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Muted Mardi Gras: Closed bars, barricaded Bourbon Street

Coronavirus-related limits on access to Bourbon Street, shuttered bars and frigid weather all were expected to prevent what New Orleans usually craves at the...

Biden extends pandemic help for homeowners, renters wait

President Joe Biden is extending a ban on housing foreclosures to June 30 to help homeowners struggling during the coronavirus pandemic. The moratorium on foreclosures...

Vaccine delays leave grocery workers feeling expendable

As panicked Americans cleared supermarkets of toilet paper and food last spring, grocery employees gained recognition as among the most indispensable of the pandemic's...

Millennial Money: Turn your quarantine clutter into money

I placed more online orders than I can count in 2020. And I justified all of them. My front porch was filled with boxes containing...

Right-wing friendly Parler announces re-launch

The right-wing friendly social network Parler, which was forced offline following the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol by supporters of then-President Donald...

Luxury car brand Jaguar to go all-electric by 2025

Struggling luxury car brand Jaguar will be fully electric by 2025, the British company said Monday as it outlined a plan to phase out...

Got no milk: Nestle creates vegan KitKat bar

Coming soon to a selected retailer near you: a vegan version of the iconic KitKat candy bar. Switzerland's Nestle didn't spell out in its announcement...

Ochsner LSU Clinics Remain Closed

Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport clinics will remain closed on Tuesday, February 16. Outpatient appointments will be rescheduled, and patients will be contacted with a...

Tokyo surges to 30-year high as world shares rally

World shares started the week off with a rally, as Japan’s Nikkei 225 index closed above 30,000 for the first time since August 1990. European...

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