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Thomas Perumean
November 08, 2019 - 7:59 am
DOTD work crews got their paint cans out and hastily added an extra turn lane at Loyola Drive to help out with the back up from the new terminal at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. WWL-TV talked with Scott Doyle from the DOTD who said: “We analyzed the projected data but it’s...
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Don Ames
November 08, 2019 - 7:38 am
A number of local festivals celebrate fall in the metro area this weekend. Large screen TVs are one feature you'll find at all of them. "We went out and rented a large LED Diamond screen. So, we'got a 12-foot by 7-foot screen that we going to feature the games on at the fest," says Keith Bouvier,...
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Associated Press
November 08, 2019 - 6:57 am
(AP) — Recreational fishing for red snapper will be allowed on Veterans Day this year in Louisiana waters and adjacent federal waters. The state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says Secretary Jack Montoucet has signed a declaration approving an additional day of red snapper fishing on Monday,...
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Associated Press
November 08, 2019 - 6:36 am
(AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration has reached emergency agreements to keep Louisiana Medicaid services intact for 1.5 million people. The one-year deals still need final state and federal approvals to take effect in January. The emergency contracts will keep the five private companies...
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Thomas Perumean
November 08, 2019 - 6:04 am
Testronic is coming to New Orleans looking to open a testing facility for digital games. The new facility will add 150-jobs with another 169 indirect jobs as well. Testronic is a leading quality assurance company in the digital game industry. The company is establishing its testing facility at the...
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USA Today
Steve Geller
November 07, 2019 - 11:58 pm
It’s been a while since we’ve seen Alvin Kamara in action. He got some extra time to heal during the bye after missing the Saints last two contests. The running back was back to being a full-go at practice Thursday and is anxious to return to the field week 10 vs. Atlanta. “I plan to play like I ‘...
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WWL Newsroom
November 07, 2019 - 9:35 pm
An English digital game-testing company plans a quality assurance testing facility in New Orleans. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said in a news release Thursday that Testronic Laboratories, based in the south London town of Croydon, plans to employ 150 people within five years. It says total...
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Don Ames
November 07, 2019 - 9:22 pm
The New Orleans City Council Thursday authorized a rate order for Entergy New Orleans to lower citywide rates for customers. The approved rate order reduces average residential bills by up to an estimated $3 a month while providing significant advancements on climate and equity issues. "The result...
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USA TODAY
Don Ames
November 07, 2019 - 8:17 pm
The White House is sending mixed messages about Louisiana's economy while President Donald Trump tries to unseat Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards. Trump trashed Edwards' economic performance Wednesday at a Monroe rally, as he works to replace the Deep South's only Democratic governor with...
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Don Ames
November 07, 2019 - 8:11 pm
Republican businessman Eddie Rispone is raking in more campaign cash after becoming the lone GOP contender in the Louisiana governor's race against Democratic incumbent John Bel Edwards. Campaign finance reports are out for the late September to late October fundraising period and Eddie Rispone has...
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