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Minyard leaves cause of death in Glover case as ‘undetermined’

Orleans Parish Coroner Dr. Frank Minyard has decided to leave Henry Glover’s death as “undetermined.” After reaching out to the State Attorney General’s Office and

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Oil and gas interests’ best friend in Baton Rouge is Sen. Adley

By Tyler Bridges The Lens Robert Adley rushed out of the state Senate chamber last week — past fellow politicians, past lobbyists wanting a minute

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Planning Commission says no to selling Newcomb Blvd. to neighbors
By Charles Maldonado The Lens A City Planning Commission staff report released Tuesday recommends denying a proposal to sell city-owned Newcomb Boulevard to the street’s neighborhood association, saying the sale would unnecessarily ...
Teachers fight to unionize at Benjamin Franklin H.S.
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer Last week, more than 85 percent of the faculty at Benjamin Franklin High School presented a petition to the administration and the Advocates for Academic Excel­lence in ...
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About Town…
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Murray to Beat Term Limits to House… Winding around the legislative halls of Baton Rouge, speculation has centered on one competitive New Orleans House seat, and whether ...
Re-development Act for Lower 9th Ward proposed
By Nayita Wilson Contributing Writer Two proposed measures known collectively as the Lower Ninth Ward Re-Development Act that would allow current and former Lower Ninth Ward residents and other individuals to purchase ...
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Women’s health post-abortion bill passes house committee
By Nayita Wilson Contributing Writer Proposed legislation that would provide for a streamlined approach to the post-procedure health and medical attention of women who undergo abortion procedures passed the Louisiana House of ...
Cynthia Willard-Lewis, Oliver Thomas and Gail Glapion pose with Charles Bosworth, all actors in Anthony Bean’s ‘Reflections2’
Former politicians take to the stage to tell tales of political corruption
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer Three years after taking to the stage to tell his story of political rise and fall, former New Orleans City Council member Oliver Thomas will add ...
April 5th’s election recommendations
For Kenner and Harahan Voters, April 5 is an important election day. In Kenner, in particular, African-Americans constitute a rising minority in a city that is undergoing vast demographic ...
About Town…
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Black Majority Means Split Minority for Mitch… The defeats of his allies Cynthia Hedge-Morrell and Jackie Clarkson means that Mayor Mitch Landrieu will not be able ...

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