NY Stock Exchange reopens as US closes in on 100,000 dead

The trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange reopened Tuesday in a largely symbolic step toward economic recovery, and stocks surged at the opening bell, even as the official U.S. death toll closed in on 100,000, a mark President Donald Trump once predicted the country would never see.

  Manning Passing Academy in Thibodaux canceled for 2020

The prestigious national camp will resume in June 2021 where it will celebrate its 25th anniversary

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Join Gov. Edwards on Zoom, Facebook to ‘Reimagine Louisiana’ after pandemic

  Heavy downpours and storms Tuesday; flash flooding possible

  Public health leaders encourage socially distanced Memorial Day

  Republican-led legislature exerts more independence; political analyst says the governor still has power

  Less people than anticipated celebrate Memorial Day on the lake

Some celebrate Memorial Day on the lake, but many head back in quickly due to bad weather.
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Farm aid program opens for applications Tuesday

Farmers and ranchers have been walloped by issues related to the closures of restaurants and schools in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

1 dead, 2 injured after structure collapses

  People flock to Mississippi Gulf Coast for Memorial Day

  RV sales jump 170% during coronavirus pandemic, says association

  Coast Guard searching for two swimmers reported missing from Orange Beach, AL

NOFD: Elderly woman severely burned in Uptown house fire

Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office searching for missing 16-year-old

  LDH: 11 new deaths reported; more than 28,000 COVID-19 patients recover

Community COVID-19 testing sites: Times and locations

  • National

Great-grandmother shot, killed trying to stop fight outside DC grocery store

Family members say someone opened fire as the victim was trying to stop a fight after her granddaughter was attacked by two girls.

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  FOX 8 Defenders: Many await indefinitely full refunds for cruise trips

Many await refunds for months as cruise lines say they're backed up from a high volume of requests.

  Zurik: Airport vendor left local businesses and non-profits with reduced visibility and broken promises

When the new terminal at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport opened it had several New Orleans features included -- but its what was missing that has some local businesses feeling left at the gate.

INTERACTIVE MAP: COVID-19 Cases in Louisiana Nursing Homes

The Louisiana Department of Health has released data about COVID-19 cases at specific nursing homes in the state. See a map that plots this data for nursing homes across the state.

  Zurik: State lawmakers adjourned for 49 days due to COVID-19 and were still paid

  Zurik: Death toll at Lambeth House higher than initially reported by state officials

SPORTS

NBA says it is talking with Disney about resuming season

Space won’t be an issue, even if Major League Soccer — which is also in talks to resume its season at Disney — is there at the same time as the NBA.

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  TODAY: National WWII Museum reopens to Memorial Day guests

Motorcyclist killed in Livingston Parish crash

Woman killed in Metairie homicide; suspect in custody

NOPD: One woman injured in New Orleans East shooting

  Families pack the beach in Grand Isle during Memorial Day Weekend

families and beachgoers packed the beach in Grand Isle during Memorial Day Weekend, which is believed to have been the busiest weekend.
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  Pandemic brings smaller, subdued Memorial Day observances

U.S. authorities warned beach-goers to heed social-distancing rules to avoid a resurgence of the virus that has infected 5.4 million people worldwide and killed over 345,000, including nearly 100,000 Americans, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

  2 rescued, 1 teen dead in Grand Isle swimming incident

  VIDEO: In his last act of service, LSP Trooper is escorted to donate his organs so others may live

  Nicondra: Sun and storms today, but rain coverage increases

NOFD: Family of 5 rescued from Lake Borgne after boat capsized

COAST IN CRISIS

  BP oil disaster penalties and settlements fund billions of dollars in Louisiana coastal projects

Monday marks 10 years since the Macondo well blow out in the Gulf of Mexico

  A population explosion is about to come to Louisiana’s Queen Bess

The island was recently rebuilt with 2010 Gulf oil spill money