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Julie O’Donoghue

Julie O’Donoghue

Julie O’Donoghue is a senior reporter for the Louisiana Illuminator, a Newsline sister outlet.

Louisiana governor on Hurricane Ida: ‘We’re just getting started’

By: - August 29, 2021

“Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards on Hurricane Ida: ‘We’re just getting started’” was originally published by the Louisiana Illuminator. Hurricane Ida will remain dangerous and destructive until at least Monday morning, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said at a press conference Sunday afternoon. “We’re just getting started,” he said. The storm came ashore as a […]

Louisiana Congressman-elect Luke Letlow dies of COVID-19 complications

By: - December 30, 2020

Louisiana Congressman-elect Luke Letlow, 41, died from complications related to COVID-19 Tuesday, a family spokesman confirmed. The Republican was to be sworn in to Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District seat on Sunday, replacing retiring Republican U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham. Had he taken office, Letlow would have been the youngest member of Louisiana’s congressional delegation. He is […]