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November 20, 2016 - 1:45 pm
Louisiana will get hit with the coldest temperatures this season, tonight. The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for the Northshore Shore along with parts of Southern Mississippi from Midnight until 8 a.m. Monday. The NWS expects temps to get down into the upper 20s and low 30s...
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November 20, 2016 - 10:24 am
Those prostitution allegations? Forget about them. Claims of ties to a white supremacist? Ignore that. Trash-talking about performance in office? All water under the bridge. In Louisiana's U.S. Senate race, one-time rivals who hammered each other in bitter exchanges ahead of the primary election...
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November 20, 2016 - 6:04 am
First lady Donna Edwards says she is restarting a preservation foundation for the Louisiana Governor's Mansion, to help raise money for the home's upkeep and beautification. Edwards talked about the plans during a recent appearance on the governor's radio call-in show. Edwards says she worked with...
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November 19, 2016 - 6:58 am
The head of Louisiana's largest film and television production studio says he hopes to see the sluggish movie-making industry rebound in the coming year after a steep downturn that followed changes to the state tax incentive program. Patrick Mulhearn, director of Celtic Media Centre, says he's...
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November 19, 2016 - 6:13 am
Louisiana's Department of Motor Vehicles will reverse its no cash policy on most transactions as soon as Dec. 1. The department's commissioner, Karen St. Germain, confirmed the move late Friday, citing pressure from lawmakers. But the policy won't be completely reversed. St. Germain says customers...
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November 19, 2016 - 6:10 am
Harahan Mayor Tina Miceli has vetoed an ordinance to allow cameras that would photograph speeding vehicles and ticket the owners. The City Council, which approved the law last week on a 3-2 vote, now needs four votes to make it stick. In her veto letter Friday to council members, Miceli reiterated...
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November 19, 2016 - 6:05 am
The U.S. war in the Middle East is the subject of a new exhibit at the Louisiana National Guard museum in New Orleans. It's called "Global War on Terror: The Louisiana National Guard and the 21st Century Warfight.'' The museum's director, Maj. Heather Englehart, says it includes touch-screen maps,...
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November 19, 2016 - 3:35 am
A World War II patrol torpedo boat that sank three enemy vessels and participated in two invasions is taking a barge trip to a canal so the crew that lovingly restored the USS Sudden Jerk can learn its ways and get it tested for tour boat duty. The National World War II Museum says the 78-foot-long...
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November 19, 2016 - 1:23 am
New Orleans Police are investigates a Saturday morning murder on Peltier Drive. About 3:20 a.m., Seventh District officers responded to calls of an aggravated battery by shooting in the 14000 block of Peltier Drive. When officers arrived, they found an unknown male suffering from a gunshot wound...
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November 18, 2016 - 11:41 pm
Louisiana's payrolls posted their largest monthly gain in nearly four years in October. Used by many economists as their top labor market indicator, payrolls rose 7,0 from September to 1.98 million. But they remain below year-ago levels, indicating continued economic weakness. In a separate survey...
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