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We were talking on this 4th of July morning about the songs that make us feel patriotic. A few immediately came mind. I still get chills almost every time I listen to Ray Charles singing America, The Beautiful. Of course, God Bless the U.S.A. by Lee Greenwood is up there. One that may be a bit of a...
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During my recent vacation to Orlando, I went to buy some breakfast food for the condo. I ended up with five boxes of cereal in addition to eggs, sausage and the like. Everyone in my family wanted a different kind of cereal. We had Raisin Nut Bran (my favorite), Churros (essentially Cinnamon Toast...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 30, 2019 - 12:11 pm
It seems that no matter how many powerful people get locked up and lose everything, there is no shortage of more people waiting to face the same fate. Chris Roberts is going down after what feels like a lifetime in Jefferson Parish politics. He has watched friends and colleagues around him pay the...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 30, 2019 - 7:57 am
A new study links too much sitting to diabetes, obesity, heart disease and cancer. It has been said that "sitting is the new smoking." So, if that's true, can we attack the sedentary lifestyle concerns the same way the government went after smoking the last few decades? One big problem... there is...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 29, 2019 - 7:42 am
What is the best movie series of all time? I started wondering that after seeing Avengers Endgame over the weekend. This movie brought together some 20 previous films. I thoroughly enjoyed it. I cheered. I laughed. I did indeed cry. If you have watched all of the other movies, you should love this...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 24, 2019 - 10:10 am
So People has announced that Jennifer Garner will grace the cover of the "Beautiful Issue." Do you think she is the most beautiful actress? We put that question to our listeners during the 5:00am hour today during the Early Edition of WWL First News. While a few people texting 870870 chose Garner...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 19, 2019 - 9:23 pm
We all have those movies that every time we see they are on TV, we watch them... even with commercials. I do it all the time. Even if the movie is available on demand or I have the DVD, I just sit through the commercials and watch it. WWL News Anchor David Blake mentioned today that he was flipping...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 17, 2019 - 6:40 am
The crew on an oil rig 135 miles from land pulled a dog to safety after spotting the pup in the water. Wow! Unless the dog jumped off a boat or was on a vessel that went down, it would appear this canine swam all the way to the rig from the land. That's one hellova swim. So, I wanted some help in...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 12, 2019 - 9:36 pm
After a slow start to the session, lawmakers in Baton Rouge will really start work on legislation next week. They have some big issues to decide over the next couple of months. Often, however, many of the hottest topics generate a lot if interest and debate... but no new laws. I wanted to know...
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