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News for Friday 111519

Compiled by Dave Graichen

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The Shreveport-Bossier City area was a battleground in the race for the Governor’s mansion on Thursday, just days before Saturday’s runoff election.  President Trump says Democratic Governor Edwards is being controlled by, as he puts it, the extremists pushing the impeachment witch hunt. President Trump’s appearance marks the third visit to the state to support GOP challenger Eddie Rispone. Governor Edwards says Rispone does not have a plan for the state, which is why he’s reverting to the use of DC politicians.


The Secretary of State’s race on the Saturday ballot sees a run-off rematch of incumbent Republican Kyle Ardoin and Democratic challenger Gwen Collins-Greenup.


Election day is Tomorrow and Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin is giving Louisiana residents a few reminders.


Smoke could be seen from points all across the city yesterday after as a fire broke out shortly after 1pm on Bolton Avenue.


In what is an important and somewhat controversial program, the city of Alexandria has launched a Safe Syringe Program.


A trial date has been set for 40 year old Sherman Nash Jr of Pineville. Nash will face a trial by jury on April 6th on seven counts of animal cruelty, that after an investigation into an alleged dog fighting ring last year led to his arrest.


Hundreds of local newspapers, including The Town Talk, are now under one umbrella company.


Attorney General Jeff Landry says police officers, firefighters, and other first responders were allowed to go to last night’s Trump rally, despite concerns about the legality of state workers at political rallies.


Louisiana Republican Congressman Mike Johnson has concerns the impeachment proceedings will not be conducted fairly.


The state board that oversees Louisiana's Superdome has approved a contract for the first phase of a $450 million renovation of the 44-year-old stadium.


The Cajundome in Lafayette announced Thursday morning that KISS is bringing their End of the Road World Tour to the Cajundome in 2020. KISS will perform on Saturday, March 14at 7:30 p.m.


Deputies in Vermilion Parish are investigating after a homeowner shot an intruder during an alleged home invasion.


A community activist who was found fatally shot at his Port Allen home had criticized city leaders about an unsolved murder in the city and the need to curb violence just hours before he was found dead.


LSU football coach Ed Orgeron found himself earning praise on his radio show from a caller who identified himself as “John B. from Amite”  … That caller was Governor John Bel Edwards.


The Saints look to get back in the win column on Sunday when they visit Tampa Bay Buccaneers.


Louisiana Tech takes its perfect Conference USA on the record tonight to face the Marshall Thundering Herd. Bulldogs Coach Skip Holtz says this is not an easy assignment for his team… Hear the game this afternoon starting at 4:30p on 94.7 ESPN.

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Rodney Reed's execution stayed by Texas appeals court

ABC(DALLAS) -- Just hours after the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles recommended a 120-day reprieve Friday for Rodney Reed, a Texas man scheduled for execution next week for the 1996 murder of Stacey Stites, an appeals court granted him an indefinite stay of execution.

"Applicants execution is stayed pending further order of this Court," the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals said in its order...

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'Watchmen' director on the show's "truly radical" casting -- and the actor she "couldn't believe" she got to work with

Mark Hill/HBO(NEW YORK) -- Director Nicole Kassell is no stranger to high-profile TV projects: After all, shes a veteran of shows ranging from Claws to Breaking Bad. And now her handiwork can be seen on HBOs new hit Watchmen, the small-screen sequel to the landmark graphic novel from Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons.

The show boasts a stellar cast, including Oscar-winners Louis Gossett Jr. and Re...

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Proposed Trump administration policy pushes for transparency in health care costs

Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration announced a plan Friday that would require hospitals to disclose negotiated rates with insurance companies in an effort to increase transparency for consumers.

"This will have a tremendous impact on prices," President Donald Trump said Friday.

Under the final rule, hospitals also would be required to publicly sho...

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North Korea calls Biden a 'rabid dog' after campaign ad implies Kim's a 'tyrant'

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- After a campaign ad for Former Vice President Joe Biden implied Kim Jong Un was a "tyrant," North Korean state media responded on Thursday by blasting the 2020 Democratic candidate.

The commentary called Biden a "rabid dog" and advocated that rabid dogs "can hurt lots of people" and "must be beaten to death with a stick."

"Anyone who dare slanders the dignity of the supre...

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United joins American and Southwest in extending 737 Max cancellations into March

Robert Michaud/iStock(NEW YORK) -- United is joining American and Southwest Airlines in extending cancellations tied to the Boeing 737 Max into March.

The Federal Aviation Administration grounded the aircraft after it was involved in two crashes in Indonesia and in Ethiopia that killed a total of 346 people.

Although the timing ultimately will be up to regulators, including the FAA in the U.S., ...

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Scoreboard roundup -- 11/14/19

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursdays sports events:

Miami 108, Cleveland 97
Milwaukee 124, Chicago 115
New Orleans 132, L.A. Clippers 127
New York 106, Dallas 103
Phoenix 128, Atlanta 112
Denver 101, Brooklyn 93

Carolina 5, Buffalo 4 -- OT
Winnipeg 4, Florida 3
Tampa Bay 9, NY Rangers 3
Minnesota 3, Arizona 2
Edmonton 6, Colorado 2

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Cenla Sports Schedule


Wednesday November 13th

LSU Coach O Show 7p 96.9 KZMZ / 104.9 & 970 KSYL


Thursday November 14th

Steelers @ Browns 7p 94.7 ESPN / 1410AM


Friday November 15th

LA Tech @ Marshall 4:30p 94.7 ESPN / 1410AM


Saturday November 16th

Alabama @ MS State 10:30a 94.7 ESPN / 1410AM *** Just Added

LSU @ Ole Miss 4P  96.9 KZMZ / 104.9 & 970 KSYL

Pelicans @ Heat 6:30p 94.7 ESPN / 1410AM


Sunday November 17th

N.O. Saints @ Buccaneers 10a 96.9 KZMZ

Cowboys @ Lions 11:30a 94.7 ESPN / 1410AM

Bears @ Rams 6:30p 94.7 ESPN / 1410AM


Monday November 18th

Tiger Talk 4 to 6p 96.9 KZMZ

Kansas City vs Chargers (In Mexico) 6:30p 94.7 ESPN / 1410AM


Tuesday November 19th

Pelicans vs Trailblazers 6:30p 94.7 ESPN / 1410AM

LSU Basketball vs Maryland – Baltimore 5:30p KSYL 970AM / 104.9FM


Wednesday November 20th

LSU Coach O Show 7p 96.9 KZMZ / 104.9 & 970 KSYL


Thursday November 21st

Colts @ Texans 7p 94.7 ESPN / 1410AM


Concert & Entertainment Calendar

Gary Allan

Coushatta Casino Resort

777 Coushatta Dr
Kinder, Louisiana, 70648

Sat, Nov 16, 7:00 PM

Willie Nelson & Family

Golden Nugget - Lake Charles

2550 Golden Nugget Blvd
Lake Charles, Louisiana, 70601

Sat, Nov 16, 8:00 PM


Shreveport Municipal Auditorium

705 Elvis Presley Avenue
Shreveport, Louisiana, 71165

Sun, Nov 17, 7:30 PM

The Prophecy: Music of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Rapides Coliseum

5600 Coliseum Boulevard
Alexandria, Louisiana, 71303

Wed, Nov 20, 7:00 PM

David Lee Murphy

Golden Nugget - Lake Charles

2550 Golden Nugget Blvd
Lake Charles, Louisiana, 70601

Sat, Nov 23, 8:00 PM

Neal McCoy

Margaritaville Resort Casino

777 Margaritaville Way
Bossier City, Louisiana, 71111

Fri, Nov 29, 8:00 PM

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