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Maya Smith works as a cashier at a Walmart in New Orleans. She is 21 years old, a single mom, and she just walked out in protest of her workplace conditions.

Ian McNulty

Easter bunnies sure get around. You see those rascals everywhere this time of year. But in Louisiana we have something else that signals the season, and it’s Easter crawfish.

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Louisiana public schools will likely remain closed for the rest of the school year, Gov. John Bel Edwards said in a press conference Thursday afternoon.

But he did not give a timeline for when that decision would be made.

Randy Schmidt, GoodWood NOLA

The U.S. Marshals office in New Orleans is getting its hand sanitizer from what just one month ago would have seemed an extremely unlikely source: a local distillery.

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The latest on the spread of coronavirus in New Orleans and across Louisiana.

In late March, hunger strikes broke out at at least two Immigration and Customs Enforcement facilities in Louisiana to protest unsafe conditions from the coronavirus epidemic.  

Ashley Dean / WWNO

There's nothing like being stuck at home for weeks, maybe even months on end to turn your thumb green.

The Preservation Resource Center is offering online workshops, classes and discussions about our city's historic architecture.  We talk with PRC executive director Danielle Del Sol.

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The latest on the spread of coronavirus in New Orleans and across Louisiana today, April 8.

Travis Lux / WWNO

The latest on the spread of coronavirus in New Orleans and across Louisiana today, April 7.

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