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City Hall
Jim Hanzo
December 15, 2019 - 10:20 pm
City Hall has sent out the latest release regarding the cyber attack that has affected city government in New Orleans. Normal business hours are scheduled tomorrow but some city services have been affected. City Hall will be open tomorrow, Monday, Dec. 16, for normal business hours. All City...
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Capitol
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Jim Hanzo
December 15, 2019 - 8:22 pm
An impeachment vote on the House floor is imminent following a Judiciary Committee vote on Friday. Northwest Louisiana Congressman Mike Johnson says the founding fathers warned against single party impeachments as it would be bitterly divisive, which he says is exactly the case in this situation. “...
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faucet water
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Jim Hanzo
December 15, 2019 - 5:15 pm
The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO), in consultation with the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH), has canceled the precautionary boil water advisory for the West Bank. Bacteriological tests confirmed that water in the area was safe to drink and could be used for personal needs...
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Kirby Lee - USA TODAY Sports
Steve Geller
December 15, 2019 - 4:58 pm
The NFL was considering week 16’s contest in Tennessee as a flex possibility, but has officially opted to keep the Saints road game against the Titans as a 12pm CST kickoff on Sun. Dec 22nd. Houston won 24-21 in Tennessee today to drop the Titans to 8-6. Chiefs at Bears will remain the “Sunday...
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Drew Brees
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Associated Press
December 15, 2019 - 4:56 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees has a knack for making history when the only NFL game to watch is being played inside the Superdome. There was the Sunday night in 2012 when Brees' 40-yard pass to Devery Henderson gave him touchdown passes in 48 straight games, eclipsing a mark set by Hall of Fame...
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Algiers Ferry returns to service
NORTA
Thomas Perumean
December 15, 2019 - 1:21 pm
The Algiers Point Ferry will resume service today with the charter boat, Margaret Lab. For Sun only, ferry service will run every 30 mins (:00 & :30). Regular ferry service will begin Mon at 6 am. For schedule & fare info, visit https://t.co/MYFFrHyT2H . @CityOfNOLA @mayorcantrell pic...
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Republican candidate Eddie Rispone talks about his campaign
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Thomas Perumean
December 15, 2019 - 12:13 pm
Speaking to the Times-Picayune/New Orleans Advocate , Eddie Rispone, the firebrand Republican candidate and ardent supporter of President Donald Trump, spoke recently in a four-and-a-half hour interview at his office in Baton Rouge. Rispone said he was disappointed in his loss to Incumbent John Bel...
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don-ames
December 15, 2019 - 9:50 am
You have one more chance to take part in a spectacular holiday event in New Orleans. Gallier Hall is center stage, as the striking Luna Fete display will be presented tonight (Sunday) from 6 to 10 p.m. "We do projection mapping on Gallier Hall which, basically uses light to turn the facade into...
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LSU
don-ames
December 15, 2019 - 9:35 am
LSU has started a national search to replace former president F. King Alexander. LSU Law Dean, Thomas Galligan, takes over as interim school President while the institution conducts a national search to replace former President F. King Alexander, who left for Oregon State. Council for a Better...
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Turbine Troubles at Carrollton Generating Station
SWBNO
Thomas Perumean
December 15, 2019 - 9:11 am
The explosion that rocked the Carrollton Avenue generating plant Saturday afternoon could have serious repercussions for New Orleans is a serious storm hits the City. S&WB's main turbine Number-Four went off line Saturday with a compressor problem. That's when back up turbine Number-Five was...
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