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Artist known for impressionistic paintings of Creole life dies

At 11 minutes to noon on Decem­ber 29, 2014, Elisabeth Marie Villeré Tidmore ascended to the greatest soiree imaginable – the eternal one.

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Program allows students to earn and learn
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer David Brown walked through the power plant at Tulane University, explaining the various functions of the noisy machines at the heart of the campus’ operations. Brown, ...
NOPD boosts security after rash of French Quarter robberies and attacks
State police to patrol city’s interstates As the holiday season reaches a feverish pitch and fans began heading to New Orleans for college football bowl games, the city announced that it ...
Dutch Morial to get new resting place
The family of Ernest “Dutch” Morial, the city’s first Black mayor and a civil rights pioneer in his own right, announced last week that the outspoken and tireless public servant ...
Ferry service remains an option for Lake Pontchartrain
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Plans floated in recent years to run ferries across the lake between Mandeville and New Orleans are in limbo but not dead, according to Pontchartrain Express, Inc. ...
Years after manslaughter conviction, questions about rapper’s case
By The Medill Justice Project, Northwestern University A shot in the dark can launch a music career. In the case of an up-and-coming rapper, it ended one. In February 2000, McKinley Phipps ...
Rethinking a New Orleans tradition in 2015
By Michael Batterman Contributing Writer A unique cultural heritage destination, New Orleans offers all sorts of singular experiences to its millions of visitors each year. Here you can listen to Dixieland jazz ...
200th Anniversary of Battle of New Orleans inaugurates ‘Living History’ battlefield
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer On January 9, 10, and 11, 1500 historical re-enactors will gather at a purpose built ‘Living History Park’ in St Bernard Parish to celebrate the 200th ...
Police cadets being poorly trained, new report says
After 16 months under a federally mandated consent decree aimed at implementing major reforms, the New Orleans Police Department continues its work to recruit and train new officers so that ...

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