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WWL Newsroom
May 21, 2019 - 8:07 am
The cousin of former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has thrown his name in the race for Governor of Louisiana. Gary Landrieu's political views are much different than his cousin, Mitch. Landrieu says one of his first moves as governor would be cracking down on undocumented immigrants through an...
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Newell Normand
January 30, 2019 - 6:46 am
Among all their other problems, New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board is struggling to pay its bills. Here are some of Newell Normand's HOT TAKES about what's going on with an operation in crisis: Last year, New Orleans spent an exorbitant amount of money dealing with emergency repairs and to ensure...
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August 23, 2018 - 2:58 pm
Newell Normand talked with New Orleans City Councilmember Joe Giarrusso about the recent turmoil that involved SWB executives getting sizable pay raises…then Mayor LaToya Cantrell removing those top execs. Check out some of Newell’s HOT TAKES : There was obviously a breakdown in communication. The...
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Scoot
August 21, 2018 - 12:44 pm
I love New Orleans, but... New Orleans may be the most tradition-rich city in America. The city is older than the country, and the many cultures that contributed to the foundation of New Orleans helped create a unique cultural landscape that continues to place New Orleans at the top of the list of...
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Scoot
July 30, 2018 - 11:15 am
New Orleans is the focus of the national news again; but this time, it is not positive. At about 8:30 pm Saturday night, ten people were shot - three dead and seven injured - in what police believe may be a targeted gang-related shooting. NOPD believes that one person in a large crowd was the...
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SIPA USA
July 09, 2018 - 11:11 am
(WWL.com A recent Politico article has reignited the intrigue around former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s plans for the 2020 presidential race. The Crescent City Politician did not confirm his interest in the race, but the comments he made may indicate an interest in the Democratic primary...
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Chris Miller
May 21, 2018 - 6:33 am
Former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu continues to make national headlines, this weekend receiving the "John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage" award from the Kennedy Library Foundation. The award is given to leaders, often for doing unpopular or controversial things that, in the view of the Kennedy...
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Chris Miller
May 07, 2018 - 11:23 am
LaToya Cantrell has taken office as the first ever female Mayor of New Orleans. "We made history," Cantrell said as she opened her inaugural address. "After 300 years, don't you think it's about time a woman was in charge?" She said that her election broke the mold of previous mayors. "We broke...
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May 04, 2018 - 7:02 am
(WWL.com) New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is set to end his term Monday after 8 years in charge of the Crescent City. Landrieu guided the city through a tumultuous post Katrina recovery period, but political analyst Clancy DuBos says nationally he will be most remembered for his part in the...
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