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City wants to move 911 operators to state agency
By Charles Maldonado, The Lens In what city officials say is an effort to speed emergency response times, they presented the Orleans Parish Communication District’s board of commissioners last week with a ...
Raising the minimum wage has a negligible effect on jobs
By William Spriggs Contributing Writer ( — As states, cities and municipalities across the country raise wages to improve the lives of working people, it is worth highlighting how such moves affect ...
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 ...
After two courts reject, State Supreme Court grants stay, Mayor Landrieu avoids house arrest
Although New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu defiantly said he would submit to weekend house arrest rather than offer a settlement offer to firefighters that the City of New Orleans can’t ...
Undermanned NOPD loses additional officers to La. State Police
At a time when the undermanned NOPD is payday loans in saint paul mn desperately seeking to reverse the trend that is causing it to continue to lose officers faster ...
Pres. Obama touts resiliency of residents 10 years after Katrina
By Ryan Whirty Contributing Writer As President Obama moved from what is an emergency loan deal house to house down Magic Street — hugging, shaking hands and chatting with residents of the ...
Court backs new trial for convicted Danzigercops
Five former NOPD officers found guilty of killing two unarmed civilians on the Danziger Bridge in eastern New Orleans less than a week after Hurricane Katrina will get a new ...
Fiery debates ensue over removal of Confederate statues
After giving dozens of residents an opportunity to weigh in on the controversial issue of whether the City of New Orleans should remove Confederate statues from public spaces, ...

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