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Rev. T.J. Jemison, civil rights leader, dies at 95
The Rev. T. J. Jemison, a longtime Louisiana pastor, pioneering civil rights leader and founder of one of the nation’s met effective faith-based civil rights organizations, has died. He was ...
Charter boards to choose between parish and state oversight
Many charter boards will take up the question of switching to the Orleans Parish School Board at their next meeting.
Endorsements for Nov. 16th runoff
We say again, as candidates announce for Council and other municipal offices, it would have been nice if the City elections might have been merged with the state/judicial elections below, ...
Judge accuses Landrieu of hardball tactics in fight for new civil court
By Tyler Bridges The Lens Judges from Civil District Court believe Mayor Mitch Landrieu is playing hardball to force their move, along with City Hall, into the abandoned Charity Hospital building.
Jail consent decree left out of Landrieu’s proposed 2014 budget
By Charles Maldonado The Lens Among all the numbers presented by New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu as he presented his proposed 2014 budget Tuesday, one was missing: Funding to comply with a ...
Endorsements for October 19th Election
It would have been nice if the City elections might have been merged with the state/judicial elections below, to save money and our precious time. As it stands, the ...
Fifth Circuit of Appeals upholds NOPD consent decree
Danziger cop awaiting retrial released on bond As the Mayor of New Orleans spent several days late last month in Washington, D.C. sharing his thoughts with the nation about the rising ...
NOPD grapples with manpower shortage, changing standards
NOPD Superintendent Ronal Serpas told members of the New Orleans City Council Wednesday that the police department is buying hundreds of cameras for officers to wear on their uniforms beginning ...

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