Jazz trumpeter Lionel Ferbos dies two days after turning 103

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Lionel Ferbos, who began playing music at the age of 16, enjoyed not only a long life but a happy

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Ferries for Gretna: Connecting NOLa by water

By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer To stand at Circular Quay in Sydney is to have the choice to board a variety of pedestrian ferries that

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The Shandong Yuhuang Chemical Co. in Heze City, China Photo courtesy of Shandong Yuhuang Chemical Co
Cheap gas spurs Chinese chemical firm to locate in St. James
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer In the biggest, direct Chinese investment in Louisiana, Yuhuang Chemical Inc., a subsidiary of Shandong Yuhuang Chemical Co. in Heze City, said this month it will ...
OPSB wants to take over John McDonogh
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer If the community wants John Mac back and the Orleans Parish School Board wants John Mac back—it begs the question of the Recovery School District: Why ...
New initiative shines spotlight on salaries at City Hall
At a time when residents are forced to navigate streets riddled with potholes, missing street signs, overgrown weeds on public lands and broken street lights and City Hall is seeking ...
DOJ sues Entergy for failing to provide hiring data
The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday sued Entergy Corp, accusing the utility and power supply company of refusing to provide documentation of its adherence to affirmative-action rules, ...
Ex-mayor Ray Nagin files appeal notice
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin filed a formal notice of appeal Tuesday in the corruption case that resulted in a guilty verdict on 20 of 21 criminal counts and ...
Lawyer for levee authority says battle over coastal loss is just beginning
By Bob Marshall The Lens When Gov. Piyush Jindal signed a controversial bill retroactively banning the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East from filing lawsuits without his permission, many people thought that would ...
NOPD losing cops faster than it can replace them
Local FBI chief, mayor butt heads on issue of federal support The bad news just keeps on coming for the embattled New Orleans Police Department as it undergoes implementation of a ...
History Makers’ archives inclusive of New Orleanians
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer The lives of more than 40 African Americans born in New Orleans, along with memories of their ancestors, have been recorded by The HistoryMakers, a Chicago nonprofit. ...

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