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Evening Newscast for Wednesday, January 8, 2020


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

  • Appeals court hears arguments in pipeline lawsuit
  • FBI: Louisiana police arrest man who robbed bank, biked away
  • Louisiana continues Medicaid services with emergency deals
  • Retired appeals court chief judge Melvin Shortess dies 
  • LED reports there was eight billion dollars in new capital investment
  • White stepping down as Louisiana education chief
  • In Jennings, plenty of people rooting for Clemson in Monday’s championship game
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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