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New bike lanes planned for Bienville and Ursulines

A few Mid-City and Faubourg St. John streets are getting new bike lanes as part of the city’s Moving New Orleans Bikes project. The project, ...

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Viewpoint: Mail-in ballots are essential for the safety of Louisiana voters

By Danae Columbus, Opinion Columnist Who wants to potentially put themselves or their family members at risk by voting at a poll on upcoming election ...

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Gov. Edwards orders everyone in Louisiana to stay at home

Gov. John Bel Edwards issued a statewide stay-at-home order today that goes into effect at 5 p.m. Monday (March 23) to further fight the spread ...

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COVID-19 updates: Restrictions tightened, where to find resources

Monday saw the city’s third death of the coronavirus, an 84-year-old resident of the Lambeth House retirement home Uptown, and aggressive measures on the state ...

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Viewpoint: It’s time to give firefighters their fair share

By Danae Columbus, opinion columnist It’s no secret that the New Orleans Fire Department has been understaffed and underfunded for far more than a decade. ...

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Sister Helen Prejean commemorates 10 years without any executions in Louisiana (video)

Sister Helen Prejean, author of “Dead Man Walking,” commemorated 10 years without any executions in Louisiana — the longest such period in the state’s history ...

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Danae Columbus: Cantrell, BOLD, Richmond were all winners in Saturday’s elections

Mayor LaToya Cantrell and the political organization BOLD scored big in Saturday’s elections. Cantrell built a strong bond with Gov. John Bel Edwards more than ...

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Landry, Hilferty and Willard elected to represent Mid-City in the statehouse

Political newcomers Matthew Willard and Mandie Landry and second-term state Rep. Stephanie Hilferty will join newly re-elected Gov. John Bel Edwards in Baton Rouge next ...

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Danae Columbus: Gov. Edwards working it to gain edge in Saturday’s runoff

Buoyed by a new Mason-Dixon poll that shows a path — albeit small — to victory, Gov. John Bel Edwards spent Wednesday evening talking with ...

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