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Zach Strief
November 19, 2018 - 8:10 am
The New Orleans Saints dominated the defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles 48-7. It was an impressive performance, and Saints quarterback Drew Brees praised the mindset of the team. “We’re playing with a lot of confidence, but I’d say it’s just a great sense of urgency every week. We...
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Don Ames
November 19, 2018 - 7:22 am
More and more Americans are experiencing the freedom and flexibility of working from home. It may sound good on paper -- there's no traffic, no office politics, and you can work in your fuzzy slippers. But, there are drawbacks for both employers and employees. A recent study by Virgin Pulse found...
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Chris Miller
November 19, 2018 - 6:40 am
More people will be traveling for Thanksgiving this year -- AAA says it's the most since 2005. The association is estimating 54.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home for Thanksgiving. "Automobile is going to be the dominant mode of transportation," said AAA spokesman Mike...
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Jim Hanzo
November 18, 2018 - 9:41 pm
A man is reportedly dead in a homicide in Metairie, according to JPSO Sunday evening. It happened in the 100 block of Raspberry Street. There are no other details available.
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USA TODAY
November 18, 2018 - 6:53 pm
(WWL.com) The Saints had another dominating performance in the Dome on Sunday as New Orleans crushed the defending Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles 48-7 for their ninth consecutive win. It was another MVP performance from Drew Brees who threw for 363 yards and four touchdowns. Big day for...
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Jim Hanzo
November 18, 2018 - 5:58 pm
An officer was injured Sunday while attempting to stop a shoplifter. The incident happened in the 9600 block of Chef Menteur Highway. While responding to a shoplifting incident at the location, officers arrested Ishionte Jachson, 6-11-95 for shoplifting. After placing her in handcuffs, the suspect...
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Don Ames
November 18, 2018 - 11:38 am
A father and son were found dead in Lake Pontchartrain Saturday night after taking their boat onto the lake to go fishing. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agents, NOPD officers and the US Coast Guard were dispatched to search the lake after their unmanned boat was found Saturday...
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Don Ames
November 18, 2018 - 10:15 am
The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans, in consultation with the Louisiana Department of Health, has canceled the precautionary boil water advisory issued on Saturday, November 17, 2018 for residents of the East Bank of New Orleans. At approximately 6:42 a.m. Saturday, water pressure levels...
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November 18, 2018 - 9:50 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. John Bel Edwards rallied his core base of education union support with a preview of his 2019 re-election stump speech. He urged teachers and school workers to maintain a "sense of purpose" about the governor's race. The Democratic leader spoke Saturday to the Louisiana...
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November 18, 2018 - 7:56 am
James Moran, Editor of Tiger Rag Foster Moreau, Nick Brossette, Garrett Brumfield and 15 other seniors walked down Victory Hill and ran through the goal posts at Tiger Stadium for the final time Saturday night. LSU sent those seniors out in style with an almost-too-easy 42-10 rout of a 1-10 Rice...
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