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  • Playoff bet stakes: Dungeness crab, La. seafood

    January 13, 2012 10:42 AM

    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 »
  • Romney Dismisses $10K Debate Bet, Criticizes Obama

    December 12, 2011 11:51 AM

    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 »
  • Bet Ends in Amite River Drowning

    August 13, 2010 7:16 AM

    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 »
  • Indiana governor auctioning Saints flag for charity

    February 26, 2010 7:25 AM

    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 »
  • Gov. Daniels flies Saints flag for Super Bowl bet

    February 17, 2010 12:29 PM

    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 »
  • Jindal sends Saints flag to Indiana governor

    February 11, 2010 1:34 PM

    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 Mayor Makes Super Bowl Bet

    January 29, 2010 2:37 PM

    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 »

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