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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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Chris Miller
April 10, 2019 - 2:50 pm
New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board leader Ghassan Korban today said they believe the water system is owed about $73.4 million, after earlier estimates ranging from $50 million to $134 million. The New Orleans Advocate reports Korban said that number could change as audits continue. Roughly $45...
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David Blake
March 13, 2019 - 3:06 pm
The Confederate statues, taken down by then Mayor Mitch Landrieu, could soon be making a comeback, but not at their previous locations. Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser has been in negotiations on a deal to let the state assume control and move them out of a city yard where they've been locked up and...
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Don Ames
March 05, 2019 - 3:29 pm
Hundreds of thousands attended The Greatest Free Show on Earth in New Orleans today. Parades and parties took place throughout the metro area and the entire state of Louisiana. Among those enjoying the culmination of Carnival...LaToya Cantrell. She took in her first Fat Tuesday festivities as the...
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Chris Miller
March 04, 2019 - 9:07 am
If you're looking for something to do before tonight's Uptown parades, there's plenty. Rex will arrive at the newly-renovated Spanish Plaza on the downtown riverfront by train, to accept command of the Crescent City for 24 hours. He's due at 6 p.m. Rex spokesman King Logan says this year's Rex...
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Chris Miller
February 26, 2019 - 2:28 pm
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell said before parade season got started that items left overnight on parade routes would be confiscated, and today she tweeted a reminder. Reminder: Ladders should not be left on the neutral ground or sidewalks overnight. All left will be destroyed! Place ladders at...
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Chris Miller
February 21, 2019 - 8:22 am
The controversial New Orleans Power Station will be discussed by the New Orleans City Council today. The council is set to fine Entergy $5 million for its astroturfing scandal, when people were paid to appear as grass roots supporters of a natural gas powered power plant in New Orleans East. The...
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Chris Miller
February 19, 2019 - 2:03 pm
There is enough tourism-generated money to go around, says New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell continues to spread her message that the city of New Orleans should get a greater share of tax dollars generated by tourism. Although state officials from the governor on...
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Newell Normand
January 30, 2019 - 6:46 am
Among all their other problems, New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board is struggling to pay its bills. Here are some of Newell Normand's HOT TAKES about what's going on with an operation in crisis: Last year, New Orleans spent an exorbitant amount of money dealing with emergency repairs and to ensure...
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Jim Hanzo
January 18, 2019 - 10:24 am
New Orleans has a new Police Chief. 46-year-old Shaun Ferguson was sworn in as the new superintendent of the NOPD this morning just after 9 a.m. The 24 year veteran of the NOPD ranks, thanked God, his family, Mayor LaToya Cantrell, his team at the New Orleans Police Department, and the former...
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