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Rougarou Attack: Regis Prograis Set to Become the Star Boxing Needs

The Rougarou is defined as a legendary creature in Laurentian French communities linked to European notions of the werewolf. For boxer Regis Prograis, the nickname “Rougarou” is the perfect fit. Prograis doesn’t just box, he fights. He tries to destroy his opponent. He is the Rougarou.

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New Orleans Begins Removing Civil War-Era Monuments

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana — The removal of Civil War-era monuments is underway after almost two years of calls by Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D) to remove four that he deemed “racist”.

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No Cars on Bourbon Street During NYE After Berlin Attack

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – Beginning on New Year’s Eve through January 2 for the Sugar Bowl, Bourbon Street will be closed off to motorists in response to the deadly truck-involved Islamic terrorist attack in Berlin.

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Tulane Advances ‘Gender Pronoun’ Rule, Blames Trump

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – Tulane University’s student government is requesting that students and professors add their preferred gender pronoun at the end of emails and during conversations on campus.

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Man Arrested in Ex-NFL Player’s Death; Sheriff Defends Probe

HARVEY, La. (AP) — The Louisiana man who fatally shot ex-NFL player Joe McKnight during a road rage dispute was jailed on a manslaughter charge as a sheriff angrily defended the investigation Tuesday, saying authorities “strategically” waited for days to make the arrest because they needed to find independent witnesses.

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Newborn Exposure to Drugs Triples in Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – The number of newborn babies who have been exposed to drugs and alcohol in Louisiana has tripled since 2008, mostly due to the massive rise and popularity of heroin being trafficked into the state through the U.S. southern border.

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New Orleans PD Won’t End ‘Sanctuary City’ Policies

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – The New Orleans Police Department will continue “sanctuary city” policies that protect illegal immigrants from deportation despite stricter immigration policies at the forefront of President-Elect Donald Trump’s incoming administration.