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September 07, 2019 - 12:54 pm
56 Louisiana National Guard soldiers deployed out of Pineville Friday afternoon for a mission in Afghanistan. The troops will join two companies to provide aviation support. Colonel Ed Bush of the Louisiana National Guard says the aviation support will bring the Bayou State’s troops to the heart of...
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September 06, 2019 - 3:25 pm
The hottest selling game of the year goes to LSU-Texas, according to StubHub, and tickets prices are at a premium and going fast. Partnerships and Business Development for Stubhub Adam Budelli says it’s clear the hype for this matchup is unlike any in the past two years. “To put that in perspective...
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Jim Hanzo
September 06, 2019 - 9:42 am
Tomorrow night, the number 6 ranked LSU Tigers face off against number 9 Texas in Austin, and a big game for the Tigers. We saw how well they played against Georgia Southern last week. Can they do the same on the road against an opponent ranked in the top 10? Tiger fans say they can. "We might...
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Don Ames
September 06, 2019 - 8:58 am
The number of cases of lung diseases or other pulmonary issues linked to vaping has ballooned since concerns were made public early last week. LSU Health New Orleans Pulmonary Expert, Dr. Stephen Kantrow, says 450 cases from 33 states and three, possibly four deaths from pulmonary issues have been...
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Chris Miller
September 06, 2019 - 8:27 am
The Tigers are taking over Texas Longhorn country! Fans are headed west for the LSU/Texas game tomorrow. Austin is legendary for its live music and barbecue, so of course LSU fans will be all over that. "Doors open at 11 at Stubb's, which is a handful of blocks from the stadium, and we'll have live...
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September 05, 2019 - 10:08 pm
The two main Republican challengers to Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards on Thursday started drawing distinctions between their campaigns, with differing opinions on how to achieve the tax and spending changes they both say they want to enact. U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham, a doctor and third-term...
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Jim Hanzo
September 05, 2019 - 8:53 am
Many single men and women are looking for that compatible companion, but they have trouble finding that person like them. Could online dating could be the answer? Most dating websites start with a questionnaire that covers everything from whether you have kids at home to religious beliefs and how...
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Chris Miller
September 05, 2019 - 8:09 am
The NFL kicks off its 100th season tonight, when the Green Bay Packers take on the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field. Saints fans, meanwhile, will have to wait for Monday Night Football before the Black and Gold begin their 2019 campaign. So what does Vegas think of the Saints' chances this year? If...
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Thomas Perumean
September 05, 2019 - 7:48 am
Four cancer clinics from across Louisiana are joining forces to form a statewide network to bring experimental cutting edge cancer treatment to the disadvantaged. The formation is being driven by a $13-million grant from the National Cancer Institute awarded to LSU Health New Orleans. Primary...
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WWL Newsroom
September 04, 2019 - 9:14 pm
There's a mysterious illness that is impacting vapers and E-cigarette users across the country and the Louisiana Department of Health is warning medical professionals to keep an eye out for symptoms. Only isolated incidents have been discovered so far, according to Assistant State Health Officer,...
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