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  • George R.R. Martin shoots down ‘Game of Thrones’ rumor

    While George R.R. Martin thinks it’s “absurd” that he even has to address the latest “Game of Thrones” speculation, he’s doing it anyway. The author of the books that birthed the “Game of Thrones” television show took to his blog to shoot down a rumor that he’s withholding the next two novels in the “A Song of Ice and Fire” series until the HBO show ends. “No, THE WINDS OF WINTER and A DREAM OF SPRING are not finished,” Martin […]

  • Toddler dies after sex assault in Virginia motel room

    RICHMOND, Va. — A toddler died Friday from injuries caused by a brutal sex assault at a Virginia motel, according to police. The mother of 17-month-old Nariah Brown, Aija Brown, told WTVR she left her daughter in a South Richmond motel room with a person she trusted. Police confirmed a person of interest in the case has been jailed in the alleged May 8 attack. He was arrested by U.S. Marshals on a probation violation, WTVR reports. “I was gonna’ always […]

  • Pinch-A-Palooza Festival postponed

    METAIRIE, LA – The Pinch-A-Palooza Festival and Crawfish Eating Contest that was to take place in Bucktown on April 7, has been postponed due to possible inclement weather. The festival will now take place on Saturday, April 20. The event will still take place at Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant and Market. It starts at 12 noon and runs until 7 P.M. A $1 donation to beneficiary The Good Shepherd School is the cost of admission.

  • Why Kevin Spacey may be found not guilty

    Whatever your opinion of superstar actor Kevin Spacey, 59, as an alleged sexual abuser or serial offender, the Nantucket, Massachusetts, prosecutor’s current case against him is inherently flawed. Prosecutors, like defense attorneys, don’t choose the facts of their case: They inherit them. As in any case, it’s a lawyer’s ability to minimize detrimental facts while magnifying favorable ones that dictate the outcome. Here, prosecutors have a lot of work to do if they are to secure a conviction. Spacey appeared […]

  • Calling all chefs!

    Do you have a knack for cooking? Want to work for one the best hotels in the world?

  • Check your lotto tickets! There were 9 Mega Millions winners in Louisiana!

    The $1.537 billion Mega Millions lottery ticket may have been sold in South Carolina, but some Louisiana folks are also a little richer.

  • Mild winter? Here’s NOAA’s 2018-2019 outlook, snow for the deep South?

    A mild winter could be in store for much of the United States, according to the seasonal forecast released Thursday by NOAA.

  • Are you ready to groove?

    Put on your best Jazz Fest attire and head to the French Quarter on September 6th.  It's WWOZ's inaugural Groove Gala at Tableau and LePetit Theatre from 6:30 pm until 10:30pm. 

  • Drone captures lava flow from Kilauea to the sea; total so far could cover Manhattan more than 6 feet deep

    The U.S. Geological Survey released drone footage of the lava flowing from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island.

  • 2 Dead in helicopter crash in NYC’s East River

    At least two people were killed and one was rescued after a helicopter went down Sunday evening in New York's East River, according to Eric Phillips, the New York mayor's spokesman.

  • Jazz & Heritage Foundation taking applications for ‘Class got Brass’ competition

    Calling all musicians!  The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation is accepting applications for the seventh annual CLASS GOT BRASS competition - a contest for Louisiana high school and middle school brass bands.

  • Twitterverse lights up rapper Bow Wow

    The internet is trolling hard on rapper Bow Wow after he claimed he was riding through the clouds on a private jet.

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