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April 17, 2019 - 11:11 am
James Moran | Change is coming to the LSU Athletic Department, and it starts at the very top. LSU Athletic Director Joe Alleva is expected to step down from his position, according to a report from the Baton Rouge Business Report, and an official announcement could come as early as...
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April 17, 2019 - 10:17 am
Former Louisiana governor Kathleen Blanco, who is battling cancer, is under hospice care. When state lawmakers gathered yesterday, they paused to pray for the former state legislator, public service commissioner and governor. In December 2018, Blanco publicly said there’s no escape from the...
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David Blake
April 16, 2019 - 10:09 pm
While crawfish is a sacred delicacy in Louisiana, the idea of crawfish flavored ice cream might make most Cajuns wince. But that flavor has gained popularity on the Internet, and it has many people make the trip to a Houston, Texas ice cream parlor. Nickey Ngo owns Red Circle Ice Cream in Houston...
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Chris Miller
April 16, 2019 - 6:21 pm
New Orleans Police are investigating a reported kidnapping that happened last night in Mid City. Police say the suspect was waiting or his victim, a woman, outside her job near Iberville and N. Telemachus streets. "When the victim exited her job and got into the vehicle with a friend, the suspect...
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Seth Dunlap
April 16, 2019 - 5:49 pm
The New Orleans Saints have had a few marquee draft classes in recent years. They had just five picks in 2016 but managed to grab Michael Thomas, Sheldon Rankins, Vonn Bell, and David Onyemata. A year later the Saints had one of the best draft classes in NFL history that included Marshon Lattimore...
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Chris Miller
April 16, 2019 - 1:03 pm
The New Orleans Police Department is checking to see if any department policies about use of force were violated in an incident involving the Eighth District Commander. The video that has been shared on social media shows police breaking up a fight at North Peters and Bienville Streets. In it, NOPD...
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Chris Miller
April 16, 2019 - 12:29 pm
Crawfish season doesn't seem to have quite taken off yet, as we approach Easter. And a mysterious malady that affects mudbug has apparently been on the rise. LSU crawfish expert Dr. Greg Lutz says a problem known as white spot virus has become more prevalent. He says it can wipe out all the adult...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 16, 2019 - 7:15 am
Cops have arrested a man they say raped children in Louisiana for decades. The charges keep increasing as more disturbing evidence is uncovered. "The crimes allegedly began in the early 1970’s and continued through the early 1980’s," The Rapides Parish Sheriff's office said in a news release. "...
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Jim Hanzo
April 15, 2019 - 8:56 am
A study in the BMJ establishes what we already know, that fried food can be detrimental to our health. This particular study confirms that for women.... since the females took part in the study, although it affects everybody. Dr. Henry Nuss, nutritional scientist at LSU Health New Orleans School of...
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Don Ames
April 15, 2019 - 8:34 am
New Orleans is known as one of those cities that never sleeps. And, new research backs that up. But, it's not seen as a positive, other than on tourist brochures. Data from the CDC and U.S. Census Bureau indicate New Orleans is one of the most sleep deprived large cities in the country. More than...
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