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After flood officials ransomed their data, colleagues say protection is in place

By Bob Marshall The Lens As hurricane season approaches, most New Orleanians might feel safer behind the new $14.5-billion system of concrete floodwalls, monster pumping

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Making the music spin in New Orleans

By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer Part one of The Louisiana Weekly’s series on famous, Black New Orleans DJs looked at the careers and accomplishments

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Hot 8 Brass Band welcomes guests into the 2016 Collision Conference in New Orleans, La. | Photo courtesy of Robert Warren, Gigsy.co.
Tech conference presents new opportunities for New Orleans entrepreneurs
[caption id="attachment_22056" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Hot 8 Brass Band welcomes guests into the 2016 Collision Conference in New Orleans, La. | Photo courtesy of Robert Warren, Gigsy.co.[/caption] By David T. Baker Contributing Writer Collision. ...
Experts: Talk now about drastic changes, or deal with coastal crisis later
By Bob Marshall The Lens The mouth of the Mississippi River should be moved north to Port Sulphur or English Turn and communities south of those points eventually will have to ...
A ‘Q & A’ with Xavier University’s president, Dr. Verret
By Kendall Lawson Contributing Writer It’s been years since Xavier University has had to choose a new leader. For some, finding a candidate to carry on the legacy of the recently ...
Vacant LaSalle Street lot offered for Memorial for MLK and SCLC
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer In this 90th Anniversary issue, The Louisiana Weekly looks back to a time when this newspaper stood alone, as virtually the only local media voice covering the ...
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La. Weekly reaches milestone, celebrates 90th anniversary
This week The Louisiana Weekly, one of the longest-running and most widely read publications owned and operated by people of color in the Deep South, celebrates its 90th year of ...
Capital One announces Bayou Classic business challenge
New Orleans, LA - Capital cash for cellphone One Bank announced this week its Capital One Bank Bayou Classic Business Plan competition, which it hopes will help small businesses in ...
Proposed LNG exports raise coastal concerns
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Louisiana has been called Dubai and also Qatar on the Bayou because of its extensive oil-and-gas production and processing activities. Planned export terminals for liquified natural gas ...
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 ...

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