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February 09, 2018 - 1:12 pm
(WWL.com) - The carnival season ramps up this weekend with parades all across the state. Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says New Orleans is the focal point for Mardi Gras, but the entire state benefits from an influx of tourists who want to be a part of the celebration. "We've got family friendly...
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Don Ames
February 09, 2018 - 7:07 am
Plenty of talent is coming to New Orleans the next few days, leading up to Mardi Gras. The biggest stars will be performing Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Darryl Daquin, Vice-president of Endymion, says they'll party before and after their big parade... "On Saturday at noon, we have the Samedi Gras...
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February 08, 2018 - 9:26 pm
(WWL.com) - There is an expanded presence of state police troopers in New Orleans as Mardi Gras ramps up for the final weekend. They have committed 165 troopers to working the French Quarter and the metro area. Senior Trooper Melissa Matey says they will perform a variety of assignment. “Criminal...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
February 07, 2018 - 7:20 am
Krewe officials have announced three celebrity monarchs for the 2018 Orpheus parade. "Founder Harry Connick, Jr. will reign as Monarch along with Keegan-Michael Key and Jaime Alexander during the Orpheus parade, one of the most memorable for the super-krewe’s 25th anniversary," a news release...
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USA TODAY Sports
February 05, 2018 - 7:23 am
(AP) — During advertising’s biggest showcase, tame humor and messages about social causes ruled the day. Slapstick humor, sexual innuendo and chest thumping patriotic messages were, for the most part, nowhere in sight. After a divisive year, advertisers during the Big Game worked overtime to win...
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Musician Sheila E. appears ahead of her Super Bowl tailgate performance at Nomadic Live at The Armory, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018 in Minneapolis. Sheila E, a close friend of the late musician Prince, said Justin Timberlake reached out to her after she tweeted that Prince didn’t want to be hologrammed and said she wants “people to know there was no hologram.” TMZ reported Saturday that Timberlake was set to use a hologram of Prince during his halftime know performance Sunday. (AP Photo/John Carucci)
February 04, 2018 - 3:39 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sheila E. says Justin Timberlake reached out to her after she tweeted that Prince didn't want to be turned into a hologram and says she wants the public to know that there won't be one used during Sunday's Super Bowl halftime show. TMZ reported Saturday that Timberlake was set to...
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Musician Sheila E. appears ahead of her Super Bowl tailgate performance at Nomadic Live at The Armory, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018 in Minneapolis. Sheila E, a close friend of the late musician Prince, said Justin Timberlake reached out to her after she tweeted that Prince didn’t want to be hologrammed and said she wants “people to know there was no hologram.” TMZ reported Saturday that Timberlake was set to use a hologram of Prince during his halftime know performance Sunday. (AP Photo/John Carucci)
February 04, 2018 - 3:39 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sheila E. says Justin Timberlake reached out to her after she tweeted that Prince didn't want to be turned into a hologram and says she wants the public to know that there won't be one used during Sunday's Super Bowl halftime show. TMZ reported Saturday that Timberlake was set to...
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Musician Sheila E. appears ahead of her Super Bowl tailgate performance at Nomadic Live at The Armory, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018 in Minneapolis. Sheila E, a close friend of the late musician Prince, said Justin Timberlake reached out to her after she tweeted that Prince didn’t want to be hologrammed and said she wants “people to know there was no hologram.” TMZ reported Saturday that Timberlake was set to use a hologram of Prince during his halftime know performance Sunday. (AP Photo/John Carucci)
February 04, 2018 - 3:39 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sheila E. says Justin Timberlake reached out to her after she tweeted that Prince didn't want to be turned into a hologram and says she wants the public to know that there won't be one used during Sunday's Super Bowl halftime show. TMZ reported Saturday that Timberlake was set to...
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Musician Sheila E. appears ahead of her Super Bowl tailgate performance at Nomadic Live at The Armory, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018 in Minneapolis. Sheila E, a close friend of the late musician Prince, said Justin Timberlake reached out to her after she tweeted that Prince didn’t want to be hologrammed and said she wants “people to know there was no hologram.” TMZ reported Saturday that Timberlake was set to use a hologram of Prince during his halftime know performance Sunday. (AP Photo/John Carucci)
February 04, 2018 - 3:39 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sheila E. says Justin Timberlake reached out to her after she tweeted that Prince didn't want to be turned into a hologram and says she wants the public to know that there won't be one used during Sunday's Super Bowl halftime show. TMZ reported Saturday that Timberlake was set to...
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Musician Sheila E. appears ahead of her Super Bowl tailgate performance at Nomadic Live at The Armory, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018 in Minneapolis. Sheila E, a close friend of the late musician Prince, said Justin Timberlake reached out to her after she tweeted that Prince didn’t want to be hologrammed and said she wants “people to know there was no hologram.” TMZ reported Saturday that Timberlake was set to use a hologram of Prince during his halftime know performance Sunday. (AP Photo/John Carucci)
February 04, 2018 - 3:39 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sheila E. says Justin Timberlake reached out to her after she tweeted that Prince didn't want to be turned into a hologram and says she wants the public to know that there won't be one used during Sunday's Super Bowl halftime show. TMZ reported Saturday that Timberlake was set to...
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