NEW ORLEANS — One NFL owner says he does not expect changes to the NFL's replay system. The Bonnet Carré Spillway will open Wednesday, the first time opening in consecutive years since 1931. And thousands of Louisiana residents have until March to prove they are still eligible to recieve Medicaid.
Here are the top stories you Need to Know to start your Wednesday morning:
John Mara hears the cries to change the NFL's replay system. He doesn't think it has the votes.
After the New York Giants owner emerged from the competition committee's annual meeting in Indianapolis, Mara told a handful of reporters he doesn't anticipate significant changes coming to the system, which returned to the league in 1999. (Read more)
A few showers/storms will be possible this evening for the parades, so bring your umbrella and poncho. Tonight will be cloudy with scattered showers and a few storms. Patchy fog possible too. Lows will be in the 60s. (Read more)
For the third time in four years the Bonnet Carré Spillway will be opened Wednesday to the projected flow of water down the Mississippi River, according to the Army Corps of Engineers. (Read more)
Together with Carl, we have laughed as we celebrated the good, fun times, and depended on him like the captain of the ship, steering us through storms great and small. But for years now, Carl has been going through a storm of his own, one that he never broadcasted until now. (Read more)
Tens of thousands of Louisiana Medicaid enrollees told they earn too much to stay in the program have a month to prove otherwise if they want to hang onto the taxpayer-financed health insurance. (Read more)