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Fair Grounds Race
WWL Newsroom
January 22, 2020 - 6:29 am
Animal advocacy group in D.C. admonishes New Orleans Fair Grounds for euthanizing 4 horses in 10 days.
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Suspect lived in same complex as victim
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Thomas Perumean
January 22, 2020 - 6:03 am
27-year-old woman arrested in connection with late Saturday night murder at a Metairie apartment complex. Facing charges of accessory after the fact to second degree murder.
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Bringing down the house
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Chris Miller
January 21, 2020 - 9:26 pm
A picture of a pair of legs, sticking out of the collapsed rubble of the Hard Rock Hotel construction site, was circulating on social media Tuesday. According to a city spokesperson, a tarp that was covering the remains fell from the building, exposing them to public view.
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WWL Newsroom
January 21, 2020 - 9:17 pm
Despite a pay raise for teachers last year, the average salary for a Louisiana educator remains below the southern regional average. Governor John Bel Edwards has indicated it may take the rest of his term to hit that target. Louisiana Federation of Teachers President Larry Carter says teachers can...
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LSU Tigers wide receiver Stephen Sullivan celebrates after defeating the UCF Knights in the 2019 Fiesta Bowl at State Farm Stadium.
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Amos Morale III
January 21, 2020 - 8:12 pm
The former Donaldsonville standout knows teams know he’s able to catch and can run, so his goal this week at the Reese’s Senior Bowl is to show teams he’s able to handle the other aspect of the tight end position.
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Thomas West
WWL Newsroom
January 21, 2020 - 3:39 pm
Ascension Parish deputies arrest a homeowner, identified as 50-year-old Thomas West, after locating 33 dogs in horrid conditions and one of them already dead. The surviving dogs were taken to Cara’s House animal shelter for treatment. Shelter president Reagan Daniel describes the property as...
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Marshon Lattimore
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Steve Geller
January 21, 2020 - 1:24 pm
The number of Saints attending the 2020 Pro Bowl is down to 10 after cornerback Marshon Lattimore has declined the invitation to Sunday's All-Star game due to injury. Seattle's Shaquill Griffin will take Lattimore's place. It is not clear what Lattimore's injury is. He missed 2 games during the the...
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WWL Newsroom
January 21, 2020 - 12:10 pm
Patty Burnaman | WWL First News The LSU Fighting Tigers have done it all: won national championship, met the President, rode in a parade. What’s next for the Tigers and Coach Ed Orgeron? Because of the national championship game just a little over a week ago, Coach O is having a shorter off-season...
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Chris Miller
January 21, 2020 - 11:20 am
As the Senate impeachment trial gets underway, Louisiana's two U.S. senators are likely to remain among President Trump's allies. Both senators Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy have been dismissive of House Democrats' driver to impeach the president, and political analyst Ron Faucheux doesn't expect...
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Bishop
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Jim Hanzo
January 21, 2020 - 10:51 am
A former State Senator has pleaded guilty in Federal Court today. Wesley Bishop entered a guilty plea to a single count of making false statements to a federal agency. The former District 4 Democrat from New Orleans, was accused of lying to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development by...
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