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Ed Orgeron
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Kristian Garic
January 13, 2020 - 1:07 pm
It’s almost game time…almost time to put up or shut up. The Cajun Cannon Bobby Hebert says winning the turnover battle will be a huge key for LSU, “I agree with Coach O; it’s crucial we win the turnover margin. I believe if LSU wins the turnover battle, they will win the game.” LSU is +9 and...
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LSU football
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Kristian Garic
January 13, 2020 - 12:58 pm
Saints all-time leading rusher Deuce McAllister knows a thing or two about what a ground game means to a quarterback. Tonight’s national championship game between LSU and Clemson features two of the best signal callers in the country in Joe Burrow and Trevor Lawrence. “For LSU to win this game,...
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Death Valley
Kristian Garic
January 13, 2020 - 11:45 am
Memorial Stadium in South Carolina is the home of the Clemson Tigers. In Baton Rouge there is Tiger Stadium. Clemson refers to their place as “Death Valley.” LSU claims the title of “Death Valley” for Tiger Stadium. Who was the original Valley of death for opposing teams? LSU fans won’t like the...
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Empire State Building
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Chris Miller
January 13, 2020 - 11:37 am
New York City's iconic Empire State Building will light up in gold and black tonight, the colors of the College Football Playoff, during tonight's title tilt between LSU and Clemson. The game kicks off at 7:15 p.m. It's the sixth title game since the College Football Playoff system began. It's LSU'...
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hand on bible
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Chris Miller
January 13, 2020 - 11:12 am
St. Tammany Parish swears in its new government today. The new parish president and 14 parish council members, along with other parish-wide elected officials take their oaths of office. "Ceremonies are open to the public and they begin at noon," said St. Tammany spokeswoman Amy Bouton. Weather...
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LSU football
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WWL Newsroom
January 13, 2020 - 11:10 am
Kenny Kuhn reporting... Bold LSU fans have been stealing cardboard cutouts of Tiger Coach Ed Orgeron from Raising Cane's stores across Baton Rouge. The "kidnappings" were caught on store surveillance video and later tweeted by Raising Cane's owner Todd Graves. Leggo my Coach O ---- pic.twitter.com/...
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John Bel Edwards
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WWL Newsroom
January 13, 2020 - 10:53 am
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' inauguration for his second term.
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Louisiana Capitol
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WWL Newsroom
January 13, 2020 - 10:27 am
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards will be sworn in today at 11:30 a.m. for his second term of office. The ceremony on the steps of the Capitol, weather permitting. Advisor to the governor, Richard Carbo says attendees will get to hear from Edwards about his plans for the next four years, and...
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LSU
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Jim Hanzo
January 13, 2020 - 9:42 am
LSU and Clemson tie up tonight for College Football's National Championship. We talked to some Ohio State fans who say they are pulling for LSU because of their hometown hero, Joe Burrow. "We came here because we thought Ohio State would be in it," said these tourists. "Joe Burrow is from Ohio, we'...
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Superdome before the national championship
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Kristian Garic
January 13, 2020 - 7:52 am
The hype and buildup is just about over for the College Football National Championship game. LSU and Clemson have had 15 days to study, breakdown, and prepare for one another. Finally, the rubber is about to meet the road. Blitz or play coverage? That’s the biggest question Clemson defensive...
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