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Governor Edwards requests everyone stay away from crowds, socially distance, and wear masks for July 4th if they’re going out of the house. Edwards says Memorial Day helped spur the present-day spike.

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Many people are planning to shoot off their own fireworks with many public displays canceled this year. Brooke Thorington has some safety tips from the State Fire Marshal’s office.

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Pels rookie sensation Zion Williamson says the NBA “bubble” experience in Orlando when teams take the court later this month to restart the regular season is almost unimaginable. Zion says he loves the fans in New Orleans and admits playing without them in a closed-off environment will be a different experience.

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As more people are staying home due to COVID-19 backyards with pools are extremely attractive this summer, and that’s leading to a large number of first time pool owners. Chief of the CDC’s Healthy Swimming Programming Michele Hlavsa (Waav saa) says Always keep an eye on children at the pool. She adds drowning is the leading cause of injury-related deaths in children ages one to four and never swim when you are sick.

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