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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

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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

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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 ...
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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 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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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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