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Don Ames
May 21, 2018 - 7:38 am
Louisiana is reviving an attempt to eradicate a pesky invader from state waters. State officials, along with the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, are hoping you might develop a taste for Asian Carp. Those are the fish you see jumping out of the water when a motorboat passes by. They're an...
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Chris Miller
May 21, 2018 - 6:33 am
Former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu continues to make national headlines, this weekend receiving the "John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage" award from the Kennedy Library Foundation. The award is given to leaders, often for doing unpopular or controversial things that, in the view of the Kennedy...
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Former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu was honored Sunday night by the JFK Library. He accepted the 2018 Profile in Courage Award. "New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is honored for his leadership in removing four of the Confederate monuments in New Orleans while offering candid, clear and...
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Don Ames
May 20, 2018 - 4:35 pm
The Federal Aviation Administration says a helicopter crashed 10 miles southwest of New Orleans Sunday, killing one person and injuring two others. The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office said a pilot and two crewmen were on the helicopter. The aircraft apparently crashed on an Entergy transmission...
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May 20, 2018 - 11:23 am
James Moran, associate editor of Tiger Rag Magazine One of the true giants of the LSU universe has passed away at the age of 80. Billy Cannon, the only LSU player to ever win the Heisman Trophy, passed away peacefully at his family home on Sunday morning, the University confirmed. Born in...
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May 20, 2018 - 10:39 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Louisiana state park overnight facilities damaged by severe flooding in 2016 are reopening. Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser announced that portions of the campground at Lake Fausse Pointe State Park near St. Martinville will open Monday. The deluxe cabins at Chemin-A-Haut State...
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May 20, 2018 - 10:15 am
(WWL.com) - Louisiana's regular session has come to a close, with a special session set for Tuesday. The session was marked by partisan gridlock, but a notable piece of legislation to pass was a bill allowing riverboats to expand on land. Political Analyst Bernie Pinsonant says the chances of any...
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May 20, 2018 - 9:37 am
(WWL.com) - The latest school shooting, this time at Santa Fe High School, has reignited the conversation around gun regulations. In response to the Parkland massacre, several bills were introduced in Louisiana that targeted firearms, but all were struck down. New Orleans Senator Troy Carter, who...
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May 20, 2018 - 7:19 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The National World War II Museum in New Orleans is about to open a new exhibit about comedian Bob Hope and his performances for American troops serving around the world. The exhibit includes wartime correspondence between Hope and service members, and World War II-era relics...
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May 19, 2018 - 3:57 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The new president of Loyola University New Orleans is the first non-Jesuit and the first woman to run the school since its founding in 1912. Tania Tetlow has been serving as senior vice president and chief of staff at Tulane University. She'll take over in September as Loyola's...
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