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See Diana Krall live in concert FREE from WWL! If you know Diana Krall you can’t wait to see her. If you don’t…you want to. All week long you have a chance to win a pair of tickets to see the Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and world-renowned singer, LIVE at the Saenger Sunday, June 24th! Listen...
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August 16, 2018 - 8:25 am
New Orleans, Oklahoma City, Salt Lake City and Buffalo have the youngest business founders in the country. That’s according to online lender LendingTree, which says entrepreneurs in these cities are younger than 38 on average when they started their businesses. The Environmental Integrity Project...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 15, 2018 - 10:37 am
Some of the chatter among people in downtown New Orleans is about the midday murder in the CBD on Tuesday, but much of the information people are exchanging is not quite accurate. The initial story came out shortly after 2:00pm, that a man was shot in the head on Gravier Street. Then we learned...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 15, 2018 - 6:48 am
The NOPD is searching for three people in connection with a fatal shooting that led to a crash in downtown New Orleans. Police say, however, it does not appear there is a shooter trying to pick off people in the CBD. The bullets that killed the victim apparently came from someone he was with in the...
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August 13, 2018 - 10:32 pm
(AP) — NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine expressed full support Monday for President Donald Trump’s proposed military “Space Force” but added that it will have a role separate from NASA. Bridenstine said in New Orleans that NASA’s responsibilities involve science, space exploration and technology...
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Jim Hanzo
August 07, 2018 - 6:39 am
We are now in that hot, steamy August pattern this week with temps soaring around 93 for today. Some rain showers are expected but ending later this evening. Like yesterday we will have a few spotty thunderstorms popping up," said WWL-TV meteorologist Alexandra Cranford. "We continue with a similar...
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Scoot
August 06, 2018 - 11:20 am
Through my career as a morning radio personality on music stations and now as host of a radio talk show, I have interviewed countless artist and attended amazing concerts. At the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, the Imagine Dragons’ concert was one of the best and most unique concerts I have...
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Scoot
August 05, 2018 - 7:55 pm
The legendary trumpeter with one of music’s most unique voices, Louis Armstrong, is being celebrated in his hometown of New Orleans with the 18th annual Satchmo Fest this weekend. Louis Armstrong once told an interviewer that if it weren’t for jazz there “would be no rock n roll.” And there is a...
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David Blake
August 03, 2018 - 12:41 pm
Thirty-four shootings in just two weeks in New Orleans. It's a chain of violence that has gripped the city, so why is Jefferson Parish doing so much better? Sheriff Joe Lopinto was interviewed on WWL First News this morning. Why is crime so low in Jefferson Parish? ''Jefferson Parish is not Orleans...
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