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Jim Hanzo
November 14, 2018 - 8:39 am
We all know what the weather felt like about a month ago, and now it's cold to the bone. What do folks in New Orleans rather hot weather or cold? "I prefer the heat, I'm not a cold weather person at all," this downtown worker said. "I'm a summer baby, I like the heat." "I love this cold weather,"...
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Jim Hanzo
November 13, 2018 - 4:42 pm
The New Orleans Police Department is planning to increasing traffice stops as Mayor LaToya Cantrell follows through on her plan to remove traffic enforecement cameras. Chief Michael Harrison told City Council members today about his plan. "We can increase enforcement in the traffic unit because if...
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November 13, 2018 - 3:39 pm
(WWL.com) 71 percent of early education programs in the state were rated proficient, up five percent from last year according to the Louisiana Department of Education. Policy Institute for Children Executive Director Melanie Bronfin says its solid progress for programs vital to student’s pre-...
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Chris Miller
November 13, 2018 - 1:26 pm
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards today said he is opposed to New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell's suggestion to use some of the hotel taxes collected in New Orleans to pay for upgrades to the New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board's dilapidated infrastructure, according to a report in The New...
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Jim Hanzo
November 13, 2018 - 8:56 am
The new physical fitness guidelines are out from the Federal government and Americans are just not moving enough. Fewer than one in 3 are meeting the necessary standards and that spells trouble. Fitness expert Mackie Shilstone says it's much worse in Louisiana because we tend to move even less. "In...
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Jim Hanzo
November 13, 2018 - 8:35 am
Hammond High School will be closed for a second day, according to a Facebook post around 7:30 a.m. by the Tangipahoa Parish School System. This is the second day without classes after threat was made on social media. According to the post all other schools will be open.
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November 12, 2018 - 4:41 pm
Louisiana Federation of Teachers President Larry Carter says if the legislature stalls on a teacher pay raise, you could see a mass walk out by the end of the school year. A recent survey found 61 percent of educators would support a strike. Carter says many teachers are waiting to see the revenue...
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November 12, 2018 - 3:18 pm
(WWL.com) Police are on the hunt for the gunman who ambushed a man outside of a funeral in Crowley. The funeral was being held for a late October shooting victim, and his mother who passed away from health complications two days later. Crowley Police Chief Jimmy Broussard says the heartbreak...
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November 12, 2018 - 10:23 am
New Orleans Police are investigating a shooting near Lakeview Sunday afternoon in which 2 people were shot. The shooting happened in the 400 block of Hammond Highway where a man and woman were hit. Police say the suspect vehicle pulled next to the victim's vehicle and several shots were fired. The...
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Jim Hanzo
November 12, 2018 - 9:19 am
A possible social media threat made last night has Hammond High Magnet School close down classes for today, according to the Tangipahoa Parish School System. WWL-TV reports that a teacher at the school told them that the school has been emptied and authorities are conducting a sweep of the campus...
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