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  1. It was the second time in three days that Willa Jones had heard gunshots. The first ones had taken her brother's life.
  2. La'Marque Victor grew up in the Goose, one of the most dangerous neighborhoods in New Orleans. Now, he's trying to get out for his kids.
  3. It was just a few of weeks after he turned 21 that Zachary Nelson told his family he needed to get out of New Orleans.
  4. Chicago. Murder.
  5. A three-month old killer whale, the last to be born in captivity at SeaWorld, died Monday after serious health problems, including what's likely to be pneumonia, according to the park.
  6. Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) was found in 110 brains of 111 deceased former NFL players that were donated to Boston University's CTE Research Center, according to a study released Tuesday by JAMA.
  7. A missile launch from a Kodiak, Alaska, facility is expected this weekend, according to the US Coast Guard.
  8. The evidence is in and the message is clear: When someone is HIV positive, adherence to antiretroviral drugs can pretty much zero their chance of spreading the infection to others during sex.
  9. A one dollar investment is all it took for an 18-year-old Florida woman to win a set salary for life.
  10. The top cop in the Baton Rouge Police Department submitted his letter of retirement to the city's mayor on Monday, marking the second time a high-profile cop has stepped down in Louisiana's capital city since the summer 2016 shooting death of Alton Sterling.
  11. "Insecure" and "Girls Trip" both have diverse writers' that call out female institutional barriers like nudity, writes RaVal Davis.
  12. A new James Bond film will hit theaters in 2019, but it's not clear yet who will play the debonair spy in the franchise's latest movie.
  13. When WhistlePig's Boss Hog IV "The Black Prince" rye whiskey won "best in show" at the prestigious 2017 San Francisco World Spirits Competition, it dominated a field of whiskeys from around the globe.

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