NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has announced what's at stake in his bet with San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee on the outcome of Saturday's NFL playoff game between the Saints and the 49ers. Landrieu's office says Lee is prepared to offer up Dungeness crab, sourdough bread,... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mitt Romney is dismissing his offer to make a $10,000 bet with Rick Perry as merely "an outrageous number to answer an outrageous charge" - namely, Perry's claim that Romney made changes to parts of his book.
Romney said Monday he made the offer in the... more »
PORT VINCENT, La. (AP) - Ascension Parish sheriff's deputies say a bricklayer who took a break from his construction job to swim across the Amite River on a bet drowned. Chief Deputy Tony Bacala identified the victim as 30-year-old Jory Golman of Amite, a member of a bricklaying crew working... more »
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels says he'll auction off for charity the New Orleans Saints flag he displayed outside his office for losing a Super Bowl bet. Daniels displayed the flag outside his Statehouse office for a week after losing the bet to Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on... more »
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels is flying a New Orleans Saints flag outside his Statehouse office after losing a friendly Super Bowl wager with Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal. Daniels' office says in a statement that the flag went on display Tuesday in the Statehouse atrium, where it will... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has sent his Indiana counterpart a New Orleans Saints flag to fly at that state's capitol building, as part of a Super Bowl bet. In a letter sent Wednesday, Jindal told Gov. Mitch Daniels that he looks forward to receiving a... more »
NEW ORLEANS, La. (AP) - New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin appears to be betting the loot left over from the Saints championship game on the Super Bowl. Nagin bet Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak that the Saints would beat the Minnesota Vikings. His wager included CDs, pralines, mix for the square... more »