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200 sick after norovirus outbreak at Louisiana casino

Feb. 7, 2020 7:51 PM EST

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — An outbreak of norovirus at a southwestern Louisiana casino has left at least 200 people sick and has prompted an investigation by state health officials. The Department of Health confirmed Thursday that the illnesses reported at L’Auberge Casino in Lake Charles last weekend...

Louisiana appeals court hears arguments in pipeline lawsuit

Jan. 8, 2020 2:51 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana appeal court heard arguments Wednesday on a lawsuit challenging state laws that let oil pipeline operators take private land for construction. The 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal in Lake Charles could take weeks or months to decide the case involving the 162-mile-long...