Every child care provider in La. to receive free supplies to ensure safe reopening

The Louisiana Department of Education today announced all 1,649 child care providers in Louisiana will soon receive supplies to help them ensure the health and safety of staff and children as the state navigates reopening following the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak.

SpaceX ready to launch NASA astronauts, back on home turf

The launch puts Elon Musk's SpaceX on the cusp of becoming the first private company to put astronauts in orbit.

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Louisiana State Police Trooper George Baker will be laid to rest Thursday, May 28 after a private memorial service in Hammond.
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Outbreaks are still climbing in much of the Americas, while many countries in Asia and much of Europe are making steady progress in containing the deadliest pandemic in years.

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Superior Grill reopens for takeout only after employees show signs of COVID-19

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Wedding photography company refuses to refund money after bride-to-be dies

A wedding photography company refuses to refund a man after his fiancée died in a car accident.

SPORTS

LSU guard Skylar Mays named SEC Men’s Scholar Athlete of the Year

Saints place Noah Spence on reserve/non football injury list

Saints place Spence on non football/reserve list.

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2 arrested in connection to police chase in Hammond that left 2 troopers injured

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Pumps in Ascension Parish up and running as precaution ahead of more rain this week

Parish President Clint Cointment says the pumps in Ascension Parish are up and running.
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  Stocks rise on Wall Street, but US braces for 100,000 deaths

The trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange reopened Tuesday in a largely symbolic step toward economic recovery, and stocks surged at the opening bell, even as the official U.S. death toll closed in on 100,000, a mark President Donald Trump once predicted the country would never see.

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Baker man dies in crash on Hooper Road