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How do you give a shark a physical exam? During Shark Week, the veterinary krewe at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas is sharing behind the scenes video. Video of How Do You Give a Shark a Checkup? The 400,000 gallon Gulf of Mexico habitat is home to three species of sharks. It also includes...
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Humidity builds back in the next few days. "Our weather pattern changes today and that means the muggy weather will return," WWL-TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum forecasts. "High temperatures will be in the mid 90s and the heat index will be 100-105." He says it will be even more humid this weekend...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
July 26, 2018 - 11:09 am
Louisiana State police say they have pulled illegal guns and drugs off the streets on New Orleans after stopping a driver in the Treme neighborhood. "On the evening of July 25, 2018, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop N arrested two New Orleans men after they were found with illegal...
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Steve Geller
July 20, 2018 - 8:39 am
There is already one championship football team in New Orleans this year. A local squad called Fighting Cancer won the American Flag Football League championship, defeating Godspeed 26-6. They take home $1 million dollars after being the last group left standing out of 127 other teams. QB/DB...
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Don Ames
July 20, 2018 - 7:14 am
The 'American Idol' folks are in New Orleans today, holding open auditions for the TV show. Representatives of the ABC series will be at the Morial Convention Center until 6 o'clock this evening, and they say New Orleans is a favorite stop for them. "We love New Orleans," says Patrick Lynn, Senior...
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Jim Hanzo
July 17, 2018 - 8:38 am
New Orleans gets high honors when it comes to one of the best cities to visit in the U.S. according to a Travel & Leisure magazine readers poll, but why is it that we always seem to lose out to Charleston, SC? The Crescent City came in 2nd behind Charleston again. We asked Lila Battis with...
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Another list of best destination in the US is out, and once again Charleston comes in at number one and New Orleans at number two. This time, it's Travel and Leisure making the rankings. I have never been to Charleston, so I wanted to know what makes it so great. While our Louisiana based audience...
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Heavy thunderstorms are possible over the next few days. "Our rain chances stay elevated through Thursday (rain chances each day near 50-60%)," WWL-TV Meteorologist Alexandra Cranford said. "A few heavy downpours will be possible. Rain amounts look like 1-3 inches or possibly more under isolated...
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Audubon Zoo
Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
July 16, 2018 - 10:53 am
Officials at the Audubon Zoo say another animal has died following Saturday's attack by an escaped jaguar, Valerio. "We are sad to announce that Rusty, our fox who was being treated by veterinarians following the attack by our male jaguar, became critical last evening and despite best efforts,...
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Don Ames
July 16, 2018 - 6:50 am
The metro New Orleans area is enjoying a multitude of restaurants, offering a wide choice of dining experiences. In fact, some are saying the city has more restaurants than its post-Katrina population can support. Does New Orleans have too many restaurants? WWL Food Show host and restaurant critic...
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