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Gulf Coast keeps guard up as Barry continues drenching
Rogelio V. Solis/AP Photo
July 13, 2019 - 11:45 am
By Rebecca Santana and Jonathan Drew NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tropical Storm Barry dumped rain as it slowly swept inland through Gulf Coast states Sunday, sparing New Orleans from a direct hit but stoking fears elsewhere of flooding, tornadoes, and prolonged power outages. Though the system's winds were...
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People check out the waves on Lakeshore Drive in New Orleans, La., Friday, July 12, 2019, as water moves in from Lake Pontchartrain from the storm surge from Tropical Storm Barry in the Gulf of Mexico.
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July 12, 2019 - 11:16 am
UPDATED: 7/13/19 1:20 p.m. By Kevin McGill and Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Carrying "off the chart" amounts of moisture, sprawling Hurricane Barry crawled slowly toward shore, knocking out power on the Gulf Coast and dumping heavy rains that could last for days in a test...
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The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is telling people in the southern part of the state to be prepared for heavy rain from Tropical Storm Barry as it pushes northward through the Gulf of Mexico.
Matthew Hinton/AP Photo
July 11, 2019 - 9:07 pm
By Kevin Mcgill and Rebecca Santana NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Thousands of Louisianans broke out sandbags or fled to higher ground Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry threatened to turn into the first hurricane of the season and blow ashore with torrential rains that could pose a severe test of New Orleans'...
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Jalana Furlough carries her son Drew Furlough as Terrian Jones carries Chance Furlough on Belfast Street near Eagle Street in New Orleans after flooding from a tropical wave system in the Gulf Mexico that dumped lots of rain in Wednesday, July 10, 2019.
Matthew Hinton/AP Photo
July 11, 2019 - 8:08 am
By Kevin McGill and Rebecca Santana, Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A potential tropical storm brewing in the Gulf of Mexico presents twin troubles for coastal Louisiana and Mississippi — the possibility that the flooded Mississippi River will be lapping at the tops of levees this weekend, and...
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Bacchus LI, actor Jensen Ackles, throws to the crowd as the 1,600 men of Bacchus present their 32-float Mardi Gras parade entitled "Starring Louisiana" on the Uptown route in New Orleans on Sunday, March 3, 2019.
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March 05, 2019 - 11:31 am
By Rebecca Santana, Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The streets of New Orleans will be filled Tuesday with excited kids catching beads from atop ladders, revelers in fancy costumes walking through the French Quarter and Mardi Gras Indians wearing finely beaded costumes. Tuesday marks the final...
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Eagles fans prepare to fly to New Orleans for the Saints game.
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Tim Jimenez
January 11, 2019 - 8:24 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Eagles fans are flying out to New Orleans, hoping they’re on the road to victory. There were two direct flights scheduled from Philadelphia International Airport to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International for Friday morning. The first to leave, at 6 a.m. was a...
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Dec 23, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz (86) reacts with running back Wendell Smallwood (28) ad tight end Dallas Goedert (88) after scoring a touchdown against the Houston Texans during the fourth quarter at Lincoln Fi
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Ed Benkin
January 10, 2019 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — No one will confuse this Eagles backfield with Wilbert Montgomery and Brian Westbrook. It doesn't matter at this stage of the season. When the Eagles lost Jay Ajayi early in the season and Cory Clement late in the year, it appeared the team's rushing attack would be...
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Jan 6, 2019; Chicago, IL, USA; Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson in the first half a NFC Wild Card playoff football game against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field.
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Ed Benkin
January 09, 2019 - 9:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Football players can find plenty of sources for motivation, and the Eagles will have an abundance of motivational resources to choose from this weekend. The Eagles will take on the Saints Sunday in a Divisional Playoff matchup. The winner will advance to the NFC...
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Riders on Megabus gather outside Union Station on the east side of Canal Street in Chicago, Illinois.
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Rachel Kurland
January 08, 2019 - 12:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Eagles are certainly flying high so far this season — but if need a way to the next game, you can take the bus. Megabus is offering a $99 rate — each way — from Philadelphia to New Orleans when the Eagles take on the Saints Sunday afternoon. It...
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January 04, 2019 - 8:23 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wants lawmakers across the country to resist a bill that would give the federal government control over regulating sports betting. The Republican said Friday at a conference of legislators that states have proven they can handle the job...
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