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Hey it’s SCOOT. I’m a big lover of live music…that’s why I can’t get enough of Jazz Fest. This year - ya gotta be there. Just this first weekend: The Doobie Brothers, Boz Scaggs, Bonnie Raitt, Alanis Morissette, Van Morrison, Aloe Blacc, the Robert Cray Band, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Better Than...
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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 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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April 16, 2019 - 10:53 am
It was as if the world stood still to watch, in disbelief, the sight of flames engulfing the medieval Gothic structure of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. The numerous news stories that more directly impacted our lives were pushed aside as the focus rest on the fire that would unite us in the loss of...
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April 03, 2019 - 12:32 pm
A middle school math teacher in New York was fired after a topless selfie of her was circulated at her school. While it may seem like an obvious situation where the teacher should be fired, there are some things about this case that make rushing to judgment unfair. Lauren Miranda, 25, was a math...
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April 01, 2019 - 12:21 pm
Promoted as the band that would celebrate the 50th anniversary of Jazz Fest in New Orleans this year, The Rolling Stones abruptly postponed their 2019 tour, robbing Jazz Fest of a performance by the legendary rockers for which the Fest created an additional day for the festival. It was announced...
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March 25, 2019 - 1:00 pm
President Trump declared victory following the release of the Mueller report! The nearly 2-year investigation into Russia’s attempts to control the outcome of the 2016 presidential election and into the possibility that President Trump and his campaign colluded with the Russians was released over...
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March 22, 2019 - 4:05 pm
What seems to have started as a routine traffic stop ended in a fiery crash that killed 3 people and injured 7 others. The tragedy unfolded Wednesday night when NOPD officers tried to stop a vehicle they suspected had been stolen. Rather than yield to the officers’ order to pull over and stop, the...
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March 06, 2019 - 12:15 pm
Mardi Gras is a miracle that happens every year in New Orleans. A massive crowd of people drinking excessively confined to Bourbon Street - a relatively narrow street in the French Quarter of New Orleans - seems to be a recipe for disaster, but in the city of New Orleans - it’s just Mardi Gras Day...
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February 27, 2019 - 12:13 pm
Have you seen the wild coats at Krewe of Endymion and Krewe of Orpheus? Scoot talks with Mel Grodsky of Tuxedos To Geaux about how this trend started!
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