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Don Ames
July 04, 2019 - 4:56 pm
Thousands of people are expected on Mississippi's beaches for the July Fourth holiday, even though they can't go into the water because toxic bacteria are flourishing along the coast. Most of the state's coastal waters remain closed because of the algae outbreak. Beverly Martin, president of the...
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Steve Geller
June 16, 2019 - 12:48 pm
I have been blessed to be a dad for 9 glorious years now and like many others will tell you, it’s the best job in the universe. Having a little guy like Jackson, who looks up to me, definitely inspires to be a better man every day. I pray to have a better relationship with Jackson than my father...
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Kristian Garic
June 16, 2019 - 12:45 pm
Growing up with a military dad wasn’t as rough as you might think. My dad, David Garic, wasn’t the yelling type, nor a pushover either. He was pretty calm in most situations. Early in my life, my father’s military job was pretty demanding, forcing him to miss a lot of time with my sister Tara and...
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Kristian Garic
May 24, 2019 - 2:23 pm
Patriotism is one of my favorite virtues. I love this country with every fiber of my soul. I would die for this country! I love you and the USA that much. Every May I get a little worked up. I hear commercials or public service announcements encouraging Americans to thank veterans for their service...
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Don Ames
March 16, 2019 - 8:25 am
Not a bad St. Patrick's Day weekend, overall. The bulk of the rain has moved out of the metro area. We'll keep a 40 percent chance for a few, isolated showers in the forecast Saturday. Most of rain, however, should remain focused along the coast or offshore. This afternoon should be an improvement...
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Don Ames
March 05, 2019 - 3:29 pm
Hundreds of thousands attended The Greatest Free Show on Earth in New Orleans today. Parades and parties took place throughout the metro area and the entire state of Louisiana. Among those enjoying the culmination of Carnival...LaToya Cantrell. She took in her first Fat Tuesday festivities as the...
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Chris Miller
March 01, 2019 - 8:28 am
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport gets busy today. Everyone wants to be in New Orleans for Mardi Gras, except for a lot of New Orleanians who like to take advantage of the time off to get out of town! "We're expecting to see increased passenger flow today through Sunday, March 10th...
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Don Ames
February 28, 2019 - 5:06 pm
Hoping to roll without rain tonight, the Uptown parades will now begin at 7 o'clock The Uptown New Orleans parades scheduled for this evening are Babylon and Muses. The city says Chaos has canceled. They had been scheduled to roll a half hour earlier than originally planned. But parade organizers...
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Don Ames
February 23, 2019 - 12:01 pm
WWL-TV meteorologist Chris Franklin says Saturday parades will not see a washout. "It's not going be a washout of a day. We will see scattered showers and thunderstorms, but they should most frequent after 3 or 4 o'clock," says Franklin. "A potential line of storms could move through the metro area...
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Don Ames
February 23, 2019 - 8:46 am
After a successful Friday night opening featuring BJ Thomas and John Oates, Family Gras 2019 rolls through the weekend. The free event continued today, but due to weather concerns, updates have been made to the Saturday schedule. All the musical acts have been moved up a bit. Possibly heavy rains...
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