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Jim Hanzo
November 06, 2019 - 9:38 pm
Today was almost spring-like with temperatures in the 70s, but we are in for some changes and it all begins on Thursday. "We may see more low 80s tomorrow as a return flow from the Gulf increases the warm air ahead of a cold front on the way for late Thursday/early Friday," WWL-TV chief...
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Jim Hanzo
November 06, 2019 - 8:58 pm
A Jefferson Parish judge on Wednesday sentenced a habitual offender from Marrero to 99 years in prison, just one week after he was convicted of robbing a 74-year-old man at gunpoint as the victim carried his Thanksgiving groceries into his Marrero home. 29-year-old Wayne Norman, was convicted by a...
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Steve Geller
November 06, 2019 - 4:41 pm
A week off sure helped the Saints get heathy. Drew Brees remained a full-go after testing out his surgically repaired thumb in week 8, while tight end Jared Cook (ankle) and Receiver Tre’Quan Smith (ankle) also fully practiced. Cook got nicked-up at the end of the game in Jacksonville and was held...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
November 06, 2019 - 3:05 pm
"Impressive!" "Beautiful!" Those are just some of the words people are using to describe the new terminal at New Orleans Louis Armstrong International Airport on the first full day of operations in the new $1.3 billion facility. Fliers raved about the way the terminal looked and the wide array of...
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Chris Miller
November 06, 2019 - 1:30 pm
Covington police are asking for help solving a shooting that left one victim clinging to life. Police say the shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 900 block of North Florida Street. Police said the victim is in critical condition at this time. Anyone with information is asked to call...
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LSU Tigers head coach Ed Orgeron during the third quarter against the Auburn Tigers at Tiger Stadium.
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Amos Morale III
November 06, 2019 - 12:05 pm
The President of the United States, Donald Trump, is set to take in No. 1 LSU and No. 2 Alabama’s Saturday afternoon matchup and the coaches of both of those programs think it’s an honor to have the Commander in Chief attend the game. “It’s an honor, I think, that the President of the United States...
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Chris Miller
November 06, 2019 - 12:01 pm
Nearly three years into nonstop service between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport and London-Heathrow, British Airways is adding a flight to that schedule. The British flagship airline will make round trips six days a week. Today, @British_Airways announced that it is adding an...
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Steve Geller
November 06, 2019 - 11:34 am
7-1 has the Saints sitting in 2nd place in the NFC, just behind the last unbeaten team in the 8-0 San Francisco 49ers. The Black & Gold are coming off a bye to begin the 3rd quarter of the season against their 1st of four straight NFC South foes. This Sunday seems like a gimme with the 1-7...
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Jim Hanzo
November 06, 2019 - 9:22 am
Flu season is amping up around the country and Louisiana leads the nation in flu activity. State Immunization Director Dr. Frank Welch says nearly six in every hundred visits to clinics, doctors’ offices, and other healthcare providers in Louisiana were for flu-like symptoms. “Unfortunately...
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WWL Newsroom
November 06, 2019 - 9:15 am
By: Tim Zimmer Saints Head Coach Sean Payton returned from his Week 9 bye to talk preparation for the Atlanta Falcons and strategy for the second half of the season on the Saints Coaches Show. The Saints come into Week 10 with the 5th best team in total defense allowing 316 yards per game against...
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