Sean Payton to Coach Denver Broncos

Sean Payton has apparently signed on to coach the Denver Broncos NFL team in 2024. The Saints will receive the Broncos' 2023 first-round pick (No. 29 overall) and 2024 second-round pick for Payton and the Saints' 2024 third-round selection, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. [1/31/2023]

Sean Payton

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LSU Student Allegedly Raped, Then Struck and Killed by Car

Four male suspects have been arrested in the rape of a Louisiana State University sorority member after she was later dumped on the side of the road and fatally struck by a car following a night of drinking, police said. [1/24/2023]

LSU student Madison Brooks

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WSJ: Bivalent COVID Booster Campaign Deceptive

The Wall Street Journal has concluded that the campaign promoting bivalent COVID booster shots is deceptive. In its opinion, radio ads claiming updated bivalent vaccines will improve your protection are deceptive advertising. [Opinion 1/23/2023]

Joe Biden gets COVID booster

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David Crosby: Short Time Gone

David Crosby, s founding member of The Byrds and the legendary group Crosby, Stills & Nash, died January 18th. He had suffered with a lengthy illness. His fellow musicians have remembered him warmly, just like his harmonies with them.

David Crosby

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2023 Jazz Fest Lineup

The 2023 artict lineup for the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has been announced. As usual, it's a delightful mix of musical genres, featuring old and new. It happens April 28 - May 7. [01/18/2023]

2023 Jazz & Heritage Festival

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Jeff Beck Gone at 78

Guitarist Jeff Beck, who broke out with The Yardbirds in the 60's, has died of bacterial meningitis at age 78. The Yardbirds also spawned two other great guitarists, Eric Clapton of Cream, and Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin. All were in the Yardbirds at different times. Beck appeared at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and at The Warehouse on Tchoupitoulas Street, among other New Orleans area venues. [01/12/2023]

Jeff Beck at Jazz Fest in 2011

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Walter “Wolfman” Washington Dies at 79

Guitarist and singer Walter “Wolfman” Washington", a staple of New Orleans music and nightlife, died December 22, 2022 at age 79. He and his band the Roadmasters proffered intermingled blues, R&B, funk and soul for decades. He appeared often at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival [01/05/2023]

Walter "Wolfman" Washington

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