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  1. Alleged Rape Victim Seeks To Have Her Case ReopenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WYLD-FM

    Attorney Gloria Allred, along with her client and her client's husband, met Friday afternoon with the head of the city's recently formed Special Sex Crimes Task Force to discuss her client's case. The task force is reinvestigating cases that apparently were not fully investigated by five detectives assigned to the NOPD Sex Crimes Unit.

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  2. Tina Knowles Talks Solange's Wedding & Explains Allergic ReactionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WYLD-FM

    The proud mama gushed about Solange's gorgeous ceremony during an interview with "Entertainment Tonight" and revealed the real reason behind those hives. "They were just so heartfelt and I just think the wedding epitomized Solange as a person, and her and Alan's artistic flare."

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  3. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WYLD-FM

    Reacting to Barack Obama's moves on immigration, David Vitter says the president is trying to provoke Republicans into doing something that would "seem extremist in the minds of the American people." A guest on New Orleans' Morning News with Gerry V. on Friday, Vitter said of the president, "He's doing what he has always done...when he gets whooped politically, he tries to create a crisis, he tries to be provocative and he goes hard, hard left."

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  4. One Dead, 3 Injured In Offshore ExplosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WYLD-FM

    A contractor employee was killed and three other persons were injured, one seriously, in an explosion on a drilling platform south of New Orleans and just 12 miles off the coast. It happened on the Echo Platform just before 3 p.m. Thursday.

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  5. N.O. City Council Approves 2015 City BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | WYLD-FM

    After about two hours of discussion, which included a pitch for a higher pay raise for police officers, the New Orleans City Council on Thursday unanimously approved a budget for the city for 2015. It includes a 5% pay raise for NOPD officers, which is the amount proposed by Mayor Landrieu.

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  6. First Settlement In Oil & Gas Lawsuit Goes Into Special AccountRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | WYLD-FM

    Money from the first and only settlement so far in a Louisiana flood board's lawsuit against dozens of energy companies will be placed in a special account dedicated to coastal restoration. The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East voted Thursday to establish the dedicated account for any funds from the controversial lawsuit it filed in 2013 against dozens of oil, gas and pipeline companies.

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  7. Abita Rolls Out "Wrought Iron IPA"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | WYLD-FM

    Wrought Iron IPA is named after one of New Orleans' most iconic architectural features and will be available year round. "We wanted to create a beer that honored and reflected the resiliency of Louisiana," said David Blossman, President of the company.

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  8. Pelicans Score Six Point Win In SacramentoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | WYLD-FM

    Anthony Davis had 28 points and nine rebounds to help the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Sacramento Kings 106-100 on Tuesday on Tuesday night. Ryan Anderson hit four 3-pointers and scored 22 points for the Pelicans, who outscored the Kings 31-15 in the third.

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  9. Fundraiser Tonight For Injured NOPD Officer Jonathan SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WYLD-FM

    The New Orleans Police Department is hosting a sports-themed fundraiser tonight to benefit Officer Jonathan Smith, who was seriously injured after being shot multiple times during a robbery in the Marigny in September. "Black & Gold Night for Officer Smith" will be held at Generations Hall, 310 Andrew Higgins Drive, from 5pm to 10pm.

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  10. Out-Of-Service Power Line Causes Brief Outage In Mid-CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WYLD-FM

    A spokeswoman for Entergy New Orleans says the utility is sufficiently prepared for high demand when it gets cold, despite the impression that may have been given by a message sent from Entergy to approximately 50 Mid-City area customers. Those customers lost power briefly, in some cases just for a minute, Monday night.

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  11. PANO To Push For 10% Pay Raise For NOPD OfficersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WYLD-FM

    The President of the Police Association of New Orleans says his group is very pleased the Civil Service Commission is recommending a 10% pay raise for NOPD officers in 2015, which is double the amount proposed by Mayor Mitch Landrieu. "It's going to be absolutely crucial to retain the officers that we have and for attracting new officers and new hires for the years to come," Glasser said in an interview with 99.5 WRNO.

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  12. Allegiant Latest Airline To Fly To New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WYLD-FM

    The carrier, "known for its affordable and convenient travel deals" according to a press release, will begin flights early next year. "We have been in discussions with Allegiant Air since I came to New Orleans, and I am very pleased to announce our efforts have paid off," said Iftikhar Ahmad, Airport director of aviation.

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  13. N.O. To Host 2020 Women's Final FourRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WYLD-FM

    The bid process was described as a city-wide effort that involved every major sports organization in the city, the two universities, the Allstate Sugar Bowl, the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation, the Sun Belt Conference and the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau.

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  14. PHOTOS: Solange Knowles Marries Alan Ferguson In New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | WYLD-FM

    Solange Knowles has tied the knot. People confirms that the singer married her longtime boyfriend, music video director Alan Ferguson, on Sunday afternoon in New Orleans.

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  15. Bengals Fan Bears Saints Fan No Ill WillRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | WYLD-FM

    A female fan of the Bengals who lost a touchdown ball tossed her way by Jermaine Gresham says she bears the Saints fan who elbowed her out of the way no ill will. Christa Barrett told FOX 8 in an exclusive interview that she was surprised by the attention the incident, captured on live television, generated through social media.

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  16. Pelicans Set Records, Rout TimberwolvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | WYLD-FM

    Jrue Holiday missed one shot while scoring 24 points through three quarters, and the Pelicans set several offensive franchise records in a 139-91 blowout of the reeling Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night. New Orleans' point total, 56 made field goals, 66.7 percent shooting and 48-point margin of victory all set new franchise records for a game.

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  17. Statue Of Ruby Bridges Dedicated In Upper 9thRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | WYLD-FM

    A statue of civil rights pioneer Ruby Bridges is being dedicated today at the New Orleans school she helped integrate 54 years ago. The one-ton bronze statue has been erected outside the former William Frantz Elementary School in the Upper Ninth Ward.

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  18. N.O. Mission Shelters Homeless From ColdRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | WYLD-FM

    The executive director of the New Orleans Mission says the facility sheltered about 240 homeless people from the cold on Thursday night and he expected the number to swell on Friday. David Bottner tells FOX 8 that while the increase in population can put a strain on staffers the mission is "excited" about the opportunity the cold weather creates to make homeless people aware of services, and perhaps, a new way of life.

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  19. Murder Charge Filed In Fern Street ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | WYLD-FM

    A 31-year-old man who shot and killed a man who was outside his mother's home on Fern Street Thursday morning has been charged with second-degree murder. The shooter, Bradley Parvez, is believed to have fired on the man from inside the home.

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  20. Report: NOLA Cops Blew Off 1K Sex CrimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | WYLD-FM

    In the latest blow to New Orleans' scandal-weary police department, a city inspector general's report claims five detectives failed to do substantial investigation of more than 1,000 cases of sex crimes and child abuse - with one detective cited for stating that simple rape should not be considered a crime. The report, out yesterday, examined the detectives' work between January 2011 and December 2013 and found "an indifference to our citizens that shouldn't be tolerated."

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