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In Local News:

Louisiana reported 4,700 new COVID cases yesterday and hospitalizations are currently up to 1,524. State officials say the majority of those in the hospital with COVID are unvaccinated. The state’s positivity rate has reached 13.2-percent, the last time it was this high was December of 2020.

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In Sour Candy News:

Attention everyone who lived through the '90s! Warheads Sour Spiked Seltzer is a thing! Yes, it exists and we couldn't be happier to find this information out. Warheads, the sour candy that defined a generation, is now available in spiked seltzer form. Warheads Sour Ales debuted in 2020 to much fanfare, the spiked seltzer is both gluten-free and boasting a five-percent ABV.

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In Celebrity News:

Omarosa is coming back to TV and is set to appear on Australia's Big Brother VIP. The reality television personality and previous senior advisor to former U.S. President Donald Trump will join the cast of Australia's upcoming celebrity edition of Big Brother, which is set to begin filming at Sydney Olympic Park in the coming weeks. She will join former Olympian and California Gubernatorial Candidate Caitlyn Jenner who are among some of the cast members.

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Ellen's Bonus Olympic News:

Years after Tony Hawk reshared a video of Rayssa Leal landing a trick while wearing a fairy costume, the Brazilian skateboarder took home silver at the Tokyo Olympics. Leal who is 13, came in second in the first Olympic women's street skateboarding event on Sunday. The impressive milestone came just six years after Hawk posted a video to Twitter of the then-7-year-old successfully landing a heelflip in a blue fairy costume. The clip quickly went viral and has since been viewed more than 2.3 million times.

Team USA's Medal Count: 37 in total

Gold: 13

Silver: 14

Bronze: 10

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