Who’s your favorite father? Give him recognition at annual celebration

New Orleans, LA — This Father’s Day, some devoted dads in New Orleans will get more than just a new tie. The sixth annual Favorite

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Baseball icon Henry ‘Hank’ Aaron donates $10,000 to Eddie G. Robinson Museum

By Angelita Faller Contributing Writer GRAMBLING, LOUISIANA – A reception honoring baseball great Henry “Hank” Aaron and former members of the Atlanta Braves to raise

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Sen. Murray’s equal pay bill passes in La. Senate
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer On May 12, the Louisiana State Senate passed SB 219, an equal pay bill sponsored by Sen. Edwin Murray, D-New Orleans, and designed to prevent gender-based ...
Mayor says he warned about NOPD funding problems
After a recent news story that showed emails from several years ago that warned of the current NOPD manpower shortage, the mayor decided last week to tell his side of ...
Survey finds nearly 60 percent of residents dissatisfied with NOPD
The majority of the city’s residents have very little confidence in the New Orleans Police Depart­ment, according to a survey conducted late last year by the NOPD’s consent-decree federal monitor, ...
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New Orleans’ drainage rebuild will continue through 2018
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer You’re tired of traffic detours around furrows on city streets but probably understand the need for new drainage canals. Work on the Southeast Louisiana Drainage Project or ...
Candidates shy away from criminal justice reform
By Marjorie R. Esman Guest Columnist At a forum for the gubernatorial candidates held in Baton Rouge in early April, the four major contenders— Scott Angelle, John Bel Edwards, Jay ...
4th generation of ‘centrist’ Black politicians remakes politics
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer It was “St. Bernard Day” at the Louisiana Legislature, and by general acclimation the acknowledged star of that parish’s delegation was an African-American State Senator, a state ...
RSD moving forward with building school on toxic waste site
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer Despite strong evidence that dangerous toxins lurk in the soil as far as 15 feet below the surface of the site of the former Booker T. ...
Emails show city leaders warned of NOPD manpower crisis for years
Despite being warned for several years by former NOPD superintendent about an impending police manpower shortage, The Landrieu administration repeatedly chose to ignore those warnings, WWL-TV reported last week. Since ...

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