Early Edition of WWL First News

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 05, 2019 - 7:35 am
Cops in North Carolina charged a man with animal cruelty and abandonment for leaving a fish in a dirty bowl and not feeding it for weeks after he was evicted. Hmmmm. Should the law treat fish owners the same way it does owners of other pets and animals? Answer using the comment button at the bottom...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 15, 2019 - 7:49 am
We had an interesting discussion this morning about people stuck in their smart phones, not paying attention, and the government's role in protecting them from walking into traffic. A test system is being deployed in Israel that includes LED lighting in the ground to alert people looking down at...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 13, 2019 - 6:59 am
I have an insurance policy that covers "accidental death and dismemberment." I have joked with my wife in the past about if it would be worth it to lose an appendage to get some extra money. It was, however, just a joke. Police say one woman actually did it! Her family allegedly helped. Details in...
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