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LSU Tigers safety JaCoby Stevens (3) celebrates with fans after the LSU Tigers defeated the Clemson Tigers in the College Football Playoff national championship game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
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Amos Morale III
August 06, 2020 - 12:14 pm
The defending national champion LSU Tigers debuted at No. 5 in the Amway Coaches Preseason Poll.
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 06, 2020 - 12:04 pm
The Louisiana Department of Health today reported 50 more COVID-19 deaths in the state, bringing the total to 4,028.
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Thomas Perumean
August 06, 2020 - 11:15 am
19-25 named storms predicted for latter half of hurricane season
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Chris Miller
August 06, 2020 - 11:12 am
The U.S. Coast Guard and Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office are searching an area of Lake Pontchartrain near the Bonnabel Boat launch for a missing kayaker.
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New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton shakes hands with players before a NFC Wild Card playoff football game against the Minnesota Vikings at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
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Amos Morale III
August 06, 2020 - 10:53 am
The New Orleans Saints are moving players and team personnel to a downtown New Orleans hotel as the franchise looks to improve its chances of limiting Covid-19 exposures through training camp.
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Chris Miller
August 06, 2020 - 10:47 am
With enhanced unemployment benefits expired, the city of New Orleans wants to help people find jobs.
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 06, 2020 - 10:30 am
Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is asking for the public’s assistance in finding two missing teens.
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Sinking boat in deep water off Venice brings helicopter, response boat
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Thomas Perumean
August 06, 2020 - 7:46 am
Sinking boat in deep water off Venice brings aircraft, helicopter, response boat
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Thomas Perumean
August 06, 2020 - 6:58 am
Woman shot in face at parking lot in New Orleans East
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Hot, dry weather continues today, more humid on Friday
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Thomas Perumean
August 06, 2020 - 6:35 am
Hot and dry the forecast, highs in the upper 90’s
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