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$1000 Minute Game.

DeDe’s giving away free cash twice a morning with the $1000 Minute Game. Just answer all 10 of her trivia questions and you’ll win a grand! And if you don’t get them all right, she’ll break you off with $10 for every answer that you get right. So everyone wins free money!

Parish beginning second pass of debris pickup

Information from Calcasieu Parish Police Jury LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) – As of Nov. 23, Calcasieu Parish’s debris contractor, Crowder Gulf, is 74 days into debris pickup efforts. The company has about 220 trucks out daily, removing debris from the 1,200 miles of parish roads. Since Hurricane Laura, trucks have picked up approximately 4.8 million…

CORONAVIRUS: News Update for Sept. 22nd

CORONAVIRUS: News Update for Sept. 22nd

Today’s news on the global pandemic. The U.S. has surpassed 200,000 deaths. (Johns Hopkins) The NFL has fined three coaches $100,000 each for not wearing masks on the sideline during Sunday’s games. (ESPN) The CDC updated its guidelines regarding Halloween and recommends avoiding traditional trick-or-treating, indoor costume parties and haunted houses. (USA Today) There are now…

CARDI B:Sued by MAGA Supporters

CARDI B:Sued by MAGA Supporters

Cardi B and her sister are getting hit with a lawsuit after calling a group of beachgoers “racist MAGA supporters.” Two men and a woman who got into it with Cardi’s sister, Hennessy Carolina, and her girlfriend don’t appreciate being called racist, whether or not one of them was proudly rocking a red MAGA hat. Hennessy says that…

TROPICS: Sally Threatens the Gulf Coast

TROPICS: Sally Threatens the Gulf Coast

UPDATE (12:25 p.m. ET): Sally, threatening the Gulf Coast, has been upgraded to a hurricane. (National Hurricane Center) UPDATE (11:15 a.m. ET): There are five named tropical systems in the Atlantic basin, a new record. Newly named Tropical Storm Vicky is expected to be short-lived in the open Atlantic. Hurricane warnings and watches have been…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: America’s Oldest WWII Veteran Turns 111

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: America’s Oldest WWII Veteran Turns 111

America’s oldest living World War Two veteran celebrated his 111th birthday over the weekend. Lawrence Brooks, who served in the predominantly-Black 91st Engineer Battalion during the war, was honored with a socially- distanced celebration at the National WWII Museum in New Orleans, where Brooks lives. There was treated to a military flyover and a performance of…