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When Hurricane Zeta hit Louisiana’s coast in October, it destroyed what was left of Grand Isle’s west end beach. After hold-ups with federal partners, the state has spent $7.5 million over the past few months to repair it.

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COVID-19 vaccines will be sent to 298 providers in all 64 of Louisiana’s parishes this week, the Louisiana Department of Health announced.

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A more contagious mutation of the coronavirus has been detected in the greater New Orleans area, the Louisiana Department of Health confirmed Saturday.

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Newly elected school board members sat for their first slate of meetings this week, probing district priorities ahead of this year’s charter application process.

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NOLA Public Schools will coordinate COVID-19 vaccines for all school-based staff as soon as doses become available, Chief Operations Officer Tiffany Delcour said Wednesday night.