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October 10, 2017 - 7:05 am
(WWL.com) -- Iberville Parish leaders will discuss a proposed law on October 17th that would prevent an individual from damaging or defacing the nation’s or the state’s flag. Councilman Matthew Jewell says last Veterans Day, a group of people ripped down and burned an American flag. He says the...
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October 09, 2017 - 2:19 pm
(WWL.com) -- The formation of Tropical Storm Ophelia in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean makes it 15 named storms during this very active Atlantic hurricane season. State Climatologist Barry Keim says 2005, the year Katrina struck New Orleans, is still the highest recorded year for activity. "They...
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Chris Miller
October 09, 2017 - 12:57 pm
Y.A. Tittle, legendary LSU and NFL quarterback, has died at the age of 90, Louisiana State University announced today. #LSU mourns the loss of one of the game's all-time greats, as Hall of Famer Y.A. Tittle passed away Sunday night at the age of 90. pic.twitter.com/7k0fvfgLyd — LSU Football (@...
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David Blake
October 09, 2017 - 12:32 pm
Despite the threat of Hurricane Nate, voters in New Orleans Saturday turned out in numbers that elections officials say were fairly decent. The Registrar of Voters, Dr. Sandra Wilson, was pleased that people kept coming to cast ballots. Listen to Dr. Wilson: Dr.Wilson-Interview 10-09-17.mp3 (...
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Jim Hanzo
October 09, 2017 - 11:42 am
The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office said they have one suspect in custody and another is at large after two separate robberies at Slidell area gas stations over the weekend. Shortly after 9:15 a.m. Sunday morning, STPSO deputies responded to a report of an armed robbery at a service station on...
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October 09, 2017 - 9:00 am
(AP) - Louisiana voters may not be paying much attention, but there's a statewide election is less than a week away. Top of the Oct. 14 ballot are the selection of a new state treasurer and decisions on three constitutional changes. Secretary of State Tom Schedler predicts voter turnout might not...
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October 09, 2017 - 8:29 am
(WWL.com) Now that Tropical Storm Nate has become a memory for Louisiana, what will that mean for gas prices? Oil rigs from Louisiana to Alabama were shut down and the industry hasn’t fully recovered from Hurricane Harvey in August. Don Redman from Triple-A says any increase in prices we see will...
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