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  1. Orleans School Bd. Picks New SuperintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Thenew995fm.com

    Without a permanent Superintendent since Daryl Klibert resigned in April 2012, the Orleans Parish School Board has voted unanimously to select Henderson Lewis, Jr. as the new chief of schools. Lewis, Superintendent of East Feliciana Parish Schools and a member of the St. Bernard Parish School Board, was chosen following an hour-long executive session.

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  2. Arc of GNO Hopes To Sell More Recycled Beads In 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Thenew995fm.com

    Arc of Greater New Orleans, the non-profit organization that sells recycled Mardi Gras beads to float riders during Carnival, is hoping for a big response as it's set a goal to sell more beads this year than last. Last year the group sold about 150,000 pounds of beads.

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  3. NOPD Investigating Bomb ThreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Thenew995fm.com

    New Orleans Police found nothing after investigating a bomb threat at the under construction LSU University Hospital building on Tulane Avenue.

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  4. New Orleans Police Now Carrying Teddy BearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Thenew995fm.com

    The 500 bears, donated by Arnaud's Restaurant, are part of a new program from New Orleans Police Supt. Michael Harrison aimed at helping children cope after becoming a victim of crime.

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  5. Anti-Crime Rally Moved To Thursday, Jan. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Thenew995fm.com

    An anti-crime rally that was scheduled to be held at noon Tuesday on the front steps of New Orleans City Hall has been rescheduled for Thursday, Jan. 22, from 11am to 1pm. Jason Kruppa, acting spokesman for Citizens Against Crime, the group spearheading the rally, tells News/Talk 99.5 WRNO they want to begin a dialogue with officials about a "People's Plan" to address violent crime in the city.

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  6. ESPN: Dennis Allen Hired By SaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Thenew995fm.com

    ESPN reports that the former head coach of the Oakland Raiders reportedly has been hired to serve as a senior assistant to Saints defensive coordinator, Rob Ryan. It will be Dennis Allen's second stint in New Orleans.

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  7. Final Phase of BP Trial To BeginRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Thenew995fm.com

    Lawyers for the government and oil giant BP are preparing for a trial in New Orleans that could add more than $13 billion in penalties to the billions BP already has shelled out as a result of 2010 Gulf oil spill. The government argues that BP should pay as much as $4,300 per barrel spilled after the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion at BP's Macondo well.

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  8. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Thenew995fm.com

    "Our convention is an appointment show, so that our members make appointments to meet with each other and put together itineraries," says Bob Rouse, PR Director for the National Tour Association, one of the groups involved with the show. The other two are the United Motorcoach Association and the Faith Travel Association.

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  9. Judge Won't Stop Work On New Streetcar LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Thenew995fm.com

    A federal judge says she won't stop construction on a new streetcar line in New Orleans while a group sues to get detailed archaeological and environmental studies of the project. The New Orleans Advocate reports that District Judge Nannette Jolivette Brown says plaintiffs did not offer any evidence that the job involves federal money.

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  10. Speakers' Program And March Highlight MLK Day In New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Thenew995fm.com

    A week of events in New Orleans marking the birthday of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. culminates today on the national holiday. The city's official MLK Day program will be held on the front steps of City Hall beginning at 9am, followed by the 29th Annual MLK Memorial March at 9:45am.

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  11. Cuba Could Be Major Market For La. RiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Thenew995fm.com

    Louisiana Rice Promotion Board chairman Kevin Berken says lifting the Cuban trade embargo could mean the return of a major market for Louisiana rice. He says Cuba imports about 600,000 metric tons of rice a year, with Vietnam as its biggest supplier.

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  12. $1 M Powerball Prize ClaimedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Thenew995fm.com

    Louisiana Lottery officials say 42-year-old Derick "Pete" Blakeney, of Laurel, claimed the prize from the Jan. 14 drawing. His Quick Pick ticket matched all five white-ball numbers, but missed the red Powerball number.

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  13. Sydney Torres Meets With Mayor and Suspends CommercialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Thenew995fm.com

    New Orleans businessman Sydney Torres, a recent critic of the city's efforts to combat crime in the French Quarter, joined in a two hour meeting with Mitch Landrieu on Friday and said afterward that he would suspend the broadcast of television commercials that have been critical of the mayor. FOX 8 reported that Torres and other representatives of French Quarter business interests met with Landrieu and NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison.

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  14. Carnival Krewe Asks NOPD Chief To Reconsider Time-Off DecisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Thenew995fm.com

    FOX 8 News reports that The Mystic Krewe of Nyx has asked New Orleans Police Chief Michael Harrison to make an exception to a new time-off rule during Carnival. The severe manpower issue prompted Harrison to rescind furloughs for NOPD personnel during the Carnival season.

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  15. NOPD Investigates Kidnapping and RapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Thenew995fm.com

    The 24-year-old victim was abducted at gunpoint around 3:30 p.m. in the 4900 block of Demontluzin Street after she got out of her vehicle. A gunman forced her back into her car and then picked up two other men and drove to New Orleans East where the three sexually assaulted her.

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  16. NOOP Investigates Reported Kidnapping and RapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Thenew995fm.com

    The victim was abducted at gunpoint in the 4900 block of Demontluzin Street around 3:30pm after she got out of her vehicle.

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  17. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Thenew995fm.com

    A federal judge in Baton Rouge says he won't drop his temporary order against enforcing Louisiana's latest abortion law. Judge John deGravelles says it stands until a March 30 hearing about whether to continue the ban until there's a verdict in the case.

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  18. NOPD Officer SuspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Thenew995fm.com

    A veteran New Orleans police officer has been placed on emergency suspension after his arrest for his role in a domestic incident. Authorities say Officer James Cunningham was involved in an altercation about 4:30 a.m. Tuesday with a 35-year-old woman.

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  19. ProjectNOLA Proposes FQ Crime-Fighting IdeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Thenew995fm.com

    FOX 8 reports that ProjectNOLA, the organization that has worked to provide surveillance cameras to businesses and residents of New Orleans, has proposed a new crime-fighting idea for the French Quarter and downtown area. The founder and head of the group, Bryan Lagarde, is suggesting that vetted volunteers be brought in to monitor the images from surveillance cameras in real time so that officers could be alerted immediately to suspicious or criminal activity.

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  20. Town Hall Meeting On N.O. Smoke Free Law Set For TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Thenew995fm.com

    Members of the public who missed out on the first chance to comment on a controversial proposal to ban smoking in bars and casinos in New Orleans will get a second chance tonight. Latoya Cantrell and Susan Guidry, the two City Council members sponsoring the smoke-free law, are hosting a town hall meeting to receive additional public input on the proposal.

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