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Newell Normand
January 17, 2020 - 1:02 pm
The LSU Tigers won the National Championship 42-25 Monday night, and this gift just keeps giving in increasingly strange ways. First reports emerge that Odell Beckham, Jr is handing out cash after the game, and now an arrest warrant has been issued after a video shows the former LSU star butt-...
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Newell Normand
January 16, 2020 - 3:30 pm
We knew it was back - but now it’s really back! We’re talking about Dixie Beer, an iconic and historic New Orleans brand that is on the verge of an exciting renaissance. Dixie has a new brewery opening up, and Newell invited Dixie Beer General Manager Jim Birch onto the program Thursday morning to...
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Debate
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January 15, 2020 - 11:23 pm
We’re 19 days out from the Iowa caucuses, and only six candidates participated in the smallest Democratic primary debate so far, a stage featuring Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar and Tom Steyer. This was the last debate before early-state voting begins, so...
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January 14, 2020 - 5:04 pm
The final jobs report of 2019 came out this past Friday, and though the U.S. economy added 145,000 jobs and unemployment is holding stead at 3.5%, the report is getting mixed reviews from experts and pundits. Newell invited Bankrate.com’s Senior Economic Analyst Mark Hamrick onto the show Tuesday...
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Judge
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January 10, 2020 - 3:44 pm
The Orleans Parish Juvenile Court judges have approved a new policy to keep repeat offenders in jail until they face a judge. If there’s an open charge on a perpetrator, and they’re arrested, they will go before a judge before they’re released. This shift comes after a lot of conversation on...
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Handcuffs
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January 09, 2020 - 2:30 pm
We’re a couple of days removed from the incident in Lakeview, where a manhunt ensued after a police officer, checking out a potential vehicle burglary, ended up in grave danger and discharged his weapon. Frustrations are mounting in Lakeview, Gentilly, and other neighborhoods around the metro area...
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January 06, 2020 - 5:33 pm
The New Orleans Saints lost a heart-breaker to the Minnesota Vikings in overtime in the first round of the playoffs. “It certainly didn't end how you wanted it to end,” Zach Strief, the Voice of the Saints, said. “The reality is, in the NFL, 31 teams don't have it end the way they want it to end...
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January 03, 2020 - 2:31 pm
It’s playoff weekend! The Saints face the Vikings at home on Sunday at noon - and the Voice of the Saints Zach Strief has a challenge for the Who Dat Nation to make sure the Superdome is as hostile an environment as possible for the visiting team. The Saints players say this isn’t a revenge game...
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Newell Normand
January 02, 2020 - 3:26 pm
With 2019 now firmly in the rear-view mirror, Newell invited Metropolitan Crime Commission President Rafael Goyeneche into the studio Thursday morning to discuss the most important trends in crime-fighting over the last year, and what’s on the horizon as we move into 2020. “Y’all had a busy year!”...
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Newell Normand
December 27, 2019 - 5:57 pm
2019 has been a huge year for investigative reporters in New Orleans, especially for WWL-TV's David Hammer, who joined Newell on his program Friday morning to reflect on the biggest stories of the year, including infrastructure failues, corruption and everything in between. So what report sits at...
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