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  1. Dottye Bennett, fixture of Charlie's Steakhouse for 53 years, dies at 90Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Dottye Bennett, taking a break from her job in this January 10, 2001 photo, celebrated her 50th year as a waitress at Charlie's Steak House uptown that year. in Metairie at St. Anthony Nursing Home.

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  2. Metairie man booked with 81 counts of child pornography possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Rex Gibson, 52, of 300 Ridgelake Drive, was booked Tuesday with 81 counts of possession of pornography involving a juvenile, an arrest report said. He was taken into custody at his residence following an investigation by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, the state Attorney General's Cyber Crime Unit, State Police and the Department of Homeland Security Authorities served a warrant and seized Gibson's computer.

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  3. Love thin-cut catfish? Here's how to make it at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Say thin-cut catfish and the first thing that most New Orleanians think of is the signature dish at Middendorf's Seafood Restaurant in Manchac, where pounds and pounds of fish fillets are sliced paper-thin, battered, deep-fried and then stacked in golden piles. Thin-cut catfish, however, is spreading to other restaurants these days, such as the New Orleans Hamburger and Seafood chain, which sees high demand for the dish, especially on Fridays during Lent.

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  4. New dog park opens in Old Metairie: See photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NOLA.com

    Four-legged friends have a new place to romp in Old Metairie: Jefferson Parish has opened a new off-leash dog park at the Wally Pontiff Jr. Playground at 1521 Palm Street. The new Pontiff Dog Park is on 25,000 square feet of "under-utilized land" at the playground.

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  5. Preservationists balk at Bourbon Street building expansion; City Council approvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NOLA.com

    Centerfolds at 411 Bourbon St. is slated to become a restaurant with the addition of a second-floor and a third-floor addition. that a New Orleans City Council vote on adding a third-story addition to a former Bourbon Street strip club sets a "dangerous precedent" because it did not include input from the Vieux Carre Commission.

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  6. Glassware enthusiasts flock to Pontchartrain Center for antique showRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NOLA.com

    Glassware enthusiasts filled the room at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner, each looking for that special piece to add to their collection. Table after table was filled with vintage glass in an array of colors with most pieces predating the buyers.

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  7. El Paso Mexican Grill to open in shuttered Mandeville eateryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NOLA.com

    El Paso Mexican Grill will open at 3410 U.S. 190 in Mandeville, adjacent to the post office, in a building recently vacated by Romano's Macaroni Grill. said they hoped to open within the next two months.

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  8. Burglary suspect left behind cellphone: JPSORead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NOLA.com

    David Barrilleaux, of Harvey, was booked with 20 counts of burglary. Detectives identified him as a suspect using a cell phone left behind at the crime scene.

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  9. After fatal Causeway crash, motorist 'failed miserably' on breath testRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NOLA.com

    The motorist who caused a fatal, pre-dawn wreck on the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway on Thursday was arrested after she submitted to a breath test for alcohol and "failed miserably," a bridge official said. Her name was not immediately released.

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  10. What's that house worth? From $60K to $1.1MRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NOLA.com

    Existing-home sales slid in February but remained above year ago levels both nationally and in all major regions, according to the National Association of Realtors . February sales were still 5.4 percent higher than a year ago.

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  11. Metairie man faces 20 years to life in prison in federal meth-trafficking caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | NOLA.com

    A 40-year-old Metairie man faces between 20 years and life in prison after he pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiring with others to use the U.S. mail and other shipping services to receive meth and then distribute the drug in the New Orleans area, court records show. Steven Lyons "acknowledged responsibility" for trafficking between 15 and 45 kilograms of meth as part of the conspiracy from at least Jan. 1 through Aug. 18 of 2016, according to Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans' office.

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  12. Louisiana police officer a 'Carnegie Hero' for saving two women from burning truck in MetairieRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | NOLA.com

    Louisiana State Police trooper Steven Paulus of Madisonville will be given a Carnegie medal of heroism for saving two women from burning after their rear-ended pickup truck caught fire on the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway . Paulus is one of 20 honorees announced Wednesday by the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission .

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  13. Baby Cakes keep Boudreaux nutria mascot, but skinnier, with better teethRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | NOLA.com

    Some New Orleans minor league baseball fans may still be reeling from the audacious November 15 announcement that the home team will henceforth be known as the Baby Cakes. But they can take some solace in the fact that when the first pitch is thrown on April 6, the club mascot, the beloved nutria Boudreaux, will be cavorting in foul territory and among fans as usual.

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  14. East Jefferson would get more full-time firefighters with proposed taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | NOLA.com

    File Photo - A referendum on the April 29 ballot is asking some Jefferson Parish voters to approve a 25-mill property tax that would be used to create a paid, full-time fire staff for the four fire stations that make up the Third Volunteer Fire District. That proposal, which would fold the Third District into the East Bank Consolidated Fire District, has sparked rumors of closures and decreased fire protection.

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  15. See the top 10 dog breeds in the New Orleans metro areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | NOLA.com

    Every year, the American Kennel Club releases its list of the 10 most popular pooch breeds around the country, but here we have the 10 top dogs of New Orleans and Metairie, according to the same organization's latest rankings for 2016.

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  16. New Orleans street closures to watch out for this week, including Touro and RoyalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | NOLA.com

    The Sewerage and Water Board is advising residents to expect several street closures in portions of New Orleans, as it performs work on sewer and water lines. Touro Street will be closed to traffic from Burgundy Street to Dauphine Street Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Cooper Construction Company will be performing water line repairs and street restoration in the Marigny area.

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  17. Donald Bohn Sr., second-generation auto dealer, dies at 93Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | NOLA.com

    Donald B. Bohn Sr., who spent four decades in the automobile-dealership business his father founded, died Friday, March 17, 2017, at his Metairie home. He was 93. Donald B. Bohn Sr., who spent four decades in the automobile dealership business his father founded, died Friday at his Metairie home.

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  18. Krispy Kreme is trading donuts for Mardi Gras beads until Tuesday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | NOLA.com

    Krispy Kreme is giving away a dozen free glazed doughnuts when customers bring in 12 pounds or more of Mardi Gras beads. If you're seeking the latter, the Krispy Kreme in Metairie is giving out a dozen glazed donuts for free to every customer who brings in 12 pounds or more of beads.

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  19. Wrestler from Metairie notches NAIA All-American honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | NOLA.com

    Wrestling was not Metairie-native Kyle Delaune's first sport of choice. Growing up playing at Little Farms Playground he did it all-- basketball, baseball, soccer and football.

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  20. Saints to hold private workout with Ohio defensive end Tarell Basham: sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | NOLA.com

    Ohio defensive end Tarell Basham competes in a drill at the 2017 NFL football scouting combine Sunday, March 5, 2017, in Indianapolis. The New Orleans Saints spent the Senior Bowl and combine doing homework on many of the defensive ends -- among other positions -- available in this year's draft, but they're still doing more research.

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