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December 11, 2017 - 9:12 pm
(WWL.com) Democrat Justin Dewitt of Baton Rouge has announced he plans to run against Republican Congressman Garret Graves next year. Dewitt was born in Sulphur and moved to Zachary, where he graduated from Zachary High School. He says he’s running because Graves does not represent the interests of...
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December 11, 2017 - 3:17 pm
(WWL.com) -- Totals are in for last week’s historic snow event and Kentwood saw the most with 6 and a half inches. That’s according to Shawn O’Neil with the National Weather Service in Slidell, who says parts of the Baton Rouge area saw three to five inches. “And into the Donaldsonville area all...
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Chris Miller
December 11, 2017 - 2:07 pm
The New Orleans Police Department has arrested two men in connection with a carjacking in Uptown New Orleans early Sunday morning. Around 1:45 a.m. Sunday, two men had parked their car in the 1000 block of Milan St. and were walking towards their home when two other man approached them and...
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David Blake
December 11, 2017 - 12:42 pm
A new report finds three out of four parents say they are helping their adult children pay at least some of their bills. The survey by CreditCard.Com found cell phones bills top the list, followed by student loan debt and insurance. Certified financial planner Brad Fortier says times have changed...
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December 11, 2017 - 11:04 am
(AP) -- A Louisiana private investigator pleaded guilty on Monday to misusing Donald Trump's Social Security number in repeated attempts to access the candidate's federal tax information during the presidential campaign. Jordan Hamlett, 32, faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison and a $...
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Jim Hanzo
December 11, 2017 - 10:34 am
December 25th is coming up on us quick. Today marks exactly 2 weeks until Christmas. For many they're still working on their Christmas presents. We found out whose finished shopping and whose not. "I haven't done any Christmas shopping yet," said a man. "I'm waiting for the last minute which is...
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USA TODAY
December 11, 2017 - 9:08 am
(WWL.com) Multiple reports indicate fewer people are watching as much pro football than they used too. Baton Rouge-based Todd Agency owner Deborah Todd says it's not all about national anthem protests, she says viewer fatigue has also set in because of over saturation. "The NFL has put games on...
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Chris Miller
December 11, 2017 - 7:42 am
Gasoline prices are finally coming back down, after an unseasonable autumn run-up. This is the typical time of the year -- leading up to Christmas and New Year's -- when gasoline prices come down. "It's largely because we just see a decrease in the overall demand for gasoline," said Don Redman,...
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