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August 15, 2018 - 9:50 am
Tiger Rag Magazine Associate Editor James Moran reporting... The LSU quarterback competition has been cut in half. Quarterback Lowell Narcisse has left the football program and intends to transfer to another school, the redshirt-freshman announced in a tweet on Tuesday night. Fellow competitor...
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Jim Hanzo
August 15, 2018 - 8:39 am
Who are better navigators in the car, men or women? It's a hot topic and the debate is on. A new study in the Journal Memory and Cognition suggests men have the upper hand. We asked people downtown to find out for ourselves. When it comes to directions, are men better navigators or women? "Women...
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USA TODAY Sports
August 15, 2018 - 7:45 am
Tiger Rag Magazine Associate Editor James Moran reporting... And then there were three — for now at least. Quarterback Lowell Narcisse has left the LSU football program and intends to transfer to another school, the redshirt-freshman announced in a tweet on Tuesday night. Rumors swirled as both...
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Chris Miller
August 15, 2018 - 7:16 am
In about six months, the new Armstrong New Orleans International Airport terminal will open, but how will travelers get there, since it's across the runway from the old terminal? The state Department of Transportation and Development will give an update tonight in Kenner. Work is underway to extend...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 15, 2018 - 6:48 am
The NOPD is searching for three people in connection with a fatal shooting that led to a crash in downtown New Orleans. Police say, however, it does not appear there is a shooter trying to pick off people in the CBD. The bullets that killed the victim apparently came from someone he was with in the...
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August 14, 2018 - 6:31 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana State Police and a black Indiana man who was handcuffed and detained in New Orleans' French Quarter when he was a teenager in 2015 have settled a federal lawsuit. Lyle Dotson's suit claimed he was illegally assaulted and detained by troopers while visiting New Orleans...
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Chris Miller
August 14, 2018 - 3:04 pm
New Orleans Police are investigating a deadly shooting in downtown New Orleans. Police say it happened around 2:10 p.m. in the 900 block of Gravier Street, and also involved a vehicle accident. NOPD Commander Nick Gernon says it appears the victim was shot in the head while inside the car, which...
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Sipa USA
August 14, 2018 - 2:52 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's first medical marijuana crop will take longer than expected to reach patients. GB Sciences, the marijuana grower for the LSU AgCenter, had hoped to provide product to Louisiana's nine licensed medical marijuana pharmacies by September. But the company tells The...
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Chris Miller
August 14, 2018 - 1:52 pm
A 72-year-old woman turned herself in to face felony charges in a fatal hit-and-run near Causeway and I-10 last week, according to Louisiana State Police. Troopers say Elva Lafaye surrendered Tuesday, after investigators located her vehicle and identified her. Gordon Poydras was struck Wednesday...
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August 14, 2018 - 1:21 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Louisiana's first medical marijuana crop will take longer than expected to reach patients. GB Sciences, the marijuana grower for the LSU AgCenter, had hoped to provide product to Louisiana's nine licensed medical marijuana pharmacies by September. But the company tells The...
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