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News for Wednesday August 12th, 2020

 

Louisiana coronavirus: 133,125 cases | 4,195 dead | 1,335 in hospital | 89,083 recovered.

 

Louisiana reports a significant 47 person drop in COVID hospitalizations, part of a two-week-long trend in declining healthcare capacity usage from COVID patients.

 

Assistant Health Secretary Dr. Alex Billioux says the state continues to see an increasing number of cases of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children, or M-I-S-C, associated with COVID-19 among young people. 

 

The Big Ten and Pac-12 officially announce conference schools will not be playing football this fall due to the coronavirus with hopes of playing in the spring.

 

SEC Commissioner Greg Sanky has responded to the moves by the BIG Ten and PAC-12 and says he is looking to learn more about the factors that lead to their decisions, but says he remains comfortable with the SEC’s approach to supporting a healthy environment for student athletes.

 

Gov. John Bel Edwards on Tuesday expressed concern that as many as 200,000 jobless Louisiana residents, representing nearly half of those receiving unemployment benefits, could be excluded from enhanced payments issued by President Donald Trump, if the state can’t find a workaround to pay for its share of the costs.

 

Hurricane experts are calling for an active season of storm activity and with that prediction, Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon is stressing the importance of proper coverage.

 

Federally enhanced unemployment benefits are expected to begin shipping again in a few weeks, this time at 300 dollars on top of state payments instead of the previous 600 dollars. Senator Bill Cassidy backed the President’s recent executive orders relating to unemployment benefits, payroll taxes, and more.

 

More than 150 Livingston Parish school district employees and students have been quarantined three days into the 2020-21 school year.

 

After months of lobbying the crawfish industry will be included in the federal Coronavirus Food Assistance Program aimed at helping food producers impacted by the pandemic.

 

A 15 year old Crowley teenager has died from injuries sustained during an early morning shooting on Tuesday.

 

After last night’s game, which the Pels lost to the Kings 106 to 112,  the Pelicans have just one more game to go, before their season officially ends.

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Military helicopter shot at over northern Virginia, crew member injured

iStock/vesilvioBY: LUIS MARTINEZ

(WASHINGTON) -- The FBI is investigating the shooting of a U.S. Air Force helicopter as it flew over northern Virginia on Monday.

One crew member had a minor injury, according to the FBI and the Air Force. The UH-1N Huey helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing at a nearby airport and a bullet was discovered in the airframe.

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Police reform hits cop show writers' rooms with CBS partnership

S.W.A.T. - Jordin Althaus/CBS 2020 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved(LOS ANGELES) -- Today, CBS Television Studios, which airs hit police-themed shows likeS.W.A.T.andBlue Bloods, announced its partnering with the law enforcement and public safety advisory group21CP Solutions to consult with the networks show writers.

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Fatal surgeries among Black youth force researchers to examine medical bias

ABC NewsBY: KARMA ALLEN

(WASHINGTON) -- Researchers are pointing to an alarming medical study about fatal surgeries among Black youth, saying the data sheds light on why doctors and hospitals should to do more to confront their own biases.

The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, found that Black children are 3.4 times more likely to die within a month of surgery and 1.2 times more likely ...

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Three dead after train derails in Scotland

HaraldBiebel/iStockBy GUY DAVIES, ABC News

(LONDON) -- A train derailed in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, killing three people, British Transport Police said.

The driver was among those killed when the train derailed on Wednesday morning. The victims are yet to be formally identified, but officers are in close contact with their families. Six others were taken to the hospital with injuries described as...

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The untold story of the real 'Aunt Jemima' and the fight to preserve her legacy

ABC NewsBY: JON SCHLOSBERG and DEBORAH ROBERTS

(CHICAGO) -- Under the grass it is barely noticeable: an unmarked grave covering one of Americas "Hidden Figures" for nearly a century.

You probably have never heard her name, but Nancy Green has likely been in your kitchen before. Green created the Aunt Jemima recipe, and with it, the birth of the American pancake.

"Her face on the box, that image o...

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Big 12 Conference moves forward with fall sports including football

artisteer/iStockBy EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- The Big 12 Conference will move forward with fall sports this year, officials announced Wednesday.

Athletes in high-contact sports including football will get three COVID-19 tests per week, officials said.

Schools not in the Big 12 Conference must follow those testing rules in the week leading up to games against Big 12 schools, officials s...

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Monday August 10th

Houston Astros vs San Francisco 7:35p 94.7 ESPN

 

Tuesday August 11th

New Orleans Pelicans vs Sacramento  7:30p 94.7 ESPN

 

Wednesday August 12th

Houston Astros vs San Francisco 5:35p 94.7 ESPN

 

Thursday August 13th

New Orleans Pelicans vs Orlando 7:30p 94.7 ESPN

 

Friday August 14th

Houston Astros vs Seattle 7:35p 94.7 ESPN

 

Saturday August 15th

Houston Astros vs Seattle 5:35p 94.7 ESPN

 

Sunday August 16th

Houston Astros vs Seattle 12:35p 94.7 ESPN

 

Monday August 17th

Houston Astros vs Colorado 7:35p 94.7 ESPN

 

Tuesday August 18th

Houston Astros vs Colorado 1:35p  94.7 ESPN

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Wednesday August 19th

Houston Astros @ Colorado 7:05p 94.7 ESPN

 

Thursday August 20th

Houston Astros @ Colorado  1:35p  94.7 ESPN

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Friday & Saturday August 21st & 22nd

Houston Astros @ San Diego 7:35p 94.7 ESPN

 

Sunday August 23rd

Houston Astros @ San Diego 2:35p 94.7 ESPN

 

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday August 24, 25 & 26

Houston Astros vs LA Angels 7:35p 94.7 ESPN

 

Thursday August 27th

Houston Astros vs LA Angels 1:35p  94.7 ESPN

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Friday August 28th

Houston vs Oakland 7:35p 94.7 ESPN

 

Saturday August 29th

Houston vs Oakland 5:35p 94.7 ESPN

 

Sunday August 30th

Houston vs Oakland 12:35p  94.7 ESPN

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