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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 $179,900 which is roughly $123/per square foot. More New Orleans information.

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8 min ago | The Times-Picayune

2 jailed, 1 dead in shooting of NOPD officer during robbery attempt, authorities say

The day after a New Orleans police officer was shot and wounded during an attempted armed robbery at a Marigny po-boy shop early Sunday, authorities say, all three suspects were either in jail or dead. Officer Jonathan Smith, 44, who was working an off-duty, uniformed security detail at Gene's Poboys, remained hospitalized in stable condition.

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1 hr ago | The Times-Picayune

Dire condition of New Orleans elementary highlights need for school maintenance fund, supporters say

Joan Reilly, principal of Homer A. Plessy Community School in New Orleans, is an optimist. So when the state Department of Health and Hospitals inspector met her for a tour of the A. P. Tureaud Elementary campus in the 7th Ward, after her charter organization rented the building and just one month before she was to welcome students back from vacation, she thought, "Nothing a coat of paint can't fix."

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3 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Zwanze Day in New Orleans (Sept. 20) means special beers on tap at Avenue Pub

Every year on that day, beer-drinkers from America to Japan tap into one of the very rarest brews in the world: Zwanze, an experimental beer created annually by the Cantillon brewery in Belgium. Avenue Pub , 1732 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, is one of about 25 bars in the U.S. to receive a keg of the rare beer, meaning a limited number of local beer drinkers get to taste the special brew.

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6 hrs ago | Best of New Orleans

What's new with New Orleans Suspects: interview

Though Ouroboros is the third album from the New Orleans Suspects, CR Gruver, who's on keyboards, electric kazoo, drums and vocals, says it's really more like the band's first. "It's our first all-original studio , so we're kind of putting it out there, making a statement as to who we are as a band and who we are, musically," he says.

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7 hrs ago | WWOZ

"The vigilante mob broke into the back of the jail."

The prison was located where the Municipal Auditorium stands today, just across Rampart Street where Cosimo would record New Orleans' musical history at his J&M Recording Studio. Cosimo's father, John Matassa, established the family's grocery store a couple blocks further from the massacre so he must have referred to this incident in teaching his son the immediacy and gravity of stirring New Orleans' racial sensitivities.

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11 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

New Orleans should let millennials take the lead on innovations like Uber: Seth Guidry

In recent years, New Orleans has become a hotbed for young people wanting to start businesses and innovate, but city officials are still behind the times. Disruptive technologies that have been popping up in most states across the country are having a hard time taking off in Louisiana -- and New Orleans specifically -- because of outdated regulations and a reluctance to change.

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15 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Letter: Failure of New Orleans levees caused Katrina devastation

While it is lovely and life-affirming to read about the efforts of St. Phillips Baptist Church for the citizens of New Orleans immediately following the landfall of Hurricane Katrina, and to read about these renewed relationships on the nine-year anniversary , it is necessary to correct an unfortunate and widely held misconception. Hurricane Katrina did not damage New Orleans.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Times-Picayune

'Baking for Breast Cancer' fundraiser is Oct. 4 in New Orleans

The Amazons, a New Orleans-based benevolent society, will host the third annual "Baking for Breast Cancer" fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society's "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" campaign. Admission is free and open to the public.

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

New Orleans Police arrest man in officer shooting

A commissioning ceremony on the U.S.S. Orleck took place this weekend. September 15 marks the 69th anniversary of the commissioning of the U.S.S. Orleck.

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The Times-Picayune

Gretna Police find one suspect in New Orleans police officer shooting dead, another wounded

Gretna Police on Sunday found a dead man inside a white SUV in Marrero and another suffering from a gunshot wound in an apartment complex in Gretna. Both match the descriptions of suspects in the shooting of a New Orleans police officer earlier in the day, said Gretna Police Chief Arthur Lawson.

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The Times-Picayune

Fire early Sunday destroys eastern New Orleans warehouse

A four-alarm fire early Sunday destroyed a warehouse in eastern New Orleans that had been abandoned since Hurricane Katrina struck nine years ago, the New Orleans Fire Department said. Firefighters battled the four-alarm blaze at 4701 Downman Road for more than two hours, said Firefighter Michael Williams, a department spokesman.

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NOLA.com

New Orleans Police Supt. Michael Harrison to give update on early Sunday shooting of officer at 10:30 a.m.

New Orleans Police Supt. Michael Harrison will hold a 10:30 a.m. Sunday news conference to provide an update on the shooting of an unidentified officer who was attacked while working a paid detail in front of a restaurant at the corner of Elysian Fields and St. Claude avenues in the Faubourg Marigny.

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NOLA.com

Rodeo New Orleans rides high in the city

Bronc riding, tie-down and break away roping, trick riding, bull riding, barrel racing and rodeo clowns could only mean that Rodeo New Orleans was in town. Kicking off Saturday at University of New Orleans Lakefront Arena, the rodeo attracted young and old, some wearing cowboy boots and Stetson hats , and the floor of the arena, more used to concerts, was now covered with a sort of clay-like mixture, making it just the right staging area for rodeo.

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NOLA.com

New Orleans' economic strategy aims to connect all residents to job opportunities: Mayor Mitch Landrieu

New Orleans' economy is experiencing unprecedented growth. We are the fastest-growing major city in America.

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NOLA.com

Miss America 2015: Louisiana's Lacey Sanchez honors New Orleans with feathered stilettos

Contestants vying for the Miss America title showed off some fancy footwear along a New Jersey boardwalk. The traditional "Show Us Your Shoes" parade on Saturday featured 53 Miss America hopefuls riding down Atlantic City's boardwalk in convertibles, each sporting creatively decorated shoes to evoke their home state.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

NOLA.com

Boy shot in knee Saturday night in eastern New Orleans

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Live music in New Orleans for Monday, Sept. 15, 2014: Jon Cleary at the Maple Leaf

Jon Cleary will lead his Absolute Monster Gentlemen at the Maple Leaf on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014.

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NOLA.com

New Orleans man convicted of manslaughter in stabbing death of his boyfriend

A 50-year-old man who claimed he killed his boyfriend in self defense has been convicted of manslaughter in the 2012 stabbing death. An Orleans Parish jury late Friday found Kristen Hunter guilty in the death of Marcel Ivory, who was stabbed once below his collarbone and died of a severed aorta in Central City.

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NOLA.com

Honduran children settle 'uneasily' in New Orleans, NPR reports

Members of the Congress of Day Laborers plan a meeting on Wednesday, July 16, 2014. The Hispanic population of greater New Orleans has shot up, most recently due to economic and social problems in Honduras.

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WDSU-TV New Orleans

New welding facility open at NASA's Michoud Assembly center in N.O. East

The top NASA space structure has been building products for nearly 50 years. On Friday, city leaders and officials with NASA cut the ribbon on the manufacturing center at the Michoud facility in New Orleans east that will connect New Orleans to future space missions on Mars.

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