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Jefferson Parish endorsement recommendations for May 3 election

Saturday’s vote in Jefferson Parish is the reason we need fewer election dates on the calendar. Originally, the milliage votes were supposed to coincide with

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Voter suppression: One state’s, Ohio, incredible tactics

By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — It was a sunny March morning when

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About Town…
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer A Yenni Dominates Kenner Once More…. When Kenner District 2 Council candidate Wil­liam “Bill” Schwertz decided to drop out on April 15, the last potential vocal ...
About Town…
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Villeré Calls for McAllister to Resign, Rep’s.Chief of Staff Threatens GOP Chairman… In a breaking story, a highly placed source in the Louisiana Republican Party has revealed ...
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About Town…
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Murray to Beat Term Limits to House… Winding around the legislative halls of Baton Rouge, speculation has centered on one competitive New Orleans House seat, and whether ...
April 5th’s election recommendations
For Kenner and Harahan Voters, April 5 is an important election day. In Kenner, in particular, African-Americans constitute a rising minority in a city that is undergoing vast demographic ...
Black majority regained on New Orleans City Council
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer For the first time since 2007, the New Orleans City Council will boast a Black majority in a city comprised of more African Americans than any ...
About Town…
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Black Majority Means Split Minority for Mitch… The defeats of his allies Cynthia Hedge-Morrell and Jackie Clarkson means that Mayor Mitch Landrieu will not be able ...
From the House: A local look at Legislators’ 2014 priorities
By Nayita Wilson Contributing Writer The following is a short-list of legislation put forth by state representatives from the Greater New Orleans area during the 2014 legislative session. Visit www.legis­.la.­gov to view ...
Yenni seeks second term as mayor of Kenner
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Mayor Mike Yenni’s eyes light up when he shares his dream for Kenner’s Lakefront. “I see the future of Laketown as a true regional destination. My vision ...

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