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South American cardinal elected as new pope

The Catholic Church has a new leader; Argentinean Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio has taken the name of Pope Francis.  Watch 9News at 5 for the latest on the new pope.

Texas Brine will begin offering buyouts to homeowners in the Bayou Corne area in the next few weeks.  WAFB's Greg Meriwether will have the latest tonight on 9News at 6.

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