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June 19, 2017 - 5:38 pm
We are monitoring a large area of disturbed weather in the Gulf of Mexico. It is forecast to send heavy rains over Southeast Louisiana and the Gulf Coast Tuesday through Thursday or Friday. TROPICAL STORM WARNING for the southeast Louisiana coast until further notice. FLASH FLOOD WATCH for our...
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June 19, 2017 - 5:27 pm
Authorities are urging residents to prepare for the possibility of flooding rains across the Gulf Coast. Here is the information as released by local and state leaders. Jefferson JEFFERSON PARISH MONITORING DISTURBANCE IN THE GULF JEFFERSON, LA – This is to inform the public the Jefferson Parish...
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June 19, 2017 - 5:25 pm
State officials are preparing for potential flooding as a potential tropical storm moves towards the southwestern coast of Louisiana. Mike Steele with the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness says heavy rains and potential flash flooding are the biggest threat. The...
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June 19, 2017 - 5:18 pm
(AP) - An Alabama mayor is offering to take Confederate-related monuments recently disassembled in New Orleans. Hanceville Mayor Kenneth Nail wrote to New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, asking him to consider donating the monuments for display in Veterans Memorial Park in Hanceville. The town of...
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Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports
June 19, 2017 - 4:53 pm
By JAMES MORAN | Tiger Rag Associate Editor It’s like the age-old question of the unstoppable force against the immovable object. On one side is LSU (49-17), winners of 17 in a row and undefeated since May 9. On the other is Oregon State (55-4), the No. 1 overall seed, winners of 22 in a row and...
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Portions of the Gulf Coast are under a tropical storm warning, including all of the Southeast Louisiana coast. "A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Intracoastal City to the Mouth of the Pearl River," according to the National Hurricane Center. "A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical...
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Jim Hanzo
June 19, 2017 - 2:30 pm
Slidell Police say they have a suspect in custody following a deadly shooting Sunday night during a family gathering for Father's Day. The incident happened around 8:45 p.m. Several residents reported gunfire in the 1300 block of Sunset Drive. When officer arrived they found40-year-old Eric Brown...
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June 19, 2017 - 1:58 pm
(WWL.com) Employment is on the rise in the Bayou State. In May, nonfarm employment increased by 10,500 jobs, the best one month gain since July of 2011. Executive Director of the Louisiana Workforce Commission Ava Dejoie says there's been a noticeable improvement to the state's employment landscape...
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June 19, 2017 - 1:12 pm
(WWL.com) The Beauregard Parish Police Jury has expressed interest in taking possession of the P.G.T. Beauregard statue. It was one of four controversial confederate statues taken down in New Orleans. Police Jury President Rusty Williamson says it’s the right place for the monument, since the...
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Jim Hanzo
June 19, 2017 - 12:23 pm
Are you planning a trip this summer? It turns out many Americans say they can't afford to take that vacation. Nearly half of Americans - 43 percent say they won't be taking a vacation this summer, according to an AP poll, about half of those citing the cost. Triple A's Don Redman says they're not...
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