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A heat advisory is in effect for all southeastern Louisiana, which includes Livingston Parish, for much of Friday, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

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(The Center Square) – With the delayed Tax Day approaching on July 15, the personal finance website WalletHub released an analysis of the national tax landscape and found that red states generally have a better taxpayer return on investment (ROI) than blue states.

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(The Center Square) – The U.S. is withdrawing from the World Health Organization (WHO), a move threatened by President Donald Trump in May and formalized this week.

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First Guaranty Bank is pleased to welcome Angela Wales to the lending team, representing the Livingston Parish area. Wales, born and raised in Denham Springs, has over twenty-five years of experience in the banking industry and has worked at financial institutions like Investar Bank, Iberia …

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The National Bureau of Economic Research recently announced that the U.S. officially entered a recession in February 2020. Unprecedented levels of unemployment and declines in economic activity triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic abruptly ended the economy’s 10-year period of expansion. With …

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As regions of the country are seeing rebounding rates of COVID-19, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) reminds everyone that practicing social distancing and continuing to cover your face when in public is the best recourse to slow the spread of the virus.

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(The Center Square) – The U.S. economy added 4.8 million jobs in June, breaking a record that was set just in May. The unemployment rate dropped to 11.1 percent, the U.S. Department of Labor reported.

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Tuesday, June 30, the Senate passed the Stopping Improper Payments to Deceased People Act, which Sens. John Kennedy (R-La.) and Tom Carper (D-Del.) introduced in May 2019. The bill would save billions of federal taxpayer dollars by curbing erroneous government payments to people who are deceased.

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(The Center Square) – The federal unemployment insurance emergency payments of an additional $600 per week to those laid off because of COVID-19 restrictions discourages work and slows down economic recovery, several reports indicate. Several congressmen have introduced proposals to address …