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Price at the pump falling


Louisianians are seeing big price drops at the gas pump. The average price for a gallon of regular gas has fallen to under three dollars a gallon in the Bayou State. Read more...
Stay Healthy

Staying healthy during this cold and flu season


It's the cold and flu season and nobody wants to come down with a nasty seasonal bug. But what can we do to minimize our chances of getting sick? Read more...
For President?

Jindal says running for president is his only political future


Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal's standard line when asked about higher office has always been "I have the job I want." But now that's been amended to include that the only other job he would want is President of the United States. Read more...
Negative Ads

Sick of the negative ads for the November 4 election yet?


With early voting for the November 4 election underway, there is sure to be a lot more negative campaign ads coming our way. But are voters tiring of all the negative campaigning? Read more...
Record Jobs

Louisiana job numbers continue to break records


The Louisiana Workforce Commission says we're getting closer and closer to the 2 million mark when it comes to the number of people who have jobs here. LWC Executive Director Curt Eysink says non-farm employment grew by 33,100 jobs over the year ending September 30th... Read more
Missing Man

Man missing after leaving caretaker's home in wheelchair


The NOPD wants help finding 72-year-old Larry Lloyd. Police say he was last seen on Tuesday leaving a home in the 4900 block of Sandalwood Drive in New Orleans East. "Around 7:00 p.m., Lloyd was last seen leaving his caretaker's home in a wheelchair.  Read more...
Missing Woman

Boyfriend reports girlfriend missing after drinks


NOPD is asking for the public's assistance finding a woman after her boyfriend says she disappeared. Cops say 29-year-Nicole Avila was last known to be in the 800 block of South Peters Street on Sunday.  Read more...
School Scores

La. releases school performance scores


What state officials term steady, if modest, progress in public school students' overall test scores and graduation rates resulted in a small increase in the number of schools earning an A in the state's accountability program... Read more
$2.7 Million

Churchill Downs to put $2.7M into Fair Grounds


The Louisiana Racing Commission has ordered Churchill Downs Inc. to put $2.7 million back into the purse structure for the Fair Grounds' upcoming thoroughbred meet. Churchill Downs said it withheld the money from the purses... Read more
Average Poll

Is Maness hurting Cassidy in the Senate race?


There are several new polls out on the U.S. Senate race in Louisiana, including one that combines a several together for an average. Real Clear Politics found Mary Landrieu ahead with 38 percent, then Bill Cassidy with 36 percent and Rob Maness at nine percent. Read more...
Fear-mongering?

Mary Landrieu accuses GOP of 'fear mongering' on Ebola


U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu says Republicans are intentionally drumming up fear about Ebola. GOP officials say the Democratic senator isn't putting enough pressure on the Obama administration to address the public health concerns. Read more...
Not in NOLA?

New Orleans 'Times-Picayune' to be printed in Mobile


NOLA.com, the web site for the New Orleans "Times-Picayune," reports the newspaper will no longer be printed in New Orleans, and will instead roll off of presses in Mobile. Read more...
Trash Dumped

Cops: Man dumped 'large pile' of trash in the road


Cops in Terrebonne Parish say they arrested a man today who allegedly dumped an entire dumpster load of trash on the road, instead of bringing the refuse to the dump. "The Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office responded to a complaint in reference to a large pile of trash... Read more
No Repeats

Making sure brain-eating amoeba doesn't repeat


Louisiana authorities say they want to make sure drinking water in the state is free of brain-eating amoebae. This follows a grand jury indictment of two St. John the Baptist Parish utilities workers. Read more...
Senate Race

In Senate race, both sides claim defense of Medicare


An old political standby — the future of Medicare — is emerging as the go-to issue in Louisiana's bitter Senate race as the candidates woo seniors who typically wield strong influence in midterm elections. Read more...
Early Voting

Early voting starts today


The early voting period for Louisiana's November 4th election kicks off today. Secretary of State Tom Schedler says early voting will take place through October 28th from 8:30am to 6pm, excluding Sunday.  Read more...
Amoeba Probe

St. John employees indicted in brain eating amoeba probe


Officials say a grand jury has indicted two St. John Parish employees for allegedly falsifying records related to testing for the brain eating amoeba. The Louisiana Attorney General's office said that Kevin Branch and Danielle Roussell each face... Read more
Rape Bill

Louisiana health officials seek to end billing rape victims


The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals says they plan to stop billing sexual assault victims for exams and tests. Read more...
Dismembered

Man pleads not guilty in Bourbon Street stripper death


A 42-year-old man has pleaded not guilty in the death and dismemberment of a stripper in New Orleans' French Quarter. Read more...
Victims Billed

Health department seeks end to billing rape victims


Louisiana's health department says it will seek law changes to stop billing sexual assault victims for exams and tests. The announcement from the Department of Health and Hospitals was a response to criticism from victims' advocacy groups and lawmakers... Read more
Clinton

Former President Clinton stumps for Landrieu


As the race for U.S. Senate in Louisiana heats up, more national political heavy-hitters are coming to the state to go to bat for their party's candidate. A top-ranking Democrat will be campaigning for Mary Landrieu today. Read more...
Dead Man

Dead man in Wal Mart parking lot


Gonzales police have identified a 26-year-old man who was found dead Saturday as he was sitting in the driver's side of a parked car in the Gonzales Wal-Mart parking lot. Read more...
CLECO sold

Investor group pays $3.4B for power company Cleco


An investment group led by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets is buying the Louisiana power company Cleco for $3.4 billion. The group will pay $55.37 in cash for each share of Cleco, which owns the regulated electric utility Cleco Power.  Read more...
Well Being?

Louisiana quality of life misunderstood and misrepresented?


Another report on quality of life has come out. And, once again, Louisiana and the South take a beating. But, there's a southerner at the source of the story who wants to set the record straight.  Read more...
Fatal Hit-&-Run

Woman killed in French Quarter hit-and-run


New Orleans Police say a hit and run in the French Quarter involving a drunk driver has left one woman dead.  Read more...
 
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WWL NFL Podcast with T-Bob and Seth, episode 5


On this week's edition of the WWL NFL Podcast, we talk midseason NFL QB rankings as we attempt to break up the 43 quarterbacks who have started into one of six different tiers. Read More

LSU's offensive line has found its groove


The college football season is a long one, and perceptions can change in an instant. LSU’s offensive line was projected to be one of the best in the nation heading into the season, but just a couple weeks ago it was maligned... Read more

Kristian: "Continued progress team will be all right"


The Saints couldn’t finish the deal against the Detroit Lions resulting in yet another road loss 24-23 in Ford Field.  Sean Payton expressed frustration: “It was a difficult loss especially the way most of that game was played." Read More

5 things learned from the Saints' loss in Detroit


The Detroit Lions needed a spectacular catch-and-run by Golden Tate and an interception from Glover Quin to overtake the New Orleans Saints 24-23 on Sunday. The Lions (5-2) trailed 23-10 before Matthew Stafford threw two scoring passes in the final 3:38... Read more

'College GameDay' coming to LSU


After a two-week absence, The LSU Tigers are back in the Top 25 polls. The Bayou Bengals are ranked 24th in the AP poll, and 23rd in the coaches. LSU won easily on Saturday, 41-to-3 over the Kentucky Lions. Coach Les Miles says his team is getting better.  Read more...

Bobby: I don't know how to sugarcoat this


The Saints snatched defeat from the jaws of victory, losing to the Detroit Lions 24-23 and falling to 2-4 on the season. Up 23-10 late in the 4th quarter, the Black and Gold collapsed and gave up two touchdowns. It is an awful, painful loss for the Who Dat Nation, and Bobby Hebert was bummed just like everybody. Read More

Saints fall to Lions 24-23


Matthew Stafford threw two touchdown passes in the final 3:38, including the winner to Corey Fuller with 1:48 remaining, and the Detroit Lions rallied for a 24-23 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Read More

Deke: Saints must balance offense to beat Lions


Simply put the Saints will have to play their best football of the season in order to come home with a win.  If the Saints could come out early in the game and rush the football with success that allows Coach Payton the opportunity to open up his playbook. Read More

Hot Takes with T-Bob: LSU dictates Kentucky game start to finish


The LSU Tigers surprised me once again with a dominating 41-3 win over the Kentucky Wildcats.  I predicted that the game would come down to the last minute and once again I was WAY OFF.  Read More

LSU dominates Kentucky 41-3


Terrence Magee amassed 220 all-purpose yards and rushed for two touchdowns, Tre'Davious White scored on a 67-yard punt return and LSU routed Kentucky 41-3 on Saturday night. Read More
 
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