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Newell Normand
January 20, 2020 - 5:32 pm
Did President Trump break the law when he withheld aid to Ukraine? An independent, non-partisan watchdog group, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) says yes, in no uncertain terms. To help explain what that group does and what it means for the President’s impeachment case, Newell turned to...
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Odell Beckham Jr.
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Newell Normand
January 17, 2020 - 1:02 pm
The LSU Tigers won the National Championship 42-25 Monday night, and this gift just keeps giving in increasingly strange ways. First reports emerge that Odell Beckham, Jr is handing out cash after the game, and now an arrest warrant has been issued after a video shows the former LSU star butt-...
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President Trump, LSU Tigers
Scoot
January 17, 2020 - 12:30 pm
As national college football champions – the LSU Tigers visited the White House today with President Trump, who praised the 15-0 Tigers. During the Obama administration and the Trump administration, some athletes of championship teams have politicized the opportunity to visit the White House by...
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Newell Normand
January 16, 2020 - 3:30 pm
We knew it was back - but now it’s really back! We’re talking about Dixie Beer, an iconic and historic New Orleans brand that is on the verge of an exciting renaissance. Dixie has a new brewery opening up, and Newell invited Dixie Beer General Manager Jim Birch onto the program Thursday morning to...
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Debate
Newell Normand
January 15, 2020 - 11:23 pm
We’re 19 days out from the Iowa caucuses, and only six candidates participated in the smallest Democratic primary debate so far, a stage featuring Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar and Tom Steyer. This was the last debate before early-state voting begins, so...
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Newell Normand
January 14, 2020 - 5:04 pm
The final jobs report of 2019 came out this past Friday, and though the U.S. economy added 145,000 jobs and unemployment is holding stead at 3.5%, the report is getting mixed reviews from experts and pundits. Newell invited Bankrate.com’s Senior Economic Analyst Mark Hamrick onto the show Tuesday...
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LSU Tigers celebrate
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Scoot
January 14, 2020 - 1:17 pm
The excitement after LSU beat Clemson winning the College Football Championship in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome last night spilled into the streets of New Orleans! After beating Clemson by a convincing score of 42-25, fans who had gathered to watch the game in bars put their elation on public...
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Ed Orgeron, LSU Tigers celebrate after national championship
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
January 14, 2020 - 10:46 am
There’s this story about a guy who graduates from high school and doesn’t like the way things go in college, so he quits after just two weeks. His father disapproves but finds his son a job at the company where he works. It’s not one of those cushy “daddy hooked me up” jobs, however. It’s one of...
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Judge
Newell Normand
January 10, 2020 - 3:44 pm
The Orleans Parish Juvenile Court judges have approved a new policy to keep repeat offenders in jail until they face a judge. If there’s an open charge on a perpetrator, and they’re arrested, they will go before a judge before they’re released. This shift comes after a lot of conversation on...
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NOPD
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Scoot
January 10, 2020 - 11:49 am
The officers of the New Orleans Police Department have become more vigilant in their patrols of the French Quarter. A few months ago, I reluctantly mentioned on my talk show that, as a frequent visitor to the French Quarter, I noticed a pattern of many NOPD officers standing at the barricades at...
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