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April 21, 2020 - 11:15 am
Many homeowners who are struggling to make ends meet during the COVID-19 pandemic may be able to defer mortgage payments for up to 12 months - with no penalty.
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Property Tax deadline pushed back to February 14
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Thomas Perumean
January 15, 2020 - 1:57 pm
Due to the crippling cyber attack that hit New Orleans city government December 13th, Mayor LaToya Cantrell announced she is pushing back the deadline to property tax payments to February 14. The New Deadline for City Property Tax due to Cyber Attack is February 14th to work with residents. #...
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Thomas Perumean
December 26, 2019 - 8:03 am
The $450-million renovation of the Superdome will see the removal of the long ramps used to get guests from the entry gates to the seats. But before the first ramp is removed, the Superdome Commission is locked in a legal battle against two federal lawsuits over accommodations for people with...
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Trump
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Associated Press
December 21, 2019 - 12:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is in sunny Florida after his historic impeachment, while plans for his speedy trial back in Washington remained clouded. Senate leaders jockeying for leverage have failed to agree on procedures for the trial. Trump is still expected to be acquitted of both...
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Impeachment
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Associated Press
December 21, 2019 - 11:24 am
The day after nearly every House Democrat voted to impeach President Donald Trump, the chief of the House Republican campaign committee said the political fallout was clear. “Last night their obsession with impeachment finally came to a head, and they basically ended their majority,” Minnesota Rep...
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Impeachment: It's all about the votes
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Thomas Perumean
December 19, 2019 - 7:18 am
The impeachment of President Donald Trump is likely to go a long way toward stirring up the base of voters for Louisiana's Congressional and Senatorial delegations, according to Pollster and Political Consultant Bernie Pinsonat. "It's considered an opportunity for them to score political points...
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Stop, Pay Toll: next 30 years
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Thomas Perumean
December 19, 2019 - 6:14 am
Residents of Plaquemines Parish will pay $839,000,000 over 30-years to pay for a new bridge to replace the outdated bridge and tunnel combination. According to the Times-Picayune/New Orleans Advocate the head of the DOTD says when finished in 2024 drivers will start off paying a 25-cent toll, over...
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Inspector General report critical of Audubon Institute
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Thomas Perumean
December 18, 2019 - 11:17 am
The Public-Private entity Audubon Nature Institute, which operates Audubon Park, Audubon Zoo, Insectarium and Aquarium on behalf of the Audubon Commission, is the subject of a report from the New Orleans Inspector General alleging the agency has mis-managed and co-mingled its revenue for more than...
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Sewerage & Water Board Meeting
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Thomas Perumean
December 18, 2019 - 5:58 am
The people at the top of the New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board will meet to address a number of pressing issues which have beset the beleaguered city utility. Saturday's turbine explosion, following the shutdown of another turbine due to a compressor failure, and the coming fallout from the...
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Cyber specialist talks about attack
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Thomas Perumean
December 16, 2019 - 10:23 am
Cybersecurity agents from the State Police, FBI, Homeland Security and others are assisting New Orleans' IT specialists in scrubbing over 4,000 computers at City Hall and across town of malware from Friday's cyber attack. "They're really just unmatched in their knowledge of this stuff," says Robert...
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