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September 13, 2019 - 12:42 pm
Does anything about today scare you? Today, is Friday the 13th and a full moon! This doesn’t happen often. In fact, it will not occur again for 30 years. There is a tradition of considering any Friday the 13th to be an unlucky day, and there has always been the belief that a full moon alters human...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
September 12, 2019 - 10:57 am
I could, and would, eat birthday cake every morning…EVERY morning for breakfast. I could, and would, end lunch and dinner with a GIANT bowl of ice cream. The meals preceding the ice cream would consist of poboys, french fries, fried seafood, steak and…well you get the idea. I obviously can’t...
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Newell Normand
September 11, 2019 - 5:25 pm
100 years ago, Walter Lippman said , "Men who have lost their grip upon the relevant facts of their environment are the inevitable victims of agitation and propaganda. The quack, the charlatan, the jingo, and the terrorist, can flourish only where the audience is deprived of independent access to...
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September 10, 2019 - 1:26 pm
The emotional roller coaster ride Saints and Texans fans were on during the season opener for both teams was one hell of a ride. And unlike the tangible roller coasters at an amusement park - none of the riders had any idea how itwould end. It certainly did not end with the roller coaster reaching...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
September 06, 2019 - 10:28 am
Finally it’s here. The “end” of summer. Astronomically it occurs with the autumnal equinox, which, this year, happens on Monday September 23rd at 2:50 central time. In a fashion sense, summer ends with the celebration of Labor Day. Accordingly you’re committing a fashion faux pas if you wear white...
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September 05, 2019 - 12:49 pm
Last weekend’s “straight pride” parade in Boston was the target of protesters, and there were arrests. A Massachusetts judge has decided now to move forward with charges against several of the protesters who were arrested. The district attorney’s office requested dismissal of disorderly conduct and...
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September 04, 2019 - 12:54 pm
The gunman in the mass shooting in West Texas over the holiday weekend tried to buy a firearm on January 14, 2014; but he failed the background check and was denied the purchase. The firearm the gunman used that killed 7 and injured over 20 others, including a 17-month-old child who was shot in the...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
September 04, 2019 - 10:26 am
How do you divvy up chores when it comes to your kids? Do you or should you tie it into an allowance? How do you raise a kid (or kids) who are willing to do their fair share of the family work but still understand the value of labor without creating mercenary, money-grubbing, little monsters who...
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Newell Normand
August 29, 2019 - 4:46 pm
Happy Trails to the New Orleans Baby Cakes, who are relocating to Wichita, Kansas. Wichita leaders wooed the Triple A team with promises of a new stadium and nearby land ready for development. But the organization that actually operates the Cakes' facility here at home says they haven't received...
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Newell Normand
August 28, 2019 - 5:07 pm
Many New Orleans residents are still reeling from their new property tax assessments. Homeowners that are seeing a 20-30% increase in their tax liability might consider themselves lucky, as a large number of homeowners in the historic urban core are looking at increases as high as 50% or even...
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