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  • 46 min ago | via The Times-Picayune 

    James Andrews to play Ooh Poo Pah Doo Bar Monday (Ma...

    James Andrews to play Ooh Poo Pah Doo Bar Monday in memory of his cousin, Travis 'Trumpet Black' Hill Basking in the afterglow of the 2015 Jazz Fest , the New Orleans music community was shocked to hear that on Monday one of its rising stars, 28-year-old Travis "Trumpet Black" Hill, had died unexpectedly . According to a statement from his publicist, Hill succumbed to an infection that spread quickly after a recent minor dental procedure.

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  • Thursday Apr 30 | via Dayton Daily News 

    GREEN, Beverly Carol

    News Death Notice GREEN, Beverly Carol Was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on December 14, 1961 to the late Reverend Ellis Larry Green, Sr. and the late Edith Green. She was the sixth and youngest living child born to this union.

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  • Wednesday Apr 29 | via NOLA.com 

    Emilo 'Monk' Dupre, 70, was a political activist who...

    Emilo Joseph "Monk" Dupre, a community leader who was devoted to his family, politics and the New Orleans Jazz Fest , died on Sunday , his 70th birthday, of kidney failure at St. Joseph Hospice in River Ridge. A lifelong New Orleanian who graduated from St. Augustine High School and Xavier University, he had been the executive director of the Mid-City Community Development Corp., which worked to create quality low-income housing.

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  • Monday Apr 27 | via NOLA.com 

    Katherine Florent, who worked with homebuyers and se...

    Katherine Joyce Scott Florent, who was active in her church and in organizations that helped homebuyers and senior citizens, died April 19 in her New Orleans home. She was 85. Ms.

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  • Saturday Apr 25 | via NOLA.com 

    Negro Leagues legend Wesley Barrow remembered 50 yea...

    A small but hardy group of City of Gretna officials, former players and media members Saturday afternoon huddled around the freshly painted grave New Orleans Negro Leagues legend Wesley Barrow at New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery in Gretna to honor a man who managed, mentored and influenced hundreds, if not thousands, of New Orleans-area youth. Clutching wind-blown umbrellas and standing in puddles, the group held a brief ceremony dedicating a new grave marker for Barrow's burial spot, which had been unmarked for nearly half a century, since the man known as "the Skipper" died on Christmas Eve in 1965.

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  • Saturday Apr 25 | via Cleveland Daily Banner 

    Sterling Allen Daubner

    In 1954, she graduated from Sophie Newcomb, the women's college of Tulane University in New Orleans, La. While at Tulane, she met and married Robert L. Allen, MD, her husband of 31 years who passed away in 1986.

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  • Wednesday Apr 22 | via NOLA.com 

    Garic 'Nikki' Barranger, a lawyer and New Orleans Ja...

    Garic Kenneth "Nikki" Barranger, a Covington lawyer who also was active in musical and theatrical pursuits, died April 15 at St. Tammany Parish Hospital in Covington. He was 80. A senior partner in the Covington law firm of Barranger, Barranger, Jones Fussell, Mr. Barranger probably was best known for representing Covington in Ross v.

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  • Wednesday Apr 22 | via NOLA.com 

    Lutheran High School's Gryphon Gala dedicated in mem...

    There was much to commemorate at this year's Lutheran High School's annual Gryphon Gala. The event, now in its 38th year, gathered school parents, administration and supporters at the school's Atonement Fellowship Center in late March to raise funds for the school, but to also honor those who taught and attended.

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  • Sunday Apr 19 | via NOLA.com 

    Broadway's 'Fun Home,' featuring part-time New Orlea...

    This photo provided by O&M Co shows Sydney Lucas as Small Alison, Beth Malone as Alison, and Emily Skeggs as Medium Alison in "Fun Home" at Circle in the Square Theatre in New York. "Fun Home," with a book and lyrics by Lisa Kron and music by Jeanine Tesori, played for four months at the off-Broadway Public Theater last year.

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  • Friday Apr 17 | via The Times-Picayune 

    Former Holy Cross, East Jefferson football Coach Hen...

    Funeral services and burial for former Holy Cross and East Jefferson football coach Henry Rando are scheduled for Friday and Saturday here in the New Orleans.

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  • Thursday Apr 16 | via NOLA.com 

    Slain Tulane law student Sara LaMont 'always was the...

    Sara LaMont was celebrated as "a brilliant, shining star," by dozens of friends, faculty and family members who gathered in her memory Thursday at Tulane Law School's Weinman Hall. In an emotional tribute, punctuated in equal measure by laughter and tears, LaMont's radiant life over 25 years outshined the dark domestic violence that wrought its premature end.

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  • Wednesday Apr 15 | via NOLA.com 

    Bubbly, talented singer and fearless girly girl: Mot...

    Six-year-old Karissa Wise was fearless. Friends described her as a daredevil who never let anything get in the way of her fun.

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  • Wednesday Apr 15 | via NOLA.com 

    Fund established for Kenner mother, daughter who die...

    Friends have established a fund to help relatives of Elizabeth Braddock, 32, and her daughter, Karissa Wise, 6, cover the costs of their funerals. Mother and daughter died Tuesday afternoon when their sport utility vehicle plunged into a drainage canal in Metairie during a rain storm.

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  • Tuesday Apr 14 | via The Lakeland Ledger 

    ANDERSON, CAROLEE

    CAROLEE ANDERSON, 75 Winter Haven Hospital POLK CITY - Mrs. Carolee Anderson, age 75, of Polk City passed away Monday, April 13, 2015, in Winter Haven. Mrs. Anderson was born to Angles & Ethelyn Trosclair in New Orleans, LA, and had lived in this area since 1981.

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  • Tuesday Apr 14 | via NOLA.com 

    Man died of 'manual strangulation' on General Ogden ...

    A 55-year-old man who died Friday following a domestic disturbance incident on General Ogden Street was killed by "asphyxia due to manual strangulation," Coroner Dr. Jeffrey Rouse said Tuesday. New Orleans police said they were called to investigate a "man down" in the 1300 block of General Ogden around 9:40 p.m. Witnesses told police they saw the man and his girlfriend arguing outside of a home, and that the man punched and kicked the woman.

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  • Tuesday Apr 14 | via Greenwich Citizen 

    Percy Sledge, who sang 'When A Man Loves a Woman,' dies

    Percy Sledge during 38th Annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Presented by Shell - Percy Sledge and Blue Eyed Soul Revue at New Orleans Fair Grounds in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Photo: Getty Images Percy Sledge and Buddy Guy, inductees during 20th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony - Red Carpet at Waldorf Astoria in New York City, New York, United States.

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  • Monday Apr 13 | via NOLA.com 

    Michael Guillot, De La Salle High's former president...

    Michael Guillot, a longtime Catholic educator and former president of De La Salle High School in New Orleans, died Sunday at his home in New Orleans. The cause was melanoma, said his son, Ted.

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  • Sunday Apr 12 | via NOLA.com 

    Fallen New Orleans firefighter honored at memorial i...

    The late Steven Anthony Hester, who was a firefighter with the New Orleans Fire Department for 18 years, was honored during the 2015 Louisiana Fallen Firefighter Memorial April 11 in Baton Rouge. The late Steven Anthony Hester, who was a firefighters with the New Orleans Fire Department for 18 years, was among seven men honored during the 2015 Louisiana Fallen Firefighter Memorial hosted by the State Fire Marshall's Office and the Walk of Honor Foundation April 11 at 8181 Independence Blvd. in Baton Rouge.

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  • Wednesday Apr 8 | via The Times-Picayune 

    Funeral, burial services set for former Holy Cross, ...

    Funeral services and burial for former Holy Cross and East Jefferson football coach Henry Rando are scheduled for April 17 and 18 here in the New Orleans metro area.

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  • Tuesday Apr 7 | via NOLA.com 

    NOPD officers recognized at awards ceremony

    Rodney Thomas II, son of NOPD Officer Rodney Thomas, who was killed in a hit-and-run on I-10 in 2013, accepted a medal of valor in his dad's honor at an NOPD awards ceremony. for what city leaders called "outstanding work in the line of duty."

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