Food delivery app Waitr is doubling its delivery staff for Super Bowl Sunday. What are the most popular food items? Kevin Barnhart has the answer.
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Louisiana healthcare facilities are upping Wuhan Coronavirus screening efforts as the number of cases worldwide balloons. Matt Doyle has more.
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Southern University Ag Center and Ilera Holistic Healthcare release their line of hemp-derived CBD oil known as ALAFIA. Kevin Barnhart has the story.
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Food delivery will be a big business Sunday as many will gather to watch the 49ers clash with the Chiefs for Super Bowl LIV (pronounced 54). Delivery service app Waitr spokesperson Dean Turcol says 1.3 billion chicken wings will be consumed this weekend, so it’s no surprise it’s historically the most ordered item in the app.
Cut 4 (06) “…and cheese dips.”
Turcol says chicken nuggets, mozzarella sticks, quesadillas, chicken sandwiches, and salads also cracked the top ten.
Cut 5 (07) “…lot of silverware.”
More than 100 million people are expected to tune into the game. Turcol recommends getting your order in early and expects most of the orders to come in during the pregame and at half time. Waitr is doubling its delivery staff for Sunday.
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Super Bowl Sunday is one of America’s biggest eating holidays, second only to Thanksgiving.
The World Health Organization declares the Wuhan Coronavirus outbreak a public health emergency as the number of infections has soared pasted 8,000 worldwide.
State Immunization Director Dr. Frank Welch says healthcare facilities are screening for the virus, asking patients with cold or flu-like symptoms two questions…
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There have been six confirmed cases so far in the US.
The number of infected has increased tenfold in the last week and killed over 170 people. Welch says the WHO’s designation means it’s an outbreak everyone needs to keep their eyes on.
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More than 20 countries around the world have reported cases, but so far there have been no fatalities outside of China.
Welch says the general risk of infection for the ordinary Louisianan is pretty low right now, and most reported cases so far have not been severe.
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Those most at risk are the very young, the very old, and those with underlying health issues that make flu or cold-like infections more dangerous.
Southern University Ag Center and Ilera Holistic Healthcare release their line of hemp-derived CBD oil known as ALAFIA. Executive Director for the Southern Institute for Medicinal Plants Dr. Janana Snowden says rollout gives students the opportunity to learn about various aspects of the medical cannabis industry.
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CBD is non-psychoactive. The product is now available over-the-counter at eight of the state’s nine marijuana licensed pharmacies. Snowden says the reception for the product’s introduction to market has been off to a promising start.
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Southern is the first HBCU to release CBD products to be sold in Louisiana. Two formulas of ALAFIA tinctures, Isolate CBD and Full Spectrum CBD, are available now with additional CBD products from Southern coming soon.
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The tinctures come in two levels of potency, 500mg for $40 and 1000mg for $80.
Former LSU superstar Tyrann Matthieu will take the field Sunday night as a core piece of the Kansas City defense, seemingly finally hitting his professional stride after a rough start to his career.
The Honey Badger last suited up for the Purple and Gold in 2011, when he was named a Heisman finalist. He got to the championship, but ever won one with LSU, so he’s proud of this year’s team…
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Matthieu was a part of a stacked 2011 LSU defensive backfield featuring Eric Reid and Mo Claiborne.
Matthieu struggled with drug use during his time at LSU and was kicked off the team in 2012, reportedly for multiple failed drug tests. After his dismissal, he went into rehab, and turned it around in the NFL…
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Matthieu was drafted in 2013 by the Cardinals in the 3rd round and played five seasons in Arizona before spending last year in Houston and signing with KC this past summer.
The DB suffered a series of injury setbacks early in his NFL career as he tried to stabilize his life after leaving Louisiana where he was raised. Getting a ring after all his struggles would be special…
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Matthieu was named to the 1st Team All-Defense AP team this season.
The Independence Bowl announces that over the next six years, Army and BYU, will play every other year in Shreveport and depending on the year they wil face a team from either the Pac-12, American Athletic Conference or Conference USA. Independence Bowl Foundation Chairman Art Carmody says these new agreements ushers in an exciting new era for the I-Bowl…
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Army will face a school out of the Pac-12 in the 2020 Independence Bowl. Carmody says having a school from the Pac-12 at the bowl will give the game more media attention on the west coast
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In 2021, BYU will play a team from Conference USA and in 2022, Army takes on school from the American Atheltic Conference. Carmody says with the new matchups in this bowl cycle, the Independence Bowl looks to build on a strong 2019 game that saw an attendance increase of 21-percent
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