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Jim Hanzo
December 05, 2019 - 12:39 pm
Senator Bill Cassidy introduces bipartisan legislation that will allow parents to receive a larger child tax credit in their year after they have a kid, or adopt. The child tax credit is currently 2,000 dollars a year, and Cassidy says this bill would allow them to borrow against the next six years...
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Chris Miller
December 05, 2019 - 12:20 pm
Emmy (among many others) award winning actor Bryan Cranston will reign as Orpheus when the parade makes its 27th trip down St. Charles Ave. this February. Cranston is best-known for his portrayal of Walter White, the mild-mannered high school chemistry teacher who chillingly transforms into a...
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USA Today
Steve Geller
December 05, 2019 - 12:00 pm
Sean Payton is buried in game planning for the San Francisco 49ers, but he’s also thinking about you, Who Dat Nation. As head coach of the Saints, he has to think about everything. “Is it going to be loud? Can we be louder?” Payton wondered about a noon kickoff Sunday. “Does the crowd realize how...
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Don Ames
December 05, 2019 - 10:05 am
Holiday office parties are back in 2019, after #MeToo concerns almost put them to an end last year. The new thinking is that people are now more responsible, and there's an understanding of the potentially dangerous situations that can occur. UNO Business professor Mark Rosa says that heightened...
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Chris Miller
December 05, 2019 - 8:29 am
Michael Thomas, AKA "Cantguardmike," is the NFC Offensive Player of the Month for November. NFC Players of the Month (November): Offensive: @Saints WR @Cantguardmike Defensive: @49ers LB @fred_warner Special Teams: @ChicagoBears KR @ceeflashpee84 pic.twitter.com/GuIpvCaSIf — NFL (@NFL) December 5,...
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WWL Newsroom
December 05, 2019 - 6:52 am
Senator Bill Cassidy wants parents to receive a larger child tax credit in their year after they have a child, or adopt. The senior Louisiana U.S. Senator has introduced a bill to do that without adding to the federal debt. The child tax credit is currently $2,000 a year. Cassidy says his bill...
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Jim Hanzo
December 05, 2019 - 6:18 am
The Traveling Tigers will be hitting the road to cheer on their beloved LSU football team as they take on Georgia in Atlanta for the SEC Championship. Tiger fans know they are playing the Bulldogs in their home state, and Georgia will have quite the fan base. But Ali Brooks with the Traveling...
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Joe Burrow: The Man with the Golden Arm
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Thomas Perumean
December 05, 2019 - 5:24 am
Joe Burrow's meteoric rise to becoming the top quarterback in the nation was capped on Wednesday wth his win of the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award. Naturally, he becomes the first LSU Tiger to win the coveted honor. Records Burrow now holds include the LSU single-season passing yards with 4,366...
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Mark Spicer
Jim Hanzo
December 04, 2019 - 9:42 pm
A St. Tammany Parish grand jury indicted 21-year-old Mark E. Spicer, Jr., of Covington, Wednesday with first degree murder, attempted first degree murder, and three additional charges in a shooting that killed Mandeville Police Department Captain Vincent Liberto, Jr., and wounded a fellow officer...
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Associated Press
December 04, 2019 - 9:14 pm
An Alabama town is reconsidering whether to allow a beachfront music festival that's become a staple on the northern Gulf Coast. WPMI-TV reports that officials in Gulf Shores say citizen complaints may result in them not renewing a permit for the Hangout Fest in 2020. The weekend festival draws...
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