City tweaks spending as $38B federal budget cut ripples downstream

By Ariella Cohen http://thelensnola.org Two months after President Barack Obama and Congress averted a government shutdown by eliminating $38 billion in federal spending for 2011,

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Racial slurs become part of St. Bernard Parish housing fight

By Zoe Sullivan The Louisiana Weekly There has been clear opposition for years to the presence of African Americans in St. Bernard Parish, based on

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Will banks be held accountable?
By Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist It isn’t clear payday loan north augusta which is worse: The housing crisis that keeps deepening or the reports of pervasive banking fraud that keep ...
Housing conflict continues in St. Bernard
By Zoe Sullivan Contributing Writer In an ongoing clash over housing and racial discrimination, in early April, St. Bernard Parish rescinded a cease and desist order was aimed at Provident Realty Advi­sors, ...

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