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Louisiana’s COVID-19 restrictions too onerous, Republican lawmakers tell state health officials

Pushing back against Louisiana lawmakers who believe that the state’s continuing COVID-19 restrictions are disproportionate to the threat, Dr. Jimmy Guidry, state health officer...

Attorney General Jeff Landry is challenging Louisiana public schools and health...

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry challenged public schools and the Louisiana Department of Health on Sept. 24 over COVID-19 case reporting and disciplinary concerns. Louisiana...

Louisiana’s college COVID-19 numbers show wide gap between on-campus and virtual...

The COVID-19 dashboard run by the Louisiana Department of Health shows 1,558 confirmed cases among college students, faculty and staff and 523 cases of...

Hurricane Laura didn’t knock McNeese State out

Hurricane Laura, a Category 4 storm that made landfall in Southwest Louisiana Aug. 27, thoroughly devastated McNeese State University and caused about $200 million...

Hurricane Laura damaged 74 of 76 Calcasieu Parish public schools

Calcasieu Parish Superintendent Karl Bruchhaus told the Louisiana Senate Education Committee Wednesday that damage to schools caused by Hurricane Laura is “considerably worse” than...

LSU Now Allows Students to Quarantine In Their Own Dorm Rooms

LSU has quietly shifted its policy for COVID-19 quarantine on campus. Students are now allowed to quarantine in their own dorm rooms under certain...

Is it safe to open Tiger Stadium and the Superdome?

Update: Mayor LaToya Cantrell announced Friday that the Saints will not be allowed to have people at the team's game against the Green Bay Packers...

National champion LSU Football Tigers may play home games before crowds...

After months of speculation about what LSU football games would look like the season after the Tigers were crowned national champions and if even...

High school football likely to resume soon

It is looking very likely that high school contact sports, specifically football, will begin again soon despite Louisiana still operating in Phase 2 of...

Schools in 13 parishes are closed after Hurricane Laura

School system in 13 parishes have stopped their school year due to Hurricane Laura, said Cade Brumley, Louisiana schools superintendent, at a Louisiana House...

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