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Evening Newscast for Friday, December 20, 2019

Host Karl Lengel presents the top local news stories as aired by New Orleans Public Radio during All Things Considered.

  • Edwards declares emergency after weather, tornadoes
  • Federal regulators have scaled back a plan to protect sea turtles
  • Four million more people will take to the roadways for the holidays
  • Harvard researchers predict nearly half of all Americans will be obese by 2030
  • Distribution center to bring 460 jobs to New Orleans area 
  • Jess Clark: Superintendent Henderson to overhaul management at 2 charter schools
Karl Lengel has worked in the lively arts as an actor, announcer, manager, director, administrator and teacher. In broadcast, he has accumulated over two decades of on-air experience and is currently WWNO’s anchor for NPR’s “All Things Considered” and a host for “Louisiana Considered”. He holds a BS in Professional Management from Nova Southeastern University and an MFA in Film and Theatre from the University of New Orleans.

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