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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 16, 2017 - 8:41 pm
Officials at LSU confirm a student died in an off campus apartment. LSU Media Relations Director Ernie Ballard told The Daily Reveille that it happened over the weekend. Baton Rouge Police are investigating. The East Baton Rouge Coroner's Office plans an autopsy. Initial reports indicate no...
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Chris Miller
October 16, 2017 - 5:55 pm
New Orleans mayoral runoff contenders LaToya Cantrell and Desiree Charbonnet made separate appearances on the Newell Normand Show on WWL today. Cantrell said she's ready to serve the people of New Orleans. "I want to be your mayor, serve you, meet you where you are," said Cantrell. Getting Things...
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October 16, 2017 - 4:44 pm
New Orleans is on the verge of electing its first female mayor, and that might help drive interest among voters. Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell and former Municipal Court Judge Desiree Charbonnet are in the November 18 runoff. Political analyst Clancy Dubos says with history in the making, more...
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Chris Miller
October 16, 2017 - 11:15 am
History is in the making in New Orleans, with a mayoral runoff featuring two women candidates. It will be LaToya Cantrell or Desiree Charbonnet leading New Orleans as it begins its 301st year. Cantrell was joyous on election night. "This is the people's campaign," she declared to her crowd of...
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Don Ames
October 16, 2017 - 7:40 am
Are there zombies in your workplace? Likely so, according to a new survey. Apparently, there are more of these 'working dead' than you might imagine...employees who are unchallenged, uninspired, unengaged and unfulfilled at work...feeling a bit brain dead. "I'm sure every office place or every...
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David Blake
October 14, 2017 - 11:14 pm
Candidates Desiree Charbonnet and LaToya Cantrell will hit the ground running today, after they both made the runoff. New Orleans will elect its first female mayor (function ($) { Drupal.behaviors.media_displays.loadRampAudio($('[data-media-loading]')); })(jQuery); What kind of race can we expect?...
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