Politics

Newell Normand
May 17, 2018 - 4:03 pm
The Louisiana Senate passed the Harrah’s bill with amendments still favorable to the state and city with a no-bid 20-year extension and a ten-year option. This takes us from an annual payment of 60 million guaranteed to an annual payment of $80 million guaranteed…as well as some other increases. So...
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Newell Normand
May 03, 2018 - 3:37 pm
What is the tug-of-war going on at the border with the much-publicized migrant caravan that made its way through Mexico to our border? How many will be let in? How many should be? Here are some of Newell Normand's HOT TAKES : All the stories I've heard out of the migrant caravan sound very similar...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
May 02, 2018 - 3:46 pm
HELP WANTED: Custodian of invaluable three hundred year old treasure. Duties include maintaining and improving treasure without changing anything. Current owners desire everything fixed with extremely deficient budget. Actual repairs are to include no inconvenience to anyone at any time. Previous...
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Scoot
May 01, 2018 - 10:36 am
The mantra for the NRA and many gun rights activists is “a good guy with a gun is the best way to stop a bad guy with a gun.” However, there is an exception to that popular theory. At the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting in Dallas, there will be no “good guys with guns to stop a bad guy...
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Scoot
April 30, 2018 - 10:49 am
The annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner raises money for scholarships, and it is an awards show for journalists. But the WHCD is best known for providing a comic break to the tense relationship between the news media and the White House. The WHCD is a neutral zone where jokes are designed to...
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Scoot
April 19, 2018 - 11:05 am
There was celebration and laughter throughout the land as the ruler reigned over his final meeting of an important group that was to keep the citizens safe. Celebration because it would be the ruler’s last meeting with the group and laughter because of the words spoken by the ruler. Laughter rang...
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