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

This is your one-stop-shop guide to everything you need to know about the impact of COVID-19.

  Emergency program to give people $50 off internet bill

The government is increasing spending on broadband as the pandemic made stark that millions of Americans did not have access to, and could not afford, broadband at a time when jobs, school and health care was moving online.
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Gov. Edwards announces Weyerhaeuser investing in Holden mill

Overnight storms, possible tornado leave behind significant damage in New Orleans

YOUR MONEY: Avoid rental car cons, BBB warns

Saints to host Packers Week 1 of 2021 NFL season

  How to make sure you’re ready during National Hurricane Preparedness Week

It’s just about that time already as hurricane season is fast approaching.
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Teacher has 5th grade students in ND reenact George Floyd arrest

The teacher has been placed on administrative leave and will remain on leave until the district finishes its investigation.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Heavy rain subsiding, nicer weather ahead

Jackknifed 18-wheeler shuts down I-10 East in Baton Rouge

  Livingston Parish residents air concerns after deadly hit-and-run on Buddy Ellis Road

  Louisiana’s US senators want to get people back to work, but say ending federal unemployment benefits not their decision to make

  Louisiana House passes bill proposing to decriminalize marijuana

Tigers take down No. 14 Louisiana Tech 16-8, game called in 7th due to weather

  BREC Parks and Rec System could be split after bill advances

  THE INVESTIGATORS: Agencies misplaced bikes, vacuums, other items according to state records

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  Younger adolescents get ready to receive COVID-19 vaccine

A handful of cities started offering shots to children ages 12 to 15 on Tuesday after the Food and Drug Administration gave the vaccine emergency use authorization for that age group.


NCAA Women’s BR Golf Regional canceled due to weather, course conditions

Weather threat moves up start time for LSU vs No. 18 La. Tech baseball game

Due to the threat of weather in the evening, the baseball game between LSU and No. 18 Louisiana Tech has been moved up.


  Panic buying could result in gas shortage

All-American CB Derek Stingley Jr. to wear No. 7

  Heavy rains turn East Baton Rouge resident’s backyard into giant pool

  Rep. Troy Carter thrown into legislative fire as he joins 117th Congress

Gov. Edwards, other La. officials break ground on College Dr. exit off I-10 construction project

Gov. John Bel Edwards and Louisiana DOTD Secretary Shawn D. Wilson, Ph.D., were joined by other state, parish, and city officials to celebrate the beginning of construction on the new I-10 College Drive exit in Baton Rouge.
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All 7 siblings orphaned in crash adopted

Their parents were killed and all of the kids were seriously hurt in a rollover crash during a move from California to Texas.

  Tributes pour in for Baton Rouge area DJ killed in crash on Plank Road

Baby dies after fatal crash in Baton Rouge

Tangipahoa teen found safe

Man dies after fiery crash on Plank Road