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LePetit Theatre remembers Hurricanes Betsy and Katrina

By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer The new season of Le Petit Theatre gets off to an appropriate start; remembering Hurricanes Betsy and Katrina with “Nine

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Judge rejects Mayor’s attempt reduce N.O. judgeships

A Baton Rouge judge rejected New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s bid to eliminate the juvenile judge seat held by indicted Orleans Parish Juvenile Court Judge

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N.O. holds rally protesting police brutality
New Orleans protesters march into 8th District police station By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer Lafayette Square Park was tightly roped off when a couple hundred protestors gathered there last Thursday night to ...
Coal train resolution is too tepid for some residents
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer On Wednesday evening, the Gretna City Council approved a resolution calling for coal trains, which could supply a proposed RAM export terminal in Plaquemines Parish, to be ...
Statewide program offers assistance to La. crime victims
By Nayita Wilson Contributing Writer The Louisiana Crime Victims Reparations Board (LCVRB) has distributed more than $12 million to Louisiana victims of crimes since 1983. Program administrators and advocates say the funds ...
Liberty’s Kitchen moves, triples youth development capacity
By Charmaine Jackson Contributing Writer After six months of construction, Liberty’s Kitchen opened its doors to a new and improved facility. Its earthy exterior, which features a veranda and café-style al fresco ...
La. Tax Amnesty Program to run Oct. 15 – Nov. 14
Louisiana Tax Amnesty 2014 will be held from October 15 through November 14, 2014, the Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR) recently announced. The 30-day tax-amnesty program offers noncompliant taxpayers the ...
Applicants for regional levee board wouldn’t shift support for lawsuit
By Bob Marshall The Lens Gov. Piyush Jindal is trying to appoint people to the regional levee board who oppose its lawsuit against oil and gas companies, but if he had to ...
Over objections of heir, Wisner committee awards $2M to nonprofits
By Charles Maldonado The Lens The Edward Wisner Donation Advisory Committee last week ap­prov­ed 65 grants totalling nearly $2 million, discounting complaints from a Wisner heir that the city is misspending the ...
N.O. holds rally protesting police brutality
By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer Lafayette Square Park was tightly roped off when a couple hundred protestors gathered there last Thursday night to express their outrage with out-of-control police violence in ...

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