Archbishop Aymond calls Tom Benson a Saint on Earth
Posted on 3/23/2018 2:35:00 PM.
Funeral services for Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson, who died last week at the age of 90, occurred Friday at St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans. Archbishop Gregory Aymond officiated the Mass and said Benson grew up poor, but worked hard to become a successful businessman.
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Benson visitation begins today
Posted on 3/21/2018 11:13:00 AM.

Public visitation for departed Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson is underway at Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans. Mourners can pay their last respects until 7pm today and 8am to 1pm tomorrow, with a private funeral ceremony on Friday at noon.

 Archbishop of New Orleans Gregory Aymond says it’s a last opportunity for fans to pay their respects to a man who meant a lot to the city.
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Saints, Pelicans owner Tom Benson passes away
Posted on 3/15/2018 5:58:00 PM.

Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson has passed away at the age of 90. Benson bought the Saints in 1985 after building a car dealership and real estate empire that started in San Antonio, and expanded to his hometown of New Orleans.

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Tom Benson's Dixie Beer hitting more shelves along the Gulf South
Posted on 8/17/2017 8:05:00 AM.
Michelle Southern reporting. 
Tom Benson’s Dixie Beer is entering new markets all across the Gulf South area, and now residents in Lafayette and Baton Rouge will be able to enjoy Louisiana’s iconic brew.

Ben Hales is the Senior Vice President of the Saints and Pelicans and is helping Benson oversee operations of the century-old Dixie Beer brand.
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Tonight's Saints-Falcons game marks the reopening of the Superdome after Hurricane Katrina
Posted on 9/26/2016 3:17:00 AM.

Tonight's Saints-Falcons game marks the 10th anniversary of the Mercedes Benz Superdome reopening after Hurricane Katrina. Former Governor Kathleen Blanco was instrumental in prioritizing the repair of the football stadium.

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Deposition ordered for Tom Benson
Posted on 1/14/2016 12:37:00 PM.
New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson has been ordered by a Texas judge to give a deposition in the court battle over the family trust.  Thus far, Benson has refused to personally participate in any of the proceedings.  
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Sean Payton will remain Saints coach; doesn't envision ever being anywhere else
Posted on 1/6/2016 2:41:00 PM.
Sean Payton will remain head coach of the New Orleans Saints. Payton said today, going forward, even though it was a disappointing season in many ways, there were a lot of good things that happened. He says he's up to the challenge and isn't going anywhere.
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Benson responds to suggestion he sell the Saints and Pelicans
Posted on 12/28/2015 1:28:00 PM.
Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson issued a statement in response to a Sunday Times Picayune column that suggested he sell both teams.  Benson's response, "I'm not selling either team".  
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Tom Benson offers to resign from family trust
Posted on 12/14/2015 3:05:00 PM.
The Benson family saga took a turn Monday as New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson offered to resign as a trustee in a disputed family trust in Texas on the condition that his daughter Renee doesn't take his place.  
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Benson and heirs head to mediation
Posted on 11/13/2015 10:59:00 AM.
Lawyers for Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson and his estranged heirs have agreed to mediation over Benson's lawsuit to remove them as future owners of the teams.  Legal analyst Tim Meche believes this is a sign that Judge Jane Triche Milazzo indicated to Benson's lawyers that they would not win the case during trial.
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