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USA TODAY
Jim Hanzo
December 31, 2018 - 7:37 am
The Saints ended the season on a losing note, 33-14 at home against the Carolina Panthers. We got reaction from Who Dats after the game on how the team played. "I'm disappointed that we didn't look good at all but we didn't have all of our players in," said one woman. "I'm just hopeful that we didn...
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December 31, 2018 - 6:58 am
(WWL.com) The Allstate Sugar Bowl Fan Fest in New Orleans will be part of “Dick Clark’s Rockin’ New Year’s Eve” being broadcast on ABC tonight. Tonight will feature performances by country artists Maren Morris and Grammy-nominated Florida Georgia Line as part of the live telecast. Lt. Gov. Billy...
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December 30, 2018 - 7:22 pm
The new year marks the start of numerous new state laws affecting a broad swath of life — from birth to marriage to death and, of course, taxes. Most take effect Tuesday. A look at some of them: ABORTION States continue to move in different directions. A new Washington law will require...
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USA TODAY
December 30, 2018 - 3:49 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Undrafted rookie Kyle Allen passed for 228 yards and two touchdowns before injuring his shoulder, and the Carolina Panthers cruised to a 33-14 victory over a Saints squad looking ahead to the playoffs. Allen, a third-stringer pressed into service with Cam Newton and backup Taylor...
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December 29, 2018 - 6:42 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Clemson routs Notre Dame 30-3 in Cotton Bowl to advance to national championship game against Alabama-Oklahoma winner.
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USA TODAY
December 28, 2018 - 2:34 pm
(WWL.com) According to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, the number of law enforcement professionals who died in the line of duty nationwide in 2018 increased by 12% over the previous year, a total of 144. CEO for the organization Chris Floyd said of the four officers killed in...
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USA TODAY
Jim Hanzo
December 28, 2018 - 10:06 am
When the Saints take on the Carolina Panthers Sunday in the Mercedes Benz Superdome, should the Black & Gold sit out many of their starters since they've already clinched home field advantage through the playoffs? Saints fans are mixed in their opinions as we found out when we talked to some...
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December 28, 2018 - 7:50 am
(WWL.com) The government shutdown is now into day six. Senator John Kennedy says negotiations have stalled, and it’s looking increasingly unlikely they’ll have the votes to pass a budget that includes 5.7 billion in border wall funding demanded by the President. “It could go on awhile. If it goes...
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Jim Hanzo
December 28, 2018 - 7:06 am
The rain chances are not over yet. More rain could come although the bulk of the rain is behind us. Lighter rain showers across the region are expected. "This whole cold front is going to move into this area get to the coastline and stall over us and unfortunately that means more wet weather over...
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Jim Hanzo
December 28, 2018 - 6:55 am
St. Charles Parish President Larry Cochran reports at least 18 homes have been flooded in the areas near Destrehan, Norco and Montz. Rain has been recorded in some areas, as much as 8 inches of rain from the heavy downpour overnight. Crews have been on the scene addressing the flooding and damage...
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