Louisiana

Supreme Court protests
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Pat Loeb
June 29, 2020 - 4:16 pm
Monday’s Supreme Court ruling, which struck down a restrictive Louisiana abortion law, is a relief to Philadelphia-area abortion rights advocates — and a disappointment to pro-life activists. Read more here.
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Joe Cingrana
June 15, 2020 - 3:52 pm
Louisiana fans of superstar Britney Spears are looking to lean into current social justice reforms, asking for signatures to petition the city of New Orleans to remove Confederate statues and replace them with the Princess of Pop.
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This Monday, April 6, 2020 file photo shows an arrangement of hydroxychloroquine pills in Las Vegas.
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AP News
April 24, 2020 - 2:38 pm
State and local governments across the United States have obtained 30 million doses of a malaria drug touted by President Trump to treat patients with the new coronavirus, despite warnings from doctors that more research is needed. Read more here.
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Louisiana state officials discuss coronavirus protocols
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AP News
March 13, 2020 - 1:19 pm
Louisiana's chief elections officer asked the governor to postpone the state's April presidential primary election for two months because of the coronavirus, as the number of residents who tested positive continued to grow. Read more here.
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A view of the burnt wreckage of a plane crash near Feu Follet Road and Verot School Road in Lafayette, La., Saturday.
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AP News
December 28, 2019 - 12:50 pm
Five people are dead after a small plane crashed near a post office in southern Louisiana on Saturday, authorities said. Read more here.
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Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards celebrates with his wife Donna Edwards as he arrives to address supporters at his election night watch party in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday.
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AP News
November 17, 2019 - 4:21 pm
Deep in the heart of the conservative South, Louisiana’s voters reelected Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards to a second term, shocking Republicans who had hoped to reclaim the seat on the strength of President Donald Trump’s popularity.
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Reenactor Courtney Brooks tries on her newly tailored period costumes for the upcoming reenactment of a slave rebellion in New Orleans.
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AP News
November 05, 2019 - 9:22 am
Against the modern backdrop of oil refineries, strip malls and gated communities, hundreds of reenactors will gather Friday in southeastern Louisiana to remember a time when slavery flourished as a blight on America and some enslaved people fought back.
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Doctors Held by ICE
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CNN
November 01, 2019 - 10:47 am
Held behind bars as they pleaded for asylum, these two men say they watched people around them receiving poor medical care, but — despite their years of training — felt powerless to help.
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Dallas Assistant Chief of Police Avery Moore addresses the media about a drug deal gone bad resulting in the death of Joshua Brown.
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AP News
October 09, 2019 - 11:31 am
Authorities searched Wednesday for a third Louisiana man who is suspected in the killing of a witness who testified at the recent murder trial of a former Dallas police officer. Thaddeous Green, 22, remained at large following the shooting death last Friday of Joshua Brown.
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Camel
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CNN
September 25, 2019 - 9:43 am
A veterinarian has prescribed antibiotics to a camel owned by a Louisiana truck stop petting zoo after a woman bit the 600-pound animal to free herself from under its weight.
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