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  • Coast Guard Responds to Reported Oil in Breton Sound

    Coast Guard Responds to Reported Oil in Breton Sound
    The Coast Guard tells WGNO they are responding to a report of oil in Breton Sound near Venice. According to the Coast Guard, they're working along with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement to investigate the incident. The...
  • Congressman Scalise Pumps Gas In Metairie To Make A Point About High Gas Prices

    Congressman Scalise Pumps Gas In Metairie To Make A Point About High Gas Prices
    Gas prices have dropped under $4.00 per gallon, but they're still nearly a dollar higher than this time last year. Prices at the pump have consumers fed up and Congressman Steve Scalise says enough is enough. WGNO's Vanessa Bolano has more. Filling up...
  • Boehner Makes "Weiner Crack" During Commencement Speech

    Boehner Makes "Weiner Crack" During Commencement Speech
    House Speaker John Boehner couldn't resist taking a shot at Rep. Anthony Weiner during a commencement speech Sunday at Ohio State University. During the address at Ohio Stadium, Boehner made fun of his own surname being pronounced to rhyme with "honor,"...
  • Texas Governor Addresses Crowd at LA Anti-Abortion Rally

    Texas Governor Addresses Crowd at LA Anti-Abortion Rally
    (Reuters) - Texas Governor Rick Perry, viewed as a potential 2012 Republican presidential candidate, ventured far from his home state on Sunday to address a largely Hispanic group at an anti-abortion rally in Los Angeles. The governor's English-...
  • Group Taking Action to Keep Sports Alive in Community

    Group Taking Action to Keep Sports Alive in Community
    New Orleans - Chances are you've driven by the huge empty building at the corner of Tchoup and Louisiana. Did you know there is a local group pushing the city to reopen the Lyon's Center building? The Lyons-burke Booster Club is hosting a fundraiser....
  • How to Shop for Pop

    How to Shop for Pop
    From Cliff Huxtable to Homer Simpson, dads come in all varieties.  So, it can be tough to shop for pop.  Just in time for father's day, we scoured the Crescent City for the coolest gifts in town. You may have seen number five before!  David W. Perlis...
  • 99 Year Old Musician Defies New Study on Aging

    99 Year Old Musician Defies New Study on Aging
    A new study shows public health is headed in the wrong direction.  Among the findings, New Orleans' men have among the shortest life expectancies in the nation. When we meet Lionel Ferbos, he's looking dapper in his pressed suit and Meyer hat.  It's...
  • Hands Across The Sand: Fighting For Restoration Of Gulf Coast

    Hands Across The Sand:  Fighting For Restoration Of Gulf Coast
    On Saturday, June 25, 2011 citizens across southeastern Louisiana gathered in solidarity, by holding hands to call on national leaders, and the community to fully restore the Gulf Coast. The Sierra Club, Gulf Restoration Network, Louisiana bucket...
  • Chef Donna's Cajun BBQ Shrimp

    Chef Donna's Cajun BBQ Shrimp
    Recipe: Cajun Style Bar-b-que Shrimp Serves 4   This recipe was given to me by a dear friend who hails straight from the Bayou!  A New Orleans original transplanted here to Central Pennsylvania, the gal knows what Louisiana cookin’ is all about. ...
  • Bachmann Turns to Overdrive

    Bachmann Turns to Overdrive
    Minnesota Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is now the “it” candidate in the race for President. In the last presidential debate, she looked poised and polished and made big news by stating that she had filed papers to officially...
  • Online Dish: Another Politician in a Pickle After Underwear Pic Surfaces

    Online Dish: Another Politician in a Pickle After Underwear Pic Surfaces
    Louisiana, City Councilman, Joe Stagni, has fessed up to sending a picture of himself in his underwear to a city employee, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports. "I had an inappropriate but consensual relation (sic) with an adult female and we exchanged...
  • Local Officials Urge Revelers To Leave Fireworks To Professionals

     Local Officials Urge Revelers To Leave Fireworks To Professionals
    As the Fourth of July weekend progresses, local fire and law enforcement officials are urging residents to attend professional, public fireworks displays in their towns rather than lighting fireworks themselves. Officials cite dry, drought conditions...