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New Orleans, Louisiana is located in Orleans Parish. Zip codes in New Orleans, LA include 70123, 70122, and 70177. The median home price in New Orleans is $169,000 which is roughly $130/per square foot. More New Orleans information.

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2 hrs ago | Uptown Messenger

Man critically wounded in Central City shooting

A man was critically wounded after being shot several times Tuesday night on Seventh Street in Central City, New Orleans police said.

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6 hrs ago | NOLA.com

First arrest made in connection with murdered Reserve couple, more suspects sought

Federal authorities have made the first arrest in connection with the double-homicide of Kenneth and Lakeitha Joseph , the Reserve couple whose bound and drowned bodies were recovered last month from the Intracoastal Waterway , three law enforcement sources confirmed Wednesday.

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7 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Guide visitors to New Orleans Jazz Fest 2014 with great books from local authors

Folks from New Orleans love to explain their city to visitors, but it's hard to keep up with crowds pouring into town for New Orleans Jazz Fest 2014 .

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7 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Top New Orleans public school choices in OneApp are Edna Karr, Baby Ben

Eighty percent of students who applied for a New Orleans public school seat through the centralized OneApp system got one of their top three choices for the fall, according to first-round data released Wednesday.

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10 hrs ago | WWL-TV New Orleans

NOPD officer arrested on child pornography charges

According to the Louisiana Attorney General's Office, Bradley Wax, 54, has been arrested and charged with 38 counts of possessing pornography involving juveniles.

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10 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

Carol Fleischman, 79, dances her way through seven days of New Orleans Jazz Fest each year

Carol Fleischman of New Orleans dances with an old friend, Rick Skillings of Orlando, Fla., in front of the Sheraton Fais Do-Do stage on the opening day of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell, Friday April 23, 2010.

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11 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

Creole World: Photographs of New Orleans and the Latin Caribbean Sphere exhibition and book debuts

Instead of just exploring the Creole influences in New Orleans, acclaimed photographer Richard Sexton turned his selective eye toward other cities as well in the Caribbean basin for his latest book, "Creole World: Photographs of New Orleans and the Latin Caribbean Sphere" .

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11 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Louisiana Senate to consider equal pay proposal

Senators will consider whether to prohibit private businesses in Louisiana from paying unequal wages to employees of different genders for the same job.

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13 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Brazil spices New Orleans Jazz Fest 2014 with music, art, parades and more

Giant Brazilian snake invades New Orleans Jazz Fest 2014 . That's the tabloid headline for the smart cultural exchange that will bring nearly 100 Brazilian musicians, dancers, puppeteers, artists, and cooks to the New Orleans Fairgrounds, April 25 - May 4. And don't let the big snake frighten you.

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14 hrs ago | WWL-TV New Orleans

Murder-for-hire plot alleged in slaying of husband on Willow Street

A husband shot to death on Willow Street in west-Carrollton last summer was the victim of his estranged wife's plot to have him killed, New Orleans police allege in court documents and recent testimony, but defense attorneys are already questioning whether investigators identified the correct triggerman in the case.

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18 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

St. Tammany Art Association hosts 'Get Fired Up!' to raise money for new kiln

That's the cost of one raffle ticket being sold as part of "Get Fired Up!," the St. Tammany Art Association 's current fundraiser for a new kiln for its ceramics studio.

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22 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

New Orleans Jazz Fest food, what's good, where to find it and what's missing in 2014

New Orleans Jazz Fest is host to more than 70 food vendors . It is almost as tough to decide where to eat as it is to decide which musical act to catch.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Mickey Easterling's wake

A celebration of the life of Mickey Easterling, a New Orleans philanthropist and party giver who died April 14, was held at the Saenger Theatre Tuesday evening April 22, 2014.

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The Times-Picayune

French Quarter T-shirt shop owners fight back against crackdown

Sadiq Khan, 70, wants people to know that he is a father of four and grandfather of seven; that he immigrated to the United States from Southeast Asia in 1973 and later became a naturalized citizen.

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WDSU-TV New Orleans

Star Tulane football recruit charged with rape

A recently enrolled Tulane University student who is regarded as one of the top newcomers to the Green Wave football team has been charged with rape, the WDSU I-Team has learned.

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NOLA.com

Best bets for the first weekend of the 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest

The 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest stretches over two weekends -- Friday, April 25, to Sunday, April 27; and Thursday, May 1, through Sunday, May 4. The full schedule for all seven days of the New Orleans Jazz Fest of music may be too much of a good thing: How do you decide which acts to see? Here is a recap of Best Bets for the first weekend of the ... (more)

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NOLA.com

Welcome to the 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest, which will be the same, but different

When the 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest opens at the Fair Grounds on Friday, April 25th, it will look and feel much like last year's festival, and the one before that.

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NOLA.com

As New Orleans ranks among worst cities for bike deaths, can Jefferson Parish prevent similar accidents?

A map created by the Regional Planning Commission shows areas of concern for bikers in Jefferson Parish, based on traffic speed and density; previous crash locations; and difficult crossings on bridges and underpasses.

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The Times-Picayune

What's a great New Orleans building? See Richard Sexton's picks -- and add your list

Richard Sexton knows what he likes about New Orleans. Two decades ago, the acclaimed photographer and architectural thinker put a Bywater bathroom on the cover of his first book about the city, "New Orleans Elegance and Decadence."

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Sunherald.com

Hancock County sends case of dismembered woman to Louisiana

The unsolved killing of a dismembered New Orleans woman is being turned over to police in Kenner, La., and the Jefferson Parish District Attorney's Office.

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