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Chris Miller
December 06, 2017 - 4:38 pm
The New Orleans Police Department says it has found a body in the area where they have been searching for a good Samaritan who dove into the water after a car drove into the New Basin Canal on the Lakefront. "The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office will determine the official case of death and release...
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David Blake
December 06, 2017 - 1:37 pm
Could the bitter cold actually put some folks in the mood for holiday shopping? LSU business professor Dan Rice says it's possible, but then again it could go the other way for retailers anxious for foot traffic. Dan Rice- Interview 12-06-17.mp3 (function ($) { Drupal.behaviors.media_displays...
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December 06, 2017 - 1:18 pm
(WWL.com) - You may be thinking about using heaters and fireplaces to keep you warm now that winter weather has arrived. The chances for house fires increases, especially if proper precautions are not followed. State Fire Marshal Butch Browning says it’s not advisable to use space heaters for an...
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December 06, 2017 - 10:06 am
Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler says they are looking at replacing voting machines. Schedler says tampering with the current machines is remote, but a new system would further decrease chances of tampering. He is awaiting approval from the state Division of Administration. If approved,...
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December 06, 2017 - 9:21 am
(AP) _ Louisiana's new state treasurer has taken the oath of office. John Schroder, a Republican former lawmaker from St. Tammany Parish, was sworn in Tuesday evening at a ceremony in Kenner, to become Louisiana's chief money manager and investment officer. Schroder, who resigned his state House...
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Chris Miller
December 06, 2017 - 8:56 am
A study of teenage suicide in Utah finds a link net usage between sudden social media deprivation and suicide. In the study of 150 suicide cases, 18 involved kids who had recently been cut off from going online -- either as punishment, or because their phone, tablet, or computer was lost or broken...
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Chris Miller
December 05, 2017 - 9:35 pm
New Orleans Police say one person died and another was injured when a vehicle was submerged off Lakeshore Drive this evening. It happened around 8:00 p.m. The car was found in the water off the 7900-block of Lakeshore Dr. WWL-TV reports a restaurant worker in the area went in to the water to help...
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