus

Retail giant Walmart is the latest to announce new restrictions inside its stores to help promote social distancing and limit the spread of the coronavirus.

  US, UK brace for soaring death tolls as coronavirus pandemic bears down

Britain assumed the unwelcome mantle of deadliest coronavirus hot spot in Europe after a record 24-hour jump in deaths that surpassed even hard-hit Italy's.
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Trump says ‘toughest’ weeks ahead; New York gets ventilators from China

President Donald Trump warned Saturday that the county could be headed into its “toughest” weeks yet as the coronavirus death toll mounts, but at the same time he expressed growing impatience with social distancing guidelines and said he’s eager to get the country reopened and its stalled economy ba

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Ray P. Authement, former ULL president and longest-serving public university president in nation’s history, dies

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  Exonerated after over three decades, singer Archie Williams will sue

A year after leaving a Louisiana courthouse with his first taste of freedom in over three decades, singer Archie Williams plans on heading back in. Williams’ attorneys hope the next time Williams leaves, it’ll be with compensation for time served for a crime he didn’t commit.
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  Americans brace for ‘hardest, saddest’ week of their lives; Europe hopes crisis peaking

Americans braced for what the nation’s top doctor warned Sunday would be “the hardest and saddest week” of their lives while Britain assumed the unwelcome mantle of deadliest coronavirus hotspot in Europe.

House on Avis Ave. catches fire, burns quickly

History-making Saints kicker Tom Dempsey dies from coronavirus crisis

Diocese of Baton Rouge to donate $10,000 of gas cards to health care workers

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EBRSO deputy dies from COVID-19 complications, according to sheriff

COVID-19 survivors, including CPSO deputy, donate plasma in effort to save lives

Suspected dealer in 2019 overdose death linked to fatal 2014 triple shooting

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Trump tempers officials’ grave assessments with optimism

The U.S. surgeon general offered some of the starkest warnings yet Sunday as he braced Americans for the worsening fallout from the new coronavirus, warning “this is going to be the hardest and the saddest week of most Americans’ lives, quite frankly.”

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ESPN set to re-air 2006 Saints vs Falcons as part of Monday Night Football Classic series

2024 Super Bowl in New Orleans could be moved to later year due to 17-game season

2024 super bowl in New Orleans could be moved

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Mayor issues statement after EBR sees spike in COVID-19 cases

  Nightly curfew now in effect in Iberville Parish. Could other parishes be next?

  BRG rededicates hospital as it prepares for possible surge in coronavirus patients

  Independent contractors, gig workers not qualifying for state unemployment benefits

  Bishop Duca issues guidance on how to celebrate Easter amid coronavirus pandemic

Bishop Michael Duca of the Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge has now issued guidance to priests and deacons about how to celebrate Holy Week, the Triduum, and Easter amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Only passenger on flight, woman going to see dying mother upgraded to first class for free

The flight crew upgraded the woman to first class, addressed her personally over the loudspeaker and took selfies with her.

  KIRAN: Why the discrepancy between LDH, parish coroners on number of coronavirus deaths?

Winn-Dixie expands safety measures due to COVID-19

BRPD searching for missing man last seen near levee in downtown BR

  Owner of Greek restaurant that just reopened post-2016 flood trying to make ends meet amid coronavirus