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Murder on the rise in N.O., despite recent lows

For a while it looked as though the City of New Orleans might finally be on the verge of permanently shedding its image as the

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Viking delays river cruises on Mississippi despite Jindal claims

By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Louisiana’s governor received a black eye in the international media last month, one which garnered few comments locally. Jindal boasted

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Major error by city causes tax problems for its employees
By Charles Maldonado The Lens City of New Orleans employees are receiving letters from the IRS saying they may face penalties and interest for underreporting their 2013 incomes, and it stems from ...
Despite passing controversial measure, city hasn’t shut off water
By Charles Maldonado The Lens No New Orleans home or business has been cut off from city water service for failure to pay trash fees, despite the passage more than a year ...
Constitutional amendment hopes to give voters right to end dedications
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Facing a $1.6 billion deficit, JP Morrell is attempting to pass legislation, which many consider an impossible feat, but yet he might just succeed. As the legislative ...
ACLU’s 39th Annual Ben Smith Award honoree
By Marjorie R. Esman Guest Columnist Each year the ACLU of Louisi­ana gives the civil liberties award named for Benjamin E. Smith, a native New Orleanian and civil ...
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Family, grassroots leaders demand justice for Henry Glover
The family of a Black man killed nearly a decade ago by New Orleans police less than a week after Hurricane Katrina gathered Wednesday outside the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s ...
Henry Glover’s death reclassified as a homicide
Nearly 10 years after Henry Glover was gunned down by a New Orleans cop and his remains were later burned in an abandoned car on the Mississippi River levee, Orleans ...
In attendance at the New Orleans Black Indians Alliance (NOBIA) inaugural Soiree of Feathers are two Indian queens
Soiree of the Feathers promotes Black Indians unity, service, friendship
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer Despite being centuries old, the New Orleans Black Indians culture never had a ball to call its own. But that changed last weekend when the New Orleans ...
HNOC exhibit documents history of New Orleans slave trade
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer In the four decades prior to the Civil War, more than 40,000 enslaved persons were bought and sold in New Orleans as part of one of the ...

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