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Chris Miller
July 11, 2019 - 6:21 pm
Governor John Bel Edwards met with New Orleans metro leaders this evening at New Orleans City Hall to talk about storm preparations. Edwards said the 4:00 p.m. forecast didn't change a whole lot, but he was happy to see the storm would only become a hurricane for a bare minimum of time, if at all...
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June 16, 2019 - 12:07 pm
The city of New Orleans is using a $12.5 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to elevate more than 50 houses that have experienced repeated flooding. According to a news release from the city, the money comes from FEMA's Flood Mitigation Assistance program. The houses that...
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Chris Miller
June 03, 2019 - 9:34 am
New Orleans begins summer curfew enforcement today, a key part of Mayor LaToya Cantrell's plan to combat juvenile crime. Even with school out, youngsters in New Orleans will need to be home at a decent hour. "The summer hours for curfew, June 1st to August 31st, Sunday through Thursday, curfew...
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New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell was schedule to join Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, the New Orleans Legislative Delegation, New Orleans City Council members and New Orleans hospitality industry leaders "to announce an agreement on the infrastructure funding deal" today. Instead, she sent a...
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Chris Miller
April 18, 2019 - 5:28 pm
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell says the decision to change how much buffer drivers would get before automated traffic enforcement systems issued tickets was her call, and she wouldn't change a thing. "That was the decision I made, and I stand by it 100 percent," Cantrell said in a Facebook video...
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David Blake
April 18, 2019 - 4:00 pm
Is there a transparency problem with the mayor of New Orleans? In recent weeks, the public has learned that the LaToya Cantrell administration ordered a lowering of the threshold for speed camears to issue fines in school zones. The mayor also left for a trade mission to Cuba, with no prior...
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Chris Miller
April 17, 2019 - 4:16 pm
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell says in an interview with Essence Magazine that she doesn't think New Orleans media had treated her fairly. The mayor was interviewed about her recent trip to Cuba. The magazine noted that her trip seemed to bring more scrutiny that a trip Mayor Mitch Landrieu took...
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April 17, 2019 - 12:02 pm
French Quarter Fest 2019 attracted large crowds on a weekend with nearly perfect weather. With a minimal number of incidents, it is fair to say that this year’s French Quarter Fest was a huge success for both the city and those in attendance. If you were there for one or all of the days of the fest...
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Chris Miller
April 12, 2019 - 4:43 pm
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell and Police Chief Shaun Ferguson want party bus operators to know that the city will strongly enforce regulations on their business, and want residents who hire them to be aware of those regulations as well. "We are ramping up enforcement in all areas. Now is the...
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Chris Miller
April 11, 2019 - 11:48 am
The opening of the new terminal at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport has been delayed again. The opening of the $1.3 billion facility has been pushed back from May 15 to an unspecified date in the fall. Today, the city said in a statement that "the complex coordination of...
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