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Tigers and Gators to square off at 6:00pm on ESPN

LSU today announced the big matchup with the Florida football team will happen in prime time. "The Oct. 17 matchup between LSU football and Florida will kickoff at 6 p.m. CT on ESPN," the university announced in a release today.  Read more...

US, states finalize settlement with BP over Gulf oil disaster

The Justice Department and five states have finalized a settlement of more than $20 billion arising from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. The deal announced Monday resolves all civil claims against BP and ends five years of legal fighting over... Read more

Weekend filled with armed robberies in New Orleans

The armed robberies across the city of New Orleans did not let up over the weekend.  There were more than a dozen people robbed at gunpoint from Friday night through early Monday morning.  Two of the victims also reported being raped by gunmen.  Read more...

1 dead, 2 injured in LaPlace shooting

A man is dead and two other victims are injured after an early morning triple shooting in LaPlace.  "At 1:52 am, St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a residence in the 400 block of State Street in LaPlace for the report of a shooting... Read more

Five things to know about the Saints 26 - 20 OT win over Dallas

BREES' SHOULDER: Saints QB Drew Brees stopped short of saying he was 100 percent. He settled for saying his arm was good enough to do the job, and his numbers did bear that out, even if some of this throws floated off target and several were... Read more

Time to book holiday travel is now

If you're looking to save money on holiday travel this year, this is apparently the week to do it. The Orbitz Holiday Insider Index says travelers can expect to get the best deals on airfare for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Eve during this week.  Read more...

Ray Nagin's appeal is heard today

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin's appeal to his conviction on fraud charges is heard in a federal courtroom today. Nagin was convicted on 20 counts last year and sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. Read more...
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