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New Orleans Thanksgiving 2020: Socially distanced Creole Oyster Dressing

By Kristine Froeba, opinion columnist Below is the Oyster Dressing recipe I’ve prepared since 2006. It was recorded at the elbow of my cousin Velma, ...

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Viewpoint: Protect our libraries by defeating Proposition 2

By Danae Columbus, opinion columnist The diverse group of parents, librarians and concerned citizens that make up the Save Our Libraries coalition got a boost ...

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Sponsored: FNOPS congratulates new school board members, looks to runoff

Coalition Reminds Voters to Consider Scorecard in Runoff Election Early voting is Nov. 20-28 (excluding Sundays and holidays) Forward New Orleans for Public Schools (FNOPS) ...

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Sponsored: Join us in celebration of National Native American Heritage Month hosted by Chelsey Richard Napoleon, Clerk of Civil District Court

In continuation of our virtual exhibits, we invite you to join us in celebration of National Native American Heritage Month. Our November blog will explore ...

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Photo exhibition to open on Lafitte Greenway

A photography installation opens Saturday (Nov. 14) on the Lafitte Greenway, the New Orleans Photo Alliance and PhotoNOLA have announced. The outdoor exhibit is the ...

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Viewpoint: Support public safety officers threatened with furloughs

By Danae Columbus, opinion columnist People are getting desperate. Led by an increase in homicides and aggravated assaults, the crime wave sweeping across New Orleans ...

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Police blotter: Carjacking on Bienville, shooting on Tulane Avenue

A carjacking and a shooting were reported in Mid-City neighborhoods on Monday evening. The carjacking occurred at about 5 p.m. in the 3900 block of ...

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In overnight shootings, man killed in Canal Street parking lot, another injured in drive-by on Carrollton

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating two shootings, one of them fatal, that occurred overnight in Mid-City neighborhoods. At 12:30 a.m., NOPD First District ...

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Viewpoint: Women of color and progressives ruled the day in Orleans Parish races

By Danae Columbus, opinion columnist From Keva Landrum to Chanel Payne, women of color and younger progressive-minded voters were the big winners in New Orleans’ ...

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‘There was so much on the ballot’: Mid-City voters admit to election stress

By Sue Strachan, Mid-City Messenger Mid-City resident Andrea Portales almost didn’t get to vote. She had lost her driver’s license and had to go to ...

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