Fifth body of Seacor Power crew said to be recovered in Gulf Sunday night

BY MATT SLEDGE | STAFF WRITER PUBLISHED APR 18, 2021 AT 10:29 PM | UPDATED APR 19, 2021 AT 12:37 PM  The body of another member of the Seacor Power lift boat's crew was found Sunday night, according to relatives, leaving eight crew members still missing. The relative of one missing man posted about the discovery on Facebook, and another confirmed the news to WGNO-TV. The body has yet to be identified. The Coast Guard and the company that owns the boat, Seacor, didn't immediately make an official announcement. Relatives have provided many of the updates on ongoing search...

Sixth body recovered, victim ID'd as divers continue searching Seacor Power's wreckage

7 remain unaccounted for with discovery of 31-year-old Franklin man BY RAMON ANTONIO VARGAS | STAFF WRITER  PUBLISHED APR 20, 2021 AT 10:26 PM | UPDATED APR 20, 2021 AT 11:38 PM Divers searching the wreckage of the Seacor Power in the Gulf of Mexico have recovered the body of a sixth crewman, the Lafourche Parish coroner said late Tuesday. He was 31-year-old Quinon Pitre of the St. Mary Parish community of Franklin, said the coroner, Dr. John King. Pitre's cause of death wasn’t immediately available. His survivors include two young daughters, according to a post...

Biden's climate push promises 'jobs, jobs, jobs.' Here's what that might look like

New York (CNN)In his first address to a joint session of Congress last week, President Joe Biden framed his climate change agenda as a once-in-a-generation economic opportunity, speaking directly to blue-collar workers. He promised that his focus on the environment would result in "jobs, jobs, jobs." But what will those "jobs, jobs, jobs" look like? Although the investment in combating climate change will inevitably lead to more new jobs, many existing jobs — in the fossil fuel industry, for example — will begin to trickle away.Continue to watch & read

Black Psychiatrist Launches New Podcast to Reduce Pandemic-Induced Stress and Anxiety

During the pandemic, 4 in 10 adults in the U.S. have reported symptoms of anxiety or depressive disorder according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. From virtual work to virtual school to sickness and death, this comes as no surprise. However, one thing COVID has taught us is the importance of being more present and enjoying life because no day is promised. But for the busy professional, this is easier said than done. “As a psychiatrist, I encounter so many busy professionals that are unhappy, overwhelmed, and anxious because they give the best of themselves to everyone else, leaving themselves...
By Jacqueline Howard, CNN Updated 6:25 AM ET, Thu September 16, 2021 (CNN)It's not clear if or when boosters doses of Covid-19 vaccines will be OK'd for fully vaccinated people in the United States, but state and local health departments across the United States are moving ahead with plans for a potential rollout next week. Last month, US health officials announced plans for booster doses of Covid-19 vaccine to be offered starting the week of September 20, subject to sign-off from the US Food and Drug Administration and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Those conversations...

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