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Dillard University brings back mask mandate amid new COVID strain

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www.youtube.com – – 2023-08-25 18:45:27

SUMMARY: A local school, Dillard University, has implemented a mask mandate due to the circulation of new strains of COVID-19. Although some students and faculty are indifferent, others understand the importance of the mandate in preventing the spread of the virus. The mandate applies to indoor and common areas on campus, but not personal dorm rooms. The decision was made proactively to protect the close-knit community of students from around the world. While young and healthy individuals may be at low risk for severe cases, the long-term effects of COVID-19, known as long COVID, can be debilitating. The school believes the temporary discomfort of wearing masks is worth it to safeguard their students. A new vaccine is expected to be available in September.

It's day one of the mask mandate on Dillard University's campus. Not all students and faculty had heard the news yet, but the ones who had, understand why.

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Rougarou catch Gators in late innings – American Press

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www.americanpress.com – Rodrick Anderson – 2024-06-13 23:27:44

SUMMARY: The Baton Rouge Rougarou defeated the Lake Charles Gumbeaux Gators 8-2 in a Texas Collegiate League game on Thursday. The game, played at Barbe High School, saw the Gators' first home run of the season, but the Rougarou pulled ahead in the top of the eighth inning with a bases-clearing double by Clayton Pourciau. The Gators' Reagan Weilblinger struggled, loading the bases before Pourciau's decisive hit. The Gators are now 2-4 in their last six games and will play the Rougarou again in Baton Rouge. Ethan Oceguera pitched well in relief for the Gators, while Matthew Bienvenu earned the win for the Rougarou.

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LA Tech football crashes summer with annual Women’s Clinic | KTVE

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www.myarklamiss.com – Jeremy Bryant – 2024-06-13 22:49:59

SUMMARY: Louisiana Tech Football hosted its third annual Women's Clinic, allowing participants a behind-the-scenes look at the sport, including learning plays, weight room routines, and field drills. Defensive lineman Jessie Evans expressed joy in engaging with the community, emphasizing the importance of making participants feel special. Head coach Sonny Cumbie highlighted the program's focus on building connections through active participation and community involvement. Proceeds from the event were donated to Wiggin' Out, supporting cancer patients. The clinic aims to strengthen community ties not just on campus, but throughout Northeast Louisiana, demonstrating the team's commitment to outreach.

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Thursday 10 PM Tropical update: Invest 90 low chance of development, potential for next week

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www.youtube.com – – 2024-06-13 22:29:50

SUMMARY: Chief meteorologist Chris Franklin reports that tropical moisture is bringing significant rainfall to South Florida, though no organized systems are present. An “invest” near Charleston has a low chance of developing. While there's currently nothing in the Bay of Campeche, early next week might see development as a wave from the Eastern Pacific moves over Mexico into the Bay. Over the weekend, no significant weather events are expected, but a potential system could later decrease rain chances by diverting moisture away. Franklin notes a trend towards less rain and anticipates a few very hot days ahead.

WWL Louisiana Chief Meteorologist Chris Franklin says Invest 90L has a low-end chance of development. The lack of moisture could decrease our rain chances.

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