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Scoot
February 21, 2019 - 1:03 pm
Life can change in an instant as mine did last Thursday night. The outpouring of support, prayers and concern from you - listeners, as well as total strangers, sheds a positive light on a horrific personal event. And for that - the words “thank you” do not reflect the sense of value I feel as a...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
February 21, 2019 - 6:35 am
WWL afternoon host, Scoot, returns to the radio today for the first time since he was injured in a hit and run crash. He was walking across the street when a motorcycle slammed into him before fleeing the scene. "I feel lucky to be alive," Scoot told me as he prepared to get back on the air. "As...
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February 20, 2019 - 9:20 am
The 80s were a special decade, not only to those who lived through it, but also to young generations who have adopted the soundtrack as their own. Only a few bands perfectly personify the sound and visuals of the 80s, and one of those bands is Duran Duran. I was granted the rare opportunity to...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
February 18, 2019 - 1:09 pm
Scoot, WWL's afternoon talk show host, is recovering from injuries he suffered after a motorcycle hit him while he walking across Canal Street in New Orleans. "Scoot’s ok, but he’s recovering from some tough injuries to his body," according to a statement from WWL management. "Scoot was struck,...
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February 13, 2019 - 11:40 am
President Trump is not currently building the wall, in spite of his insistence that he is. The compromise deal that is currently being hammered out in Congress will not provide funding for over 200 miles of wall, but it will provide for 55 miles of a fence. The President’s claim that wall...
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February 12, 2019 - 1:08 pm
The truth about the battle over the wall is obvious - but only for those willing to accept the truth. Last night, congressional negotiators apparently reached a tentative agreement on border security that could prevent another government shut down set to hit this Friday. Senator Richard Shelby (R...
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February 11, 2019 - 10:55 am
At last night’s Grammy Awards from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, there were a few surprises; but nothing was a bigger surprise than the absence of Trump-bashing. However, there were a couple of pro-Trump moments on the red carpet before the show. Joy Villa wore a dress with a barbed wire...
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February 06, 2019 - 10:54 am
Which one of the President’s three SOTU addresses did you like best? Was it the speech that called for unity and a vow to work together - not as two parties but as one nation with "an agenda for the American people?" Or was it the speech that told stories about true American heroes as they stood to...
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February 04, 2019 - 11:25 am
The way New Orleans protested the Super Bowl between the Los Angeles Rams and the New England Patriots was nothing short of miraculous, and it was a fitting tribute to the collective resolve of America’s most unique city. As a New Orleans native, I have seen it all. I have seen the city’s annual...
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January 31, 2019 - 10:16 am
It is the dark, seedy side of the biggest sporting events that is never adequately addressed - rich, older men seeking to have sex with underage girls. Sex trafficking was part of the activities associated with the Super Bowl all of the times New Orleans has hosted the championship game, and now...
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