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Viewpoint: Does Churchill Downs prioritize gaming over horse racing?

By Danae Columbus, opinion columnist In a decision that critics say speaks directly to corporate greed, Churchill Downs is challenging the Louisiana State Racing Commission’s ...

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Limit driving on Moss, respect social distancing along Bayou St. John, mayor urges

From the Mayor’s Office Mayor LaToya Cantrell encouraged motorists to observe the traffic modifications on the downtown side of Moss Street along Bayou St. John ...

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Early registration urged for NORD summer camps

The New Orleans Recreation Development Commission, which has moved its summer camp registration online, is now pre-registering for the NORD youth summer camps serving participants ...

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Pokémon Go didn’t go away, it’s right in front of you

By Sue Strachan, Uptown Messenger In 2016, it seemed like Pokémon Go was everywhere. And as quickly as the game jumped into the public’s imagination, ...

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Chess program at NORD centers aims to help kids build stronger brains

By Emily Carmichael, Uptown Messenger Kendric J. Perkins opens an online chess games on his phone. One of students at Strategic Thoughts has just made ...

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon runners take to the streets on Sunday

Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon runners will take to the streets — most of the streets, it seems — on Sunday (Feb. 9). Residents need to ...

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Nyx and NORD’s pink playground on the Greenway to open Sunday

The playground equipment recently installed by the Lafitte Greenway at Jefferson Davis Parkway is bright pink for a reason — it comes to the neighborhood ...

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Girls on the Run seeking volunteer coaches for spring

Girls on the Run New Orleans is looking for volunteer coaches that can inspire girls to recognize their inner strength. The activity-based nonprofit has coaches ...

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Jesters soccer returning in 2020, still eyeing future as a professional team

By Nicholas Reimann, Mid-City Messenger New Orleans’ premier soccer team is back. After taking a year off from playing in the 2019 season with a ...

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