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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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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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Roadwork ahead for Bayou St. John, Fairgrounds neighbhorhoods

By Jesse Baum, Mid-City Messenger The Fairgrounds and Bayou St John neighborhoods and parts of the 7th Ward, Esplanade Ridge and Treme are in for ...

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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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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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City planners approve renaming Jefferson Davis Parkway for Norman Francis

The removal of the Confederate president Jefferson Davis’ name from the grand Mid-City boulevard moved a step further on Tuesday when the City Planning Commission ...

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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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Group is petitioning the city to rename Jeff Davis Parkway for Norman Francis

  Three years after the statue of Jefferson Davis was removed from its perch on Canal Street and Jefferson Davis Parkway, there’s a movement to ...

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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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