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Jim Hanzo
July 07, 2019 - 8:27 pm
Tomorrow begins the trial of former LSU fraternity member Matthew Naquin, who was charged with negligent homicide in the alleged hazing death of Max Gruver in 2017. The proceedings will likely be difficult to watch for both families as the prosecution and defense take turns tearing down both Gruver...
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Don Ames
July 05, 2019 - 8:44 am
A new report from Oxford Economics says Louisiana is one of two states most likely to lose jobs to robots. Louisiana is tied with Oregon for the top spot on the 'robot vulnerability index.' That's the index used to determine which regions or states are likely to see the most jobs lost to automation...
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Thomas Perumean
July 05, 2019 - 7:38 am
NOLA Ready, the city's natural disaster response preparation network has issued an alert for the municipality due to weather conditions causing heightened ozone levels. An air quality and ozone level alert is in effect for the Greater New Orleans region Friday from 6am to Midnight as amounts of...
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Thomas Perumean
July 04, 2019 - 3:09 pm
Your power bill is likely to see a sizable jump, twice, in the coming months; and energy provider Entergy says there are a pair of reasons for the rate hike. According to the Advocate, Entergy Louisiana will apply revenue generated from an increase in June bills will go to pay for the $869 million...
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July 04, 2019 - 2:23 pm
Our brutal summer run picks up steam with little rain in sight over the next week. Heat indexes will be over 100 degrees baking the Bayou State for about the next week. State Climatologist Barry Keim says a high-pressure system in the Gulf has stabilized weather in Louisiana, and unfortunately...
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July 04, 2019 - 11:30 am
Louisiana State Treasurer John Schroder says he won't let Louisiana spend $25 million from the state's unclaimed property account for general operating expenses this year. He says that financing mechanism is illegal. The decision would threaten to create a hole in Louisiana's 30 billion dollar...
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Jim Hanzo
July 04, 2019 - 8:50 am
Today is the day that some folks will be shooting fireworks in the backyard and it's a day when emergency rooms see there share of injuries. Dr. Megan Maraynes, Medical Director, Pediatric Emergency Department at OMC Jefferson Highway and Section Head, Pediatric Emergency Department OMC Jefferson...
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Thomas Perumean
July 04, 2019 - 8:42 am
The latest U.S. Home Affordability Report from ATTOM Data Solutions finds (no big surprise) Orleans Parish has the highest home prices in the state. The report also breaks down the percentage of wages needed to pay on a home loan. Orleans again led the way with 34.9% of wages dedicated to servicing...
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July 03, 2019 - 10:07 pm
When it comes to HIV cases in the state, Louisiana saw the lowest numbers in more than a decade according to the Louisiana Department of Health, with a 12% decline in newly diagnosed cases over the past three years. Assistant secretary of the Office of Public Health Dr. Alex Billioux says there is...
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Jim Hanzo
July 03, 2019 - 9:55 pm
Preparations have begun for the 4th of July holiday celebrations in the city as well as ESSENCE Festival which is being held this Independence Day weekend. In a meeting with city officials, Mayor Cantrell and leaders discussed, traffic restrictions, parking restrictions, as well as French Quarter...
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