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Charter School votes to return to OPSB governance

By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer In a historic vote, the Friends of King Schools charter board unanimously decided last week to return Dr. King

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The reasons why Mary Landrieu is departing the world of politics

By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Almost immediately when Mary Landrieu concluded her concession speech with the words, “You haven’t heard the last from me,” an

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Delta Sigma Theta Alumnae chapter hosts a royal reunion
By Dr. Adrell Lawrence Pinkney Contributing Writer In 1964, the members of New Orleans Alumnae (NOA), reflecting on the disparity in the lives of young ladies in the Greater New Orleans area ...
NOPD makes some progress, according to IG report
The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) on Wednesday released a report titled “Performance Audit of the New Orleans Police Department Central Evidence & Property Section (CE&P).” OIG auditors ...
Landrieu, Civil Service win ruling that aimed to stop personnel overhaul
By Charles Maldonado The Lens Orleans Parish Civil District Court Judge Ethel Julien on Wednesday stymied an effort by three of the city’s largest employee associations seeking to block key provisions of ...
NOPD looks to improve use of body cameras in wake of high-profile cases
Feds seek new judge for Danziger case In the aftermath of a series of officer-involved killings in cities like Ferguson, Mo., Cleveland, Ohio and New York, President Barack Obama unveiled ...
Council approves a 5% pay raise for NOPD
Despite a recommendation by the city’s Civil Service Commission that the NOPD get a 10 percent pay raise — the first installment of a 20 percent pay raise spread out ...
Sen. Landrieu fights for a fourth term on December 6
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer President Obama’s Executive Order to defer action, and effectively legalize the status of millions of illegal immigrants, brought a swift and opposing res­ponse from incumbent Democratic Senator ...
Democrats descend on Louisiana in support of Sen. Landrieu
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer National Democrats are rallying around Sen. Mary Landrieu as she faces a tough reelection bid after a Republican wave on Election Day that saw the defeat of ...
A holiday ritual for many charter schools: Deciding whether to leave the RSD
By Marta Jewson The Lens It’s that odd time of year again in New Orleans when academically improving charter schools must decide if they want to stay with a special state system ...

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