Nungesser Lays out Ideas for Reopening Restaurants
Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says the state is working on a set of guidelines to potentially get restaurants and other service industry businesses open in May.
LSU Health Shreveport Recruiting Plasma Donors of Recovered COVID-19 Patients
The hospital is 1 of 3 medical facilities in the nation recruiting plasma donors from people who have recovered from COVID-19 to treat critically ill patients.
COVID-19 Pandemic Contributing to Higher Flu Activity in Louisiana
Normally, flu activity goes down at this time of the year. However, State Immunization Director Dr. Frank Welch says the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in about one in ten doctors visits being for flu-like symptoms.
Small Businesses Encouraged to File for Payroll Protection Act
Baton Rouge Congressman Garret Graves is encouraging small businesses to get a jump on filling out applications for the Payroll Protection Act.
LSU NCBRT Prepping Coronavirus First Responder Trainings
The LSU National Center for Biomedical Research and Training is set to start helping first responders from around the country prepare for the coronavirus.
President Announces No Military Retaliation for Iran Rocket Attack
President Trump announces the US will not retaliate militarily against Iran for last night’s rocket attack targeting two US bases in Iraq.
Confusion Growing over Federal Age Increase on Tobacco Products
A federal law is now in effect banning the sale of tobacco and e-cig products to those under 21, but state law still allows those 18 and up to purchase.
AG Jeff Landry Warns College Football Playoff Fans of the Potential for Ticket Scams
With events the size of the CFP Championship Game happening in the state comes the opportunity for fraudulent tickets to end up in fans’ hands.
Animal Wellness Advocates Continue to Pursue Legislative Action Following Two Race Horse D…
Two horses are dead following Saturday’s opening day at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs racetrack in Bossier City.
Louisiana Sees 11,000 Person Population Decrease
Louisiana’s population declined by nearly 11,000 residents from 2018 to 2019 according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates.
Oil Hits $70 Per Barrel But La. Oil And Gas Industry Still Struggles
Oil prices in the U.S. have climbed over the $70 mark for the first time since 2014.
Firefighter Sets Fire To His Home Injuring Disabled Wife
The State Fire Marshal has arrested a Richland Parish volunteer firefighter in connection with a mobile home fire that injured his medically disabled wife.