Florida

November 08, 2019 - 5:21 am
By each passing day, it seems Florida gets weirder and weirder. The state took another strange step this week when an orangutan, that is legally considered a person, moved to a zoo in central Florida. Sandra, the orangutan, was granted legal personhood by a judge in Argentina, but after her home...
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Tarrah Gibbons
November 06, 2019 - 4:11 pm
Hallelujah! Hopefully this priest will help get your feet to the beat! A dancing priest from Florida is shocking the internet with his dance moves at a local high school pep rally. There's nothing like a #Gibbons pep rally! #DancingPriest pic.twitter.com/pv5bhsN7Ke — Cardinal Gibbons FL (@CGHSFL)...
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Associated Press
October 19, 2019 - 5:26 pm
(AP) — Florida Rep. Francis Rooney, one of the few Republicans openly weighing whether to impeach President Donald Trump, said Saturday he will not run for reelection. Asked if he needed or hoped for a third term in 2020, he told Fox News, “I don’t really think I do and I don’t think I really want...
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Scoot
October 10, 2019 - 1:20 pm
During the debate of the three gubernatorial candidates last night in Shreveport, Republican candidate Ralph Abraham confirmed something I have talked about on my radio talk show on WWL. At one point in the debate with Governor John Bel Edwards, Republican Eddie Rispone and Republican Ralph Abraham...
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Chris Miller
October 08, 2019 - 9:46 pm
I-10 may be crowded this weekend, with Florida Gators fans headed for Baton Rouge, and the Who Dat Nation trekking to Jacksonville. LSU hosts Florida Saturday night. Both teams are in the AP Top 10, and the game is already drawing a lot of hype. ESPN will broadcast its College Gameday program live...
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WWL Newsroom
October 06, 2019 - 1:23 pm
Saturday's college football matchups pretty much guaranteed some position changes in the AP Top 25 College Football Poll. That is the case, though none of the changes directly affected LSU's position. The Tigers' next opponent, however, may come into Tiger Stadium this week with some added impetus...
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WWL Newsroom
October 06, 2019 - 8:20 am
The next two months in the Southeastern Conference figure to be a high-stakes playoff eliminator. Hopefully, the games will be more aesthetically pleasing than No. 7 Auburn and No. 10 Florida at the Swamp on Saturday. No complaints about the intensity though as the Gators took advantage of freshman...
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Chris Miller
September 23, 2019 - 12:35 pm
The owner of the Grosse Tete, Louisiana truck stop where a Florida woman bit a camel's testicles says the camel should be okay, because the woman had no teeth. The woman ended up in the camel enclosure to retrieve her dog, which managed to make its way in there when the woman's husband threw some...
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Don Ames
September 15, 2019 - 8:34 am
A stronger Tropical Storm Humberto is north of the Bahamas and will turn eastward away from the Florida coast soon. It is forecast to become a hurricane by late Sunday or Monday as it moves out over the Atlantic toward Bermuda. Closer to the New Orleans area, an upper low south of our coastline...
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Johnny Lopez
September 09, 2019 - 1:24 pm
A cat burglar was on the loose in Naples, Florida and it turns out it was an actual cat. Police in Collier County responded to a 911 call alleging there was “suspicious incident” after a homeowner believed a burglary was in progress. The caller claimed to hear knocking at their door followed by...
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