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Newell Normand
July 16, 2019 - 4:26 pm
Eugene Grant, a 27 year old musician, who is autistic and has developmental delays, decided to take to the streets of New Orleans with other members of his band to engage in their chosen craft. They head to Faubourg Marigny, a neighborhood that embraces live, local music, as evidenced by the influx...
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Scoot
July 16, 2019 - 12:24 pm
The sounds and struts from Mick Jagger on stage Monday night during the “No Filter Tour’s” stop at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans jogged memories of Mick as we have always seen him for over 50 years now! RELATED: Rolling Stones Rock Superdome: See photos The crowd was diverse ranging...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
July 16, 2019 - 11:08 am
A lot has been made of “ICE raids” or “ICE roundups” which, to me, is unfortunate due to the negative connotations of both phrases. They should be referred to as ICE ENFORCING THE LAW. The people ICE are seeking are, without doubt, in this country illegally. Their claim was honored, their case was...
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Scoot
July 11, 2019 - 12:29 pm
Why is it that tropical storms and hurricanes always seem to hit wherever Jim Cantore from The Weather Channels goes? One theory is that Cantore is so good at predicting where a storm will hit before specific landfall has been predicted that he is always there when the storm hits. The other theory...
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Scoot
July 10, 2019 - 5:48 pm
The sudden, massive rain that hit the New Orleans area this morning is just a reminder that there are some things that we cannot control or even predict. As the city of New Orleans was preparing for the effects of a weather system that moved into the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to grow into a...
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July 09, 2019 - 12:50 pm
Nike's praises the US women’s national soccer team’s second consecutive World Cup victory with a new ad titled, “Never Stop Winning.” The ad is about more than just the impressive win over The Netherlands – it also seems to focus on gender discrimination in sports. It’s obvious that Nike is...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
July 09, 2019 - 11:16 am
I think it was the late Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendall Douglas who once said “your freedom to swing your arms ends where my nose begins.” I fully realize that Oliver Wendall Douglas was the guy on Green Acres. I just wanted to get your attention. Now that I have, let’s proceed. A federal...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
July 08, 2019 - 3:47 pm
USA! USA!! USA!!! That’s what I was chanting yesterday as I sat in Merv, my favorite TV chair, and watched the US women’s soccer team win their second consecutive World Cup. Yes, I did name the chair Merv; but that’s a discussion for another day. Today’s discussion is about soccer. I don’t know a...
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Scoot
July 08, 2019 - 8:32 am
The President of the United States delivered a speech on the 4th of July. That should not have been a controversial moment, but the controversy started prior to the speech by President Trump during the “Salute To America” 4th of July celebration. Democrats predicted the speech by President Trump...
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Kristian Garic
July 03, 2019 - 3:04 pm
The ULL Ragin Cajun community lost a great man and baseball coach today. Tony Robichaux died at the age of 57 surrounded by family and loved ones. Coach Robe, as he was often referred to, suffered a heart attack on June 23rd and underwent two surgeries following the heart attack. Robichaux began...
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