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  1. Brewsday Tuesday: Gnarly Barley opens for tours.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Best of New Orleans

    Hammond brewery Gnarly Barley Brewing Co. debuted its beer during American Craft Beer Week, a little earlier than anticipated, but co-founder Cari Caramonta says she and husband Zac, who attended previous years' events as beer fans, didn't want the brewery to miss exposure to local craft beer drinkers.

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  2. Uber controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 30 | Best of New Orleans

    The New Orleans City Council's Transportation and Airport Committee has deferred a vote on an ordinance that would allow hail-a-car apps such as Uber to operate in New Orleans.

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  3. Quotes of the week from U.S. Sen. David Vitter and Zach DasherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 23 | Best of New Orleans

    "I will lead. I'm not running for governor as a stepping stone. ... I'm not even running to gain a cameo appearance on Duck Dynasty ."

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  4. Solstice Celebration offers peak at Good Eggs' growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 18 | Best of New Orleans

    Good Eggs , which essentially operates as an online farmers market that delivers groceries, hosts a summer solstice party from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Saturday at its warehouse .

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  5. Important legislative victoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 16 | Best of New Orleans

    The recently concluded legislative session will likely be remembered for Gov. Bobby Jindal's signature on Senate Bill 469, which delighted Big Oil but could harm Louisiana for years to come.

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  6. The Legislature's GodzillaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    In a New York Times op-ed published late last month about Senate Bill 469, retired Lt.

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  7. Jindal presents second 'Governor's Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence'Read the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    In February, Gov. Bobby Jindal presented the first "Governor's Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence" to the Robertson family - the founders of the Monroe company Duck Commander and stars of the A&E reality-flavored favorite Duck Dynasty - and that award presentation will be one of the centerpieces of the show's Season 6 debut June 11. Now Jindal ... (more)

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  8. Mitch Landrieu's second term - and his obligationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    Mayor Mitch Landrieu's second inaugural address was more pep rally than policy, but that's how most inaugural speeches go.

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  9. The payday loan industry in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    The gentleman - suited up for political engagement and breathing a little heavy - handed over a press release when I answered in the affirmative.

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  10. Remembering John MaginnisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    All who follow Louisiana politics lost a great friend May 25 with the death in New Orleans of John Maginnis, the veteran political columnist and publisher of LaPolitics Weekly, at the age of 66. For four decades, Maginnis had no peer when it came to dissecting, analyzing and explaining Louisiana politics.

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  11. Texas-style abortion laws pass in Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    Louisiana likely will shutter three or four of the state's five abortion clinics, following the House passage of the "Unsafe Abortion Protection Act" by state Rep. Katrina Jackson, D-Monroe.

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  12. Remembering John MaginnisRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    All who follow Louisiana politics lost a great friend May 25 with the death in New Orleans of John Maginnis, the veteran political columnist and publisher of LaPolitics Weekly, at the age of 66. For four decades, Maginnis had no peer when it came to dissecting, analyzing and explaining Louisiana politics.

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  13. Quote of the weekRead the original story

    May 27, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    "A partnership cannot work when you have an absent partner. I thought there would be much more of a working relationship.

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  14. LGBT protections bill fails in committeeRead the original story

    May 27, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    A Louisiana Senate committee last week killed a bill that aimed to add sexual orientation and gender identity or expression to the state's discrimination criteria.

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  15. My session with BobbyRead the original story

    May 27, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    Sometimes I can tell what kind of day it's going to be when I walk up - it's a slight vertical incline - to the State Capitol in the morning.

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  16. John Maginnis: a fond farewellRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    All who follow Louisiana politics lost a great friend today with the passing of John Maginnis, the veteran political columnist and publisher of LaPolitics Weekly, at the age of 66. In recent months John battled a blood disorder, said friend and business partner Jeremy Alford, also a Baton Rouge-based political columnist and editor of LaPolitics.

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  17. Longtime Louisiana political writer John Maginnis diesRead the original story

    May 25, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    John Maginnis, whose syndicated column about all things Louisiana political appeared in newspapers around the state, died this morning at his home in New Orleans, according to a report on his website LaPolitics .

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  18. The money trainRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    It's just one of those stories I've heard, with variations, since the late 1980s - beginning when I was a kid following my sister around while she worked for the Rural Caucus, continuing into my brief stint clerking for the House Appropriations Committee coming out of high school and lasting throughout the past 12 years of covering the Capitol.

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  19. The battle of St. George and Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    The petition seeking to have residents in the unincorporated area vote on whether to incorporate as St. George is due to the Secretary of State's Office on July 23. If there are enough valid signatures, the issue could be placed on the Nov. 4 ballot.

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  20. Mitch Landrieu's second term - and his obligationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    Mayor Mitch Landrieu's second inaugural address was more pep rally than policy, but that's how most inaugural speeches go.

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