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Plan to free up NOPD manpower moves forward

Although it is not yet a done deal, a plan conceived by the Landrieu administration to utilize off-duty and reserve police officers working for a private company to respond to minor traffic incidents in an effort to free up on-duty NOPD patrol officers to tackle more serious crimes moved forward last Tuesday.

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For many whose residences and  businesses were in the destructive path of the February 7 tornadoes that touched down in Eastern New Orleans, recovery has been painfully slow.

Tornado recovery in New Orleans East could take up to another year

By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer By all accounts, an initial outpouring of support to victims of February’s New Orleans East tornado was generous and appreciated. But seven ...

Bias against hiring African Americans hasn’t budged

By Hilary Hurd Anyaso Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) – Rates of discrimination against African Americans in field experiments of hiring did not decline from 1990 ...


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