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The gender evolution of the school principal

By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer In New Orleans, approximately 64 percent of the current public school principals are women — a percentage significantly higher

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City to repair transmitter that controls broken school zone lights

By Marta Jewson The Lens The city is working to repair a radio transmitter that controls school zone lights across town, which could address some

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Rudy Lombard’s life memorialized by family and friends
By Charmaine Jackson Contributing Writer Family and friends gathered to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Rudolph “Rudy” Lombard, which took place in the newly minted exhibition space of the Myrtle ...
African Art Collection put back on display
When Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) was inundated by flood waters in 2005, it was more than the walls that were left covered in the grime. The university’s vast ...
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Local author’s recent work covers 300 years of black trailblazers
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer During February, the East Bank Regional Library has hosted appearances by eight authors of fiction, nonfiction, anthology, art, romance and Mardi Gras; one being native Keith Weldon ...
French Quarter safety plan unveiled
With Mardi Gras 2015 in the city’s rearview mirror and things getting back to the new normal, a local businessman who is fed up with the city’s growing crime problem ...
Zulu reaches new heights in popularity, community service
McDonogh 35 and SU alum is krewe's 100th king It’s Carnival time and all eyes in the City That Care Forgot are on what has become one of Mardi Gras’ most ...
While still just an idea, councilwoman holds hearing on rental registry, inspections
By Charles Maldonado The Lens A proposal by City Councilwo-man LaToya Cantrell that would require many New Orleans landlords to register their rental homes with the city and submit them to inspections ...
Flood authority flexes technical muscle, and Corps responds
By Bob Marshall The Lens February 9, that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is installing a monitoring system to watch for problems with the Mississippi River-Gulf Outlet floodwalls likely ...
New Orleans chapter of Delta Sigma Theta taking students to Selma
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer Five decades after thousands of marchers descended on Alabama in the spring of 1965 to push for unfettered voting rights for African Americans in the heart ...

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