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Contract requires traffic-camera company to study wrecks, but New Orleans won’t push it

By Charles Maldonado The Lens The contract for New Orleans’ traffic camera program requires the company to study wrecks at each location before cameras are

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Monument removal delay sparks anger, frustration

Weeks after a single prospective contractor submitted a pricey bid to remove three local monuments that commemorate Confederate leaders by May 19, anger, frustration and

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America’s current Civil Rights climate the most dangerous in decades
By Jane Kennedy Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — In a wide-ranging discussion on Capitol Hill among lawmakers, activists, policy experts and former Obama administration officials about the state of civil rights in the ...
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Historic Pythian finds new life as residential complex
By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer A building once described by The Times Picayune as “the biggest enterprise ever attempted by the colored race of the United States,” is in the process ...
The Black Press shows resilience of the Black community
By Stacy M. Brown Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) — For 190 years, the Black Press has chronicled the spirit and resilience of the African-American community.
NOPD and LSP praised for court performances
Despite the negative press the New Orleans Police Department and the Louisiana State Police have received in recent months, both agencies were praised for the way officers from both law ...
Nonprofits leverage Jazz Fest to earn money to sustain missions
By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer It may not seem wise to try setting up an event during Jazz Fest season, whether it’s a competing concert, crawfish boil or simple garage sale. ...
Endorsements for the Saturday, April 29, 2017 Election
It is Spring, and distractions abound. Yet, voting next Saturday is a critical responsibility, with a key Judgeship on the ballot in Orleans, and important funding streams for ...
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DA jails victims for refusal to testify, report says
In 2016, a rape victim was jailed for eight days because she refused to attend Criminal District Court in New Orleans and testify on behalf of the Orleans Parish District ...
Previous road-rage incident to factor into Joe McKnight murder trial
A previous road-rage incident involving the man who fatally shot NFL player Joe McKnight on Dec. 1, 2016 will be used by Jefferson Parish prosecutors to present their case against ...

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