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Civil rights complaints are filed against three N.O. schools

By Kari Harden Contributing Writer At Carver Collegiate, the family handbook describes in great detail precisely how students should walk, talk, dress, sit, raise their

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Riders waiting for the bus at Elk Place last Tuesday on chairs from Ride New Orleans.  Photo courtesy of Ride New Orleans

RTA hopes to build a downtown transit center

By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Eighteen-year-old Tiynishia Wells of New Orleans East would like a place to sit while waiting for her bus connections downtown.

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NORDC survey seeks feedback from the public
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer In an effort to gauge public perception of their services, the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) opened a survey to the public on April 8.
Bill backed by Landrieu would extend deadline for new civil courthouse
By Tyler Bridges The Lens Mayor Mitch Landrieu has offered an enticement to judges at Civil District Court to get them to reconsider their opposition to moving into the abandoned Charity ...
Algiers Charter School Association charges $25 fee for Saturday detention
By Jessica Williams The Lens Anna Brimmer didn’t know she’d have to pay when her son misbehaved at school. McDonogh 32 Literacy Academy officials made Brimmer and her seventh-grader report for detention ...
About Town…
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer A Yenni Dominates Kenner Once More…. When Kenner District 2 Council candidate Wil­liam “Bill” Schwertz decided to drop out on April 15, the last potential vocal ...
Morial, others blast council for relaxing domicile rule
Former New Orleans Mayor Marc Morial and others took shots last week at the New Orleans City Council’s decision on April 10 to tweak the city’s domicile rule, changes co-authored ...
Former WBOK radio talk-show host arrested on forgery and theft charges
Former WBOK morning radio talk-show host Gerod Stevens, who was once one of the Black-owned radio station’s most popular hosts, was arrested earlier this month and booked on forgery and ...
False petition claims surface in Holy Cross redevelopment proposal
By Nayita Wilson Contributing Writer Community residents who oppose a multi-use rezoning and redevelopment of the historic Holy Cross neighborhood in the Lower Ninth Ward submitted allegations of forgery and other ...
Sen. Adley’s SB 629 seeks to drown our voices
Senator Robert Adley, of Benton, which is part of northwestern Louisiana, at the behest of the Jindal Administration, has filed SB 629 to abolish the East and West Bank unified ...

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