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NORD baseball players make it to the RBI World Series
By Ro Brown Contributing Writer Although New Orleans does not have a major league baseball team, the Crescent City has representation in the World Series — the Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities ...
City’s summer recreation programs dealing with $700,000 cut in federal funding
By Katy Reckdahl thelensnola.org As Mayor Mitch Landrieu cut the ribbon at a refurbished Harrell Stadium, he turned to a group of children at the front of the crowd. ...
NORDC closes Annunciation Center amid protest
By Brittany N. Odom Contributing Writer After serving the St. Thomas community as both a recreation center and administrative office facility for several years, the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) Annun­ciation ...
Have Black Americans left baseball?
By Keli Goff Contributing Writer (Special from The Root and New America Media) — While the Jackie Robinson biopic 42 has become a certified success, attracting a diverse audience on its way ...
Pro groups make big play at Bush Playground basketball courts
By Philip Stelly Contributing Writer Oliver Bush Playground in the Lower Ninth Ward is in a sweet spot. It’s a few blocks from Fats Domino’s house and across the street from ...
The Olympics in retrospect N.O.’s own Audrey Patterson Tyler set the London Olympics on fire
By Ro Brown Contributing Writer Fanny Blankers-Koen was fast! So fast, that the sprinter from the Netherlands was the star of the 1948 Summer Olympic Games — the last time London hosted ...
Legal obstacle removed from new Tulane University’s stadium
By Chris Villere and Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writers Tulane University’s plan to reconstruct a football stadium behind the Uptown campus received a boost just over a week ago, when the temporary zoning ...
New Orleans Saints honor journalist Peter ‘Champ’ Clark
The Louisiana Weekly staff reports Two-time Xavier University of Louisiana graduate Peter W. “Champ” Clark is one of 10 New Orleans sports journalists and publicists honored by the New Orleans Saints ...





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