The roadways are about to get a lot busier as folks head out for the holidays. Reporter Dave Brannen spoke with Triple-A’s Don Redman…:
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As the Omicron COVID variant takes a foothold in Louisiana, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approves Pfizer’s new COVID-19 treatment pill. Dr. Benjamin Springgate is with LSU Health in New Orleans…:
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Pfizer’s Paxlovid is available only with a prescription from your doctor.

Today is the last day to send gifts in the mail if you want them to arrive for Christmas. USPS Spokesperson David Walton has a few mailing tips to help your packages arrive on time, like a clearly printed address label with the correct zip code, and…:
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He says use Priority Mail Express if you want guaranteed delivery by Saturday.

One person is dead following an officer involved shooting in Pointe Coupee Parish, according to State Police. They say cops were dispatched to a residence in Fordoche responding to a domestic dispute when they encountered an armed subject. The man was shot and killed in an incident involving a Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff’s deputy and a Livonia police officer and LSP is handling the investigation and processing the scene as it is not yet clear who fired the fatal shot.