Newell Normand

Newell Normand
February 15, 2018 - 4:57 pm
17 people were murdered in a school shooting in Florida on Wednesday. Ash Wednesday, Valentine's Day. Another 15 people were injured. In the coming days and weeks, there will be conversations about how best to keep our schools safe and prevent tragedies like this one from happening again. But today...
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Newell Normand
February 15, 2018 - 7:47 am
There were three shootings in New Orleans on Mardi Gras, two of which were near parade routes. Newell Normand discussed the shootings with NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison and with Greg Probst, who witnessed one of the shootings. Check out some of Newell Normand's HOT TAKES : I’m angry; I’m...
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David Blake
February 13, 2018 - 11:46 am
From powerful Sheriff of Jefferson Parish, to WWL radio talk show host, it's been quite a change this Mardi Gras for Newell Normand. Today he rides as Grand Marshall of Argus. From public safety and in command of a huge law enforcement agency, to throwing beads. "Not bad," he says. ''You know it's...
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Chris Miller
January 24, 2018 - 4:13 pm
New Orleans Mayor-elect LaToya Cantrell is considering changes to how City Hall is organized when she takes over in May. She told WWL's Newell Normand today that she's not interested in having a team of highly-paid "deputy mayors." Cantrell says she has working groups looking at the organizational...
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Newell Normand
January 23, 2018 - 7:20 pm
California's Attorney General Xavier Becerra promised to crack down on…businesses and employers, who share information about illegal immigrant employees with federal immigration officers. Under a new California law employers, who do so, can face fines up to $10,000. Wait a minute? You get fined if...
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January 20, 2018 - 1:25 pm
WWL Radio Host and former Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand weighed in Saturday on the U.S. government shutdown. "It's one of the principal obligations that Congress has is to get this budget, or at least the finances of government in the water," said Normand. "And, obviously, we're at an...
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Newell Normand
January 03, 2018 - 7:08 am
Will 2018 be as nasty and divisive as 2017 was? Check out some of Newell Normand's HOT TAKES : 2018 is going to be a defining year for the Trump administration and Republicans in Congress. There are very important campaign promises that have yet to be delivered or even addressed. On top of that,...
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Newell Normand
December 22, 2017 - 6:38 am
NOPD Chief Michael Harrison stopped by the studio to chat. Check out some of Newell Normand's HOT TAKES: The NOPD recently had a round-up, picking up dozens of offenders, including some murderers. It's always good to hear about taking the impact criminals off the street, the ones who really have a...
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Newell Normand
December 13, 2017 - 4:09 pm
Governor John Bel Edwards was nice enough to stop by our studio while he was in the neighborhood. Here are some of the highlights of our conversation. Newell: I'm as optimistic as I can be. I always try to start the year thinking the New Year will be better than the past year, and I think we've got...
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December 06, 2017 - 4:11 pm
Is LaVar Ball pulling his son from the UCLA basketball team sending the right message or is it the right thing? Check out Newell Normand's HOT TAKES: These overseas trips are a huge opportunity for the student-athletes. While they're over there, these young men are representing not only their...
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