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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 and implement the federal phase one reopening…

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The Louisiana Supreme Court extends an order delaying all jury trials until June 30th. The order was initially filed April 6th and there’s some fear that a three-month delay in cases will create a nightmare of a trial backlog, but Legal Analyst Tim Meche says it’s unlikely the extended delay will result in any legal or constitutional challenges that would impact the court once trials resume.

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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. While cats can catch the virus, CEO Anna Zorrilla says the SPCA recommends people suffering from mild or moderate cases of COVID-19 still keep their pets with them.

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If you are positive, Zorrilla says you should practice extra caution when interacting with your pet.