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First Grace United Methodist protests deportation of church member

Matilde Gayosso Martinez had tears in her eyes as she spoke longingly of her husband in Spanish to the media gathered in front of First Grace United Methodist Church Wednesday afternoon. Translated into English by Methodist missioner and associate pastor Oscar Ramos-Gallardo, who had been assigned to the Canal Street-based church for the past six Read More…

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‘We won’t be railroaded’ in Hollygrove, Councilwoman Guidry says

Speaking to Mid-City residents packed into a cafeteria at Warren Easton High School during a community meeting Monday night, Councilwoman Susan Guidry took a firm stance against one proposal of the New Orleans Rail Gateway Program, a railroad upgrade which could ultimately result in up to 60 freight trains a day barreling through the city’s Read More…