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Gumbeaux Gators claim another walk-off win – American Press

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www.americanpress.com – Rodrick Anderson – 2024-06-20 23:31:09

SUMMARY: The Lake Charles Gumbeaux Gators secured another walk-off victory, beating the Brazos Valley Bombers 6-5 at Barbe High School. Jake Smith clinched the win with a decisive hit, marking his second walk-off in four games. The Gators, now 10-8, are just half a game behind the Baton Rouge Rougarou in the Texas Collegiate League's Louisiana division. Despite struggling against Bombers' pitcher Bryson Walker, who struck out 11 in eight innings, the Gators mounted a ninth-inning comeback. Parker Morgan pitched four scoreless innings, while Carter Sutton secured the win with 1 1/3 innings of relief.

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New Orleans Weather: Small chance for rain Friday, heat returns for the weekend

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www.youtube.com – – 2024-06-20 22:38:54

SUMMARY: The upcoming weather forecast shows upper 90s temperatures, primarily due to upper ridging. Monitoring two tropical areas: one wave currently overland in Mexico may bring rain to parts of Mexico and southern Texas, resembling Alberto's path, and Invest 92, likely moving towards Florida by Saturday, with a 50% chance of organizing into a named storm but posing no threat to the Gulf of Mexico. Winds have subsided inland, and coastal flood advisories are in effect until tomorrow evening. The weekend looks mostly clear with rising temperatures, but rain chances may increase by the end of next week due to an upper trough.

Chief Meteorologist Chris Franklin says there's a light chance for rain on Friday and expect a hot weekend. Rain chances return next week.

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UMC nurses rally for workplace safety

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www.youtube.com – – 2024-06-20 22:27:48

SUMMARY: Nurses at University Medical Center report increasing job dangers and claim the hospital isn't providing adequate safety measures. For instance, a gun was recently found in a hospital bathroom. The nurses demand mitigation efforts such as metal detectors, frontline staff training, and de-escalation techniques. In response, UMC issued a news release detailing their commitment to workplace safety through actions like increasing K9 patrols, adding card access to specific areas, and installing more cameras across the campus. They acknowledge facing complex daily challenges in ensuring safety.

Nurses at University Medical Center said their jobs are getting too dangerous, and the hospital isn't doing enough to keep them safe.

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