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‘Too Black’ candidate wins in Jackson, Ms.

By J. Kojo Livingston Contributing Writer He defended Tupac Shakur. He helped free the Scott Sisters and fought many other high profile battles, but they

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Settlement reached in St. Bernard housing case

By April Siese Contributing Writer After lengthy legal battles, a settlement has finally been reached in a discriminatory housing controversy that has halted development in

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Congress may require Army Corps to assume cost of Lake Borgne gates
By Bob Marshall http://thelensnola.org Under a bill approved by a Senate committee, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers would retain responsibility for two shipping gates in the Lake Borgne Surge Barrier when ...
Halliburton defends the cement it designed for BP in 2010
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer At the Gulf spill trial last week, Halliburton staffer Jesse Gagliano said BP rejected several of his recommendations on cement for the Macondo well, putting safety at ...
Search continues for missing 2nd-grade teacher
Family and friends from California flew into New Orleans last week to join the search for a missing New Orleans teacher who has not been seen since saturday, March ...
Jesuit commemorates 50th anniversary of integration
By Philip Stelly Contributing Writer Editor's Note: In the original print version of this story, the date of integration for New Orleans public schools was incorrectly stated as 1961. We have corrected ...
Spill trial against BP and its partners gets under way
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of articles on the trial. A landmark environmental trial kicked off last week at United States ...
Avondale Shipyard set to transition into energy manufacturing market
By David T. Baker Associate Editor Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII), the company that owns and manages Avondale Shipyard in Avondale, La., is moving out of shipbuilding and into the energy market.
SU music students elected to top posts with La. music association
Southern University student Sonya Brown has been elected president of the Louisiana Music Teachers Association, and two other SU students were also elected to offices. Sophomore Neshia ...
Claimants opt out of proposed BP medical settlement
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer A medical portion in the proposed, $7.8 billion class-action settlement with BP will satisfy some residents who became ill from the 2010 spill but hundreds of others ...

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