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  1. Saints hobbled defense aims to stem slippage vs. RamsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Right when it looked like Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen had built one of the more stifling units in the league, injuries have begun taking a toll. Not only is starting end Alex Okafor done for the year, but the effectiveness of three other key starters who could try to play this week remains to be seen as New Orleans braces for the Los Angeles Rams' fourth-ranked offense.

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  2. 2 Carnival ships to swap Galveston, New Orleans home portsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Carnival Cruise Line plans to swap ships between Galveston and New Orleans to increase both ports' capacity for short-term cruises starting in 2019. The Miami-based company says the 3,646-passenger Carnival Dream will move from New Orleans to Galveston, increasing the Texas port's capacity for 4- and 5-day cruises by 22 percent.

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  3. Mayor Mitch Landrieu working on book about raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Viking told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Landrieu's ``In the Shadow of Statues: A White Southerner Confronts History'' will come out in March. The publisher announced that the Democratic mayor will trace his personal history and look at the larger history of racism in the U.S. Landrieu says the country is at a ``pivotal moment'' and that he hopes to offer a path out of the current divisions of race, religion and politics.

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  4. Atlanta blows up the Georgia Dome as the Superdome continues to thriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    In Atlanta, the Georgia Dome was imploded after 25 years in existence. Meanwhile, the Mercedes Benz Superdome in New Orleans continues to be one of the top entertainment venues in the country.

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  5. JPSO lieutenant, suspended, after being accused of stealing TV from ex's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    A Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office lieutenant has been suspended without pay after he was arrested in New Orleans for allegedly entering his ex-girlfriend's home without her permission and walking out with a TV. JPSO spokesman, Jason Rivarde, said Villemarette has been suspended indefinitely.

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  6. Child found alive after mother murderedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Cops are looking for a little boy after the family says his mother was killed in New Orleans last night. "The Louisiana State Police has issued a Level II Endangered/Missing Child Media Advisory on behalf of the New Orleans Police Department for a 7 year old child," Troomer Melissa Matey said in a news release.

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  7. Long lame duck period in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    New Orleans voters have picked their new mayor, but it will be about half a year before LaToya Cantrell and the mostly new city council take office. "Mitch Landrieu likes to be influential, but it really depends on how he approaches it," said political analyst Clancy DuBos.

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  8. Saints DE Alex Okafor reportedly out for the seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    It's not all good news this victory Monday for the Saints. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport says that Saints defensive end Alex Okafor is out for the year with an Achilles injury.

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  9. LaToya Cantrell becomes New Orleans' 1st woman mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Drew Brees didn't throw a TD in the Saints last 2 wins. Will the Black & Gold get it done against the Redskins on the ground or through the air? As her husband Jason Cantrell, left, cheers, LaToya Cantrell hugs her daughter RayAnn as she celebrates her victory in the New Orleans mayoral election during her election party at the New Orleans Jazz Market in Central City Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in New Orleans.

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  10. Nguyen wins, new council member for New Orleans EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Cyndi Nguyen has unseated James Gray for the New Orleans City Council District E seat, WWL-TV is predicting. It's the second instance of an incumbent being turned out this election.

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  11. Listen Here: LaToya Cantrell's victory speech as New Orleans mayor-electRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Early in the runoff, the Charbonnet campaign revealed Cantrell has spent thousands of dollars for personal items on her city council-issued credit card. Cantrell countered that her office kept a thorough accounting of her purchases and repaid the charges with either personal or campaign money.

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  12. 1 election outcome certain: New Orleans' 1st woman mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Two people were on the ballot in a New Orleans runoff election Saturday, but one outcome was certain: the winner would be New Orleans' first female mayor. City Council member Latoya Cantrell and former municipal Judge Desiree Charbonnet were the top two finishers in a field of 18 last month.

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  13. New Orleans may have to refund $28M in traffic camera finesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Ad hoc Judge Robert Burns ruled recently that nearly the first three years of such tickets were invalid. Plaintiffs' attorney Joseph McMahon reports that the judge ruled the tickets were invalid because the city had the Department of Public Works handle enforcement.

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  14. Love game: Serena Williams reportedly marries in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    The couple got married at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans, according to a story and photos posted on Vogue's website on Friday night. She and Ohanian were engaged in December.

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  15. Advocate: Judge orders New Orleans to refund millions in red light camera ticketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    A judge ordered the city of New Orleans to repay about $28 million worth of fines issued to drivers caught on camera running red lights, The New Orleans Advocate reports. According to the report, the judge's decision was based on a court ruling that the initial version of the program violated city charter.

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  16. Report: NOPD reassigns traffic division commanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    The New Orleans Police Department has changed commanders of the traffic division and has begun an internal investigation into whether the former commander disobeyed orders and failed to properly supervise the investigation of a deadly hit and run incident on New Year's Day 2016, The New Orleans Advocate reports. The publication says records show the NOPD moved Lt.

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  17. Another low turnout for Saturday's special electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Secretary of State Tom Schedler is expecting a voter turnout of 13 percent statewide for Saturday's election which features the race for state treasurer and the New Orleans mayoral runoff between LaToya Cantrell and Desiree Charbonnet. Schedler says if it wasn't for this race, it would be a slow day at the polls.

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  18. Analyst: Cantrell to defeat Charbonnet by landslide in NOLA mayoral electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    The election for the New Orleans mayoral race is tomorrow and polls show Democratic councilwoman LaToya Cantrell beating fellow Democrat and former judge Desiree Charbonnet by a landslide. Political Analyst Clancy Dubos says Charbonnet has raised nearly twice as much money as her opponent but Cantrell has spent her money more wisely.

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  19. New Orleans on the eve of electing first woman mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Voter turnout in the primary was about 32 percent. Going by early voting numbers, Orleans Parish Registrar of Voters Dr. Sandra Wilson is encouraged.

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  20. Lanes closed on the high rise into next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    A fire under the I-10 high rise bridge Wednesday night will keep lanes of the eastbound interstate closed into next week, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development said today. "The eastbound right lane is the only travel lane open to vehicular traffic until completion of temporary emergency repairs," reads a DoTD news release.

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