In new report, Louisiana Tumor Registry finds higher cancer rates in southern part of the state
Today on Louisiana Considered, we learn about a new bill that could give renters more protections after hurricanes. We also hear the latest on cancer research in the state and learn what monuments are going up in the place of former Confederate statues.
This month, the Louisiana House voted unanimously to advance a bill that could give renters more protections after hurricanes. WWNO's Patrick Madden spoke with coastal desk reporter Kezia Setyawan and New Orleans metro reporter Carly Berlin to learn how the bill could penalize landlords who illegally evict their tenants.
The Louisiana Tumor Registry at LSU Health New Orleans has published the fifth statewide report of cancer incidence rates, finding higher rates of the disease in southern parts of the state. Liaison with the Louisiana Tumor Registry, Lauren Maniscalco, tells us what this breakdown means.
Accompanying the long debate over the removal of Confederate memorials is what to put up in their place. NPR’s Debbie Elliot reports on two social justice groups that are putting up new interactive monuments to try to evoke racial reckoning.
Today’s episode of Louisiana Considered was hosted by Adam Vos. Our managing producer is Alana Schreiber and our digital editor is Katelyn Umholtz. Our engineers are Garrett Pittman, Aubrey Procell, and Thomas Walsh.
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