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  1. Against the odds: 3 black doctors detail journey to successRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 13 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    One used to deal drugs on the streets of New Orleans. Another grew up in Chicago with two drug-addicted parents.

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  2. $2.4M to modernize ferry terminal on New Orleans' west bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 13 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    City Councilman Gerald Brossett says the project will add a second slip to accommodate two ferries, heat and air-condition the terminal in the Algiers neighborhood, replace the roof, and add new flooring and seating. His news release said other improvements will include an emergency generator, a towed fuel tanker, and new signs providing real-time information.

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  3. Against the odds: 3 black doctors detail journey to successRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 13 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    CBS Sports ranked Ed Orgeron 56th out 65 college coaches. Do you think Coach O is really that far down the college football totem pole? This undated handout photo provided by Aaron Cormier shows Joseph Semien, Jr., from left, Pierre Johnson and Maxime Madhere on their book called "Pulse of Perseverance: Three Black Doctors on Their Journey to Success."

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  4. Guilty plea means 20 years for man, 75Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 12 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    A guilty plea in a 2015 slaying will put a 75-year-old New Orleans man behind bars for 20 years. New Orleans District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro's office said Friday that Donald "Bilal" Williams pleaded guilty to manslaughter and obstruction of justice, averting a second-degree murder trial.

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  5. Louisiana House OKs bill to shield rape victims from retaliatory suitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 12 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    A bid to require Louisiana courts to postpone slander lawsuits filed against people who allege they've been sexually assaulted is nearing final legislative passage. Sen. J.P. Morrell, the New Orleans Democrat who sponsored the bill, has said perpetrators of sexual misconduct often use defamation lawsuits to try to prevent rape victims from moving forward with assault claims.

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  6. Jazz Fest, food fests, and now BugFestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 12 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    A city news release says BugFest is hosted by the city's mosquito, termite and rodent control board, along with the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium. It's a free event that the city says showcases "the beauty and diversity of insects, spiders, and other animals found in and around your home and garden."

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  7. What's next on power plant project?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 11 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    It may be awhile before we learn exactly what the New Orleans City Council will do, if anything about the controversy concerning paid actors who appeared at public hearings in support of an Entergy power plant project. Two council members call the allegations serious but talk about an independent review before taking action.

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  8. Advocate: Committee recommends relocation sites for removed Confederate monumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 11 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    The committee assembled by New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell to help decide what to do with statues of three Confederate leaders removed last year says two should be placed in a Mid City cemetery while a third should be sent to a museum in Biloxi, The New Orleans Advocate reports. Statues of Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and P.G.T. Beauregard would be placed in Greenwood Cemetery on Canal Blvd., under this proposal.

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  9. Mother's Day; the most popular day of the year to dine outRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 11 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    "Nationwide, Mother's Day is the most popular day of the year to dine out," according to Erica Burns, Communications Director, for the Louisiana Restaurant Association. She says that here in Louisiana .... "They consider it an occasion to take mom out, so you might see some of the fine dining restaurants that are a little bit harder to get into, but restaurants at all price points will have great specials for Mother's Day," added Burns.

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  10. Council members want review of Entergy 'astroturfing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 11 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    New Orleans City Council President Jason Williams and Vice President Helena Moreno are calling for an independent review of Entergy New Orleans' finding that a third-party contractor paid people to appear in support of the utility's plan to build a new power plant in New Orleans East. "The allegations and subsequent confirmation of astroturfing during the New Orleans City Council's consideration of the proposal to construct a New Orleans Power Station fly in the face of the dignity, courtesy, and respect of traditional public discourse vital to our democratic process," said Williams and Moreno in a joint statement.

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  11. 5-10-18 Tom Fitzmorris Food Show Hour 1.mp3Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 10 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    It's The Food Show with Tom Fitzmorris and as always Tom Fitzmorris discusses some of the best restaurants in the city of New Orleans and our listeners call in and give their thoughts. Oh. Move up a bump bump bump bump up but this is the six course voice of your local announcer Tom Fitzmorris.

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  12. Attendance up from previous two yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 10 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival had an attendance of approximately 450,000, festival officials announced today. Attendance for the 2016 and 2017 festivals was around 425,000.

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  13. Nearing decision time on the monumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 10 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    We may know something soon from New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell on what's going to happen with the monuments to the Confederate era that have caused so much controversy. "We gave one for Lee, we gave one for Davis, and with regard to Beauregard, we endorse what City Park has been doing for the past ten months negotiating with the city of New Orleans for Greenwood Cemetery," said MTC spokesman Richard Marksbury.

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  14. Louisiana sets record for high school graduation, still lags nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 10 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    According to figures released by the Louisiana Department of Education, 78.1 percent of high school seniors graduated in 2017. That's a record for the state, and a 12.1 percent increase since 2012.

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  15. Entergy: 3rd party contractor hired actors to support NOLA East plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 10 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Entergy says it has learned that a PR firm that the power company hired subcontracted another firm which paid people to appear in support of their proposed $210 million power plant in New Orleans East. "ENO contracted with The Hawthorn Group, a national public affairs firm, to assist with organizing local grassroots support for NOPS at two public meetings relating to NOPS on October 16, 2017, and February 21, 2018," the company said in a statement released today.

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  16. Cops say one dead & another in critical condition after a motorcycle race collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 10 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    A crash between two motorcyclists who police say were racing late Wednesday night, left one dead and the other critically injured. NOPD say the incident happened on Almonaster Avenue in New Orleans as they were racing eastbound just before midnight, and collided with each other.

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  17. The Food Show 05-09-18 3pRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 9 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Oh hello there. This is the chocolate the voice of your local announcer Tom Fitzmorris.

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  18. Marijuana conference comes to New Orleans this week for the first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 9 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    It's high times in New Orleans this week as the annual MjBiz conference kicks off today. 70 experts and 275 companies will be represented in the marijuana industry conference that's in it's 7th year.

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  19. Judge hears arguments over jailing of witnessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 9 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Lawyers for the New Orleans district attorney's office have asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit claiming they illegally intimidate uncooperative witnesses - including crime victims - with fake or wrongfully obtained subpoenas and jail time. The lawsuit sought unspecified damages from District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro's office.

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  20. Could the marijuana industry be a job creator for Louisiana?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 9 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    "marijuana business" -- is underway in New Orleans at the Ernest Morial Convention Center. The conference features speakers, experts and yes people in the legal Marijuana business.

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