New York coronavirus toll doubles in 72 hours as hot spots spread across US

President Donald Trump acknowledged that the federal stockpile is nearly depleted of personal protective equipment used by doctors and nurses and warned of trying times to come.
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Florida docking plan in the works for ill-fated cruise ships

Passengers from an ill-fated South American cruise are anxious to disembark once they reach Florida, but Gov. Ron DeSantis said the state’s health care resources are already stretched too thin to take on another ship’s coronavirus caseload.

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  Louisiana Rising: Songs From Home to air statewide, commercial free

  Why an La. restaurant owner lets one couple dine in during coronavirus shutdown

FOOD: Where to get free meals for kids amid coronavirus pandemic

  LSU announces spring intersession, as well as summer courses to be held online

  Arrest made in deadly shooting on Boulevard de Province in November

The Baton Rouge Police Department has made an arrest in connection with a deadly shooting that happened in November of 2019.
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  ‘A battlefield behind your home’: Deaths mount in New York

Even as the virus has slowed its growth in overwhelmed Italy and in China, where it first emerged, hospitals in Spain and France are reaching their breaking points and the U.S. and Britain are bracing for incoming waves of desperately ill people.

BRG Foundation launches COVID-19 fund to support needs of hospital, staff

CATS restructuring routes to adjust to ongoing stay-at-home order from governor

  Judge Roy Moore to represent Life Tabernacle Church

La. adding more workers to take unemployment applications

WATCH LIVE: Latest news conference on COVID-19

  Cleaning tips to help disinfect the home during quarantine

BBB warns of Census scams

All Louisiana Lottery locations to remain closed through April

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  A nurse worked for a week while infected with the coronavirus. The hospital wasn’t testing staff.

A nurse says she worked for about seven days at two hospitals in New York City while infected with the coronavirus.

SPORTS

Saints making the most of offseason changes due to Coronavirus

NFL team owners vote to expand playoffs to 14 teams

This is the first expansion of the playoffs since 1990, when the NFL went from 10 to 12 postseason entrants.

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Boys and Girls Club of Greater Baton Rouge create scavenger hunt smartphone game

Mid-Tap holding drive-thru crawfish, jambalaya fundraiser to benefit cancer patients & employees experiencing hardship due to COVID-19

  LDWF: Hunting and fishing are still perfectly legal during COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 ‘clusters’ at La. nursing homes

THE LATEST: Confirmed cases of coronavirus reported in La.

COVID-19 is a new strain of coronavirus, a family of viruses known to cause a range of respiratory illnesses.
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  Help heads to NYC as experts predict over 100,000 US deaths

The number of U.S. deaths could range from 100,000 to 240,000 even if Americans continue to stay home and limit contact with others, experts predicted at a media briefing with President Donald Trump.

  ‘The church is not a building': Pastor asks for forgiveness of suspected arsonist

Number of COVID-19 cases, deaths in Baton Rouge area

Economic stimulus checks: What you need to know

Family of 6 escapes house fire Wednesday morning

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