Video: Fletcher Mackel on the road to Saints camp in West Virginia

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This is what happens when you take a picture on the air during a newscast

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WDSU wins five first-place Louisiana AP Awards: Reporter of the Year, Weathercast, Breaking Weather, Breaking News and Feature

Photojournalist Megan Spencer and I won first place in the Feature category for “Grandmother Keeps Family Tradition Cooking.” Video inside.

New Orleans Saints 2014 training camp schedule

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Here’s everything you need to know about the Saints’ 2014 training camp at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia and at the team’s facility in Metairie.

Video: Fletcher Mackel reports from the Manning Passing Academy

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Ray Nagin sentencing coverage on WDSU

WDSU’s coverage begins at 10 a.m. Click through for details.

Video: WDSU anchors wish their dads Happy Father’s Day

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Former LSU basketball coach Dale Brown’s story of stroke and survival

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I emceed the American Heart Association’s annual gala Saturday night. Former LSU basketball coach Dale Brown was the featured speaker and he spoke from the heart… literally.

Extended video: Thursday’s kitten rescue in progress

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WDSU digital media manager Clint Durrett and reporter Blake Hanson were among the many who spent time trying to rescue a stubborn kitten under a hood in the WDSU parking lot.

Video: A look back at Norman Robinson’s legendary career

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It was an honor to write this piece and have the opportunity to tell Norman goodbye and good luck in this way.

Video: Behind the scenes with Norman Robinson before, during and after his final newscast

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Much like I’ve done for the past five years, I followed Norman around with a camera.

Here’s to you, Mr. Robinson

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It’s a strange day in the WDSU newsroom. Norman Robinson is retiring after 36 years in New Orleans and 24 years at WDSU.

Video: Al Sharpton vs the TelePrompTer, volume 2

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He’s back for more.

The social media aftermath of Michael Sam being drafted

First it was a former NFL player, then a current player… and now former Ole Miss basketball player Marshall Henderson has chimed in.

NFL draft proves some are still clueless about the power of social media

Leave it to the NFL draft to bring out the worst in some current and retired NFL players.

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