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June 02, 2017 - 10:35 am
Celebrities reap the benefits of their status in society, but they must also deal with the negatives that go along with that status. Tiger Woods once dominated as the number one golfer in the world. His athletic abilities combined with his appearance and personal charisma made Tiger Woods a...
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June 01, 2017 - 11:03 am
Scientists are warning that climate change could negatively impact planet Earth. The climate change is blamed on human-made contributions to the environment, from the emissions of factories to the emissions from the growing number of internal combustion engines around the world. Reputable news...
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May 31, 2017 - 9:35 am
New information related to the investigations into possible Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election floods the news media and social media daily, sometimes hourly. The amount of new information coming out is overwhelming. At this point, the information is just that – information. No...
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Kimberly Edwards
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May 29, 2017 - 1:42 pm
Photo Credit: Thomas Rhett by Kimberly Edwards At times, the Bayou Country Superfest this weekend in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome seemed like any big rock concert; but there were some noticeable differences. I grew up in radio as a morning disc jockey on rock/pop music stations, and I know more...
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May 23, 2017 - 11:34 am
Last week, I was critical of Mayor Landrieu for allowing two of the Confederate-era monuments to be placed in a scrap yard following their removal , which I argued was in defiance of what the Mayor said to the public about how the monuments would be treated post-removal. In an blog titled, “Why...
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May 18, 2017 - 10:27 am
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu deceived the public by implying that the Confederate-era monuments removed from public view would be taken care of and stored in a safe place, like a warehouse, until a suitable resting place could be found. On Wednesday, evidence surfaced showing parts of the B.G.T...
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May 17, 2017 - 4:52 pm
The debate over the fate of Confederate monuments is a hot topic in the New Orleans area and Louisiana as a whole, of course; but the controversy has piqued the interest of people all over the country. CNN HLN (formerly Headline News) did a segment on their afternoon show, On the Story with Erica...
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May 08, 2017 - 10:42 am
With passion running deep on both sides of the controversy over the Confederate-era monuments in New Orleans, there was some anticipation that a planned march Sunday from Congo Square to Lee Circle would become violent. Fortunately, with the exception of a few skirmishes, there was no violence. A...
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May 05, 2017 - 11:43 am
A small business owner has received death threats after accepting a job that paid $300 to deliver fencing to surround the Jefferson Davis monument. The business owner’s truck was spotted at the location of the monument with fencing that blocked protesters and vandals from the area, and that led to...
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May 04, 2017 - 12:34 pm
Comedy is usually based on reality. Comedy is an exaggeration of reality, which is what makes it funny. Comedy, in particular satire, can carry strong political messages. But is there ever a point where comedy goes too far? I am a passionate defender of comedy and often receive criticism for my...
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