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WWL Newsroom
January 13, 2020 - 11:10 am
Kenny Kuhn reporting... Bold LSU fans have been stealing cardboard cutouts of Tiger Coach Ed Orgeron from Raising Cane's stores across Baton Rouge. The "kidnappings" were caught on store surveillance video and later tweeted by Raising Cane's owner Todd Graves. Leggo my Coach O ---- pic.twitter.com/...
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John Bel Edwards
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WWL Newsroom
January 13, 2020 - 10:53 am
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' inauguration for his second term.
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Louisiana Capitol
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WWL Newsroom
January 13, 2020 - 10:27 am
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards will be sworn in today at 11:30 a.m. for his second term of office. The ceremony on the steps of the Capitol, weather permitting. Advisor to the governor, Richard Carbo says attendees will get to hear from Edwards about his plans for the next four years, and...
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LSU
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Jim Hanzo
January 13, 2020 - 9:42 am
LSU and Clemson tie up tonight for College Football's National Championship. We talked to some Ohio State fans who say they are pulling for LSU because of their hometown hero, Joe Burrow. "We came here because we thought Ohio State would be in it," said these tourists. "Joe Burrow is from Ohio, we'...
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Superdome before the national championship
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Kristian Garic
January 13, 2020 - 7:52 am
The hype and buildup is just about over for the College Football National Championship game. LSU and Clemson have had 15 days to study, breakdown, and prepare for one another. Finally, the rubber is about to meet the road. Blitz or play coverage? That’s the biggest question Clemson defensive...
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Ed Orgeron, Dabo Swinney
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WWL Newsroom
January 13, 2020 - 6:07 am
By: Tim Zimmer It’s Tigers vs. Tigers in the National Championship Monday night in the Mercedes Benz Superdome. Which offense has the advantage? Which players will play a key role in determining the winner of the college football final playoff? Here’s a breakdown of each side of the ball, and “x-...
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College Trophy
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Jim Hanzo
January 12, 2020 - 9:53 pm
After a long 15-day layoff since winning the Peach Bowl, LSU and Clemson strap on the helmets Monday night in college football’s national championship game. Coach Ed Orgeron says he’s tried to keep the preparation for this game close to what they’ve done all year. "We didn’t talk about going to...
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New Orleans
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Jim Hanzo
January 12, 2020 - 6:12 pm
A dense fog advisory is in effect until 9 a.m. Monday morning as foggy conditions continue into Monday morning. "The highest chance for showers and a few thunderstorms will be Monday morning and early afternoon," said WWL-TV meteorologist Payton Malone. "No severe weather is expected, and rain...
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 New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; LSU Tigers quarterback Joe Burrow (9) during the College Football Playoff National Championship media at Xavier University of Louisiana Convocation Center.
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Amos Morale III
January 12, 2020 - 5:12 pm
Joe Burrow said LSU’s goal hasn’t changed since last January. “We went into the season saying if the national title is in New Orleans, we weren't going to let anybody else be there,” Burrow said. “We had to be there. We weren't going to be at home on the couch watching two teams coming in our state...
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Weather not cooperating for Big Game
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Thomas Perumean
January 12, 2020 - 2:14 pm
It's advantageous the Superdome is a dome, because there's no way the College Football National Championship game is getting rained out. The old adage, 'wait five minutes and the weather will change' is on the minds of a lot of outdoor retailers, vendors, and tailgaters alike as the National...
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