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Associated Press
November 13, 2019 - 8:27 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In conservative Louisiana, where voters bucked expectations and elected a Democratic governor four years ago, this year’s gubernatorial race is testing if they’re willing to do it again — or if President Donald Trump can flip the seat. On paper, the governor’s mansion should...
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Jim Hanzo
November 13, 2019 - 7:33 pm
The Southbound side of the Causeway has reopened after a fatal crash caused the bridge to be shut down this afternoon heading in that direction. Authorities described the crash as "severe" and said the accident happened around mile marker 4 or about 4 and 1/2 miles. A driver having possible car...
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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) drops back to throw against the Atlanta Falcons in the first quarter at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
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Amos Morale III
November 13, 2019 - 5:08 pm
When LSU passing game coordinator Joe Brady joined the Tigers after spending some time on the Saints coaching staff, he brought some of the plays New Orleans ran with him. So naturally the Tigers offense which is shattering school records, looks very familiar to Drew Brees, who’s run that offense...
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Steve Geller
November 13, 2019 - 3:30 pm
Saints corner Marshon Lattimore (hamstring), KR/WR Deonte Harris (hamstring), and G Andrus Peat (forearm) did not practice on Wednesday. A tweet from ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter states that Peat suffered a broken arm against the Falcons and is expected to be out 6 weeks. Saints’ Pro-Bowl G...
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WWL Newsroom
November 13, 2019 - 2:17 pm
Patty Burnaman | WWL First News It’s cold! This Artic blast is pretty early this year. How will it affect agriculture crops here in south Louisiana? Will this early freeze hurt our oranges other citrus? Dan Gill, our resident horticulturist from the LSU Ag Center, says the oranges, satsumas, and...
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WWL Newsroom
November 13, 2019 - 1:04 pm
A robo-call poll of 660 likely Louisiana voters finds the governor’s race a virtual tie with 49 percent of the respondents supporting Governor John Bel Edwards and 49 percent who say they plan to vote for Republican challenger Eddie Rispone. “Whoever is able to mobilize their supporters to the...
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WWL Newsroom
November 13, 2019 - 12:24 pm
Patty Burnaman | WWL First News We are being told that it’s “cold and flu season,” but is there really such a thing? Dr. Fred Lopez, infectious disease specialist at LSU Health New Orleans, tells us it’s not so much the temperature, as it is what we do when it gets cold: we congregate in warm...
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WWL Newsroom
November 13, 2019 - 11:11 am
By: Jordan Fiegel The New Orleans Saints are turning the page and moving on to their next opponent. WWL NFL analyst Mike Detillier knows that may be a tough task for Saints fans since losing to the Atlanta Falcons was such a tough pill to swallow, but he said sometimes teams just have that clunker...
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Chris Miller
November 13, 2019 - 10:43 am
Your New Orleans Saints are back at work today, looking to shake off that Sunday performance and put the hurt on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this weekend. The Saints have some work to do to set themselves up for a bye in the playoffs. "You just don't want to be a playoff team, though," notes former...
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Steve Geller
November 13, 2019 - 10:20 am
While Who Dats remain disgusted and are still stewing over the Saints loss at home to a one win Falcons ballclub, the team can’t let anything from that outcome linger as they get back on the practice field today. “You turn the page,” Payton stated. “Yesterday, we spent a lot of time, two days ago a...
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