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October 13, 2019 - 10:29 am
The federal government wants a challenge to Trump administration rules for offshore drilling to be moved out of California. The case should be heard in New Orleans or Washington, Justice Department lawyers said in papers filed Friday in federal court in San Francisco, where the challenge was filed...
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Don Ames
October 03, 2019 - 9:37 pm
Vice President Mike Pence will be in New Orleans Saturday to rally Republicans for the governor’s race. It’s the first state visit of the campaign from a Republican figure of the Vice President’s stature. So why has it taken so long for the party to throw it’s weight around in the tight contest?...
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Chris Miller
October 02, 2019 - 7:44 am
After the outcry from New Orleans property owners about increasing tax assessments, the Cantrell administration is considering asking the city council to restore tax rates to their pre-assessment level. The City Council reduced the property tax millage after the increase, but the administration...
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Don Ames
September 29, 2019 - 6:55 am
A woman was shot while driving on the interstate past downtown New Orleans Saturday. According to the NOPD, the unidentified 43-year-old woman arrived at the hospital overnight Saturday suffering from three gunshot wound to her backside. She was hospitalized early Saturday morning. The police were...
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Don Ames
September 28, 2019 - 6:18 am
A Northshore drug dealer has been convicted of murder because one of his customers died of a drug overdose. In one of the first cases of its kind, 39-year-old Joseph Laue was convicted of second-degree murder in St. Tammany Parish. A Slidell Police investigation into the 2015 overdose death of 24-...
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Jim Hanzo
September 23, 2019 - 8:16 am
This weekend was an extremely violent one in New Orleans with 14 people shot, 3 of those killed. Shootings over the weekend occurred in 5 different neighborhoods. Police investigated crime scenes in Mid-City, Central City, Desire, New Orleans East and the Bywater. It all began 5 p.m. Friday evening...
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Don Ames
September 22, 2019 - 8:21 am
Louisiana's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is at an eleven-year low of 4.3 percent. The state gained 4,800 jobs over the month and 1,000 jobs over the year. Louisiana Workforce Commission Chief Economist Ali Bustamante says the numbers are really being driven by private sector employment. “...
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