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Landrieu’s new hiring efforts challenged by another city employees group

By Charles Maldonado The Lens The legal fight against Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s overhaul of city personnel rules broadened last week when a city employees group

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New group sees the N.O. as a water-management leader

By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer “Our city is learning to live with water,” Aron Chang, a spokesman for the Greater New Orleans Water Collaborative and

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Fresh produce comes to the French Market
The French Market Corporation announced last week that patrons, residents and chefs of the French Quarter as well as those living in surrounding neighborhoods will soon have weekly access to ...
Anonymous NOPD survey reveals a department in turmoil
An anonymous survey that was recently taken by 450 members of the embattled New Orleans Police Department — nearly half of the undermanned department’s personnel — offers a rare glimpse ...
The onset of Fall has the music blowing in the wind…
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “You Can Get It if You Really Want” – The Legendary Jimmy Cliff Arrives at the House of Blues “When I get there, they will ...
Southern University System approves SUNO nursing program
The Southern University System Board of Supervisors has approved Southern University at New Orleans’ Letter of Intent to develop a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program (BSN). The new program ...
Big Class provides forum for everyone to tell their stories
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer Dedicated to cultivating the voices of young writers in New Or­leans, Big Class continues to ex­pand their programs both at their St. Claude Avenue headquarters and ...
Civil Service staff urges 20 percent jump in cop pay
By Sam Tabachnik The Lens After seven years without an across-the-board raise, New Orleans police officers should be accorded a 20 percent pay hike phased in over ...
Controversial school property tax proposal on December ballot
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer The disagreement over proposed new legislation renewing and repurposing property tax dollars into a fund for school facility maintenance isn’t a disagreement over the fact that ...
Educational initiative hopes to jumpstart workforce
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer A group of education administrators, politicians, and business leaders gathered for a luncheon and dialogue at the top of Canal Place agreed on one thing: kids ...

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