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An area of low pressure has moved over Gulf of Mexico waters after moving south across Florida from Georgia. The National Hurricane Center says we should expect: A tropical depression to form by Thursday Heavy rainfall all the way from the Texas to the Florida Panhandle during the next several days...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
July 08, 2019 - 10:08 pm
The National Hurricane Center has expanded the area along the Gulf Coast that could see tropical rains by this coming weekend. "Heavy rainfall is possible along portions of the northern and eastern U.S. Gulf coast later this week," Senior Hurricane Specialist John Cangialosi said. The broadening...
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New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell encourages everyone to be ready for possible flooding rain by getting flood insurance. She also wants residents to review their preparedness plans. "This is a reminder to residents that we are in hurricane season. Whether or not this system impacts us, now is the...
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Mark Menard
July 08, 2019 - 6:50 pm
New Orleans Saints defensive end Cam Jordan has an uncanny ability to show the more sly, winking aspects of his personality in his official team photos, but it seems he's leveled up in 2019. Monday afternoon, NBC's Sunday Night Football twitter account gave the world a sneak peek of what Jordan has...
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July 02, 2019 - 9:02 am
John Walton has died. "It is with great shock and sadness that I inform the Walton & Johnson audience of the untimely and sudden passing of John Walton," Cohost Steve Johnson posted to Facebook. He died just before midnight last night. "His medical issues were too numerous to overcome. He had...
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Chris Miller
June 21, 2019 - 1:23 pm
A recent survey of Louisiana voters shows some surprising numbers in the deep red state when it comes to President Donald Trump. The poll shows most Louisiana voters would rather not reelect the president. But there may be a catch, according to the pollster behind the survey. In most polls,...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
June 21, 2019 - 10:16 am
New Orleans cops now have the option of wearing a badge in support of LGBTQ+ rights. "In honor of Pride Month, the NOPD has made available to its officers a special badge bearing the multi-colored Pride symbol," according to a news release issued June 21st. "The badge is available for officers to...
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Seth Dunlap
June 20, 2019 - 10:21 pm
Naz Reid's precipitous fall in the NBA Draft ended with a thud. Thought of as a possible lottery selection before last season, Reid watched helplessly into the early morning hours of Friday without seeing his name being called at the Barclays Center in New York. Once unthinkable, Reid had gone...
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Don Ames
June 20, 2019 - 9:24 pm
A new study ranks the best cities for gay dating (both men and women) in the United States. The study analyzed seven different factors in the 49 largest cities, including the LGBT population, percent of married couples, equality for the LGBT community, and more. The study was conducted by Bespoke...
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Mark Menard
June 20, 2019 - 8:51 pm
It was a busy night for the Pelicans at the NBA Draft, as the night may have begun by taking Duke’s Zion Williamson first overall, but it didn’t end there. Zion Fest: See Photos The Pelicans took two more young prospects in the first round with picks they garnered earlier in the day by sending the...
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