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Saints coach and others get reprimanded for Bountygate

Sean Payton, head coach of the New Orleans Saints, celebrates after his team won Super Bowl XLIV. (Source: Ted Jackson/The Times-Picayune)

It's today's Hot Topic on the KSLA News 12 Facebook Page! The NFL announced severe suspensions and sanctions against the New Orleans Saints on Wednesday in response to their alleged "bounty" program. Payton is out for the 2012 season, GM and ass't coach out several games, taking a big hit in 2nd round draft picks and fines totaling $1M for their role in the scandal. What do you think? Too much, right on or not enough of a punishment? Click here to participate in our online poll. We'll share the results on KSLA News 12 at 10:00.

And on the Tebow watch: Tim Tebow got traded

Some college students on TOPS are waiting on Louisiana to pay them their scholarship money. What's the hold up? We'll take a look at 6.

Lawyers in the case of an Oklahoma couple facing federal kidnapping charges are asking a judge to set a deadline for prosecutors to decide whether they'll seek the death penalty. The Broken Bow couple was indicted in January, after the body of Shannon Deval Watkins was found with a noose around his neck at a racetrack in Texarkana.

A new study has found that childhood medication poisoning is on the rise. Approximately 165 children end up in the emergency room every day after getting into medication, making it the leading cause of accidental poisoning deaths among children. Read more here, only on ksla.com.

See you at 6.

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