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We gave you 50 New Orleans sips and bites, and readers gave us 30 more

What New Orleans restaurant dishes do you crave? We made a list of 50 dishes and drinks that we always look forward to eating, from baked Alaska at Antoine's to egusi soup at Bennachin.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

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Pitch night in New Orleans slideshow: 9 ideas for improving education

The New Orleans-based 4.0 Schools incubator for education startups held one of its biannual pitch nights on Friday where entrepreneurs from around the country got four minutes each to sell their ideas to an audience that provided digital feedback.

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Part 2: How one New Orleans neighborhood worked to reopen its school -- and lost

In Part 1 of this story , Hollygrove leade r s chose a charter operator to run the school in their neighborhood, Paul L. Dunbar Elementary.

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"Be A Tourist" Campaign Launches In New Orleans

As tourism typically slows down in August and September in New Orleans, tourism leaders are encouraging locals to dine out and play tourist to support local merchants, from now through the end of September.

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Rebirth Brass Band unveils New Orleans music video to kick off 20-city national tour

Rebirth Brass Band has unveiled a new music video keyed to a 20-city national tour that begins in New York City, Aug. 1. The veteran New Orleans ensemble, which won its first Grammy Award in 2012 , released a new album, "Move Your Body" in April.

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Magazine ranks Louisiana No. 1 for 'business climate;' Baton Rouge and New Orleans in top 5 for potential growth

New rankings pin Louisiana as the state with the best business climate, and Baton Rouge and New Orleans as among the cities with the greatest potential for growth.

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Satchmo Summerfest New Orleans opening reception offers preview for festival and Louis...

Strike up the band - or in the case of Satchmo Summerfest New Orleans - the bands, as this annual festival, now in its 14th year, brings in local, national and international musicians to perform in celebration of New Orleans' native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong.

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Body shop owner arrested in fatal hit-and-run of NOPD officer Rodney...

Bill Cager, 35, pleaded guilty as charged in the July 7, 2013 fatal hit-and-run of NOPD officer Rodney Thomas.

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Investigation continues into armed robbery of Dryades Street house party, police say

After arresting one man in an armed robbery of a Dryades Street house party earlier this week, New Orleans police are still actively investigating the second suspect in the case, they said this week.

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Mexican food is everywhere in New Orleans, from new taquerias to Emeril's and beyond

Guillermo Peters' conflicted relationship with Mexican cuisine dates back at least as far as 1997, the year he opened a place called Taqueros in Kenner.

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What New Orleans public transit can glean from Houston's reset of its bus routes

Houston's public transit managers picked up a large eraser 18 months ago and wiped clean that city's map of its tangled bus routes.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

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New lights are on the way for St. Roch

People gather for the fifth district anti-crime walk in New Orleans Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

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Richard Sexton's 'Creole World' wins national praise and Dirty Linen party in New Orleans

Ask New Orleans folks what "Creole" means and you won't get a lot of agreement. Photographer Richard Sexton takes a stab at the question in "Creole World: Photographs of New Orleans and the Latin Caribbean Sphere," a grand new book and free exhibit that runs through December 7 at the Historic New Orleans Collection .

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Satchmo SummerFest, Sarah McLachlan, and more things to do in New Orleans Friday

Satchmo SummerFest gets rolling at the Old U.S. Mint, and Sarah McLachlan spins ballads at the Saenger Theatre on Friday .

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Readers' pick of New Orleans minority business owners strives to advance her firm and the city

For Iam Tucker, being a business owner in New Orleans is about more than presiding over the workings of an office.

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Bassist George Porter Jr. keeps New Orleans music alive with The Funky Meters

The seemingly casual funk instrumentals that The Meters recorded in New Orleans around 1970 have become touchstones of American music, but the records stand outside the mainstream of funk in a way that belies their importance.

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NOPD officer charged with sex crimes involving juvenile bonds out of jail

The 26-year veteran on the New Orleans Police Department faces two counts of indecent behavior with juveniles and two counts of sexual battery on a juvenile.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

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Toddler shot in triple shooting released from hospital

Three weeks after New Orleans police say two men opened fire on a group of people in Zion City, the remaining victim, 3-year-old Na'Tosha Thompson, is out of the hospital.

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NOPD: 5 arrested after shooting homeless people with pellet gun across New Orleans area

New Orleans police said three men and two women were arrested early Wednesday morning after they shot at homeless people across the New Orleans area overnight.

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After shootout near Arabi, two New Orleans men and an Arabi woman arrested

After a shootout between passengers in two vehicles driving toward Arabi on Monday evening, two New Orleans men and an Arabi woman were arrested, according to information provided by both the New Orleans police and the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office on Wednesday.

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