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Names floated for possible replacement of Marullo

By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Already multiple potential names are being floated as candidates to replace the recently re-elected Frank Marullo, from two of his

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RSD says it’s ready to engage community

By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer In the past, engaging the community in the decision regarding which charter operator would move into which New Orleans

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Civilian oversight board met with skepticism
Although grassroots organizations have been working to establish and civilian oversight panel to monitor the NOPD during implementation of the federally mandated consent decree and beyond, a move last week ...
Child poverty in N.O. surpasses national rate
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer While the state of the economy in New Orleans following Hurricane has been described as a renaissance – life is not getting much better for a ...
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Despite promise to stay, La. state troopers M.I.A. in French Quarter
Some French Quarter residents, business owners and workers who were relieved to learn last month that the Louisiana State Police had ironed out an agreement with the City of New ...
Jindal’s tax credit repeals hurt parishes/economic development
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer The Jindal Administration announced on February 27 that the governor seeks to repeal some $777,346,103 in state tax credits netting the Louisiana Treasury $589,794,455. By “raising ...
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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 than the national average. For the 2011-2012 school ...
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 of the widespread problems — particularly the ...
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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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