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Court revives doctors’ lawsuit saying FDA overstepped its authority with anti-ivermectin campaign | KTVE

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www.myarklamiss.com – KEVIN McGILL, Associated Press – 2023-09-05 08:42:22

SUMMARY: A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit by three doctors who claim that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) exceeded its authority in its campaign against using the drug ivermectin to treat COVID-19. Ivermectin is commonly used to treat parasites in livestock and has been touted by some conservatives as a COVID-19 treatment. However, the FDA has not approved it for this purpose due to a lack of evidence of its effectiveness. The court ruling stated that the FDA campaign against ivermectin failed to adequately inform the public that the drug is sometimes prescribed for humans. The doctors can now proceed with their lawsuit.

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93-year-old veteran remembers celebrating Juneteenth

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www.youtube.com – News 10 – 2024-06-19 18:52:07

SUMMARY: 93-year-old veteran Samuel Gatlin reminisces about Juneteenth before it became a Federal holiday. As a young boy, he worked in the cotton fields of Logansport, Louisiana, under the harsh conditions similar to slavery. Gatlin recounts how Juneteenth was eagerly anticipated by the black community as it symbolized freedom from enslavement. His family, working as sharecroppers, would ensure their tasks were completed so they could fully celebrate the day. Abram Freeman, known as the “father of Juneteenth” in Hub City, emphasizes that Juneteenth is a holiday for all Americans to celebrate. Michelle Obama's words highlight the ongoing fight for worthy causes and historical milestones.

93-year-old veteran Samuel Gatlin, a medic in Korea and the National Guard shares his memories of Juneteenth.

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Nola company makes new military training tech

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www.youtube.com – – 2024-06-19 18:46:41

SUMMARY: Tonight, we spotlight a New Orleans tech company, HapTech, known for developing training weapons for future military personnel. CEO and founder Kyle Monty, a UNO graduate, has led the company to create safer military training tools using an electromagnetic recoil system, simulating live fire without bullets. This innovation has resulted in $1.5 million in military contracts and created jobs in Louisiana. HapTech employs 20 locals and plans to hire 10 more, boosting the local economy. Their technology also includes sensors for detailed training data, offering significant advancements in training methods.

We put a spotlight on a home-grown New Orleans technology company now developing training weapons for the next generation of military men and women.

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Road closed in Opelousas due to gas leak

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www.youtube.com – News 10 – 2024-06-19 18:41:56

SUMMARY: In Appaloosas, a gas leak has led to the closure of a section of LA 182. North Union Street is also closed, from Congress Street to Perry Lane, as crews work to repair the line. Officials describe the leak as unexpected but anticipate completing repairs by late afternoon.

La. 182 (N. Union Street) is closed from Congress Street to Perry Lane effective immediately.

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