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Sen. Landrieu will win if we vote for our interests & other runoff recommendations

The December 6, 2014 election will be tighter than the political pundits suggest. Any Democratic candidate who earned 45 percent of the vote in Republican

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Opponents of N.O. schools facilities tax millage on December 6 ballot, file lawsuit

By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer With a freshly filed lawsuit and a suspiciously cancelled board meeting, controversy surrounding a vote on a proposition to

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IG report slams NOPD’s handling of sexual assault cases
A report released on November 12 by New Orleans Inspector General Ed Quatrevaux painted an unflattering picture of the department's Special Victims Section detectives' handling of sexual assault cases over ...
N.O. goes on the attack against domestic violence
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer National research ranks Louisiana among a handful of states with the highest rates of male-on-female violence in the United States. Figures—taken from 21 police jurisdictions across the ...
Questions linger about public safety as La. state troopers depart
As the Halloween weekend approach­ed, about 50 state troopers and public safety officers were preparing to leave New Orleans after a four-month stint patrolling the French Quarter and other parts ...
Sen. Landrieu deserves our vote
The Louisiana Weekly’s Editorial Board, whose members range across the ideological spectrum, agree on two truths. Mary Landrieu may vote more “middle of the road” than either the Progressives ...
Deadly Force, In Black and White
By Ryan Gabrielson, Ryann Grochowski Jones and Eric Sagara ProPublica A ProPublica analysis of killings by police shows outsize risk for young Black males. Young Black males in recent years were at a ...
Anonymous NOPD survey reveals a department in turmoil
An anonymous survey that was recently taken by 450 members of the embattled New Orleans Police Department — nearly half of the undermanned department’s personnel — offers a rare glimpse ...
Wages up for Black men, down for Black women
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The Black-white income gap narrowed in 2013 with Black men who worked full-time, year-round experiencing the greatest gain in earnings among all adult ...
Policing the Police: Numbers of ‘suspect’ killings spur cries for police reforms
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — The shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., and ...

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