2:30 LRN Newscast July 2

An in-depth survey of the level of COVID antibodies and mortality rates in the state’s first pandemic epicenters of Jefferson and Orleans Parishes reveals some shocking information about the virus. Matt Doyle has the story.

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A member of Governor Edwards’ staff has tested positive for COVID-19 and has been quarantined along with several other members of the staff who worked closely with them. Governor Edwards was not considered to be a close contact of this individual and is not self-quarantining.

Looking back on the special session, House Republican Caucus Chairman Blake Miguez feels there are plenty of accomplishments to be proud however he’s disappointed that the timing of breaking away from the regular session along with returning for the special session put a hurdle in the way of improving the litigation environment for the oil and gas industry with coastal and legacy lawsuits.

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House Democratic Caucus Chairman Sam Jenkins is proud of passing legislation to get relief checks to essential workers.

FCC Chair Jean Kiddo says TV consumers who use their antenna in Shreveport and Monroe will need to rescan their TV sets so they can receive all their local channels. She explains…

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