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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 13, 2018 - 12:41 pm
The Krewe of Endymion has unveiled new high tech lighting for the parade in 2019. "New and upgraded state of the art LED and fiber-optic lighting and special effects!" the super krewe raved in a news release. "See the new Grand Marshal float featuring 250,000 synchronized LED’s on massive curved...
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CITY OF WOODLAND, WASHINGTON
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December 12, 2018 - 12:55 pm
For over 30 years, a nativity scene was placed in Horseshoe Lake Park in Woodland, Oregon. The nativity scene had become part of a tradition for the people in Woodland, but following 5 complaints, the nativity scene was moved from the public park to private property not far away. Since the debate...
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December 08, 2018 - 6:12 pm
Is the 1944 Christmas classic, “Baby, It’s Cold Outside,” a song about date-rape? Years ago that would have been a ridiculous question, but in the shadow of the #MeToo movement and the incidents that spawned the movement should have made the question predictable. “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” was...
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December 05, 2018 - 9:50 am
Even in his death, President George Herbert Walker Bush is serving America. The passing of our 41st president is presenting America with the opportunity to look at where we have drifted over the past 30 + years. The journey to this point in American politics has been a drift - slow at times and a...
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November 30, 2018 - 12:02 pm
When the first quarter ended and the Cowboys led the Saints 10 - 0 on the Thursday Night Football game from “Jerry World” in Arlington, TX, I was never more afraid of being right about something. My fear of the Saints not winning, what I thought was the most important battle in the game grew deeper...
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November 29, 2018 - 5:29 pm
Before Chris Daughtry's concert in New Orleans Thursday night, Scoot chatted with him on his almost-instant fame, what it meant, and how it changed his life. You proved that you can be a winner despite not winning American Idol. I think you are the third most successful person to come from American...
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November 29, 2018 - 12:33 pm
Something has to give: the Saints are riding a 10-game winning streak and the Cowboys take a 3-game winning streak into tonight’s battle between the Saints and the Cowboys on Thursday Night Football. The Cowboys 3-game spark was ignited by RB Ezekiel Elliott and QB Dak Prescott – both have been...
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November 28, 2018 - 1:43 pm
People love to criticize; but when I heard about the criticism of First Lady Melania Trump’s White House Christmas decorations, I realized that we now live in a society that criticizes, literally, EVERYTHING! Last year, the First Lady’s Christmas decorations were criticized as being too “white” –...
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November 21, 2018 - 8:40 pm
I had the opportunity to speak with Chef Christopher Lusk, chef at The Steakhouse at Harrah's Casino, about all things Thanksgiving cooking. Lusk isn't from New Orleans, but he loves the city. “It's the people. We have people that love food. We have great ingredients. We have a great city. What...
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November 21, 2018 - 4:07 pm
Thanksgiving is a time when people come together and give thanks. The tradition dates back to 1621 when the new settlers from England and the Native Americans came together to give thanks for the first harvest in the New World. Historical records are sketchy; but from what was documented we do have...
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