Louisianans Vote In Record Numbers For The First Two Days Of Early, In-Person Voting

Louisianans headed to the polls in record numbers during the first two days of early, in-person voting for the upcoming presidential election.

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Updated at 3:24 p.m. ET The Justice Department filed an antitrust lawsuit Tuesday against Google alleging the company of abusing its dominance over smaller rivals by operating like an illegal monopoly. The action represents the federal government's most significant legal action in more than two decades to confront a technology giant's power. Justice Department lawyers accuse Google of harnessing its internet gatekeeper role to enrich the company's vast business empire, stifling competitors...

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The Louisiana Department of Education is making it easier to keep up with important reopening information for school systems across the state.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded the Louisiana Community Development $634,000 to improve drinking water and provide assistance to undeserved, small and disadvantaged communities in Concordia and Catahoula Parishes, Louisiana. The state will use the funds to carry out projects and activities needed for public water systems to comply with the Safe Drinking Water Act.

Louisianans headed to the polls in record numbers during the first two days of early, in-person voting for the upcoming presidential election.

Where To Vote Early In Louisiana, Parish By Parish

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It's time to start casting ballots, Louisiana.

COVID-19 Vaccine Trials Paused, Experts Say That's A Good Thing

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Last week as the nation watched COVID-19 infections climb for the third time in 2020, two pharmaceutical companies paused their clinical trials — one for a potential vaccine, another for a possible treatment.

Digital " I Voted" Sticker Now Available

Oct 19, 2020

Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin is announcing a digital, downloadable sticker for the upcoming November 3 and December 5 elections. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, polling locations will not distribute physical “I Voted” stickers to help protect the health and safety of our election workers and voters.

 

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A drive-thru Disaster Recovery Center will open in Natchitoches Parish Monday, Oct. 19 to help Hurricane Laura survivors.

The drive-thru center operates under strict COVID-19 protocols to ensure visitors are safe. Masks or face coverings are required for entry and service. Survivors remain in their cars. A specialist wearing a face mask will receive documents through the window and return them.

No appointments are necessary. Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday – Saturday closed on Sunday. The drive-thru center is located at:

Natchitoches Parish

Zordan Named New Police Chief For City Of Monroe

Oct 19, 2020

A 27-year law enforcement veteran with strong ties to the Monroe area has been appointed the City of Monroe’s next Chief of Police. Mayor Friday Ellis appointed Victor “Vic” Zordan late Friday following a week of extensive interviews by the Mayor and a committee of top officials designated by the Mayor. Zordan was one of ten eligible candidates for the Chief of Police position.

Louisiana voters encountered long lines and tightly packed crowds when they made their way to the polls Friday on the first day of early in-person voting for the Nov. 3 presidential elections.

LOUISIANA COVID-19 UPDATE - The latest numbers from the Louisiana Department of Health,  show just under 174,000 Covid-19 cases,  with more than 161,000 presumed recoveries and 5,507 Covid-19 related deaths.  Louisiana is in it’s 8th month of the Coronavirus Pandemic and if that weren’t enough—the state is still recovering from severe storms, and on top of that—there’s economic pressures with disruptions, businesses have had to restrict operations, there’s been closures,  job lay-offs and upcoming election worries too.

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