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February 15, 2018 - 9:07 am
An 18-year-old man has been arrested after a detective saw the teenager fire gunshots across a busy intersection in New Orleans. Coreyell Williams was booked with illegal use of a weapon and illegal carrying of a firearm. Police say the shooting occurred around Crowder Boulevard and Dwyer Road,...
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Jim Hanzo
February 15, 2018 - 8:52 am
Now that Lent runs through the Good Friday before Easter, we asked some folks downtown if they'll be making any sacrifices and giving anything up for Lent. Some say yes and others no. "I'm going to give up drinking," said one lady. "Seriously, I'm going to eat lighter, and eat better," this man...
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February 15, 2018 - 7:44 am
(WWL.com) The Louisiana Department of Health is extending its free flu shot drive after initially planning to end the program Monday. Immunization Director Dr. Frank Welch says they were excited to extend the program after a very successful two week run. “It was so incredibly successful. We had a...
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Don Ames
February 15, 2018 - 7:07 am
A recent survey by Bankrate.com finds the average American worker rates his or her job satisfaction a 7 out of 10. And, 50% gave a rating of 8 or higher. UNO Professor of Business, Mark Rosa, says he's not surprised. "I mean, we're looking at an unemployment rate in the low fours, the economy's...
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February 14, 2018 - 9:11 pm
(AP) -- Gang enmity was behind the bloodiest of three shootings on Mardi Gras, while arguments among acquaintances touched off two earlier shootings, New Orleans' police chief said Wednesday. The shootings killed three men and wounded three men and two teenage boys, altogether. In the most deadly...
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February 14, 2018 - 6:51 pm
(WWL.com) - Catholics worldwide are cutting back on eating meat for the season of Lent, in most places, that’s a sacrifice, but for spoiled bayou Catholics, it’s not too tough. Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board member Chalin Delaune says this year’s Lenten harvest is looking great,...
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February 14, 2018 - 4:57 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Free flu shots are available to residents who have not received the vaccine. Due to widespread flu activity remaining throughout the state, the Louisiana Department of Health will continue to offer flu vaccines at no cost at Parish Health Units across the state while...
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February 14, 2018 - 4:52 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Free flu shots are available to residents who have not received the vaccine. Due to widespread flu activity remaining throughout the state, the Louisiana Department of Health will continue to offer flu vaccines at no cost at Parish Health Units across the state while...
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