New Orleans

Scoot
April 22, 2019 - 11:36 am
When a politician insists something is true even though it is not true, trust in government is lost; and the concept of transparency becomes murky. New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s insistence that her decision to reduce the threshold for writing speeding tickets to motorists in school zones was...
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April 20, 2019 - 9:15 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Democratic presidential hopeful Kamala Harris has made a brief appearance in New Orleans, repeating her call for tax credits for working families and a nationally funded teacher pay raise. Harris, a senator from California, was addressing a Friday luncheon at the regional...
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Don Ames
April 18, 2019 - 7:47 pm
A storm system that moved through south Louisiana Thursday afternoon injured at least two people in the New Orleans area. A utility pole fell and hit two vehicles in Harvey as the stormy weather passed through the metro area. The pole fell just before 2 p.m. as winds in the area exceeded 35 miles...
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Chris Miller
April 18, 2019 - 12:22 pm
The New Orleans area is under a tornado watch until 9 p.m. Afternoon and early evening is when we can expect the severe weather to start affecting the New Orleans area, according to WWL-TV local weather expert Dave Nussbaum. "The timing of the line, kind of coming in toward the Hammond area,...
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Chris Miller
April 18, 2019 - 8:41 am
New Orleans is being praised as a good place to raise a family, and the reasons why may surprise you. The real estate web site Home.com has the city in its top ten, ranking sixth out of 50 U.S. cities. The criteria includes school quality and crime, something that usually works against us. "Some of...
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Scoot
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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Jim Hanzo
April 17, 2019 - 8:52 am
Single women are now buying up property at twice the rate of single men, according to the National Association of Realtors. 27 percent of owner-occupied homes in the New Orleans metro area were owned by single women. That's the highest percentage in the country, according to Lending Tree data...
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Don Ames
April 14, 2019 - 1:03 pm
All the storms that passed through the New Orleans metro area Saturday and early Sunday have moved to our east and a cold front has brought much cooler temperatures. "We really dodged much in the way of severe storms with the only damage reported so far across the area were some trees down...
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