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Rise St. James fights Formosa, but elected officials don’t

The people in St. James Parish who are fighting against the planned construction of a $9.4 billion manufacturing complex planned by Formosa Plastics have...

Three things you need to know about Louisiana’s COVID-19 outbreak this...

White people have surpassed Black people in number of COVID-19 deaths The number of white people dying from COVID-19 has surpassed Black victims. Louisiana has...

ACLU sues Louisiana over its process regarding early release of prisoners

The American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana says the state’s government is illegally withholding information about its process regarding the early release of prisoners...

Four things you may have missed about Louisiana’s coronavirus outbreak this...

There’s an avalanche of news about Louisiana’s COVID-19 outbreak every week and we know it’s hard to keep up. Here’s a few interesting news...

Acting Homeland Security chief defends use of federal force in Portland

WASHINGTON — The top official at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Thursday defended the deployment of federal officers to counter protesters in...

Governor extends Phase 2 amid ‘early signs’ of improvement in COVID-19...

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Tuesday that he has ordered a three-week extension of Phase 2 coronavirus restrictions in an effort to continue...

State officials link only 10 cases of COVID-19 to summer camps

If your child attended in-person summer camp and successfully managed to avoid an infection from the new coronavirus, that doesn’t necessarily mean that streak...

Louisiana says it’s getting ‘mass testing’ of prisoners underway

Gov. John Bel Edwards said Louisiana has started a “mass testing” program for COVID-19 in prisons weeks after experts said the state should be...

Louisiana’s gig workers can still get a fraction of the unemployment...

The Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation program has expired, which means that the federal government has stopped adding $600 to the unemployment benefits provided by...

Advocates want to bulldoze highways that bulldozed Black neighborhoods

By Caitlin Dewey Stateline As protesters in cities from Richmond, Virginia, to San Francisco toppled statues last month, urban planner Amy Stelly allowed herself to hope...

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