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Former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards hospitalized

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Posted at 7:10 PM, Nov 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-13 20:10:43-05

BATON ROUGE — Former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards was hospitalized on Friday after experiencing some breathing issues.

According to family spokesperson Leo Honeycutt, Edwards was rushed to the hospital around 4:00 pm and has undergone several tests. He has tested negative for COVID-19 and the flu.

Honeycutt says that Edwards will be staying overnight at Our Lady of the Lake hospital in Baton Rouge as a precaution.

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