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Thomas Perumean
May 20, 2019 - 7:59 am
Laine Hardy's song list on the way to winning the top spot as the nation's newest American Idol reads like a cross section of rock'n roll: “Come Together” by The Beatles “The Weight” by The Band "That’s Alright Mama by Elvis Presley “Fat Bottomed Girls” by Queen “I Don’t Need No Doctor” by Ray...
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May 19, 2019 - 3:26 pm
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline fell 3 cents a gallon (3.8 liters) over the past two weeks, to $2.93. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says Sunday that it's the first price drop at the pump in four months. Lundberg says the price is 6...
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Don Ames
May 18, 2019 - 2:17 pm
For the first time in a decade, Louisiana's debt load has declined. This is seen as a significant benchmark in a state trying to deal with its finances after years of budget gaps and record borrowing. However, the amount the state owes for every resident -- man, woman, and child -- still exceeds...
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May 17, 2019 - 2:06 pm
Louisiana's adjusted enemployment rate is the lowest on record dating back to 1976, dropping to 3.5% in April, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. “We’re very pleased. We have work to do. We want to continue to provide opportunity to our citizens, but when we have people working, that’s...
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Don Ames
May 16, 2019 - 8:57 pm
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards Thursday spoke about the controversy in Alabama concerning the state’s passage of a bill almost completely bannng abortions. Edwards has been an outspoken supporter of pro-life legislation, and a fetal heartbeat abortion ban bill is currently being considered in the...
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Kristian Garic Its Just Sports
May 16, 2019 - 5:34 pm
There was a bid recently to establish new penalties for unruly parents who threaten or harass referees at school sporting events. It stalled in the Louisiana Senate and WWL Sports Talk host Kristian Garic wants to know, do we really need that? Is it that out of control?
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Jim Hanzo
May 15, 2019 - 1:22 pm
The House Health committee has voted for the Seanate appoved measure that seeks to ban abortions when a heartbeat is detectable, clearing yet another hurdle in Baton Rouge. “We do think this is an important blow against the abortion industry,” the bill’s author Shreveport Senator John Milkovich...
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May 14, 2019 - 12:56 pm
Kevin Barnhart | WWL.com U.S. News & World Report has released its third annual ranking of the “Best States” and Louisiana has ranked last for the third year in a row. Professor of political science at University of Louisiana, Joshua Stockley, says many of the contributing factors boil down to...
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