State News

NOPD
Jim Hanzo
January 22, 2020 - 8:09 pm
Two people shot in Gentilly on Wednesday and both were taken to area hospitals with injuries that are unknown at this time. The investigation by NOPD is ongoing.
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Jim Hanzo
January 22, 2020 - 3:04 pm
Althought the Wuhan Coronavirus has spread rapidly in China, and also reached the United States, it isn't posing much of a threat to Americans. It is however transmitted person to person, but there is no vaccine at this time.
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Zion Williamson
USA TODAY Sports
Jim Hanzo
January 22, 2020 - 11:41 am
The energy is expected to be electric inside the Smoothie King Center when rookie sensation Zion Williamson finally makes his professional debut for the Pelicans tonight and fans are anxious to see his return.
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Zion Williamson
USA TODAY Sports
Chris Miller
January 22, 2020 - 9:09 am
Zion mania creating a weird issue with Pelicans ticket demand as games later in the schedule drawing more attention than tonight's game.
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Red Signal: Mobile blocks passenger rail revival
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Associated Press
January 22, 2020 - 8:49 am
Arguing passenger rail could adversely effect port rail traffic, Mobile, Alabama leaders are withholding monetary support for a passenger rail revival along the Gulf Coast.
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Morning Business Report
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WWL Newsroom
January 22, 2020 - 7:57 am
The WWL Morning Business Report by Jennifer Kushinka: Medicaid contract upheaval, Armstrong International's new terminal show strong revenue performance.
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Sulphur woman arrested for child rape
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Thomas Perumean
January 22, 2020 - 6:30 am
Sulphur woman arrested on child pornography, sexual assault charges.
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WWL Newsroom
January 21, 2020 - 9:17 pm
Despite a pay raise for teachers last year, the average salary for a Louisiana educator remains below the southern regional average. Governor John Bel Edwards has indicated it may take the rest of his term to hit that target. Louisiana Federation of Teachers President Larry Carter says teachers can...
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Bishop
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Jim Hanzo
January 21, 2020 - 10:51 am
A former State Senator has pleaded guilty in Federal Court today. Wesley Bishop entered a guilty plea to a single count of making false statements to a federal agency. The former District 4 Democrat from New Orleans, was accused of lying to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development by...
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New Orleans International Airport
Associated Press
January 21, 2020 - 9:25 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ A report from a New Orleans airport states that dining revenue has increased from its new $1 billion terminal. A spokeswoman says that could mean more flights added at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. The new terminal opened Nov. 6. The month saw a 32% increase...
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