The U.S. Supreme Court blocks the White House mandate ordering COVID vaccines for employees of private companies. Kevin Gallagher gets some reaction…:
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President Biden announces they’ve purchased another 500-million home COVID tests, but Louisiana Senator & physician Bill Cassidy believes this should have come sooner…:
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To locate the nearest testing site call 2-1-1.

Upon hearing of a trend to intentionally catch COVID so individuals can put the virus behind them, Governor John Bel Edwards says that’s not a good idea. He says the Omicron variant is mild for some people but not everyone…:
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In hopes that the Omicron peak is coming soon, Edwards did not issue another statewide mask mandate during his Covid news conference Thursday.

Cops in Baton Rouge have arrested the woman who in early December allegedly fired a gun inside a beauty store after the manager busted her stealing a wig. They say when 18-year-old Janiya Wattley was confronted for shoplifting she pulled out the weapon and fired a round into the ceiling. A tip from Crimestoppers helped officers locate the suspect.

There will be plenty of LSU fans wearing orange and black tomorrow as former LSU Quarterback Joe Burrow makes his NFL playoff debut when the Bengals host the Raiders. Kickoff is at 3:30.