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  • New Orleans streetcar line to get Super Bowl debut

    November 12, 2012 7:04 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - With the Super Bowl less than three months away, New Orleans is rushing to lay streetcar tracks through one of its busiest corridors to connect by trolley the Louisiana Superdome and the French Quarter. The Big Easy - which will be the site of the big... more »
  • Big "Dough" for Pizza Parlors on Super Bowl Sunday

    February 7, 2011 12:03 AM

    While some hit up the bars and restaurants this Super Bowl Sunday, many chose to stay at home and order in. Pizza was a popular choice, and as KATC'S Chris Welty reports it was great for business. Phones were ringing off the hook at local pizza joints hours before... more »
  • Planned outages won't affect site of Super Bowl

    February 2, 2011 11:02 AM

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - One of the state's largest utility providers says rolling statewide electrical outages will not affect Cowboys Stadium, the site of Sunday's Super Bowl. Oncor spokeswoman Jeamy (JAY'mee) Molina said the stadium in suburban Arlington was exempt from outages that started about 6 a.m. Wednesday. Molina... more »
  • Miss. mulls car tag for Super Bowl champ Saints

    January 20, 2011 9:37 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal judge has granted a trial delay for a longtime New Orleans political operative who is gravely ill with cancer. Mose Jefferson, brother of former Congressman William Jefferson, is charged with conspiring to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal government grant money earmarked... more »
  • Falcons Eager to Send Message to Super Bowl Champs

    December 27, 2010 12:24 PM

    ATLANTA (AP) - The defending Super Bowl champs have been looking up at the Atlanta Falcons for more than two months. About time for the New Orleans Saints to send a message. "We've got an opportunity late in the year to maybe re-establish the balance of power," Saints fullback Heath... more »
  • Saints Super Bowl License Plates Now on Sale

    December 1, 2010 6:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - New Orleans Saints fans on Wednesday can start getting state-issued license plates commemorating the NFL team's Super Bowl victory. Michelle Rayburn, a spokeswoman for the state Office of Motor Vehicles, told The Times-Picayune that 4,400 special license tags have been stamped out so far by... more »
  • Saints Super Bowl Ring Raffle Winner announced

    September 21, 2010 10:16 AM

    A Hattiesburg, MS doctor is the envy of the Who Dat nation today. Christopher S. Lynn won the Saints Super Bowl XLIV Championship ring raffle during Monday's Saints-49ers game. Tickets were two dollars, $1.4 million was raised. The Hattiesburg neurologist also gets an expense paid trip to a home game... more »
  • Obama Playing Host to Super Bowl Champs

    August 9, 2010 9:11 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama welcomes the Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints to the White House on Monday. The Saints will hold a football clinic with Washington-area children before the event with Obama. After their White House meeting, the Saints players will visit wounded troops and their families... more »
  • Some Lucky Person Can Win A Saints Super Bowl Ring

    June 8, 2010 2:53 PM

    FORT JACKSON, La. (AP) - The New Orleans Saints used a visit to Plaquemines Parish to raise residents' spirits and announce an effort to raise funds as well. Quarterback Drew Brees told the crowd that the team will receive their Super Bowl rings soon, and some fan will get one... 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 »
  • Super Bowl Ratings Highest In 23 Years

    February 8, 2010 12:08 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - The Nielsen Co. says the Super Bowl got its highest overnight ratings in 23 years. It means, when final figures are released later Monday, there's a strong likelihood the game will be the most-watched Super Bowl ever. Last year's game between Pittsburgh and Arizona has that... more »
  • Broussard Bars To Open For The Super Bowl

    February 1, 2010 5:47 PM

    Officials in Broussard are showing their support for the home team Sunday. Bars there are normally closed on Sunday, but they will be open eight hours for the game. The hours for these businesses are from 2-30 to 10-30.
  • 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 »
  • Camp Shelby Ready for the Super Bowl

    January 27, 2010 8:44 PM

    Standing outside any building on Camp Shelby, Ms., it was obvious that local passers-by did not need to watch the NFC Division championship game to know the Saints scored, as “Who Dat” echoed throughout the installation from thousands of deploying Saints fans with the Louisiana National Guard’s 256th Infantry... more »
  • Houma Carnival Changes Due To Super Bowl Sunday

    January 27, 2010 1:27 PM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - The krewes of Hyacinthians and Titans will roll an hour earlier so Houma residents can catch the Carnival parades and make it home in time for the Super Bowl. Hyacinthians will kick off at 11 a.m. Feb. 7, 90 minutes earlier than scheduled, followed immediately by... more »
  • More Flights Added for Superbowl

    January 26, 2010 8:27 PM

    MIAMI (AP) - Delta Air Lines is adding flights to and from Indianapolis and New Orleans to help carry the crush of fans heading to Florida for the Feb. 7 Super Bowl. The world's biggest airline will add another flight on Feb. 4 and Feb. 5 from Indianapolis to Atlanta,... more »
  • Saints Victory Lifts Spirits in Still-Scarred City

    January 25, 2010 8:00 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - It was evident in the sounds of busy cash registers and in the smiles of construction workers in a neighborhood where Hurricane Katrina's scars linger: the Saints' journey to the Super Bowl has added bounce to this city's long, hard recovery and added a new reason... more »
  • Saints Soaking in Victory

    January 25, 2010 7:21 PM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Sean Payton still hadn't gone home yet when the New Orleans Saints returned to work on the morning after the biggest win in franchise history. Payton says he and his family decided to stay in a downtown hotel on Sunday night while the Saints celebrated a... more »
  • The Who playing the Super Bowl

    November 27, 2009 2:46 PM

    CYBERSPACE (AP) - Maybe you were too busy stuffing yourself with turkey to hear the news - they have announced who is going to play in the year's Super Bowl. It's not a team - it's a band. The NFL says The Who will be the halftime entertainment at the... more »
  • Krewe of Rhea scraps parade

    November 12, 2009 8:57 AM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Metairie's Krewe of Rhea has canceled its 2010 Carnival parade on Feb. 7, Super Bowl Sunday. Rhea captain Anna Marie Soto told The Times-Picayune Wednesday that krewe members felt turnout would be low, whether the 8-0 New Orleans Saints are in the game or not. They... more »

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