Tuesday, July 14, 2020

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VP Pence heads to Louisiana amid renewed surge in virus cases

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence travels Tuesday to Louisiana, which has reemerged as one of the nation's hot...

Louisiana workers can file Wednesday for $250 hazard payment

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana will start accepting applications Wednesday for a $250 one-time payment offered to front-line employees who checked...

Stocks are off to a wobbly start as virus lockdowns return

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are off to a mixed start on Wall Street following weakness in overseas markets as investors fret...

“Growth has stalled” …. surge in US infections hits Delta

Delta Air Lines lost $5.7 billion during a brutal three-month stretch in which the coronavirus pandemic brought travel to a near standstill,...

Talk of mask mandate for Louisiana schools causing friction

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's top school board will decide Tuesday whether to issue a face covering requirement for teachers and...

Stocks climb worldwide as CEOs prepare latest report cards

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are rising in early trading on Wall Street Monday as CEOs across the country prepare to tell...

Donald Trump, Joe Biden win Louisiana’s presidential primary

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden have won Louisiana’s twice-postponed presidential primary. Trump...

Analysis: Jarring introduction for Louisiana’s new lawmakers

By MELINDA DESLATTE | Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Talk about a rough introduction to the Louisiana...

Governor, lawmakers oppose canceling school sports

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Despite Louisiana's surging coronavirus outbreak, Gov. John Bel Edwards and a majority of state House members oppose...

Louisiana Democrats searching for new state party leader

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Democrats will elect a new leader this summer, after state Sen. Karen Carter Peterson said Thursday...