You’ll be able to check if your neighbors are renting through Airbnb

By Charles Maldonado The Lens Next year, New Orleans residents will be able to find out if their neighbors are renting their homes to tourists

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Entergy New Orleans to host public info sessions on proposed power plant

Entergy New Orleans will host two information sessions, next week, to “keep the community fully informed about its investments in the city,” according to a

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Louisiana fights an HIV epidemic
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer While HIV infections do not garner the media attention they did during the AIDS crisis of the 1980s, the disease is still at epidemic proportions ...
‘Voice of the Experience’ host forum for judicial run-off candidates
By Allen Johnson Contributing Writer On the last Monday night in November, the community center behind Corpus Christi-Epiphany Catholic Church (2022 St. Bernard Ave.) bustles with activity – much like the ...
Answers sought in wake of Bourbon Street shooting
Local elected officials, police, business leaders and residents are all wondering what can be done to improve public safety in New Orleans after a shooting on Bourbon St. late last ...
43rd Bayou Classic lives up to its billing, draws record crowd
With a focus on technology and family unity, the 2016 Bayou Classic, the annual gridiron contest pitting Southern University against Grambling State University, introduced new and exciting events to the ...
Police brace for reaction to DOJ probe of Alton Sterling shooting
Police are preparing for the possibility of more protests in Baton Rouge once the U.S. Department of Justice completes its probe of the July 5, 2016 officer-involved shooting of 37-year-old ...
Edgar ‘Dooky’ Chase Jr., famed restaurateur and civic leader, dies
Edgar “Dooky” Chase Jr., a tireless civic leader and legendary restaurateur whose legendary restaurant was graced by everyone from the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to former Atlanta Mayor ...
NAACP’s Select to Elect Initiative aims to change politics
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer Voter alienation and dissatisfaction has been a theme in American politics for long before the recent presidential election that pitted Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump. CNN released ...
EPA's 2010 cleanup at the Agriculture Street Landfill Superfund site
N.O.’s air, soil and water need continued EPA oversight
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer New Orleans, with its sinking land, industrial pollution, flooding and post-hurricane cleanups, needs a strong Environmental Protection Agency, scientists and others said last week. Donald Trump has ...

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