6:30 LRN Newscast April 24

A school-record five LSU Tigers were selected in the first round of the NFL draft. Joe Burrow went number one overall to the Cincinnati Bengals. And the first round ended with the Super Bowl champion Chiefs selecting Clyde-Edwards Helaire. The Saints took Michigan center Cesar Ruiz.

A petition is circulating urging Governor Edwards to allow parishes to make their own decisions on when, and how to lift the stay at home order…
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Few department stores are likely to survive once the coronavirus pandemic is over, according to retail experts at Columbia University’s Business School. New Orleans consultant of real estate valuations Wade Ragas says department stores already have a tough time competing with e-commerce…
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While there is limited evidence cats can suffer from COVID-19, the Louisiana SPCA is asking owners not to seek tests for their pets. CEO Anna Zorrilla says right now we want to make sure COVID testing is focused on humans, who have a more critical need.
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Two cats tested positive in New York City, but the CDC reports there is no evidence cats can transmit the virus back to humans.