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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 $185,000 which is roughly $139/per square foot. More New Orleans information.

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New Orleans East Hospital opens quietly, still seeking accreditation ...

After nine years of talk about the importance of restoring emergency room services and surgical care in a section of New Orleans hit hard by Hurricane Katrina, city leaders did little to publicize the July 12 launch of operations at the publicly owned facility.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

Lucky accident brings photo treasures to Pete Fountain

Karen and Johnny Jones from Kentwood walked into the Amtrak station with a box of treasures for famed New Orleans musician Pete Fountain.

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NOLA.com

Tango stars come to New Orleans to perform for Casa Argentina celebration

Even though the crowd was at the Casa Argentina gala on July 12 to celebrate the 198th anniversary of Argentina's Independence , what may have been the lure to the Marriott Hotel/Convention Center was the featured entertainment.

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Uptown Messenger

Is a ban on smoking 'even money' for New Orleans bar owners?

Carrollton Station owner Michael Miller explains his experience taking his bar smoke-free to a handful of non-smoking advocates, members of the media and smoker Elizabeth Stella on Wednesday afternoon.

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NOLA.com

Voting surges on last day to pick New Orleans area minority entrepreneur for profile

Thursday is the last day to vote in our call for readers to pick a New Orleans area minority entrepreneur to be profiled by NOLA.com The Times-Picayune.

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NOLA.com

Better transit is the path to progress in New Orleans: Simran Noor

Should it take up to two hours to get to work door-to-door? Should lack of transportation prevent families from getting what they need to get by and thrive? No, but unfortunately, this is the situation in New Orleans.

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WNOE-FM New Orleans

Serpas Wants LSP To Patrol I-10 In N.O.

Facing a critical manpower shortage, NOPD Superintendent Ronal Serpas is asking the state to permanently assign state troopers to handle enforcement along the I-10 system in the city of New Orleans.

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NOLA.com

Folk blues guitarist Chris Smither returns to New Orleans with a new career retrospective album, recorded here last year

Over the course of 2013 and early 2014, he estimates, Chris Smither spent more time in his hometown of New Orleans than he had in the whole 50 years prior.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Times-Picayune

New Orleans welcomes books by local authors, and with local flavor, to end July

Miller, a fixture in New Orleans' tango-dancing scene, also is an associate professor of Spanish and Portuguese at Tulane University.

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WNOE-FM New Orleans

Accused Bourbon Street Shooter Appears In Court

The only suspect arrested so far in connection with a deadly gunfight on New Orleans' Bourbon Street has made a brief court appearance with new lawyers.

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NOLA.com

Murder suspect's brother arrested in May shooting in Treme

Toran Duhon, 23, was picked up by NOPD officers Tuesday morning in eastern New Orleans and booked into Orleans Parish Prison on charges of attempted second-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon.i The second of two brothers accused of shooting a man on a Treme street corner in May has been arrested, court records show.

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Forbes magazine weighs in on Uber debate in New Orleans: 'Old Guard vs. New'

Forbes magazine writer John Kartch weighed in this week on the debate over Uber or other digital transportation applications trying to enter the New Orleans market, depicting frustrations of entrepreneurs, technology industry members and business groups in their support for Uber against resistance from the taxi and limousine industry.

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The Times-Picayune

Bianca Del Rio to bring 'Rolodex of Hate' tour to New Orleans' House of Blues on Dec. 13

Back in the day, the best way to catch Bianca Del Rio's drag act was to track her down at her many New Orleans stops, most notably the iconic gay dance club Oz.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

New Orleans' cigarette butt recycling program first of its kind in U.S.

NEW ORLEANS The city of New Orleans and the Downtown Development District is starting a new program to clean up and recycle something that has become a real problem, cigarette butts.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

NOPD searching for man wanted for Uptown shooting

New Orleans police are asking the public's help in finding a man wanted for a Sunday shooting that happened in a busy stretch of Carrollton Avenue.

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The Advocate

Advocate staff photo by Daniel Erath -- Anthony Recasner

Louisiana ranks among the worst states in the nation when it comes to the well-being of its children in the Annie E. Casey Foundation's Kids Count Data Book released Tuesday.

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Uptown Messenger

New Orleans officials: Proclamation commending Operation Save America ...

An image of the official proclamation welcoming Operation Save America to New Orleans was circulated among the group's members online.

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NOLA.com

An uncomfortable truth: When you're shot in New Orleans, police have little medical assistance to offer

When the bullets stopped flying on Bourbon Street around 2:45 a.m. on Sunday, June 29, many New Orleans police officers responded exactly as most would expect after a mass shooting: rushing to the scene, looking for gunmen and victims, calling for ambulances.

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NOLA.com

Beyonce and Jay Z have a mini-vacation, New Orleans style

In town for their "On the Run" tour, Beyonce and Jay Z with baby Blue and sister Solange were spotted having fun around New Orleans.

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FBI arrests 2nd suspect in Memorial Day murder

New Orleans authorities have arrested a second suspect accused in a fatal Memorial Day shooting in the Lower 9th Ward, according to a statement released Tuesday from the New Orleans-based FBI bureau.

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