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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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Viewpoint: An open letter to Mayor Cantrell: Only New Orleans can save New Orleans

By Danae Columbus, opinion columnist Dear Mayor LaToya Cantrell: Long gone are the days when the Louisiana Legislature is willing or even able to solve ...

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The Broad Theater takes to the great outdoors

  The Broad Theater has found a possible antidote for some economic effects of the coronavirus: an outdoor annex. Its new Broadside —  located between ...

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District B suspends food pantry in Goodwill parking lot

The District B food pantry, held on Wednesdays since April in the Goodwill parking lot at Tulane Avenue and Jeff Davis Parkway, had become a ...

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Viewpoint: Gusman says additional health care facilities could save lives at parish prison

By Danae Columbus, opinion columnist Armed with the ruling yesterday (Aug. 5) by U.S. District  Judge Lance Africk, which returned control of the Orleans Justice ...

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Viewpoint: In the midst of a pandemic, we need to prepare for an active hurricane season

By Danae Columbus, opinion columnist With all the rain we’ve had recently and Monday’s official start of hurricane season, I spent time yesterday ensuring my ...

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Viewpoint: Workers required to take risks during pandemic deserve hazard pay

By Danae Columbus, opinion columnist City Council President Jason Williams said last night that “all our essential workers deserve hazard pay during these unprecedented times. ...

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RTA, NORD and libraries outline their Phase 1 reopening plans

New Orleans is embarking on the first week of Phase 1 in reopening the city as part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic that ...

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Free COVID-19 testing returns to Mid-City

Free COVID-19 testing is returning to Mid-City this Thursday (May 21) and Friday (May 22). Ochsner Health has expanded its community COVID-19 testing efforts in ...

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City Park begins reopening attractions and sports facilities

City Park will begin reopening its attractions, with restrictions, on Saturday, park officials announced. The Phase 1 reopening, developed with guidance from government health authorities, ...

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