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Gas line explosion near Franklinton

A gas main exploded in Washington Parish around 5am. The explosion occurred in a rural area off Lee Road in Franklinton. More>>

French Quarter merchants worry street repairs bring a flood threat

Royal Street business owners worry street repair work could make it easier for their stores to flood. More>>

Top Jindal aides use personal email to strategize

Top officials in Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration used personal email accounts to craft a media strategy for cutting Medicaid. More>>

Civil rights activist George Eames dies at age 79

George Washington Eames Jr., a plaintiff in a 1956 lawsuit that led to the desegregation of schools in Baton Rouge, La., has died. He was 79. More>>

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  • No Breaux, next man up at cornerback for the Saints

    Williams knows all too well about injuries taking away playing time. Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneWilliams knows all too well about injuries taking away playing time. Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    With Delvin Breaux out for six weeks, one of the Saints motto's comes into play, next man up. "For all of us. We all have to step it up a notch. Because he's a big part of our defense. We can all play. We need to step it up for him, and also for the defense, to make sure we win games," said cornerback P.J. Williams. Williams missed 14 games last season due to a concussion he suffered at the Giants. Last week against the Browns was his first time hitting an opponent si...more>>
    With Delvin Breaux out for six weeks, one of the Saints motto's comes into play, next man up. "For all of us. We all have to step it up a notch. Because he's a big part of our defense. We can all play. We need to step it up for him, and also for the defense, to make sure we win games," said cornerback P.J. Williams. Williams missed 14 games last season due to a concussion he suffered at the Giants. Last week against the Browns was his first time hitting an opponent si...more>>
  • LSU acquires possible Mike VII

    LSU acquires possible Mike VII

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 4:59 PM EDT2017-08-16 20:59:34 GMT
    "Harvey" (Source: LSU)"Harvey" (Source: LSU)

    A potential Mike VII has arrived.

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    A potential Mike VII has arrived.

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  • Nicondra: High pressure moves in heat

    Nicondra: High pressure moves in heat

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    One last wet day with afternoon storms sparking up across the region before much drier weather arrives to end of the week as high pressure settles over the area. 

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    One last wet day with afternoon storms sparking up across the region before much drier weather arrives to end of the week as high pressure settles over the area. 

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