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Endymion
Jim Hanzo
January 20, 2020 - 3:15 pm
Some changes to parade routes for some Mardi Gras krewes, because of the collapsed Hard Rock Hotel site on Canal Street. The latest surrounds the Krewe of Endymion. The City of New Orleans reports that the " superkrewe" will parade down it's traditional Mid-City route from Orleans to Carrollton, to...
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MLK
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WWL Newsroom
January 20, 2020 - 2:31 pm
Kenny Kuhn reporting... Mayor Cantrell helped celebrate Dr. King's dream by giving an inspirational speech at today’s MLK Commemorative Celebration at the New Orleans Jazz Market in Central City. A crowd of people and community leaders joined the Mayor in a MLK Remembrance March around 10 a.m. The...
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Governor John Bel Edwards
Chris Miller
January 20, 2020 - 2:17 pm
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards is the most popular Democratic governor, according to poll numbers gathered by Morning Consult. All fourteen governors ahead of him in the poll are Republicans. Morning Consult compiled approval polls taken between October 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019. Since...
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SIPA USA
WWL Newsroom
January 20, 2020 - 11:07 am
Kenny Kuhn reporting... The krewe of Zulu alters its route this year to avoid the hazardous Hard Rock Hotel collapse site. According to The Times Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate , city officials announced the krewe will not be rolling down Canal Street for safety reasons. Instead the Zulu...
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Super Bowl Trophy
SIPA USA
Jim Hanzo
January 20, 2020 - 10:33 am
The Kansas City Chiefs will take on the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LIV. We talked to some folks in Kenner to find out who they're going to pull for. "Probably San Francisco, they 've got an offense and defense," said one football fan. "Kansas City only has an offense. Their defense is...
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State Capitol
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AP News
January 20, 2020 - 8:05 am
BATON ROUGE, La. - A decades-old time capsule buried in the walls of the Louisiana Capitol building by former Gov. Huey Long has been uncovered. The state Senate says Long and architect Leon Weiss concealed a copper box behind the cornerstone in the northwest corner of the Capitol building in 1931...
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Volunteers
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WWL Newsroom
January 20, 2020 - 7:21 am
WWL's Patty Burnaman reporting... United Way is partnering with the mayor of New Orleans on Clean Up NOLA days as part of the way the city honors the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Saturday, the United Way kicked off their observance of MLK day with more than 300 volunteers in the Hoffman triangle...
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MLK
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WWL Newsroom
January 20, 2020 - 7:18 am
Kenny Kuhn reporting... New Orleans’ six days of celebration honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. culminates with a march through Central City. The Commemorative Celebration starts this morning at 9 a.m. at the New Orleans Jazz Market at 1436 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. The MLK Remembrance March will...
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JPSO
Jim Hanzo
January 19, 2020 - 8:30 pm
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating an in-custody death that occurred earlier today. At around 1:30 p.m. deputy responded to a business in the 8800 block of Veterans Blvd. in Metairie, near Power Blvd. in reference to a report of a man attacking another man inside a business...
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radar
NOOA
Jim Hanzo
January 19, 2020 - 5:52 pm
Winter is back in our area. A chilly night because of a cold front. "A freeze on the Northshore and even areas away from the city early tomorrow morning, and likely again both Tuesday and Wednesday morning," said WWL-TV chief meteorologist Chris Franklin. "The chill will last through mid week, when...
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