New Orleans Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. 6 key facts about the New Orleans school unification planRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | NOLA.com

    ... (Aug. 25), describing how the district will take on its new responsibilities over the next two years. In this, New Orleans is doing something unique. Traditional local school systems have been around for a long time; none has ever been designed for ...

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  2. Adopt-A-Block security camera program growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    More security cameras are rolling in New Orleans now, thanks to a program that is celebrating its one-year anniversary. Adopt-A-Block started in August of last year and is growing.

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  3. Inspector general questions $150 million in New Orleans firefighter pension disability payRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | NOLA.com

    Inspector General Ed Quatrevaux stopped short of accusing New Orleans firefighters of faking injuries late in their careers to pad their retirement payout, but he noted many have since moved on to "strenuous careers" in fields such as a plumbing, construction and carpentry. His comments came Thursday during an overview of actuarial reports from the New Orleans Firefighters' Pension and Relief Fund.

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  4. Drew Brees reps Saints as one of Pro Football Focus' best players from past decadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | Canal Street Chronicles

    Pro Football Focus shows Drew Brees some love, as they've named him their best Saints player from the past decade. It's hardly a no-brainer, but Drew Brees has made a tremendous impact for the New Orleans Saints organization since he was brought in through free agency in 2006.

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  5. Alligator bites man at Bayou Segnette State ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | The Times-Picayune

    ... rted the man to West Jefferson Hospital. Bayou Segnette State Park is located less than 30 minutes from downtown New Orleans on the west bank of Jefferson Parish.

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  6. Big Freedia gets probation, $35,000 fine for Section 8 theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | NOLA.com

    New Orleans bounce star Big Freedia, whose legal name is Freddie Ross Jr. was sentenced to three years of probation Thursday in U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Louisiana. She was fined $35,000, to be paid in increments of $500 per month, and she must do 100 hours of community service.

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  7. Doggy fashion show Bad to the Bone: Rescued on the Runway returns Sept. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | Best of New Orleans

    ... and awareness for local animal rescue groups. The show has since outgrown its original location at Republic New Orleans, raised thousands of dollars and facilitated the adoption of numerous shelter dogs. "[It was just] two women at a coffeeshop, and ...

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  8. Sheriff Gusman selects compliance director, Gary Maynard has 35 years corrections experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    ... of Gary Maynard as the new compliance director who will help run the jail. Prison watchers and advocates for New Orleans inmates expect the new compliance director will bring experience and new perspective to the jail. Maynard has nearly four ...

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  9. Stars align to host Raycom Media's Louisiana flood relief concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... to the good people of Louisiana." More than a dozen well-known artists will play in the concert, including New Orleans-based Better Than Ezra. Sonny Landreth, Chris Thomas King, MacKenzie Bourg, Luther Kent and Rockin' Dopsie have also joined the ...

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  10. Parishes urge hurricane preps as wave moves through CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    New Orleans city leaders say there's no harm in planning ahead just in case. Also, it's the height of hurricane season.

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  11. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... she founded The Our America Writers' and Artists' Project. (Source: Zack Tullier) Teresa Bruno, age 20, is from New Orleans. She grew up loving to write, but found new perspectives as part of The Project. (Source: Zack Tullier) Jeremiah Anthony ...

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  12. Report: Former FEMA head Michael Brown says 'touch ,' lauds...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | The Advocate

    ... Hurricane Katrina on Capitol Hill Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2005. ORG XMIT: *S18AD0651* Two photos show the changes to New Orleans in the two weeks since Hurricane Katrina. At right is a view of damage from looking from the west towards downtown New ...

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  13. Comedian Hannibal Buress in New Orleans Friday, show to benefit flood victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Comedian Hannibal Buress will be at the Joy Theater Friday for a stand-up performance, according to a press release from HUKA Entertainment. All proceeds of the show will be donated to the Baton Rouge Area Foundation's Louisiana Flood Fund , the release issued Thursday says.

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  14. Man receives life sentence for sex-trafficking girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    A Tennessee man has been sentenced to life in prison for his role in sex-trafficking two girls into the New Orleans area. In a Wednesday news release, U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite said 26-year-old Timothy Jones of Memphis lured underage girls into prostitution, beat them and kept all of their earnings for himself.

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  15. New Orleans-area residents warned about jury duty scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    The U.S. Marshals Service is warning New Orleans-area residents about scammers who are contacting locals with bogus claims of missed jury duty, demanding personal information and even payment to avoid legal trouble. Spokesman Brian Fair tells news outlets that swindlers have been calling potential victims in order to trick them into handing over money or revealing personal information such as social security numbers.

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  16. St. Rose native grows to international fame with music careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | NOLA.com

    ... the musician had his own band called "Feelings." "Feelings" was featured at weekly local establishments in New Orleans. The group also made appearances in Italy, Brazil and Switzerland. He worked with Feelings from 1978-2003 before going solo. Brown ...

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  17. Resident launches fundraiser for flood victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... more than 1,200 lives. A resident of Gulf Shores, Alabama at the time, Ronan traveled with her church to New Orleans, Louisiana, to reach out to the masses who were without the most basic of life's necessities. "I have trauma from Katrina a it was ...

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  18. Former Maryland corrections official picked to oversee Orleans Parish jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... we are pleased that Sheriff Gusman has selected one of the candidates recommended by the Plaintiffs, the City of New Orleans, and the Department of Justice. We look forward to the parties' continued cooperative efforts towards reaching substantial ...

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  19. Invest 99 slow to develop, but may be in southern Gulf by weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | NOLA.com

    ... closely watching the developing system for signs it might move towards the northern Gulf Coast, including New Orleans. "The big driver of movement will be the position and strength of the large mid/upper-level high pressure ridge that will be over ...

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  20. City of New Orleans urges vigilance for Invest 99Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | The Times-Picayune

    There's still little certainty as to where the unorganized weather system in the Caribbean Sea known in the as Invest 99-L will head, but forecasters say it is highly likely to develop into a tropical depression or storm in the coming days. On Thursday , New Orleans officials urged residents and businesses to be prepared and stay informed as the disturbance could impact the Gulf Coast.

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