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  1. NOLA Police: 2 killed, more hurt in Lower 9th Ward shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | WKRN

    The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting just a couple of miles from Mardi Gras activities earlier in the day. Police spokeswoman Ambria Washington said in a news release Tuesday night that initial reports show there were possibly five people shot, two fatally, at a gas station in the 5100 block of St. Claude Avenue in the Lower 9th Ward.

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  2. Louisiana teacher speaks out after arrest at board meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | WKRN

    In this Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, image made from a video provided by KATC-TV middle-school English teacher Deyshia Hargrave is handcuffed by a city marshal after complying with a marshal's orders to leave a Vermilion Parish School Board meeting in Abbeville, La., west of New Orleans. Hargrave was removed from the school board meeting, forcibly handcuffed and jailed after questioning pay policies during a public comment period.

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  3. Fats Domino, rock a na roll pioneer has died at age 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | WKRN

    Fats Domino, the amiable rock 'n' roll pioneer whose steady, pounding piano and easy baritone helped change popular music while honoring the traditions of the Crescent City, died Tuesday. He was 89. Mark Bone, chief investigator with the Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, coroner's office, said Domino died of natural causes at 3:30 a.m. Tuesday.

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  4. US Gulf Coast braces for fast-approaching Hurricane NateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | WKRN

    Coastal residents from Louisiana to the Florida panhandle braced for the effects of fast-moving Hurricane Nate, expected to hit sometime Saturday night - likely with Category 2 strength. The National Hurricane Center in Miami projected that Nate would brush by the southeast tip of Louisiana, near the mouth of the Mississippi River, around 7 p.m. Saturday.

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  5. Hurricane Nate forms, heads to central Gulf of MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | WKRN

    Hurricane Nate gained force as it continues rapidly moving over the central Gulf of Mexico early Saturday after drenching Central America in rain that was blamed for at least 21 deaths. Forecasters said it was likely to reach the U.S. Gulf Coast over the weekend.

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  6. Nate upgraded to Category 1 hurricane, takes aim at US Gulf CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | WKRN

    Tropical Storm Nate was upgraded Friday at 11:30 p.m. ET to a Category 1 hurricane with estimated maximum winds of 75 mph, the National Hurricane Center announced. Nate's location was about 95 miles WNW of the western tip of Cuba, and about 495 miles SSE of the mouth of the Mississippi River.

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  7. Gulf Coast braces for fast-moving blast of tropical weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | WKRN

    The U.S. Gulf Coast braced Friday for a fast-moving blast of wind, heavy rain and rising water as deadly Tropical Storm Nate threatened to reach hurricane strength before a weekend landfall. The National Hurricane Center in Miami issued hurricane and storm surge warnings for southeast Louisiana and the Mississippi and Alabama coasts.

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  8. Amid outcry over Confederate markers, new ones are going upRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2017 | WKRN

    While Confederate statues and monuments around the nation get removed, defaced, covered up or toppled, some new memorials are being erected, by people who insist their only purpose is to honor the soldiers who died for the South. "What I want to get across is how much the South suffered, not only through the war but after the war, during the Reconstruction years," said David Coggins.

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  9. Tropical Storm Cindy strengthens in Gulf; Warning area growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | WKRN

    Tropical Storm Cindy formed Tuesday in the Gulf of Mexico, hovering south of Louisiana as it churned tides and spun bands of heavy, potentially flooding rain onto the central and eastern Gulf Coast. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey issued a state of emergency because of the threat of torrential rains and other severe weather, including dangerous high tides and rip currents.

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