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Louisiana AG opens investigation into deaths of nursing home residents at temporary hurricane shelter

Inspectors were sent Tuesday — four days after the residents were taken there — but were expelled and kept from doing a full assessment, according to the state Health Department.

Citing “significant concerns about conditions,” the department moved each person out of the building by Thursday evening, according to Louisiana State Health Officer Joe Kanter. The governor has said a total of 843 residents were moved from the location by Thursday.

Fourteen of the residents who were removed had to be taken to hospitals for further treatment or evaluation, Kanter said.

A fifth nursing home resident who was being held

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This week’s home entertainment: from Nine Perfect Strangers to The Courier | Television & radio

Television

Mike White’s series is a fine addition to the mini-genre of shows about miserable rich Americans. It turns a high-end resort in Hawaii into a vision of hell as the Mossbacher family find a range of fresh and inventive ways of torturing each other and everyone around them. An unsparing examination of privilege, wealth and existential despair.
Monday 16 August, 9pm, Sky Atlantic

A welcome second run for Liam Williams’s dark coming-of-age comedy. As we rejoin present-day Liam, he is heartbroken and looks for explanations for his angst in the events of his adolescence. A fine exploration of neurosis

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12 Productivity Tips for Photographers Working From Home

If you’re a professional photographer, staying productive while working from home can be challenging. In between at-home photoshoots and long editing sessions, you may find yourself struggling to stay on task and complete your goals.

Fortunately, there are ways around this. Here are some productivity tips that every photographer should keep in mind when working from home.

1. Establish Boundaries

You might think that you can still be productive while working from your bed or in your living room. However, that’s not quite true; playing Netflix while you work or having a friend drop by isn’t going to help with

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This week’s home entertainment: from King Gary to Sparkling | Television

Tom Davis reprises his role of Gary King, a family man trying to stand out from his neighbours in the surprisingly competitive suburban enclave of Butterchurn Crescent, in this gentle comedy. Returning for a second series, King tries to finally marry childhood sweetheart Terri (Laura Checkley), while a new nightmare neighbour causes problems.
Friday 30 July, 9.30pm, BBC One

This docuseries explores the life of motor industry maverick John DeLorean, whose work is most well known from the Back to the Future movies. His career unravelled when he was charged with cocaine trafficking, following an FBI sting.
Friday 30 July,

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Val Kilmer’s personal home movies to premiere at Cannes Film Festival

Val Kilmer’s personal home movies have been transformed into a documentary that will premiere at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.

Throughout his career, the actor has amassed hundreds of hours of film and videotape that were stored in boxes stacked up in a garage, The Hollywood Reporter revealed on Monday. It features footage the 61-year-old made as a child with his brothers Mark and Wesley while growing up in the Los Angeles suburb of Chatsworth.

According to the outlet, Wesley, known as the director among the trio, passed away weeks before Kilmer became the youngest person at the time to

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‘Flintstone House’ owner settles lawsuit, can keep cartoon statues at California home

A colorful home in Northern California — often referred to as the “Flintstone House” for it’s dinosaur replicas, unique shape and memorabilia from the ’60s cartoon — can stay caveman-themed after a lawsuit between the town and the home’s owner was settled, according to local reports.

Florence Fang, the home’s owner, will be paid $125,000 by the town of Hillsborough to cover costs associated with the lawsuit, which began in 2019, according to The Mercury News. The settlement also states that Fang must apply for permits for the home’s exterior, but that they are guaranteed to be approved once

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