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IMANO endorses Cynthia Willard-Lewis in at-large race

By Travis M. Andrews The Louisiana Weekly It was early Valentine’s Day, so it made perfect sense that there would be so much love in

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City officials score $52 million for repairs to flood-damaged side streets

By Ariella Cohen thelensnola.org Good news for your undercarriage – Mayor Mitch Landrieu has secured more FEMA money for street repairs in Broadmoor, the Lakeview

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Feds announce Minority Enterprise Conference this month
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Small Business Administration and the Minority Business Develop­ment Agency announced the opening of registration for the 2011 Minority Enterprise Develop­ment Week (MED Week) ...
How prisons imperil Black voting power in post-Katrina Louisiana
By Zoe Sullivan (Special from New America Media) — Angola, lending platform the Louisiana State Penitentiary, is one of the most notorious prisons in the United States. Sometimes called “The ...
Fielkow resigns Council, accepts position in sports profession
By Christopher Tidmore The Louisiana Weekly When electronic cash box Arnie Fielkow was first running for the City Council, he did something usual for a candidate. He told an uncomfortable truth. When asked ...
Mayor Landrieu and Councilmember Head to hold community meeting tonight
Press Release Tonight, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu will launch a series of community meetings in each councilmanic district to discuss 2012 budget priorities. The first meeting will be co-hosted by ...
Settlement reached in Road Home discrimination challenge
By Kelly Parker The Louisiana Weekly Residents impacted by hurricanes’ Katrina and Rita are perhaps closer to moving beyond the “roadblock” known as the Road Home Program. On Wednesday, the federal government ...
Training session for citizenry input in budgetary process set
By Matt Davis http://thelensnola.org The New Orleans Coalition on Open Governance is holding a train­ing session for citizens next week to teach them how, when, and where best to speak up so ...
Louisiana adopts new law for kindergarten assessment
One of the most important laws adopted in the 2011 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature has been virtually unnoticed. House Bill 100 by Representative Steve Carter requires that every ...
N.O. former Homeland Security director speaks out
By Christopher Tidmore The Louisiana Weekly In his new book, former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin takes shots at President George W. Bush for not deploying military assets in Louisiana fast enough, ...

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