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  1. Making a Difference: Serving up the skills kids need to 'ace' their futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    Using the game of tennis to teach life lessons to the youth of New Orleans is how one organization is making a difference. Co-founders David Schumacher and Anna Monhartova created the aptly named "A's and Aces"to build a healthier, safer and more successful future for kids in New Orleans through improved literacy, positive behavior, citizenship and the enjoyment of tennis for life.

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  2. Jefferson Parish Council expected to vote Wednesday on ride-share service ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    A vote on an ordinance that would regulate ride-sharing companies in Jefferson Parish is expected during Wednesday's parish council meeting. The plan at last month's council meeting was to decide on an ordinance that would have regulated ride-share services like Uber, but the council deferred the issue for the second time.

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  3. US Army Corps welcomes new leader with 'Change of Command' ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District celebrated the tenure of a new leader during change of command ceremony Tuesday. After the passing of the command flag, Col.

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  4. Bond reduced for man accused in vehicular homicide of NOPD officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    Bond has been set at $1 million for the Pharmacy Student charged with vehicular homicide, accused of killing a New Orleans Police Officer. The bond for a man accused in a fatal crash that killed New Orleans Police Officer Natasha Hunter has been reduced from $1 million to $200,000.

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  5. Fallen officer's legacy remembered year after his deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    The New Orleans Police Department is honoring one of their own in a push to keep the legacy of a fallen officer alive. It has been one year since NOPD Officer Daryle Holloway was shot and killed while transporting a prisoner.

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  6. Heroin on streets of Hammond straight from MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    A drug-related homicide near a Hammond playground last week has authorities still searching for a third suspect, and local leaders focused on the growing problem of cheap heroin and synthetic marijuana on the streets of their community. "Our heroin that we are seeing locally is a direct highway from Mexico into our communities," said an uncover Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office narcotics investigator.

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  7. NOPD continues redeployment efforts by closing 7 police stations after 10 p.m.Read the original story

    Jun 19, 2016 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    Only one of eight police stations across the city will be open to the public after 10 p.m., seven days a week, beginning Monday, the New Orleans Police Department said. It's all part of an effort by the Police Department to increase manpower on the streets of New Orleans.

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  8. Orlando couple at Pride Parade honor friends who died at Pulse nightclub shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    Before the start of the 2016 New Orleans Pride Parade, hundreds gathered on Elysian Fields Avenue to remember the names of the 49 victims who died in the Orlando nightclub shooting. Among the victims were three of Spencer Duhm and his fiance's friends.

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  9. Gunmen attack 11 friends at home in AlgiersRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2016 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    A group of 11 friends had just returned to a home in Algiers around early Saturday when they were surprised by masked gunmen. The victims told police they thought they were being pranked when they answered a knock at the door around 1 a.m. and saw three men wearing ski masks.

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  10. Signs along Mandeville lakefront warn residents about alligator dangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    An increase in the number of alligator sightings along the Mandeville lakefront has prompted city officials to begin posting warning signs for residents. The signs have drawn attention this week after a boy was killed by an alligator at a Disney resort in Orlando.

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  11. Pride Festival, Pride Parade to affect traffic this weekend around French QuarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    City leaders want to advise motorists about increased traffic during the New Orleans Pride Parade Saturday night in the French Quarter. The annual New Orleans Pride Festival began Friday.

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  12. Amite student banned from graduation walks the stage month laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    An honor student and star athlete banned from his own graduation because of his facial hair walked across the stage nearly a month later. On May 18, during the Amite High School graduation, Andrew Jones was stripped of his cap and gown and the opportunity to participate in his graduation.

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  13. UNO touts economic impact, importance to NOLA economy in new reportRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2016 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    At a time when state government budget problems make future funding for college campuses uncertain, the University of New Orleans is making the case for its importance to the New Orleans area economy. The university released an analysis by its Division of Business and Economic Research showing that the university spent $75 million in the last state fiscal year.

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  14. Amite student banned from graduation, graduates month laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    Andrew Jones was hoping to be on the receiving end of his high school diploma from Amite High School, but on graduation day last Wednesday, the future wide receiver for Southeastern Louisiana University says he wasn't allowed to march. Andrew Jones was hoping to be on the receiving end of his high school diploma from Amite High School, but on graduation day last Wednesday, the future wide receiver for Southeastern Louisiana University says he wasn't allowed to march.

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  15. Defendants to remain locked up; funds for their defense still uncertainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    Delays have been the one consistency in seven serious felony cases. Some have dragged out for years in Orleans Criminal District Court.

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  16. Police seek 'armed, dangerous' New Orleans man wanted in connection with Hammond murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    New Orleans police are searching for a man wanted in connection with the first murder that was reported in two years in the city of Hammond. Kevin Mullens, 31, is being sought this week on charges of first-degree murder and carjacking, the New Orleans Police Department said in an update.

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  17. Shady business: Poisoned trees on Baronne Street have some concernedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    The city of New Orleans is trying to find out who poisoned eight trees in the Central Business District. The trees line Baronne Street, and the city said they're dying after being injected with an herbicide.

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  18. City, state, federal officials and festival organizers ready for New Orleans Pride 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    Of course, after last weekend's shooting in Orlando that claimed the lives of 49 people, safety is on everyone's mind. During a news conference Thursday, city, state and federal officials detailed how they plan to make this an enjoyable yet safe weekend for everyone.

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  19. Shady business: City investigating poisoned Baronne Street treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    The city of New Orleans is trying to find out who poisoned eight trees in the Central Business District. The trees line Baronne Street, and the city said they're dying after being injected with an herbicide.

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  20. Heat advisory issued until Friday evening, doctors urge residents to take precautionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory in the New Orleans area from Thursday, June 16, at 11 a.m. until Friday, June 17, 2016, at 7 p.m. Most importantly, please stay hydrated. Be sure to drink plenty of water, and don't wait until you're thirsty.

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