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January 02, 2019 - 12:02 pm
HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! As we begin a New Year – 2019 – it is time to make New Year’s resolutions. New Year’s resolutions set goals for each of us as we embark on a fresh New Year. Historically, New Year’s resolutions never last very long; but by making resolutions we take a moment to look at our lives...
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December 31, 2018 - 5:57 pm
Scoot had a chance to sit down with amazing young country singer/songwriter Maren Morris backstage at the All State Fan Fest during Sugar Bowl weekend in New Orleans. Maren Morris is also a featured artist scheduled for the New Orleans segment of Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve.
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December 24, 2018 - 10:33 am
Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the White House, Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes the Democrats would agree to be fair; The President was nestled all sung in his bed, While visions of subpoenas danced in his...
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December 22, 2018 - 10:21 am
As Christmas approaches and America witnesses daily and, at times, hourly turmoil on the political and global landscape, I had an opportunity to have a one-on-one conversation with New Orleans Archbishop Gregory Aymond during his most hectic time of year. Since we all can find common denominators...
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December 19, 2018 - 12:37 pm
Santa Claus does not reflect modern times, but should that matter? It is believed that the image of Santa Claus that we will see today was introduced into Western pop culture at the end of the 18th century. Throughout our lives, the image of Santa has not changed, with the exception of the...
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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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USA TODAY Sports
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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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