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Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
May 23, 2017 - 3:52 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Hall of Fame defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy (right) has died in Orlando. The Orlando Police Department confirmed that the 48-year-old Kennedy was found dead Tuesday morning. Police public information officer Wanda Miglio says the circumstances surrounding his death are still...
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May 23, 2017 - 3:26 pm
(AP) _ Louisiana lawmakers are on track to toughen requirements for parental consent when a minor wants to get an abortion. Current law requires a notarized statement from a legal guardian of an unmarried girl under age 18 before a doctor can perform an abortion on the teenager. A proposal from...
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Chris Miller
May 23, 2017 - 2:11 pm
Following an outcry over the city of New Orleans' Confederate monuments being stored in a scrap yard, workers have completed erecting shelter around them. According to WWL's Scoot , officials with Mayor Mitch Landrieu's office said the original plan was to send the monuments to a warehouse after...
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Scoot
May 23, 2017 - 11:34 am
Last week, I was critical of Mayor Landrieu for allowing two of the Confederate-era monuments to be placed in a scrap yard following their removal , which I argued was in defiance of what the Mayor said to the public about how the monuments would be treated post-removal. In an blog titled, “Why...
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Jim Hanzo
May 23, 2017 - 11:12 am
The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office says they are searching for a man with nine active warrants for several felony crimes. 21-year-old Taylor Broussard is wanted for stalking, auto theft, battery, aggravated assault, and other crimes. Deputies responded to a residence last week on East 16th...
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May 23, 2017 - 10:03 am
(AP) _ Authorities say a man found in a New Orleans trash can had been stabbed multiple times. It's reported that the New Orleans Police Department announced that the Monday morning stabbing was classified as a ``homicide by cutting'' after officers found stab wounds on the victim's body. New...
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Jim Hanzo
May 23, 2017 - 8:54 am
You may be able to greatly reduce the aging process, but it's going to take some serious sweating. The study from Brigham Young University showed high levels of exercise are linked to years of less aging at the cellular level, meaning the aging process can be slowed down by as much as 9 years...
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Chris Miller
May 23, 2017 - 7:43 am
The Saints begin off-season workouts today. New players are getting together with veterans to start learning the Sean Payton system. Have the Saints improved enough to win a few more games this season, and make it back to the playoffs, or will it be a fourth year of 7-9? "Probably another 7-9,"...
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