Last Call: 5 things you might have missed on Oct. 20

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — It’s getting late, and it’s almost time to close up for the evening. Here are some stories you might have missed today.

City takes “meaningful step” toward legalizing and regulating short-term rentals

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It looks certain that short-term rental companies such as Airbnb, HomeAway and VRBO will be legal in New Orleans in  the near future.

‘Don’t dance in my endzone’ t-shirts to benefit littlest Saints superfan Jarrius Robertson

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Jarrius “Little JJ” Robertson may be small in stature, but he’s making an over-sized impact on New Orleans Saints fans everywhere.

Katrina damaged house to become historic monument

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The group Levees.org announced on Thursday (Oct. 20) that it has received support needed from the New Orleans City Council to create a Katrina monument in Gentilly.

Man abducted, shot in the Lower Ninth Ward

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A man shot and killed this afternoon in the Lower Ninth Ward was abducted shortly before his death, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

British Airways announces direct flights from London to New Orleans

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British Airways will begin to offer direct flights to New Orleans in 2017, making it the only airline providing a direct connection between London and the Big Easy.