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Louisiana health officials outline requirements for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots

Louisiana officials said eligible residents should get a COVID-19 booster shot of any kind — regardless of what vaccine they initially received. → Read More

Uniform or underwear? Hooters of Louisiana won't adopt new shorts amid national backlash

Over the last several weeks, Hooters employees have taken to social media to blast the new uniforms, which were implemented by franchisor Hooters of America. → Read More

Start your holiday shopping as soon as possible, expert says

With the COVID-19 pandemic putting a crunch on supply lines and production, holiday shopping may be more complicated than ever. → Read More

How soon will Louisiana's economy bounce back from COVID?

The recovery will also be uneven with some areas, like New Orleans and Lake Charles, likely seeing a longer road to recovery. → Read More

Louisiana casinos, racetracks lost more than $3 million in August after Hurricane Ida

Gaming sites across Southeast Louisiana saw the month of August cut short due to the Category-4 storm. → Read More

New unemployment claims spike in Southeast Louisiana after Hurricane Ida

The state had more than 9,000 initial unemployment claims for the week ending Sept. 4, an increase of more than 471% from the previous week. → Read More

Labor Day 2021: What does the labor force look like in Louisiana, Acadiana?

Louisiana had around 58,000 residents leave the workforce between the first quarter and second quarters of 2021. → Read More

'This is my home': Gov. Edwards gives Hurricane Ida update in Tangipahoa Parish

Governor provided updates on relief efforts, including discussions with the Biden administration on addressing the short supply of gasoline. → Read More

Hurricane Ida: SBA offering loans to help businesses, residents impacted by storm

Businesses of all sizes and nonprofits may borrow up to $2 million to replace or repair damaged property. → Read More

Hurricane Ida: 400 cellular towers back online, 1,000 still down in Louisiana

Large swaths of southeastern Louisiana have spotty or no cell service. → Read More

Hurricane Ida: 400 cellular towers back online, 1,000 still down in Louisiana

Large swaths of southeastern Louisiana have spotty or no cell service. → Read More

Hurricane Ida: All cellular sites down in Terrebonne, Assumption parishes

The FCC report shows that as of 11 a.m. Monday, 52% of 2,759 cellular sites across 31 Louisiana parishes were offline as a result of Hurricane Ida. → Read More

2020 census: Louisiana likely gained residents from western states

By region, Louisiana had the greatest net gain from western states with around 1,600. → Read More

Report: Louisiana's economic recovery is one of the slowest in the nation

As the U.S. economy bounces back from COVID-19, Louisiana is facing one of the slowest recoveries among the individual states. → Read More

2020 census: How could Louisiana's congressional districts change?

With an increase in population, the state will have to balance the new population total between its six districts. → Read More

2020 Census: Here's how Louisiana looks after a decade of change

Louisiana's population rose 2.7% since the 2010 census, with the state having an estimated 4.7 million residents. → Read More

Waitr changing name, paying $4.7 million as part of legal settlement

The company lost $5.6 million in the second quarter of 2021 after posting a profit of $10.7 million in the second quarter of 2020. → Read More

Waitr changing name, paying $4.7 million as part of legal settlement

The company lost $5.6 million in the second quarter of 2021 after posting a profit of $10.7 million in the second quarter of 2020. → Read More

Tyler Gray stepping down as president of LMOGA

Tyler Gray, who was the youngest president in Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association's history, has been president for two-and-a-half years. → Read More

Louisiana adds 6,700 jobs to help unemployment in June. Here's the breakdown by city.

June's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is 6.9%, down from May's 7.2% and down significantly from 9.4% in June 2020. → Read More