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By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer March 15th Election Showed Blacks Voted at Levels Equal to whites… Jason Williams, following his Carnival-themed candidacy, paraded March 15th,

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Does Edwards run for Congress help Sen. Landrieu?

By Christopher TIdmore Contributing Writer “I haven’t had this much attention since the trial,” ex-con and ex-Governor Edwin W. Edwards exclaimed to the gaggle of

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Public activist seeks to unseat Kenner Mayor Yenni
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Candidates are often asked by reporters just what issues they have fought for prior to running for office. It is not a question, though, that is ...
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By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Krewe Politics... With St. Patrick’s Day parades just past this weekend, and Carnival less than two weeks gone, the issue of Krewe beads and Krewe fees has, ...
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By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer LA Natural Gas to the EU Rescue… The crisis in the Ukraine could prove an unexpected benefit for Louisiana businesses. We could replace Russia as Europe’s—and the ...
An interview with Sheriff Gusman before runoff
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer All three of the races in Orleans Parish on Saturday are closely fought contests, but few are as contentious as the fight between former Sheriff and ...
Obama appoints Morial to advisory council
President Obama announced last week the appointment of 15 individuals to his Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans, including former New Orleans mayor Marc H. Morial.
Legislator to try to increase property tax to benefit fire, police spending
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer A City Council election, bookended by Carnival, by definition has Mardi Gras as a subtext—especially if there might not be enough money to pay police next year ...
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By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Lourdes Moran Endorses Nadine Ramsey… Jackie Clark­son headlined a star-studded gala Monday night, February 17, MC’ed by her famed daughter Patricia and fellow Broadway luminary Bryan ...
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Former Mayor Nagin found guilty
Sentencing set for June 11 Former New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin made history Wednesday by becoming the first mayor in New Orleans’ nearly 300-year history to be tried and convicted ...

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