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The people of New Orleans are once again free to purchase an alcoholic beverage from a local business and walk out the door with it.


Nursing homes across the state are now open for family visitation, after the federal government released new guidelines last week.

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New Orleans public schools will report COVID-19 cases among students and staff at the school level and share the information with the public on a weekly basis, the district announced Thursday.

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The news of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death hit Michelle Erenberg as if it were a death in her own family.


School administrators were optimistic that a quick pivot to online learning could rescue the start of the school year in Southwest Louisiana, where Hurricane Laura hit late last month. Now, the region’s largest district has announced that virtual learning will be optional, citing a lack of internet access.