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It’s the Fourth of July and Governor Edwards is begging you not to repeat the mistakes of Memorial Day and further worsen our COVID case growth….

Cut 2 (30) “…I’m Brooke Thorington” 

If you do stay in and host a pool party, the Chief of the CDC’s Healthy Swimming Programming Michele Hlavsa has some good news: there’s no data available so far that says the virus spreads in the water.

Cut 3 (12)  “…properly maintained.”  

Usually, the State Fire Marshal encourages families to enjoy public fireworks displays versus creating their own, but most are canceled due to COVID-19. SFM Spokesperson Ashley Rodrigue says fireworks are not legal in all jurisdictions and can be extremely dangerous if not done correctly and should only be handled by adults.

Cut 6 (12) “…reach of children”

2K Sports has unveiled Pelicans forward Zion Williamson as the cover athlete for NBA 2K21 for Playstation 5 and Xbox Series X.  Zion lands the cover after only 19 games in the league, but he’ll be getting more playtime when the NBA starts back later this month in Orlando.  Zion says he’s been training every day during the pandemic, but very privately.

Cut 12 (12) “…my stepfather.”

The late Kobe Bryant and Portland Trailblazers guard Damian Lillard were also selected as cover athletes this year.