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February 17, 2020 - 4:10 am
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (AP) — Second of two flights carrying Americans from cruise ship quarantined in Japan during virus crisis lands in Texas.
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Pearl River flooding in central Alabama
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Associated Press
February 16, 2020 - 1:55 pm
Jackson on alert as river pushes to crest, reservoir opening worsens situation
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Burreaux
Kenny Kuhn
February 14, 2020 - 10:41 am
A newly born giraffe at the Baton Rouge zoo gets named Burreaux, after Heisman winning LSU quarterback Joe Burrow.
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LSU Health
WWL Newsroom
February 13, 2020 - 11:38 am
LSU says the number of students infected with the mumps has increased to 12, so the university is offering free MMR vaccines to any student who falls under a high-risk group. LSU Health New Orleans Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Fred Lopez says the vaccine is crucial because on rare occasions...
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ExxonMobile refinery
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Kenny Kuhn
February 12, 2020 - 7:40 am
The fire started late Wednesday night but firefighters were able to put the fire out by 7 a.m. this morning.
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Angola
WWL Newsroom
February 11, 2020 - 7:27 am
A Louisiana House Bill aims to end the death penalty in Louisiana. The proposed legislation will have death row inmates, resentenced to a life sentence without parole. Louisiana has not executed an inmate since 2010, with the inability to obtain drugs for a lethal injection being cited as the...
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WWL Newsroom
February 10, 2020 - 1:55 pm
Mumps cases involving LSU now up to 12
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Holden Matthews
Kenny Kuhn
February 10, 2020 - 1:39 pm
Accused church arsonist Holden Matthews changes his plea to guilty in federal court.
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Tragedy: Mother, six children die in MS home inferno
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Thomas Perumean
February 08, 2020 - 2:30 pm
Tragedy: Mother, six children die in Mississippi housefire
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
February 07, 2020 - 11:28 pm
Teachers' union represenatives are upset that Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards did not propose a teacher pay raise in his budget plan.
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