Newell Normand

Newell Normand
February 08, 2019 - 10:14 am
Black face. Sexual assault. Black face. The three top Democrat statewide elected officials, who are in line to become governor, are embroiled in a series of scandals that continue to tarnish and diminish the momentum the Democratic party in Virginia has enjoyed over the past couple of years...
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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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Newell Normand
January 28, 2019 - 6:33 am
As the search for Roger Goodell continues…and frustrations of fans, players, coaches, owners and anyone remotely linked to the game rises; the Park Avenue gang remains holed up in their posh offices in New York. It is reminiscent of a theme from The Sopranos. The heat is turned up - The Goodell...
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Newell Normand
January 22, 2019 - 9:36 am
Were the Saints robbed? In some sense…yes, but then again is it not part of the game? By now the infamous play has been analyzed from every angle. In the end, two actions went right and one inaction went way wrong. The Saints first action was to break huddle into an offensive set that confused the...
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January 22, 2019 - 7:29 am
Strief: No-call errors "just can't happen at this level" by: Jordan Fiegel Zach Strief, WWL Saints play-by-play announcer and former Saints offensive lineman, knew right away it was pass interference. “Deuce and I are probably 150 yards away from that ball, and it was obvious from 150 yards away in...
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Newell Normand
January 15, 2019 - 7:17 am
I have been asked to conduct the after action of the Who Dat Nation’s 12th man performance for the first playoff game against the Eagles. Fans, as you know, we were the beneficiary of a bye week and our opponent’s fans were not. This was an opportunity to exploit some tough weeks that Eagles fans...
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Newell Normand
January 10, 2019 - 2:10 pm
We recently got the news that NOPD Chief Michael Harrison had agreed to become Baltimore's new police chief. I admit it…I'm biased. I like the job Chief Harrison has done. I like the work that he did. I liked working with him. I give him a big thanks for his years of service, not only for the New...
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Don Ames
January 09, 2019 - 1:09 pm
Outgoing New Orleans Police Chief Michael Harrison appeared on the WWL's Newell Normand show today. The chief said much thought went into his decision to leave New Orleans to take the top cop job in Baltimore. "You know, I was looking at my past, my present and then now my future. It's what caused...
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Newell Normand
January 07, 2019 - 2:15 pm
I have to get this off my chest. If you haven’t paid attention to this story about low bail amounts set for two sex-trafficking suspects and the bail controversy surrounding Judge Harry Cantrell, I’m about to make you aware. This reads almost like a movie…a disturbing one. First - this is not the...
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