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Sheriff's deputies negotiate with protesters disrupting construction of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline in Sept. 2018.
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The temporary closure of the Dakota Access Pipeline will not affect Louisiana’s Bayou Bridge Pipeline, according to the company that owns both.

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In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision this week to strike down a Louisiana abortion law, the state — and particularly the defense mounted by Attorney General Jeff Landry — has been criticized for its tactics by abortion-rights groups.

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A bill meant to shield schools from civil lawsuits related to COVID-19 is now on its way to Gov. John Bel Edwards for final approval, but late changes made by a conference committee raised concerns on the House floor and almost killed the legislation.

Ben Depp / For WWNO

The city of New Orleans is launching a meal assistance program aimed at getting hot meals to residents struggling to get food during the coronavirus pandemic.

Lusher Charter School
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The Orleans Parish School Board is currently examining its policy prohibiting the renaming of schools, according to a statement released Monday by School Board President Ethan Ashley.

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