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Tiger Rag
May 22, 2018 - 10:35 pm
James Moran, Associate Editor of Tiger Rag Magazine, reporting... Handed his most difficult chance yet since receiving a battlefield promotion to closer, Todd Peterson saved not just a do-or-die Southeastern Conference Tournament opener but perhaps LSU’s season itself. Peterson a tenuous 6-5 lead...
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Chris Miller
May 22, 2018 - 8:18 pm
The National Hurricane Center says a low pressure system currently in the western Caribbean has a 50 percent chance of developing into a tropical depression or storm in the Gulf of Mexico later this week. "A broad surface low centered just east of Belize is producing a large area of cloudiness and...
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May 22, 2018 - 6:27 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Three New Orleans gang members will be imprisoned for decades in connection with multiple killings. The New Orleans Advocate reports that the three were sentenced Monday, at a hearing where the father of one victim expressed remorse, but also forgiveness. Twenty-five-year-old...
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Chris Miller
May 22, 2018 - 6:14 pm
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport set a record for the number of passengers flying in and out of the airport in a single month. In March 2018, 1.2 million passengers traveled through MSY, according to airport officials. It beats the old single-month record, set in May 2017, by 100,...
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USA TODAY
Chris Miller
May 22, 2018 - 4:24 pm
The New Orleans Saints had to send out apologetic emails to people on the season ticket waiting list after telling them that they were next in line to buy tickets, when in fact, they're still a long ways off from having a chance to buy. "This afternoon, we inadvertently sent you an email stating...
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May 22, 2018 - 3:13 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards said a special session starting Tuesday is Louisiana's "last chance" to avoid steep, damaging budget cuts when temporary taxes expire in six weeks. "One last time, we have a chance and we have a choice. Will we seize this chance to keep the train on its...
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Chris Miller
May 22, 2018 - 2:19 pm
The New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board today issued a precautionary boil water advisory for areas east of Textron Marine & Land Systems, including Venetian Isles. Sewerage and Water Board officilas says work on a fire hydrant today led to a large water main break in the 19,700 block of Chef...
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David Blake
May 22, 2018 - 12:42 pm
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell called a news conference today to update the public on the city's responsiveness and public safety preparedness for weather events. ''So if you care about New Orleans, like I know that we all do, you need to care about storm water and drainage, we will never pump...
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May 22, 2018 - 12:07 pm
(WWL.com) -- The National Hurricane Center is tracking a low-pressure system in the Caribbean Sea. It is currently labeled Invest 90L. Forecasters say the area of disturbed weather is expected to move into the Gulf of Mexico and hit somewhere along the Gulf Coast during memorial weekend. National...
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New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell called a news conference to update the public on the city's responsiveness and public safety preparedness for weather events. Click play below and turn up the volume control to watch it live: Joining the mayor are the following. Collin Arnold, Director of Homeland...
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