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USA Today
Steve Geller
December 04, 2019 - 3:56 pm
Some good news to start the week. Saints left tackle Terron Armstead practiced in a limited capacity as he works his way back from an ankle injury. He left the 1st quarter of week 12’s contest against Carolina and did not practice at all last week. Fullback Zach Line (knee) was also limited, while...
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Parade crowd
Jim Hanzo
December 04, 2019 - 3:51 pm
The New Orleans City Council may enact some new rules for parades during Carnival which could include banning throws wrapped in plastic packaging and new restrictions on the number of marching bands and dance troupes. The council's Community Development Committee on Tuesday approved of rules that...
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Clearview rendering
Clearview Mall
Jim Hanzo
December 04, 2019 - 3:08 pm
It's going to be a major renovation for Clearview Mall. The mall on Veterans Memorial Boulevard in Metairie is doing a $100 million makeover that will add a new budget hotel, at least 260 residential apartments and even an outdoor event space. The 50-year-old complex has been in decline inthe last...
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Joe Burrow
USA TODAY
Jim Hanzo
December 04, 2019 - 2:15 pm
The performance of Louisiana teams on the football field is resulting in a spike in sports apparel sales. Sara Sanders is the co-owner of the Purple and Gold Sports Shop in Baton Rouge and says many fans are inquiring about the specialized jersey that Joe Burrow wore when he took the field for the...
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Thomas Perumean
Chris Miller
December 04, 2019 - 10:30 am
Businesses on or near Canal and Rampart streets, where the partially collapsed Hard Rock hotel construction looms, are trying to get word out that they're open for business. A lot of shops and restaurants and other businesses had to endure more than a month of forced closure, and it's tough getting...
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Sewerage & Water Board
Jim Hanzo
December 04, 2019 - 9:19 am
A "test closure" is being done by the New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board today that could change the water pressure for homes and businesses in the French Quarter, Central Business District and Warehouse District. The closure is going on between 6 a.m. until 12 noon. as crews prepare for a "...
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Impeachment hearings
AP
Jim Hanzo
December 04, 2019 - 8:48 am
Debate continues today in the House Judiciary Committee over whether President Donald Trump should be impeached for allegedly pressuring the leader of Ukraine for political gain during a July phone call. Republican Congressman Mike Johnson from Benton sits on House Judiciary and says the evidence...
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Impeachment hearings
WWL Newsroom
December 04, 2019 - 7:32 am
At 9:00am Central Time, the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing titled “The Impeachment Inquiry into President Donald J. Trump: Constitutional Grounds for Presidential Impeachment.” The hearing will be a legal one that evaluates the seriousness of the allegations of the impeachment...
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DNA lab
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Thomas Perumean
December 04, 2019 - 6:49 am
The New Orleans Police Department is set to significantly boost its crime-solving power in the new year. Superintendent Shaun Ferguson says the department is prepared to begin construction of its own crime lab, complete with DNA analysis, to speed up the processing of forensic evidence gathered...
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