8:30 LRN Newscast July 29

The 600-dollar weekly unemployment benefit for those who lost their job or faced reduced hours due to the COVID-19 pandemic ends this week. That’s why Louisiana Workforce Commission Secretary Ava Dejoie is encouraging unemployed indviduals to search for jobs on their website, louisiana-works-dot-net…
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Congress is looking at extending the benefits, but the 600-dollars a week could be reduced.

State Fire Marshal Butch Browning says his deputies have confucted five-thousand compliance checks on businesses making sure they are following COVID-19 restrictions…
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So far, four bars in Lousiana have had their permits suspended.

The Louisiana Department of Revenue is still accepting applications from frontline workers who could be eligible for a one-time $250 payment for working during the governor’s stay at home order. Brooke Thorington has more.
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Former LSU Quarterback Joe Burrow is a very rich man suddenly after signing a four-year contract with the Cincinnati Bengals worth 36-million dollars. And the deal includes a 24-million dollar signing bonus.