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Joe Marino
Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
May 06, 2019 - 12:38 pm
One of Diana Ross’ many hits is a song entitled “Reach Out and Touch.” Ironic when you consider the response to the former lead singer for the Supremes being singled out and patted down at Louis Armstrong Airport after her Jazz Fest appearance. In case you haven’t heard by now, the boarding process...
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March 31, 2019 - 6:15 am
(WWL.com) - The Republican candidates for Governor made appearances last week at an event in Baton Rouge hosted by the Pelican Institute. Baton Rouge businessman Eddie Rispone was the first GOP contender to announce his campaign. When asked what makes him stand out from the other candidates,...
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Jim Hanzo
March 29, 2019 - 8:37 am
The number 2 and 3 seeds in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament East Regional meet up in the Sweet 16 tonight in D.C. Michigan State and LSU hook up this evening. Do basketball fans think the Bayou Bengals can take care of business against the Spartans? One basketball fan told us that...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 28, 2019 - 9:17 am
New Orleans police say a man tried to rob the Waffle House in the 4600 block of Old Gentilly Road this morning. "The subject came in Waffle House and sat at the bar. The subject than handed the cashier a note demanding money and then produced a gun," according to police reports. The workers,...
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Scoot
March 25, 2019 - 1:00 pm
President Trump declared victory following the release of the Mueller report! The nearly 2-year investigation into Russia’s attempts to control the outcome of the 2016 presidential election and into the possibility that President Trump and his campaign colluded with the Russians was released over...
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Don Ames
March 09, 2019 - 12:43 pm
New Orleans police say a man was hit and killed by a passing vehicle in Gentilly early Saturday morning. According to NOPD, the fatality took place near I-610 West and Elysian Fields Avenue just before 1 a.m. The man got out of his vehicle after it broke down in the middle of the interstate. As he...
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March 09, 2019 - 7:30 am
Tyler Nunez, Assistant Editor of Tiger Rag Without its head coach and with a dark cloud currently hanging over the program, the No. 10 LSU basketball team will try to win at least a share of the Southeastern Conference regular season championship Saturday when it takes a woeful Vanderbilt squad...
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USA Today
The Cajun Cannon Bobby Hebert sounded off on Sports Talk about LSU suspending basketball coach Will Wade. The Tigers are playing for an SEC title Saturday night, but Wade will not be with the team. The school has benched him indefinitely a day after reports that FBI wiretaps uncovered calls of him...
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March 05, 2019 - 2:17 pm
(WWL.com) - When disaster strikes, the Cajun Navy is there to help. The Cajun Navy 2016 has responded to the devastation left from tornadoes in south Alabama that killed at least 23. Vice President of Cajun Navy 2016 Billy Bringear says they’ve got boots on the ground with chainsaws rescuing...
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Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
After some deliberation at the NFL Combine over whether or not replay review within the league should be changed, the competition committee was unable to come to a consensus on the issue, according to ESPN. The issue resurfaced this season after the controversial no-call during the Saints loss in...
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