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Nine minutes after 5 AM it's the early edition of WWL first news on this twelfth of July 2011 and it's Tuesday it is no longer Monday making our way right on through the workweek in. The second day back from vacations -- a little more difficult than the for -- yes yes I day I was OK I was well rested -- ready to go but. -- get up the second day that was tough for me this is really -- and I had the same adjustment period going to embarrass reminder is about three to four days before it was -- the rhythm. Well plus you walk outside a duplicate the temperature behind the front right now -- 85 at the Lakefront airport with the heat index making it feel like 95 degrees at 5 o'clock in the morning Yahoo! and others. There are gonna get any better you out down at -- pollution -- have a heat index making it feel like 97. Along the Louisiana coastline. So. And Elise Elise I guess we find some solace in the fact that much of the rest of the nation is now sharing our pain. Yeah I hear about a 110 degree readings what an Oklahoma Oklahoma City is now on its fourteenth day where it's expected to break triple digits she Dallas is on its eleventh day where it's expected to break triple digits but all the way up in the central Illinois and even all the way up to the Great Lakes and there in this heat wave and now suddenly it's a big national story no I -- at odds are now even though we just had the hottest June. Ever recorded in Louisiana history in the -- first six months. Of the year ever recorded. In the state of -- overly worried about us now is now all -- suffering while supposed to be hot here right now so that's kind of normal thing that's what's. To dealers had a lot of those people of their don't have air conditioning which makes you won there will. Wrong with people already when they do things like all I don't know allegedly leaves their seven year old stepson and hot cars and making go gamble at a casino on -- -- -- another one alone authorities say child was noticed over the weekend by a passer by who notified security Boomtown casino and -- security officers found the child inside the car -- All the windows rolled up. Jobless check -- by -- MS. And turned over to child protection the mother was summoned to the scene that he didn't repudiate Iraq. Jefferson Parish sheriff's colonel John fortune out there. And actually found the seven year old it's out of the vehicle that was part with the windows partially rolled up. There was concern about the child because the -- appears to be deleted but sweating profusely. Yet you think sweating -- there's a little bad. In a car on a Saturday afternoon. In a casino parking lot there's no -- in that parking lot so there wasn't even that's -- look forward you know for the kid. What is this. Ask you gotta get fed gambling man. It's. While they have a kid play area over there. I mean if you're going to be a bad stepfather allegedly -- dump the kid in the play area. Where there's air conditioning and -- -- and go gamble which is bad in that would be the wrong thing to do also but. What do I -- the car in the old days who's reveal flogging. -- bare minimum in the central of the center of town. Only put zoning out of the thing with -- you know the -- some of those things where you for your arms through your head Torrealba one body -- whatever wherever they call that thing. And right come -- -- at them and -- so -- six year old. Irony Hilton sometimes there was Robert -- -- can be funny but. Not this one is nothing funny about the knowledge and those who really makes you wonder. World is -- what people. Yeah if I remember senator it was so ridiculously hard you should -- library ten minutes outside. I'll let alone in the car -- no air conditioning. Thank goodness for this passer by who noticed -- notified authorities Yahoo! faces some good people -- left there hundred people still there there is coming right with some people. Negative returns to separate off she dragged it down like that as a lot. It's going to be doctor Bob thank you. David's life event more -- about forty minutes John WWL. Steve Geller there was a morning sports next is our day closer to Friday self imposed deadline in the NFL they get a deal done. And then make something happen then we'll get your forecast right after this. -- only radio station that listens to you. The news talk and scores a leader in the big age 71053. WWL -- -- and WWL dot com. Here grab one of those moments -- it's why do we bother. And look at the headline for the upcoming CBS news update in less than fifteen minutes here and every WL half brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai assassinated. In Kandahar. Hamid Karzai the president of Afghanistan as Brothers half brother allegedly was. Completely robbed. Was siphoning money out of every deal done to try and develop anything at least in a portion of Afghanistan apparently involved in the drug trade. And it's alleged now that one of his own bodyguards turned the gun on him and shot him in the head in the hearts. And now leaves a power vacuum in part of Afghanistan where the Taliban may be able to grab a stronghold we've been over there for like ten years almost now. And the whole point was to drive out the Taliban because they supported terrorism. And they were all al-Qaeda supporters and they gave the birthplace al-Qaeda blah blah blah blah blah. And the point of being there for ten years to make that as stable. Democracy where. Good it is supposed to thrive in nine -- that. The brother of the president was talking on the grabbing gets assassinated the power vacuum in that day what do wouldn't do it over their opinions. But he forecast from the channel for weather center. Rain chances they are 50% with a high of 93 this afternoon and then sitting right about eighty overnight tonight. Back to meet tomorrow 93 to 50% chance for scattered thunderstorms Thursday rain chances at 60% highs of 91. Digital full weather center and -- as far -- tells. Cloudy 81 degrees at the international airport -- 85 at the lake front with a heat index making feel like 95. Out there. And inside -- partly cloudy and it's the cool spot 77 degrees to start the day on the North -- I'm I'm WWL and the heat is on NFL owners and players -- get a deal done by their stuff and self imposed deadline this weekend. There hours knocking them out of the park at least the American -- was let's check in with Steve Keller for all your morning sports card there. Good morning thanks -- New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano belted 32 homers and beat out Boston first baseman Adrian Gonzales to win Major League baseball's home run crown. -- -- says he was thrilled to win the competition. On his final swing and walk off fashion. A great great feeling -- his -- when you -- -- in that in the game that's meaning to winning game you know you get as excited. The all star game in Phoenix is tonight former southern second baseman Rickie Weeks is starting for the National League. Philadelphia's Roy holiday we'll throw out the first pitch for the NL the American League will go Jered Weaver of the Los Angeles Angels. NFL lawyers for both the players and owners will resume talks in New York today still trying to hammer out a resolution to block out. The rookie pay -- the latest bump in the road players have agreed to -- rookie compensation in half. But won't agree to a deal that does not allow them to come free agent at the end of four years saints rookie cornerback Johnny Patrick says. He isn't worried about dollars and cents currently. It's. Amazing. Maybe this isn't about this we played on job to having played -- news this money. Every time when it's. Well LSU football in Washington are changing the -- of their 2012 meeting in Baton Rouge moving the game of three weeks to September 8. The tigers were originally scheduled to play the Huskies and tigers stadium on September 20 ninth of that season. And more potential jurors are being qualify for Roger Clemens perjury trial a trial in Washington we'll defend against. At this seven time Cy Young award winner won't testify. Clemens is charged with -- six felonies for telling congress under oath that he never used performance enhancing drugs. He stands by the denial but prosecutors say they can prove that he's lying. Today -- four on sports talk -- Bobby indeed when the NFL and NBA lockout you win. Should the -- be allowed to enforce conduct policy for incident that occurred during the work stoppage. Plus saints tight end David Thomas quit your early morning look at sports I'm Steve Geller. Residence is -- question the players a lot staff to. But if they goof off Ford do some limited violates league or team policies. Are they still governed by the rules of the team where their league if there's theoretically not employed by the league right now because they've been blocked out. Hinted that it still fall under. And their you know of the NFL or NBA's rules people have been busted for marijuana use do you buy recently for -- where the Pittsburgh Steelers. Pacman Jones once again getting the troubled. But it because we are in alert a -- all the work stoppage can -- still. Enforce the rules they should they be and yet it's not a strike it's the owners of lock the players up right so the saying don't work for us right now. Very interest thing and somehow something tells me they're going to find a way to enforce this stuff. And try to keep the character of their team and you know at the highest level but it. Very interesting question because if you're not theoretically employed right now because they don't do we don't want you right now. -- all fall under those rules and regulations interest and you heard. As someone almost tumbled out of the stands last night again at Texas I -- stadium yeah I actually just read that some believable of people. You know this this is not a good trend suddenly -- and baseball yesterday was the funeral. Read our fan who fell over a railing to his death while reaching for baseball in Texas Rangers stadium. As apparently a player was tossing him a ball right he went to grab it. The minister didn't reach far enough for the ball wasn't thrown hard enough he falls out of the stands -- over the railing and dies while now another fan. Nearly had a similar fault at the home run derby in Phoenix the man was trying to catch a home run hit by Prince Fielder last night sluggers competition. He fell over the rail but luckily. Who his brother and a friend right there and grabbed him as he was falling and we're able to pull him back over the railing. You residents oppose the reportedly he said. When -- as -- reported they said well the first thing I thought was that I've lived the good life. That's what he thought as he was gone over the -- Could catch the ball I don't know because that is trying to catch right in and reportedly they said that they had already called three home runs that night too so this is like he's going for number four here. Baseball people run me off so it's Derek Jeter's 3000 in which the guy just gave away with the guys like -- and it didn't have a fact. I can try get a quarter million investment understood -- back -- -- because you're Derek -- and I think -- cool I'm a Yankee fan and I would have held -- for big payday here. You were you an out of given above like Derrick you know -- go towards my son's college fund guys -- only -- god I -- His volley now it's not his fault. Did the bar we're of the park it becomes a -- of all right and I. He bought bought his girl from what the figure -- -- it was his -- his seat. He caught the ball and but he's a more gracious person and I am because an idea fluid had serious sustain this -- for the rest -- the Yankee games even if they go to the World Series right brilliant Yankee. -- for the rest of his life. He does -- the public -- a million pops and then financially sound that may -- I risk falling over rail for. Get to abolish some player tosses a mere one in the home run derby. Not so much Greg go to the sporting a sports academy scuttle the ball and say hey I was the ball I don't even know acted this isn't baseball so what your life. But for the quarter million bucks maybe different during right thank you Steve talks in twenty minutes more sports that we your forecast right after this. Ringing because you can afford to wait and no you can't afford not to listen on the -- news talk and sports leader and the big 871053. WW LF and WWL dot com starting off downright hot released a little better chance of rain this afternoon. Clouds on the increase today leading to some showers and storms this afternoon at 50% chance highs of 93. Tonight lows dropping to about seventy died Wednesday again another 50% chance of rain highs in the lower ninety's. And Thursday as 60% chance for scattered showers and storms -- 91. For -- -- weather center Ryan -- as far back. 81 degrees and mostly cloudy the international airport filling 95 degrees along the -- front feels like 97 down along the coast of port crucial on the cool spot up on the North Shore and find out the National Weather Service. Where it's partly cloudy and 77 degrees I'm Dave -- at the early edition of WWL first news. Coming up next we'll get the latest on CBS news after Afghan president Hamid Karzai's that is half brother's been assassinated. A man who was amid allegations that he was involved in drug trafficking and other criminal corruption. This is the guy who's the brother the president of Afghanistan. Yeah -- doing your grocery shopping and you think -- disease some of this while -- you know walking around with the cardinal buggy and just pay for the rapper when I guess there. They can't do that with the beer we'll tell you about that coming up after the news here at WWL that's next CBS WW WL first -- if your traffic and weather together. And then we'll get Steve Geller in here with morning supports MW WL AM FM it's not. It's day morning. I've -- I'm Dave apparently kids clothing and also Afghanistan that President Hamid Karzai speaking after the death of my half brother. While at home in Kandahar Ahmed Wali Karzai was shot by someone who is assigned to protect him. Reporter -- topic is in Kandahar. Sources tell CBS news the assassin is apparently one of Ahmed Wali Karzai's most trusted aides -- dollar Mohammed and mean bodyguard exit door requested a private audience with Karzai this morning. Three shots rang out behind it Doris. Karzai was a powerful figure in southern Afghanistan said to have. Back most of the new construction there and allegedly accepted kickbacks and following his death Kandahar is no -- bill and heavy security presence throughout the streets including the city's hospital where Ahmed Wali Karzai -- -- has been taken. Helicopters are flying overhead in Karzai's. Heavily guarded compound is now surrounded by security forces General David Petraeus who commands US forces in Afghanistan has sent his condolences CBS news update I'm Dave Barrett. WWL first news at 5:32. Good morning I'm -- -- 81 degrees and cloudy and -- Marlins now on your official weather station WW while. AMR -- dot com it's a steamy 1 this morning but we've got a pretty good chance or rain today that might help out with that big each. Woolsey mostly cloudy skies with developing showers and storms for most of the afternoon later today channel four meteorologist Laura -- Employees and the New Orleans area aren't average don't make as much money as workers elsewhere in this country. WW well stunning news reports this is according to the latest numbers from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the mean average year for all occupations is nineteen dollars 72 cents an hour the national averages 21 dollars from 35 cents but. We enjoy a low cost of energy and many places in the country and that ends up being a fairly large part of people's. Budget and -- economist mark Rosen says that means companies don't have to pay as much as and other areas plus this area does don't have large plants or major fortune 500 corporations and the recent loss of high paying jobs in the oil field let me shoot and Northrop Grumman bring down local average. Testimony picks up this morning in the Danziger bridge shootings case now into week three a former new Orleans police detective took the stand. To tell the jury that he participated in a plot to fabricate witnesses and falsify reports more for WW LTVs my costs. Yesterday the fourth of five former police officers who have pleaded guilty in the case took the stand. Jeffrey Lieberman gave his account of what happened on the Danziger bridge and admitted to participating in a cover up. But during a blistering cross examination. Letterman admitted that none of the officers on the bridge ever admitted to killing anyone or talk about lying about the incident. Funeral services are scheduled today. For the little three year old girl who was killed -- a hit and run accident on the fourth of July you knew were -- east. Asia Williams will be remembered by family and friends today. 22 year old Sean do you Sean turned himself into police. He was racing a motorcycle pulling a we wait when he allegedly hit the child killing -- -- -- -- with manslaughter and hit and run among other charges. Former governor Edwin Edwards will be making his first public appearance at an awards banquet honoring his biographer Leo honey -- This is by the foundation first oracle Louisiana. Executive director Carolyn Bennett says they're thrilled to have VW weak and she says that he is new life has just begun. I know that there are person's interest steady in May be a reality show wins and one NN. Someone was telling me they wanted him to do this and they wanted him to do that and I just think -- would need to be himself and you've got to show. She says a former governor is in great spirits. As the unemployment rate stays at historically high levels so a recent study finds a vast majority of women. Will not marry young unemployed man and we talked with people in the CBD most of firmly agree. -- wanna manage to have to rely upon. My -- -- -- but they send -- near. This is these are finding answers that I mean if you're in love with them. That's a little different if he had the bulls fan out forms filled in as a particular reason why he isn't working at the time that's one thing but -- feet -- and then enabled work and not wanting to work. They know how it Marion need them. In this study by Forbes woman says 75% of women would not marry a man who was jobless. Coming up and -- VW all sports says second baseman don't have power. Plus the latest on the NFL lockout I'm Steve Geller -- run home run -- we will get more from Steve coming up in just minutes here on WWL first news. On the increase today leading to some showers and storms a 50% chance later on with highs of 93. Tonight's lows dropping to about 79 for your win at stake back to the low 90s50%. -- chance. Thursday's rain chances up to 60%. Highs of 91. Michelle fall weather center right meteorologist Laura about cell. 81 and cloudy and Armstrong international right now with the humidity at 85%. Winds out of the west at five. At the lights -- -- its 85 for the heat index of 95. Hard to believe this early 77. Partly cloudy on the -- sure -- Slidell. Another early -- on WWL traffic David check from the cross and the Lake Pontchartrain both directions -- the -- moves well same behind me eleven bring us some slowdowns as you get on the twins fans and -- you've dropped down to about 49 miles -- Harvard once you've -- mid span of the bridge traffic moves at the posted speed limit in from the west on the guy didn't cross in the bombing carries fairway blue plastic camera -- -- problem free. Moves well Brooke Kenner and Metairie on -- the parish line and then to the CBD. I've been over the big of -- high rise in both directions short lines of the connection toll plaza we will have blamed restrictions in both directions of the Huey Long ribs left blame only. They left -- will be blocked from behind the three today. And let's reject the -- local authorities no accidents and breakdowns to report traffic brought to you by the WWL iPhone app. You can listen to WWL when -- on. With a WWL iPhone -- get up to the minute news weather sports and your favorite WW will talk shows anytime anywhere at WWL. Powered by AT&T now at the App Store details they've WWL dot com. From the WWL tropics -- -- Bob -- have -- traffic to have -- 260 info and I'm David Blake now -- WWL first news with Dave -- on WW -- -- -- -- and on top 38 minutes after 5 AM -- the early edition of WWL first news it's the twelfth its ally in its 2011 candidates Tuesday yes it is not Monday and that's a good thing yes but it's crazy not all of us. I -- we're gonna get some relief yesterday I didn't and some clouds some rain but. Just felt crazy steamy sunny -- -- was kind of promising for a little bit another went away again I don't know that I feel any better when I get it Oklahoma -- had fourteen days with 100 degree clustered and Dallas is now eleven days for the hundred degree plus you know because we like sharing dad. I -- at least for sharing our misery and death nearly a grocery shopping in your hungry and you say well -- open this up while shopping bag of chips or. You know candy bar whatever it is and I have done now I don't do it often but every once in awhile we are going and -- -- -- -- you know bring the rapper I'm gonna -- the flag residents can't hear -- can't do that with them -- away killing you know by -- grapes and he -- as you walk along because I was -- may be an -- of follows on them -- who would you -- appear. In a Wal-Mart. You know audiences didn't do that all know according to authorities. In Rapid City, South Dakota a Wal-Mart is no beer police in South Dakota said. When they should I mail Wal-Mart is no bar in police in South Dakota said when they charge Perry are printed with pop and open a beer and downing it. -- police say he tried to put the empty beer can then back in the two days on the cell Ono. -- security stopped him as he was leaving Wal-Mart so he wasn't just competed bring into the attack should pay for it he just wanted to steal it. They say that it now brings shoplifting to a whole new level of 55. Drink the -- put again back on the shelf and then try to walk out of the store today I thought he was gonna do the pay for when he got to the counters for either way you can't do that. Why -- here's wrong on all fraud can't you can't have an open to interfere in Wal-Mart why he wanted to -- cold London may just last that you used -- down my hatch. But put it back with -- real mistake many Friday I would just lost Adam otherwise they're paid for -- put him in the back of the patrol -- yes thank you. There's no -- imprisonment. Maybe that McCain is gonna win this. 75% of women. We're not married an unemployed man now did we really need for us to do this survey to find this out for us. Yeah I guess so what is it surprises that Sony 5% of women. Said now you know if he -- have a job I'm not gonna tied the -- Revised and even by your ring wars by thirty -- -- -- now if he's unemployed because he's got. Millions of dollars in the bank well as another storm sure -- in between now gigs Sinise got a big -- -- counters opened the lottery or some but. Yes thanks for obscenity by percent of women would marry a man who was unemployed but most men will marry a woman who's unemployed -- So. That's kind of rosy -- switcheroo. -- -- -- -- -- -- Number then we hear about women wanna marry these guys in prison at which I've never. Ever understood well I look at Edwin Edwards now given his fiancee now -- years his junior while he was in prison you can't read or look at went and met them. And today he's going to have an award for the book. And now they -- that's a little different than the Night Stalker prohibited now what are you does have a job that already got a doubt he's right now. That a -- but I mean before you are he was behind bars and she was going to see everything they get married -- He couldn't talk to the media. Last night they went housed and interviewed her -- conducted ends. We'll see if -- think imitated tonight's awards and made to hear from tomorrow morning at this time first probably your parents thank you David Wright David Blake back -- twenty minutes more first news we're back -- -- -- sports after it. The station that gets you through hurricanes and everyday storms and the news talk and sports leader -- big 871053. WW LF and WWL dot com. How does your salary stacks up coming up in just a moment I'll do the math and say what the average in Louisiana and New Orleans salaries are compared to the national average and it's. I can't tell you this in its final surprise. Not as much as people are making and the rest of the country but is it worth it to live here anyway. And I dailies she gets a beautiful -- weather made viva directed the -- over whether senator good morning. I -- meteorologist Laura but now apple T day not Monday no it's not and it's not gonna be as hot today. Hopefully -- I guess we were in the mid ninety's yesterday even some triple digits on the North -- so hopefully with some more cloud cover and rain today we won't be as high. Yeah I was so looking at the temperatures around 10:30 yesterday morning. Several spots around here heat index is already over 100. And they did get cloudy a little rain yesterday afternoon but yet it was late too little too late it was like already ridiculously high. I know well and Andy that's that's the case I mean the -- I think keeping the heat away it's just that hopefully. With more showers and storms around it it kind of blocked the sunshine you don't get quite as hot but it's not like -- a cold front or anything move and so. You take away the clouds the -- you're gonna be hot no matter what. All right so how hot will we be today is how much has a chance to see and that. Hi that 93 today in about a 50% chance for -- showers and storms so what happened was we'll see rain half won't. All right that's kind of the way we shape up for the rest of the way it really is get -- much of a change 50% again tomorrow. 60% Thursday and Friday that about a 50% chance over the weekend so better than average rain chances all the -- through the week. I'm always just had the hottest June ever recorded in the Louisiana right the driest first six months of the year ever recorded right so maybe were kind of going did get more normal man. No well hopefully to be honest a lot of our wet weather that kind of equals out our rain for the year comes from tropical systems you don't have a tropical system you don't get that rainfall. A lot of times -- behind for the year so. Now wasn't that on this desolate no one had you know wants it asked for tropical system that just explains why you look at our deficit and go why are we so tried. It really comes word on want to -- -- hurricane exactly and then boom. Not another I got out there right now things quiet so we don't have to worry about -- tropics fit any time scenes allowing maybe -- for another driest month of the hottest month. No -- not -- It's her days. Wonderful also you know we don't make much money living here. Now has new Bureau of Labor Statistics at showing the average -- -- and makes about nineteen dollars and 72 cents an hour on average which works -- about 41 grand a year for the average in count okay nationally it's over 44000. So we take a hit by living here but is it worth. It anyway. Well consulate -- then a little lower and well but eventually -- about living as far as your your home is actually pretty hikes -- the comparison insurance really New York in Miami -- -- some the only places that the cost of living is higher than New Orleans and that crazy. And so okay so we don't get a break now thanks -- insurance. Right and high pressure and that is mortgages and all that go -- up. So why don't we that there is because I love it says the outta. The blue collar shirt and you -- What I mean all just stop the French Quarter Nacional that's wonderful that's it and -- there and now NASA weather now. And into the world of the ledger we can -- had a baby baby for three months that the year yesterday. The weather's better here than most places during the winter they go thank you in February and that needed to nurture remarks about sabathia best months we got around and it will be about 95 degrees until January as it doesn't look forward to -- exactly thanks Laura have a good morning. -- -- down -- and right from the channel four -- I'm now on WW. Pork is another reason it's worth it to make less money to live here raising gala absolutely it has the this definitely one of the best sports town in the next day as well we better have football. Ask you this is hopeful essentially we have to have -- put on the -- Felt about that tells about the home run derby dozen other details this morning sports already. -- what his father on the -- New York Yankees second baseman Robinson pro crushed 32 home runs beating Boston Adrian Gonzales for Major League baseball's home run title. Who -- father Jose says he was more than happy to cause people to his -- when he called me home. He wanted to come to the united state going going to be enough harm their yourself you have been pitching you because it's like going you know. Former southern star second baseman Rickie Weeks we'll start for the national lead in tonight's all star game. On the mound it'll be Philadelphia's Roy holiday starting for the NL against the American League Jered Weaver of the angels. Halladay is eleven and three with a 2.3 five ERA Weaver is eleven import and leads the majors with pay one point 86. Earned run average. The rookie pay scale has become the latest hang up to get a deal done to hold the NFL lockout. Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins is entering his third season and feels that -- first year players income is fair. I'm leaning toward the. All pro linebacker Mike Vrabel retired from the Kansas City Chiefs are returning to his alma mater as an Ohio State assistant coach. -- position was previously held by as college roommate and teammate -- fickle who has been elevated to interim coach when Jim Tressel resigned on May thirtieth. And LSU's home game against Washington in 2012. Has been moved up three weeks to September 8. The tigers were originally scheduled to play the Huskies in Tiger Stadium on September 20 ninth. However the teens mutually agreed to move to games in the second week of that sees it. Today of four on sports talk with Bobby -- -- when the NFL and NBA -- to win. Should -- be allowed to enforce conduct policy for incident that occurred during the work stoppage. Plus saints tight end David Thomas with -- early morning look at sports I'm Steve Geller. So Steve they have a self imposed deadline of Friday to come to a deal the NFL owners and players right and then hopefully -- vote by the owners the following week when they all get together and then maybe you'll have free agency will have. Training camp while I appreciate that want a full season. It's all gonna fall into line and we they've got to contingency plan they've mapped out how it's all gonna work but it's don't have a deal. None of my head start to spin from all these dates that they keep putting out I thought was they were saying the fifteenth. To have a full season now they're saying well they could squeeze it in the figure deal -- by the 21. Well -- me to -- and it just seems that. That we get so many different conflicting reports I don't know what to believe anymore. Aren't increased your head is spinning and -- unit you know feel on that optimistic pessimistic or anything else you just confuse. Definitely confused by all right now but I I just I truly believe though in the end. We're not gonna miss. Any any games I really believe that he can't imagine they would that would constitute much. Right exactly and -- you know training camp might be a little short in the free agency period going to be completely crazy. And I mean the saints who have you know everybody actually it is -- -- gonna put several months of free agency and a few days. Yes going to be like -- committee the game show it's gonna be so why America. Thank you Steve. Don't stop guys from spending and we'll talk about fifteen minutes more sports here on WWL I'm gave Jonas the early edition. Should prisoners be allowed to import behind bars. Talk about that at your forecast after this. Six minutes -- 6 AM well good morning I'm gave gonna yesterday it was Osama is around here break the 100 degree mark meant it was high. I what's gonna happen today. Mostly cloudy today with rain chance is developing about a 50% chance throughout the day highs of 93. Tonight lows dropping to about 79 winds stay back to the lower 90s50%. Range chance Thursday chances up to 60% highs of 91. But Michelle for weather center I'm meteorologist -- Bechtel. 89 near 91 delegates that happen it's already 85 at the Lakefront airport where it feels like 95 with the heat index it to 81 at the international airport in Kenner. -- partly cloudy and 77 degrees. At the National Weather Service office in find out I'm Dave -- it's the early edition of WWL first news writes I gave you the numbers that is his salary stack up. According to Bureau of Labor Statistics New Orleans on average. Folks are nineteen dollars and 72 cents per power to nearly twenty bucks an hour. Compared to a national average of 21 dollars and 35 cents an hour. Doing the math if you work a forty hour work week. That's about 41 grand if you live in New Orleans. More than 44 grand if you live somewhere else so there you go out that does -- how much the averages. -- above and below it just got a text message today 7870. Has my cell is above the average but I still struggled big time. -- goes back to my theory we spend what ever we may -- much money we -- That's a much we spend we get a raise we buy nicer car we get a promotion we move into a bigger house and have another -- it's it's. At the end of the month just about everyone's got how much last. Now saying.