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Jim Hanzo
May 02, 2017 - 2:49 pm
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said the three Confederate-era monuments slated to come down, will be removed, despite protests and attempts to keep them up . Landrieu did say, while he supports the rights of people to protest, it must be done in a peaceful manner, but he worries about weapons...
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May 02, 2017 - 2:19 pm
A New York Times report names New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu as a potential 2020 presidential contender. Political analyst Clancy DuBos says he hasn’t heard the mayor say anything about a potential White House bid. He believes the article reflects the need for a generational change within the...
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USA TODAY
May 02, 2017 - 11:11 am
(AP) - Lawmakers in the state House are proposing to divert $190 million in Louisiana's congressional disaster recovery money to a flood protection project. The move would strip some aid earmarked for homeowners struggling to recover after last year's flooding. The House Appropriations Committee...
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May 02, 2017 - 10:29 am
(AP) _ A man has been arrested in Louisiana after authorities say he tried to sell a stolen laptop to a uniformed deputy at a gas station. News outlets report Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Dawn Panepinto said in news release that 24-year-old Shawn Landry was arrested Sunday at a...
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Jim Hanzo
May 02, 2017 - 9:37 am
Young children who are picky eaters at home may not necessarily be so picky when it comes to the food at nurseries or daycare according to research from the University of Illinois. There could be some reasons for that. Deatrice Green, who is a licensed, professional counselor in New Orleans, says...
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Jim Hanzo
May 02, 2017 - 8:14 am
As tension mounted during protests at the Jefferson Davis statue Monday night, two other monuments were vandalized overnight. Lee Circle and PGT Beauregard were both hit by vandals. Phrases like, 'History Never Dies' and 'White Supremacy is a lie' were spray painted along the base of the Robert E...
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May 02, 2017 - 6:50 am
(WWL.com) Congressman Clay Higgins has sent a letter to Governor John Bel Edwards urging him to take action to keep Louisiana’s confederate monuments in place, after the Liberty Place monument in New Orleans was taken down under the cover of night. Higgins says this is something that has to be done...
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May 02, 2017 - 6:37 am
(AP) _ A man has been arrested after authorities say two Tulane University students were held at gunpoint near the university's campus. News outlets report 27-year-old Joseph Guillot Jr. was arrested Monday and charged with two counts of robbery. New Orleans Police Department spokesman Aaron Looney...
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Jim Hanzo
May 02, 2017 - 6:24 am
About two dozen barricades went up around the Jefferson Davis monument in Mid-City. The barricades went up just after midnight, after hundreds protested, both for and against the removal of the statue, Monday night. At times things got heated among the protesters. Several were arrested although it...
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Jim Hanzo
May 01, 2017 - 9:59 pm
Large crowds of protesters in the neighborhood of 200 gathered at the site of the Jeferson Davis monument at the corner of Canal Street and Jefferson Davis Parkway, Monday night where social media sites caught protesters tossing glass bottles at the statue. It's reported that some were burning...
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