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November 26, 2016 - 1:44 am
LSU is ready to introduce its football coach. "LSU Vice Chancellor and Athletics Director Joe Alleva introduces the head coach of the LSU Football team," LSU posted to social media. The school fired coach Les Miles during the just completed season and appointed Ed Orgeron as the interim head coach...
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November 25, 2016 - 11:42 am
New Orleans police say four people were shot in Central City Friday afternoon. Details on the victims' conditions were not available at the time. Police reported the shooting around 4:45 p.m. Friday.The shooting took place at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Magnolia Street...
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November 25, 2016 - 10:10 am
Now that Thanksgiving is over, people are getting ready for Christmas, which starts with finding the perfect tree. Owner of Steele's Christmas Tree Farm in Washington Parish, Kevin Steele, says families start coming to his farm on Thanksgiving Day to find their tree. He says people should make sure...
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November 25, 2016 - 7:22 am
This Saturday’s Powerball jackpot drawing has jumped to a whopping 403 million dollars. Louisiana Lottery Spokesperson Kim Chopin says this is the 9th largest jackpot in Powerball history. “Looking at a cash value of $243.8 million.” Chopin says this is the second year in a row we’ve seen a huge...
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November 25, 2016 - 5:42 am
It's said that small businesses are the real backbone of retail business. And, it's hoped that that backbone will show its strength this Small Business Saturday. The Louisiana Retailers Association is counting on a strong turnout, inviting shoppers to keep the neighborhood stores busy. The...
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November 24, 2016 - 9:25 am
Governor John Bel Edwards wishes Louisiana residents a happy Thanksgiving. He says despite all the challenges we've faced this year, we have a lot to be thankful for today and every day. "Thanksgiving is when we should certainly have that foremost in our thoughts, but prayers of thanksgiving are...
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November 24, 2016 - 8:10 am
State Troopers have arrested two suspects with ties to multiple carjackings in the New Orleans area. The suspects, 19-year-old Silas Declouet, 18-year-old Xavier Finley and a 16-year-old juvenile were observed sitting in a stolen Chrysler 200 by Troopers patrolling the outer edges of the French...
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November 24, 2016 - 5:28 am
If you peel a satsuma and find that some of the sections are dark and dry, blame the western leaf-footed bug. The dark-brown insect is less than an inch long. It gets its name from wide, flat sections in the adults' hind legs. LSU AgCenter plant pathologist Raj Singh says the bugs pierce the...
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November 24, 2016 - 2:16 am
As we are getting our Thanksgiving dinner ready, proper preparation is key to cooking the meal and avoid Salmonella, the bacteria found in many foods, including raw an undercooked meat, poultry dairy products and seafood. Ochsner Medical Center on the West Bank's, Dr. Jake Rodi, primary care...
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November 24, 2016 - 12:25 am
Millions of Americans are expected to shop tomorrow, and WalletHub has released their report of the best stores for Black Friday. Jill Gonzales with WalletHub says Macy’s will have the best discounts, as their average discount is about 64% off. But she says shoppers will find good deals just about...
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