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January 27, 2017 - 3:45 am
President Donald Trump is considering a 20% tax on Mexican imports to pay for a wall along the southern border, so what does that mean for Louisiana? LSU economist Loren Scott says if the tax is imposed, Mexico will likely up the price of their exports to the US, which means American consumers will...
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January 27, 2017 - 3:10 am
A Mandeville man has been booked on a cruelty to a juvenile charge after police say a grandmother went to the residence and discovered the one-month-old limp and having difficulty breathing. Authorities believe the child was shaken violently. "(Detectives) were informed that the infant had bleeding...
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January 27, 2017 - 2:49 am
With one week in office we checked in with some people asking them to grade our new president. While some think Donald Trump is doing a decent job, others think its way too soon to be handing out grades. "Well, in the week that he's been in office and what he's done so far, I'd give him an A," said...
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January 27, 2017 - 2:26 am
A Westwego police officer killed last week is slated to be laid to rest Friday. Officer Michael Louviere was shot and killed Jan. 20 on his way home from work when he stopped to investigate a car crash. The car crash was the result of a shooting that started that morning and ended with the officer...
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January 27, 2017 - 1:22 am
New Orleans is bucking the national trend of a slowing hotel industry. The city is seeing no slowdown, despite a national shift from confident to cautious among hotel lenders. Local real estate expert Wade Ragas says the industry is fearful of rising interest rates from the Federal Reserve. Most...
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January 27, 2017 - 12:55 am
Over 2,000 Louisiana residents are in Washington D.C. along with hundreds of thousands of Americans for today’s annual March for Life. Executive Director of Louisiana Right to Life Ben Clapper says there is a renewed sense of hope under a Trump administration. “We believe the things that Donald...
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January 26, 2017 - 3:36 pm
Mayor Mitch Landrieu Thursday announced that the Sanford "Sandy" Krasnoff New Orleans Criminal Justice Council awarded grants totaling over $200,000 to the District Attorney, Orleans Parish Juvenile Court and NOPD. The Criminal Justice Council, Chaired by Mayor Mitch Landrieu and composed of...
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January 26, 2017 - 2:49 pm
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a Thursday afternoon homicide in Bridge City. According to Sheriff Newell Normand, officers responded to reports of a subject shot at 944 Beechgrove Blvd. about 5:15 p.m. They found the body of a 19-year-old male lying in the apartment complex...
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January 26, 2017 - 2:32 pm
Federal prosecutors in New Orleans say two owners of psychological service companies have been convicted in an $8.9 million Medicare fraud scheme that billed Medicare for unnecessary or nonexistent tests on nursing home patients in four Gulf Coast states. Rodney Hesson, 47, and his mother, 63-year-...
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January 26, 2017 - 11:55 am
A team of LSU mechanical engineers are in California to test out a pod that can float inside a vacuum tube and travel 500 to 600 miles per hour. LSU Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor and the team’s faculty adviser Aly-Mousaad Aly says the team is eager to see how fast the pod...
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