Christmas

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Chris Miller
December 26, 2018 - 8:02 pm
New Orleans Saints wide reciever Mike Thomas led fans on a Christmas scavenger hunt and gave away 45 pair of Air Jordan sneakers. Giving away 45 pairs of Jordan’s (all size 12.5) First come first serve. Every shoe box will have extra surprises from me & some of my teammates. 5 locations in New...
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December 26, 2018 - 3:57 pm
WWL.com Two people are dead following a quadruple shooting in St. James Parish. Authorities were dispatched on Christmas Eve to the Neighborhood Lounge on Main Street in Lutcher. One of the four that was hit died at the scene, while another died at a hospital. Sheriff Willy Martin described the...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 25, 2018 - 12:35 pm
They had a very merry Christmas at the Brees house. The day after the Saints clinched the number one seed in the NFC playoffs, Saints quarterback Drew Brees posted a video of his sons dancing to what has become an anthem for the team, Choppa Style. Brees Family Choppa Style Christmas Eve! A post...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 25, 2018 - 10:34 am
A man is dead after gunfire on Christmas morning in Central City. NOPD Public Information Officer Juan Barnes said, "We a working a shooting near the intersection of Third and Clara streets. A male victim was shot multiple times at the location. The victim was transported to a local hospital via...
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Pope Francis kisses a statue of Baby Jesus as he celebrates the Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Monday, Dec. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
December 24, 2018 - 3:35 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis urged Christians on Monday to forgo the greed, gluttony and materialism of Christmas and to focus instead on its message of simplicity, charity and love. Francis celebrated a Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peter's Basilica, opening a busy week for the pope that includes...
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Scoot
December 24, 2018 - 10:33 am
Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the White House, Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes the Democrats would agree to be fair; The President was nestled all sung in his bed, While visions of subpoenas danced in his...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 23, 2018 - 8:25 am
Fans tailgating before and after the Saints game have decent weather. "A weak cold front passes through today," According to WWL-TV Meteorologist Alexandra Cranford. "This will bring more clouds along with perhaps a few stray showers this afternoon. We'll warm up slightly to low 70s." Then for the...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 22, 2018 - 7:40 am
Today is the first full day of winter. It started with frost on both sides of the lake. We had 30s for lows this morning and a layer of frost coating cars, lawns and roofs. Temps dipped into to the mid 30 south of the lake and lower 30s on the Northshore. It is a brief taste of winter, however. "We...
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December 21, 2018 - 12:50 pm
(WWL.com) A new study from Sweden has found the risk of having a heart attack rises nearly 40 percent on Christmas Eve. Cardiologist Dr. Frank Smart at LSU Health New Orleans said the research shows that coupled with the cold weather of the winter months which causes arteries to spasm, emotions and...
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David Blake
December 20, 2018 - 12:51 pm
Days after her front yard holiday dragon display -- and an anonymous neighbor's prickly note of disapproval -- rocketed her to viral fame, a Mandeville woman is speaking out to WWL about the whole blowup, and just how surreal it all is to her. Neighbor upset over inflatable dragon Christmas...
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