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New Orleans assessor awarded for excellence in financial reporting

By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer Orleans Parish assessor, Erroll Williams, has achieved a distinction few finance officials nationwide, and no parochial parish assessor in Louisiana,

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Some say King assassination should become ‘Day of Remembrance’

By Brelaun Douglas Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — Approximately 6 p.m. central time. April 4, 1968. Lorraine Motel, Memphis, Tenn. A shot rings out. A body

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U.S. looks to Europe to make oil refineries safer
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Domestic oil refiners can learn from Europe as pressure grows to reduce accidents at plants in Louisiana and the nation, safety experts say. After a string ...
America’s war against Black Power
By Charlene Muhammad Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from The Final Call) – Human rights activists are calling on the government to grant amnesty and unconditional freedom to all political ...
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By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Villeré Calls for McAllister to Resign, Rep’s.Chief of Staff Threatens GOP Chairman… In a breaking story, a highly placed source in the Louisiana Republican Party has revealed ...
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Kenner tackles its northwest drainage to dry up flooding
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Work gets under way later this month on drainage in northwest Kenner, where streets were inundated by a late March storm. Located in a floodplain in Jefferson ...
KKK seeks recruits in Eunice, La.
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer Black residents in Eunice, La., awoke to find their lawns dotted with recruitment materials from the Ku Klux Klan March 23, after two members of a North ...
Orleans Inspector General report issues review of office
By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer In 1995, New Orleans voters spoke, mandating the creation of an ethics board and an inspector general. City Council didn’t move to actually make it happen ...
Mayor proposes changes in how city employees are hired, evaluated
By Charles Maldonado The Lens Mayor Mitch Landrieu proposed a long-awaited series of changes to the rules governing city employment on Thursday. While Landrieu’s intended headline may have been his plan to ...
Minyard leaves cause of death in Glover case as ‘undetermined’
Orleans Parish Coroner Dr. Frank Minyard has decided to leave Henry Glover’s death as “undetermined.” After reaching out to the State Attorney General’s Office and even the FBI for additional ...

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