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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died due to complications of metastatic pancreatic cancer, the Court announced. Dr. Sanjay Gupta goes over Ginsburg's history with the disease.

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During a Senate committee hearing, Dr. Robert Redfield said a face mask may provide better protection against coronavirus than a vaccine. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports the CDC director also offered a timeline as to when a vaccine might be available to most Americans.

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Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci praised how Vermont has handled the coronavirus pandemic and said that a national mask mandate "probably would not work" in the US.

This clingy baby koala, Henry, was rescued after he was separated from his mother. Izzy, an 11-year-old koala rescuer, helps him get strong and healthy by feeding him, cuddling him, and reading him bedtimes stories! Eventually, he’s ready to be released — but months later, someone finds Henr…

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A mother in Venezuela tells CNN she was quarantined against her will in a motel for 23 days. Doctors say Venezuela's government has been using motels and other makeshift facilities to quarantine patients suspected of having the novel coronavirus, in a bid to keep them from overburdening the …

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“There’s a lot of information out there and I know it’s hard for most non-medical, and even medical people, to sift through,” Dr. Jay Marque said Wednesday. “There’s a lot of confusion about which (COVID-19) tests do what.”

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A decade after the nation's worst offshore oil spill, dolphins, turtles and other wildlife in the Gulf of Mexico are still seriously at risk, according to a report released Tuesday.

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In the wake of reported cases of Covid-19, a respiratory disease caused by a coronavirus, in Louisiana, many people may be unsure as to what level of concern they should have for the well being of themselves and their family.

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Pre-teen girls experience many rapid changes in their minds and bodies. Sorting those out and knowing what is normal can be difficult while combatting the messages they receive from a media invested in convincing them that they need to buy products to make them better.

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The local non-profit organization Destiny Driven Youth, founded by Cynthia Beverly, President, honored 12 college graduates under the age of 30 at the Black Excellence Celebration held at the St. Peter Claver Mission Chapel Saturday night in Sulphur.

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VINTON — When retired Air Force Staff Sgt. Corey Goodwin got an email earlier this month from his Wing Commander, Col. Samantha Weeks, asking that Christmas cards be sent to a sick child in Vinton, he decided he could do more.

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LAKE CHARLES  — Though Thanksgiving is not yet upon us, the 1911 Historic City Hall in Lake Charles was bedecked in Christmas cheer Thursday as representatives from throughout Calcasieu Parish announced upcoming holiday events in their municipalities.

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Audrey Hepburn once said, “As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands: one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.” Volunteering time and talent not only helps others; it also helps the one giving back.  

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Though mosquito season in Louisiana typically runs through October or November, increasingly warmer winters are enticing the pesky critters to overstay their welcome.

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WESTLAKE — Sadness and grief are a part of the human condition. But when those feelings remain, despite every attempt to relieve them, medical intervention may be necessary.

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LAKE CHARLES — The Community Foundation of Southwest Louisiana has hired Bantam Strategy Group in partnership with Toole Design Group, two experienced bikeshare firms, to study the feasibility and implementation of a multi-city bikeshare system serving the City of Lake Charles and City of Sulphur.

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MOSS BLUFF — Louisiana’s Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser announced Wednesday that Sam Houston State Park is on track for major improvements, in large part, as a result of the state’s settlement with BP for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.

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WESTLAKE — September is National Emergency Preparedness Month. In recognition, representatives with the Calcasieu Medical Reserve Corps and the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Health and Human Services taught seniors how to address some medical emergencies at the Westlake Senior Center Monday.

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Setting a precedent in Calcasieu Parish and serving as a model for future endeavors of its kind, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held for the parish’s first STEM school at E.K. Key Elementary on Monday, August 20.

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Immunizations don’t stop once you leave school, according to Christa O’Neal, immunization specialist with West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital. In fact, they never stop from birth to death.

As American women seek a larger role in politics, fairer wages and an end to sexual harassment, the Girl Scouts see an opportune time to show some swagger in promoting their core mission: girl empowerment.

CHICAGO (AP) — Lowering blood pressure more than usually recommended not only helps prevent heart problems, it also cuts the risk of mental decline that often leads to Alzheimer's disease, a major study finds.

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The Sulphur City Council authorized Mayor Mike Danahay to join other entities in Calcasieu Parish in conducting a feasibility study concerning a bike sharing program at a special City Council meeting Monday following a public hearing on an ordinance approved at the regular meeting earlier th…