12:30 PM Newscast

The Department of Agriculture and Forestry is warning residents of mystery seeds being delivered through the mail that may contain some sort of plant pest or disease.  Ag Commissioner Mike Strain says if you receive a mystery package, don’t hesitate to contact authorities.
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Strain says authorities will come to you to handle the disposal of the mystery seeds.
New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell orders all locations of Willie’s Chicken Shack closed due to violations of the city’s ban on to-go drinks. Cantrell says the there was ample evidence of non-compliance at the locations and a task force was dispatched to investigate.

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Willie’s released a statement saying patrons refused to comply with the order and they support the city’s public health efforts. Over 2,300 new COVID-19 cases have been reported by the state today.

Louisiana small businesses can begin applying for a grant worth up to 15,000 dollars tomorrow as part of the Main Street Recovery Program. Matt Doyle has the story.

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