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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

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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

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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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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, election day, in the Irish Channel St. ...
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 photographers, who traced his every step at ...
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.

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