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Thinking season

By Edmund W. Lewis Editor With NFL players and coaches thinking it is normal to use the N-word to motivate underachieving Black teammates, America making

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Louisiana breaks export record, up 3.4% in first half

New Orleans, LA – Louisiana is outperforming itself from previous years in worldwide ex­ports, according to a report released by the World Trade Center of

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By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Thursday, August 29, marked the eighth year since Hurricane Katrina and the subsequent levee breaks devastated the city of New Orleans and other towns ...
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Satchmo SummerFest turns it up a notch
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer The flame has really been turned up on the schedule for the 13th edition of the Satchmo SummerFest. Held in and around the Old U.S. Mint from ...
Lawsuit proceeds against Taylor Energy over a 9-year Gulf leak
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Early last week, U.S. District Court Judge Susie Morgan in New Orleans paved the way for a lawsuit to continue against Taylor Energy Co. for oil leaking ...
Local playwright gets major honor from UpStage Theatre Co.
UpStage Theatre Company of Baton Rouge, La. recently named local playwright Harold Clark winner of its 4th Annual Emerging Playwright Project for his play, “Fishers of Men.” Clark, who ...
‘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 said he could not win this ...
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 St. Bernard Parish. On Friday, May 10, ...
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 ...

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