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 2021-01-23 18:07 

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Shreveport woman, 29, dies after single-vehicle crash in Metairie; JPSO investigating...

A 29-year-old Shreveport woman died late Friday after a single-vehicle crash in Metairie, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office said....

 2021-01-23 15:36 

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Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Larry King, the suspenders-sporting everyman whose broadcast interviews with world leaders, movie stars and ordinary Joes helped define American conversation for a half-century, died Saturday. He...

 2021-01-23 15:36 

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Woman killed in hit-and-run near Chef Menteur Highway, Chantilly Drive; NOPD investigating...

A woman was killed Friday night in a hit-and-run accident near the intersection of Chef Menteur Highway and Chantilly Drive in New Orleans East....

 2021-01-23 14:00 

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On the OneApp for next year: New Orleans' first charter school geared toward young men...

Families of incoming high school students perusing OneApp, the centralized application process for most New Orleans public charter schools, may have noticed an anomaly this year: The Delores Taylor Arthur...

 2021-01-23 14:00 

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Lawsuit aims to force federal action before the Pearl River's namesake fish goes extinct...

Dams and pollution long ago stripped the Pearl River of its namesake fish, the Pearl darter....

 2021-01-23 12:30 

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St. Tammany Parish Public Schools name district Students of the Year...

Three St. Tammany public school students have been named the system's 1920-21 Students of the year and will compete regionally in February....

 2021-01-23 12:00 

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Two people shot on Bourbon Street overnight, NOPD says...

A shooting on Bourbon Street early Saturday injured two people, according to New Orleans police....

 2021-01-23 12:00 

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Keeping Mardi Gras alive,: House floats, dog house floats and photo ops...

Battling the coronavirus blues by jazzing up homes to look like Mardi Gras floats started with one New Orleans woman's idea, but it captured the collective imagination and spread to...

 2021-01-23 12:00 

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Pet of the week...

Rackel was one of more than 20 dogs rescued from another shelter in the possible path of Hurricane Laura last August. Since then, this 10-year-old girl has undergone heartworm treatment...

 2021-01-23 08:36 

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PJP II girls clinch District 5-IV with scoreless tie vs. Christ Episcopal...

Jaguars hoping to get healthy before playoffs begin...

 2021-01-23 04:25 

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Joe Biden's $1,400 stimulus checks might take a while. Here's why Congress is reluctant....

WASHINGTON — Don't look for that $1,400 stimulus check from President Joe Biden anytime soon....

 2021-01-23 04:25 

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Joe Biden's $1,400 stimulus checks might take a while. Here's why Congress is reluctant....

WASHINGTON — Don't look for that $1,400 stimulus check from President Joe Biden anytime soon....

 2021-01-23 03:01 

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Pope John Paul II boys make it look easy in 8-0 win over Christ Episcopal...

No. 2 Jaguars score five goals over seven-minute span in first half...

 2021-01-23 03:00 

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Jesuit avenges recent loss to St. Augustine with 60-51 victory...

It's been a struggle keeping schedules intact with COVID-19 making a resurgence across New Orleans, but Jesuit and St. Augustine squeezed in a Catholic League matchup Friday night at the...

 2021-01-23 03:00 

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Shaw's big three come up big in double-overtime win over Country Day...

Isaiah Crawford, Rodney Phillips and Kam Johnson were key when Shaw made its move in the second quarter to get back in the game....

 2021-01-23 01:07 

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Man injured in Pines Village shooting Friday night, NOPD says...

A man was shot in the 4500 block of Francis Drive at around 5:43 p.m. on Friday, the New Orleans Police Department said....

 2021-01-23 00:30 

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Half of city's homicides, shootings occur in New Orleans East, in and near 9th Ward: MCC study...

New Orleans East and an area including the 9th Ward have borne the brunt of the gun violence that perennially plagues the city's streets over the last five years, according...

 2021-01-23 00:30 

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NOPD captain retires after 47 years on the force, prompting changes among agency brass...

Friday's retirement of a New Orleans Police Department captain who served the force for nearly half a century created a domino effect and prompted the agency to announce numerous personnel...

 2021-01-23 00:14 

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Longer eviction ban, Biden executive orders draw sighs of short-term relief in New Orleans area...

Struggling tenants, parents and unemployed workers in the New Orleans area welcomed a spate of pandemic relief this week, including a new extension on a federal eviction moratorium through March,...

 2021-01-23 00:00 

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Gun ditched in truck bed during foot chase through traffic linked to Harvey murder: JPSO...

A person of interest in a Harvey homicide who tried to evade arrest by darting through stopped traffic at a West Bank intersection tossed a gun into the bed of...

 2021-01-22 23:58 

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Ford Foundation president to be featured at virtual Bureau of Governmental Research annual luncheon...

The president of the Ford Foundation will discuss philanthropy and the public sector at an online webinar hosted by the Bureau of Governmental Research in February....

 2021-01-22 23:52 

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Marian Eades steps down after 25 years as Northshore softball coach...

She won 549 games in her three-decade-long coaching career...

 2021-01-22 23:45 

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'Controlled burn' of spilled oil planned near Pilottown in lower Plaquemines Parish...

A contractor will conduct a...

 2021-01-22 23:44 

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Check out the Fair Grounds entries for Saturday, Jan. 23 races...

Post time: 1 p.m....

 2021-01-22 23:41 

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Check out Chok's Choices for Saturday, Jan. 23, Fair Grounds races...

Picks made today for OFF track and OFF turf....

 2021-01-22 23:31 

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Two candidates qualify to finish Richard Tanner's term on Parish Council...

The widow of former St. Tammany Parish Councilman Richard Tanner was one of two candidates who qualified last week to complete what would have been her husband's third term as...

 2021-01-22 23:30 

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Walker: Hank Aaron passed through New Orleans one week before passing Babe Ruth...

Joe Scheuermann, like many other kids in New Orleans that day, was allowed to skip school on April 1st, 1974....

 2021-01-22 23:24 

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Gretna mayor, police chief, council members re-elected without opposition; lots of races in Westwego...

There's an election March 20 in Gretna. There just won't be many candidates on the ballot....

 2021-01-22 23:15 

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Toughest road trip in Pelicans' franchise history reaches an end vs. Timberwolves...

On an NBA road trip during a pandemic, there are only two places to go: the gym or your hotel room....

 2021-01-22 23:01 

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Federal judge sets November trial date for Jason Williams' tax fraud case...

Orleans Parish District Attorney Jason Williams has a new trial date in his federal tax fraud case -- and it gives him much more time to settle into his new...

 2021-01-22 22:45 

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Gretna man accused of impregnating 12-year-old girl pleads not guilty to first-degree rape...

John Quincy is also accused of sending text messages to a 9-year-old girl and looking down her shirt, authorities said....

 2021-01-22 22:30 

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Gia Baker chosen to fill open St. Tammany Parish School Board seat...

Gia Baker, a former educator in St. Tammany Parish public schools, was picked by the St. Tammany Parish School Board to fill the 9th District seat left open when Sharon...

 2021-01-22 22:12 

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Tulane baseball schedule to feature 32 conference games, home matchup with LSU...

Although the Green Wave is not expected to release its schedule until next week, coach Travis Jewett confirmed all 56 games on Friday....

 2021-01-22 22:00 

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Clancy DuBos: GOP lawmakers have suddenly found comfort with voting by mail...

Remember how Republican state lawmakers threw hissy fits last summer when GOP Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin suggested that Louisiana expand mail-in voting opportunities for the Nov. 3 elections in...

 2021-01-22 21:33 

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The Saints 2020 season, boiled down to the 10 numbers that defined it...

Maybe you're the binary type whose only measure of a season is a one or a zero: Did the New Orleans Saints win another Super Bowl title, or did they...

 2021-01-22 21:15 

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Restaurants step up for another fundraiser, but this time they're beneficiaries too...

In normal times, community groups and nonprofits turn to restaurants constantly to support their events. With the restaurant industry facing dire struggles in the pandemic, some New Orleans events are...

 2021-01-22 21:00 

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Commentary: Local Covid rules must apply equally to tourists, for everyone's safety...

With the arrival of Carnival season, New Orleanians are coping admirably with the realities of COVID-19. We are determined to celebrate in new, creative and — most importantly — safe...

 2021-01-22 20:58 

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Ponchatoula too much for Northshore girls to handle on their first night back...

Panthers were quarantined for 2 weeks and were without Coach Tory Hearn...

 2021-01-22 20:30 

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25-year sentence for Metairie man who pled guilty to attempted murder of ex-wife...

A Metairie man was ordered to serve 25 years behind bars after he admitted stabbing his former wife in the back during an argument....

 2021-01-22 20:30 

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Gia Baker selected by School Board as interim District 9 member...

Gia Baker, a former educator and special education facilitator in St. Tammany Parish public schools, was selected by the St. Tammany Parish School Board on Thursday to fill that body's...

 2021-01-22 19:55 

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First defendant sentenced to 21 months behind bars in staged accidents case...

A mid-level scammer in the federal investigation into truck accidents staged for insurance fraud was sentenced Friday to 21 months in prison, becoming the first defendant to be sentenced among...

 2021-01-22 19:47 

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Young Audiences Charter Association to take over Crocker College Prep in New Orleans next year...

Young Audiences Charter Association, a group that runs an arts-intensive public school in Jefferson Parish, next year will operate Lawrence D. Crocker College Prep, which lost its charter in December...

 2021-01-22 18:44 

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New smartphone app helps Louisianans curb the spread of COVID-19...

The COVID Defense app alerts users to potential exposures and lets them know if someone they were exposed to within a two-week time frame has tested positive for the virus....

 2021-01-22 18:29 

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NOLA Public Schools suspends mobile testing because of FDA concerns over "false negatives"...

After concerns were raised about the potential for false negative results, NOLA Public schools has suspended the use of coronavirus tests that were part of the school district's mobile testing...

 2021-01-22 18:25 

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Rouses co-owner apologizes for attending Trump rally, 'very poor judgment' in WBOK interview...
 2021-01-22 17:57 

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Sophie B. Wright hires Kenneth Dorsey Jr. as next football coach; previously held interim position at St. Aug...

Former St. Augustine interim football coach Kenneth Dorsey Jr. made an impression on many coaches when his Purple Knights nearly upset eventual state champion Rummel in the playoffs two seasons...

 2021-01-22 17:49 

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Saints reflect on an unforgettable year marked by unprecedented challenges. 'It was an escape'...

The 2020 New Orleans Saints season closed on a forgettable chapter with an uninspiring playoff loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but then again, many who were a part of...

 2021-01-22 17:47 

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Floats in the Oaks: City Park offers an all-star, COVID-safe, drive-through Mardi Gras parade...

Naysayers believed it couldn't be done. Tall Mardi Gras floats couldn't make it through the low-hanging oak trees, they couldn't survive for days in the New Orleans' winter weather, they...

 2021-01-22 17:30 

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Louisiana coronavirus: 1,796 more confirmed cases, 36 deaths reported Friday; see latest data...

The Louisiana Department of Health reported 1,796 more confirmed coronavirus cases and 36 more confirmed deaths in its noon update Friday....

 2021-01-22 16:44 

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Where are the Pelicans' elite competitors?...

When executive vice president David Griffin was asked about his roster in a preseason press conference, he made one thing perfectly clear....

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