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Safety Group To Convene On Mardi Gras Deaths, Ash Wednesday Begins, And More Louisiana News

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

  • Paul Braun: Governor John Bel Edwards is calling on a district judge to resign
  • Eileen Fleming: Republican Congressman Ralph Abraham has announced he will not seek re-election
  • Safety group to convene after Mardi Gras float deaths
  • Legislation that would increase the minimum wage from $7.25 to $9 an hour in 2021
  • Ash Wednesday begins the Lenten season
  • Louisiana ranks fifth in the nation among states with the highest per capita gun death rates
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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