Ochsner hosting Facebook live to discuss COVID-19 vaccines

Ochsner Health is hosting a Facebook Live to share the latest about COVID-19 and the COVID-19 vaccines.

  Among first acts, Biden to call for 100 days of mask-wearing

President-elect Joe Biden said he will ask Americans to commit to 100 days of wearing masks as one of his first acts as president.

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Surgery to repair Joe Burrow’s knee is successful, team says

Gonzales man sentenced to 198 months in federal prison for child pornography

CRIME STOPPERS: Man wanted for attempted second-degree murder in Denham Springs

  State Treasurer John Schroder Tests Positive for COVID-19

  Rep. Garret Graves to quarantine after COVID-19 exposure

The congressman says will be tested and is making arrangements to safely travel back to Louisiana.
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Walmart will light up the sky with holiday drone light shows

The free and contactless experience will feature nearly 1,000 Intel drones.

Officers involved in Koy Moore encounter return to work; investigation continues

  109 students quarantined in St. Helena Parish following Thanksgiving break

  ONE-STOP-SHOP: Stats, links related to COVID-19

2021 Southdowns Mardi Gras parade canceled due to pandemic

21-year-old man fatally shot in St. Helena Parish

One dead, another in critical condition after shooting on Dougherty Drive

  Baton Rouge casinos see slump in revenues, industry anxiously awaiting vaccine rollout

  Gov. Edwards, Admiral Giroir outline plan for distributing COVID-19 vaccine in La.

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Saturn, Jupiter will align for ‘Christmas Star’ this month

The heavenly meeting of the two biggest worlds in our solar system is an extremely close one.

SPORTS

  TJ Finley gets nod to start against No. 1 Alabama

  LSU gets ready to host La. Tech

4-star DE Naquan Brown decommits from LSU

Surgery to repair Joe Burrow’s knee is successful, team says

No fans to be allowed at Rose Bowl for CFP semifinal game

The Rose Bowl is hosting one of the playoff semifinals; the other is at the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans.

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  Baton Rouge area restaurants reassessing outside dining during winter

  Gov. John Bel Edwards explains maskless photo

  Louisiana high schools requiring in-person testing amid coronavirus

EBRSO needs help finding several armed suspects after vehicle burglaries

  Britain OKs Pfizer vaccine and will begin shots within days

In giving the go-ahead for emergency use of the vaccine developed by American drugmaker Pfizer and Germany’s BioNTech, Britain vaulted past the United States by at least a week.
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Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as restaurant closes for virus

The mega tip was paid on a tab for a single $7 beer.

  Former LSU athletic director, baseball coach Skip Bertman hospitalized

EXCLUSIVE: Pregnant wife, family in disbelief after husband killed in gas station armed robbery

Arrest made in Scotland Avenue shooting

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