2018

August 30, 2018 - 10:43 am
(WWL.com) The Republican Judiciary PAC is backing a constitutional amendment on the fall ballot that would require unanimous jury verdicts in all criminal cases. It’s yet another conservative organization who’s backing what was legislation that began with one of the Capitol’s most liberal lawmakers...
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August 30, 2018 - 8:51 am
(WWL.com) The Louisiana Lottery says they aren’t too concerned about facing some new competition to the East next year from Mississippi, who’s passed legislation authorizing the creation of their own lotto. Mississippi’s governor projected the net tax loss for Louisiana at 15 million dollars a year...
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August 28, 2018 - 1:28 pm
(WWL.com) -- DCFS is offering a second chance to delinquent dads and moms who’ve had their driver’s license revoked for not paying child support. The “Back on the Road” program allows parents who are behind in their support payments to pay a smaller portion of their back owed debts so they can get...
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August 28, 2018 - 9:54 am
(WWL.com) The department of transportation is preparing to widen Interstate 10 in Baton Rouge to three lanes, which will require the state to buy at least 17 homes and four businesses. “There are a small number of businesses and a small number of homes that will be given that option to be relocated...
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August 08, 2018 - 1:44 pm
(WWL.com) Online Fantasy Sports legalization will be on the ballot in every parish for the November election, giving residents a chance to weigh in on whether or not their neighbors should have the right to use online services like Draft Kings and FanDuel. Louisiana Gaming Control Board Chairman...
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August 01, 2018 - 4:27 pm
(WWL.com) - Attorney General Jeff Landry says “there no doubt if I run I’ll beat John Bel Edwards, and you can tell him that.” That’s from an interview yesterday with USA Today’s Greg Hilburn, where the AG seemed to throw down the gauntlet and do everything shy of outright saying he’s running for...
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July 30, 2018 - 8:50 am
(WWL.com) Medicare for All may have been a fringe position just two years ago, but a survey of Louisiana’s 2018 Democratic congressional candidates shows nearly unanimous support for the policy. 3rd district candidate Mimi Methvin, who’s running against Congressman Clay Higgins, says it may take...
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USA TODAY Sports
Mark Menard
July 25, 2018 - 11:52 am
It's been just over six months since the whiff heard 'round the world gave way to a long offseason for Saints fans, one that perhaps felt even longer after rising from three years' worth of mediocrity to come tantalizingly close to a spot in the NFL's final four. It was the kind of offseason...
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July 18, 2018 - 12:24 pm
A six-month-old baby in Natchitoches is dead after a kidnapping that ended with authorities finding the child covered in severe burns. Last night Natchitoches Police responded to a call from a mother who said her child had been stolen after a home invasion at her residence in Mayberry Trailer Park...
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Dec 17, 2017; New Orleans, LA, USA; The New Orleans Saints defense poses for a photo after cornerback Marshon Lattimore (23) intercepted a pass on the last play of the game against the New York Jets at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints won, 31-19.
USA Today Sports
Seth Dunlap
January 15, 2018 - 7:07 pm
Stunned. Shocked. Dumbfounded. That’s how nearly every Saints has fan felt the past 24 hours after watching Stefon Diggs' miraculous last second 61 yard touchdown catch-and-run for the Vikings, sending Minnesota to the NFC Championship game while ending the Saints season. It’s a play, an incredible...
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