State News

January 18, 2019 - 4:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump says he will make a 'major announcement' on Saturday afternoon about the government shutdown and border security.
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January 18, 2019 - 10:44 am
(WWL.com) Kenner is the host city for the Southern Republican Leadership Conference that kicks off today at the Pontchartrain Center. President of the event, Roger Villere, said the conference is put on every couple of years by the 15 southern states of the RNC and will feature many guest speakers...
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Jim Hanzo
January 18, 2019 - 10:24 am
New Orleans has a new Police Chief. 46-year-old Shaun Ferguson was sworn in as the new superintendent of the NOPD this morning just after 9 a.m. The 24 year veteran of the NOPD ranks, thanked God, his family, Mayor LaToya Cantrell, his team at the New Orleans Police Department, and the former...
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Jim Hanzo
January 18, 2019 - 9:06 am
All eyes will be on the Superdome Sunday when the Saints and Rams battle for the NFC championship. WWL talked with Saints fans about their thoughts on Sunday's matchup. "It's going to be a good game," said one man. "It's hard to say what the outcome will be, they are both in the NFC Championship...
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Don Ames
January 18, 2019 - 8:25 am
Was your heart pounding the last time you watched a Saints' game? Were you nervous and on the edge of your seat during the game? Can a Black & Gold battle be bad for your health? As each week has passed with another Saints' victory, the stakes have gotten higher, and so have our stress levels...
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January 17, 2019 - 4:37 pm
(WWL.com) Federal regulators have ordered Entergy to pay back customers in Louisiana and other states 135 million dollars for over charges. Spokesperson Lee Sabatini says that means the average customer will see a few bucks knocked off their January, February, and March bill. “In Baton Rouge a...
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AP
January 17, 2019 - 9:15 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Gladys Knight will sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" at this year's Super Bowl. The seven-time Grammy Award-winner says she's proud to use her voice to "unite and represent our country" in her hometown of Atlanta. The 74-year-old and the Pips were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall...
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USA TODAY
Jim Hanzo
January 17, 2019 - 8:39 am
The majority of sports betters are taking the Los Angeles Rams and the 3 and a half points, in the NFC Championship Game against the New Orleans Saints. Is 3 and a half points too much? Sports handicapper Brandon Lang believes it's going to be a very close game. "3 and a half is kind of a weird...
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USA TODAY
January 16, 2019 - 9:41 pm
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Peters stood at a podium Wednesday and spoke about his respect for Sean Payton and the New Orleans Saints. He insisted his feisty comments about the coach two months ago had been misinterpreted and blown out of proportion by controversy-hungry fans and media. And...
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USA TODAY
January 16, 2019 - 8:34 pm
(WWL.com) Fans wishing to get inside The Superdome for the NFC championship game will have to fork over several hundred dollars according to StubHub. Head of Partnerships for the NFL at StubHub Akshay Khanna says even nosebleed tickets will cost you. “You know we have get in prices in the upper...
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