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President Trump, LSU Tigers
Scoot
January 17, 2020 - 12:30 pm
As national college football champions – the LSU Tigers visited the White House today with President Trump, who praised the 15-0 Tigers. During the Obama administration and the Trump administration, some athletes of championship teams have politicized the opportunity to visit the White House by...
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Chris Miller
January 17, 2020 - 11:27 am
The National Champion LSU Fighting Tigers made their White House trip today to meet the president. President Donald Trump talked about the team's greatness this season, perhaps the greatest of all time. "This LSU team will long be remembered as one of the greatest in college football history and I...
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WWL Newsroom
September 06, 2019 - 3:46 pm
Jim Chesko reporting for WWL First Business News... Stocks finished the Friday session narrowly mixed, but did log solid gains for a second-straight week. Today, the Dow Industrials rose 69 points and the S&P 500 edged up 2 points, but the Nasdaq Composite dipped 13. A new White House plan for...
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WWL Newsroom
September 04, 2019 - 2:27 pm
The White House and Homeland Security are utilizing a storm surge model developed by LSU to better respond to Hurricane Dorian as it creeps it’s way up the east coast. Director of Louisiana Sea Grant Robert Twilley says the program uses fine-scale resolution data of coastlines, bayous, and other...
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July 03, 2019 - 1:02 am
It doesn't look like the Patriots will be heading to the White House to celebrate their sixth Super Bowl championship. President Trump's favorite football team still hasn't scheduled a trip to the capital, according to NBC Sports Boston's Tom Curran , which puts them far behind the previous five...
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June 20, 2019 - 11:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. official said the military made preparations Thursday night for limited strikes on Iran in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but approval was abruptly withdrawn before the attacks were launched. The official, who was not authorized to discuss the...
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Mookie Betts and the Boston Red Sox celebrate a win over the Baltimore Orioles on May 7, 2019.
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May 09, 2019 - 10:59 am
( WEEI ) The White House posted an announcement on its official website Thursday about the Boston Red Sox's scheduled visit to honor their World Series win , but made a pretty big typo in the headline. Instead of "Red Sox" the headline named the team as the "Red Socks." The @WhiteHouse spelled @...
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May 08, 2019 - 4:39 pm
( WEEI ) -- Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora won't be attending the White House on Thursday as the team is honored for winning the World Series. He and several players have opted to skip the visit and will return to Boston after Wednesday's game. Appearing Wednesday on "Ordway, Merloni & Fauria...
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Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora bumps fists with Mookie Betts after a game on April 25, 2019.
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May 06, 2019 - 9:06 am
( WEEI ) The Boston Red Sox will be honored by Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday for winning the World Series, but several players and coaches will not attend. Manager Alex Cora was the latest to reveal he will not be attending . He said Sunday the decision was made in recent days after...
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