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David Blake
December 12, 2017 - 2:43 pm
A new survey finds nearly 70 percent of Americans say they expect to be better off financially in the New Year. Fidelity Investments found plenty of optimism. According to LSU Economics Professor Dr. Jim Richardson, why not? ''People are saying hey I'm doing okay and I don't have to worry about...
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Chris Miller
December 12, 2017 - 11:34 am
Kenner Police say a paroled felon beat a woman to death. Officers booked 38-year-old Alex Sanders on a charge of second degree murder in the death of 37-year-old Amy Cancienne. The investigation began Sunday, November 12, when police were called to the suspect's residence, where Cancienne had been...
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Jim Hanzo
December 12, 2017 - 11:10 am
When it comes to feature films and TV shows filming in Louisiana and particular in the New Orleans area, Hollywood South is holding its own. The film industry showed during the last legislative session when the film industry sent a message to those they do business with, that Hollywood South is...
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Chris Miller
December 12, 2017 - 10:58 am
Time is running out on the year. Did you take all of your paid vacation? Every year, millions of American workers leave vacation time on the table. Last year, more than half of U.S. workers who received paid vacation didn't use it all, according to a survey by Bankrate.com. Some of the reasons...
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Chris Miller
December 12, 2017 - 10:01 am
Homicide detectives with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office are investigating a deadly shooting on the Westbank. Police say shortly after 6:50 a.m. Tuesday, officers were dispatched on a medical request to the 300 block of Ruby Street in Terrytown. Deputies found the body under a pickup truck. "...
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December 12, 2017 - 8:54 am
LACOMBE, La. (AP) -- Weather permitting, federal crews will begin burning a small part of a national wildlife refuge north of New Orleans on Tuesday to kill invasive plants. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says it plans to burn about 60 acres of marsh in the Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife...
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Chris Miller
December 12, 2017 - 8:30 am
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide on the Westbank . Shortly before 8:20 a.m., the Jefferson Parish 911 center reported a homicide in the 300 block of Ruby Street. Officials say a male victim was found.
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December 12, 2017 - 7:47 am
(AP) -- Northshore officials say construction will begin in early January on a retention pond expected to reduce storm flooding by holding nearly 91 million gallons of water. St. Tammany Parish President Pat Brister said in a news release that the French Branch Pond in Slidell should be finished by...
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