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Don Ames
October 11, 2019 - 10:11 am
A couple of comfort foods should fit in nicely with this weekend's comfortable weather at area festivals. "It's supposed to be cool, so it'll be perfect for everybody to come out and enjoy a bowl of gumbo," says Elaine Boatwright, secretary of the Bridge City Gumbo Festival. The festival is known...
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October 09, 2019 - 6:58 am
(WCBS 880) —A new book by Ronan Farrow details the sexual assault allegations that ended Matt Lauer’s run at the Today Show. In Farrow’s new book, “Catch and Kill,” ex-NBC staffer Brooke Nevils goes on the record, detailing an incident in a Sochi, Russia hotel room where Matt Lauer allegedly raped...
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Jacquie Cadorette
October 08, 2019 - 10:53 am
Over the weekend, Cowboys and Packers fans alike were thrilled to see Ellen DeGeneres at Sunday’s game. What they weren’t expecting? DeGeneres was seated right next to George W. Bush. The two attended the game alongside their wives, Laura Bush and Portia de Rossi. But when a clip of Bush and...
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October 07, 2019 - 6:33 am
( ALT 103.7 ) - The world is experiencing slightly less laughter today after the passing of a comedy legend. Rip Taylor, known for his flamboyant attire, handlebar mustache and confetti throwing antics passed away on Sunday. The cause of death is unknown at this time. He passed away at 84 years old...
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October 06, 2019 - 12:22 pm
The filmmakers and studio behind “Joker” have reason to put on a happy face. Despite concerns over its violent themes and ramped up theater security, audiences flocked to the multiplex to check out the R-rated film this weekend resulting in a record October opening. Warner Bros. said Sunday that “...
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October 06, 2019 - 8:56 am
Ginger Baker, the volatile and propulsive British musician who was best known for his time with the power trio Cream, died Sunday at age 80, his family said. Baker wielded his blues power and jazz technique to help break open popular music and become one of the world's most admired and feared...
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Don Ames
October 05, 2019 - 12:05 pm
As of Saturday, you can once again swim at all beaches on the Mississippi coast after the water was deemed off-limits for most of the summer. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality made the announcement months after they first closed off the water to swimmers and fishers due to a...
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October 04, 2019 - 11:54 am
Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress and singer who won critical acclaim as the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in a TV series as "Julia," has died. She was 84. Carroll's daughter, Susan Kay, told The Associated Press her mother died Friday in Los Angeles of cancer. During...
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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) walks off the field after an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. The Saints won 12-10. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
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October 01, 2019 - 4:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first week of the fall season had NBC feeling like must-see TV again. The network that dominated prime time in the 1980s and 1990s won the week in total viewers for the first time in 18 years with an average evening audience of 7.5 million. NBC won on the back of the NFL,...
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Krewe of Endymion
Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 01, 2019 - 11:15 am
The Krewe of Endymion today announced who will play at the krewe's big party the Saturday before Fat Tuesday. "This year’s Extravaganza sees the return of Train, the return of Styx, and for the first time, musical icon, legend and superstar….Tim McGraw!" according to a news release. Founder and...
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