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  1. Why go backwards by hiring Warren Riley? | OpinionRead the original story

    May 1, 2018 | NOLA.com

    Has New Orleans already forgotten how much anguish -- and civil liability -- a dysfunctional police department can cause a city? Or how easy is it to slide back into the dynamics that cause routine and deadly violations of constitutional rights and make officers' lives more difficult? Those are just some of the questions with which Mayor-elect LaToya Cantrell will have to contend if she decides to appoint Warren Riley as the director of homeland security, an influential position over law enforcement in the city.

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  2. Armed robbers steal every package from Postal truck in 7th Ward: NOPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | NOLA.com

    Two armed men robbed a postal truck of all of its packages in 7th Ward Thursday morning, according to police.( A United States Postal Service truck was robbed late Thursday morning in the city's 7th Ward, New Orleans police said. Around 11:19 a.m., a 27-year-old postwoman was walking back to the USPS truck near Frenchman and North Prieur Street when an armed man in a red mask demanded, "Give me this," police said in a preliminary report.

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  3. Friday's 'Dunc & Holder:' Pelicans grabbing for the brooms; Saints schedule bonanzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | NOLA.com

    The New Orleans Pelicans crushed Portland in Game 3 and are grabbing for the brooms in the NBA Western Conference playoffs. Plus, the New Orleans Saints ' schedule is out.

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  4. Waffle House customer shot at fleeing robbers on Elysian Fields: NOPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | NOLA.com

    A customer at a Waffle House on Elysian Fields Avenue shot at two men as they fled the scene Thursday night , New Orleans police said. Two men with handguns entered a Waffle House in the 2900 block of Elysian Fields Avenue around 10:13 p.m. Thursday.

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  5. Sunny Friday expected in New Orleans, but rain on the way for the weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | NOLA.com

    The weather looks great in New Orleans on Friday but rain is on the way for the weekend, according to a forecast from the National Weather Service . Friday: Sunny, but a little chilly in the morning .

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  6. 'BOO-GIE' chants and energy have Pelicans looking for moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | NOLA.com

    When an image of DeMarcus Cousins flashed on the video boards inside Smoothie King Center during an NBA playoff game Thursday , many in the sellout crowd stood and cheered. Just as Anthony Davis wanted, Cousins received an ovation during the New Orleans Pelicans ' 119-102 victory against the Portland Trail Blazers.

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  7. Millage is essential to West Bank flood protection | LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | NOLA.com

    As a member and the president of the Homebuilder's Association of Greater New Orleans, I find it necessary to write this letter of support for the upcoming vote relative to the maintenance of the levee protection system now in place in West Jefferson. The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-West 's referendum on April 28 is vitally important to West Jefferson homeowners and businesses.

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  8. Meet the 6 tall ships docking in New Orleans this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | NOLA.com

    Six historic tall ships arrived in New Orleans Thursday for Tall Ships New Orleans 2018, a four-day event featuring free ship tours , sailing trips on Lake Pontchartrain and riverfront fireworks. Four of the historic ships are docking at Woldenberg Park on the edge the French Quarter and will be open for free tours starting at noon Friday and running through Sunday evening.

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  9. Opposition to anti-bestiality bill is clearly homophobic | OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | NOLA.com

    In this file photo, Sen. J.P. Morrell, D-New Orleans, speaks on the last day of the 2015 legislative session at the Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge. But now that lawmakers are trying to protect the children and, you know, protect the turtles, some conservatives are opposed with a slippery slope argument that gay people might benefit.

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  10. Stacy Head gets booze permits moved from agency she calls 'inept,' possibly corruptRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | NOLA.com

    New Orleans City Councilwoman Stacy Head 's long-running effort to change how the city handles alcoholic beverage permits are handled at City Hall briefly went off the rails Thursday after an employee in the department that currently issues liquor licenses challenged her effort. But by the slimmest of margins, her colleagues okayed the switch.

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  11. How the Rwandan genocide and first graders help explain NOPD's culture changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | NOLA.com

    NOPD officers take part in a peer intervention training program called "EPIC" at the NOPD Training Academy on Lakeshore Drive. EPIC uses research on bystandership concepts and role play to teach officers to police each other by intervening if someone gets hot-headed including using too much force and other challenges working out in the field Wednesday, May 17, 2017.

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  12. 'He was considered by many to be the black analogue to Paul Prudhomme'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | NOLA.com

    The Times-Picayune is marking the tricentennial of New Orleans with its ongoing 300 for 300 project, running through 2018 and highlighting 300 people who have made New Orleans New Orleans, featuring original artwork commissioned by NOLA.com The legacy : In 1987, Chef Austin Leslie went prime-time thanks to the critically acclaimed but short-lived NBC sitcom " Frank Place ," for which he -- and his New Orleans restaurant, Chez Helene -- served as inspiration. But he was a star in New Orleans long before that, recognized as much for his singular style -- highlighted by mutton chop sideburns and an always-present captain's hat -- as he was for the Creole-informed soul food that came out of his kitchen.

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  13. Vehicle abandoned on Crescent City Connection, search for driver underway: NOPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | NOLA.com

    Several agencies were searching for a motorist late Thursday after a vehicle was found abandoned at the top of the Crescent City Connection--with clothing nearby, according to the New Orleans Police Department. Officers learned of the abandoned vehicle just before 9 p.m., the NOPD said.

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  14. New Orleans woman pleads guilty to assault on postal workerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | NOLA.com

    A New Orleans woman pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to using a metal bat to threaten a letter carrier after the two "exchanged words" during mail delivery to the woman's home. Anitra Smith, 37, pleaded guilty to one count of assaulting, resisting or impeding certain officers or employees, according to court documents filed as part of Smith's plea agreement.

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  15. Anthony Davis leaves playoff game against Blazers with thumb injury, returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | NOLA.com

    The New Orleans Pelicans played for a moment Thursday in the first quarter without Anthony Davis on the floor or the bench. The All-Star forward went to the locker room with about 2 minutes left in the first quarter of an NBA playoff game against the Portland Trail Blazers to treat what the team said was a thumb injury.

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  16. Man found guilty of killing Bridge City bicyclist in hit-and-run crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | NOLA.com

    A New Orleans man was found guilty Wednesday night of fatally striking a bicyclist on a Bridge City road last year and then leaving the scene, according to the Jefferson Parish District Attorney's Office. Taurus C. Hale, 21, who was 20 and living in Marrero when the crash occurred, was convicted by a Jefferson Parish jury of hit-and-run driving causing death or serious bodily injury.

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  17. New Orleans Film Society frolics at Midnight in the Garden GalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | NOLA.com

    Creating the right mood for a gala isn't an easy accomplishment. So when the New Orleans Film Society hosted its "Midnight in the Garden Gala," expectations were high, as previous year's fetes had been smash successes.

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  18. 'It sounded like an explosion': 6 shocked by power line at Metairie hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | NOLA.com

    Debbie Rogers had just arrived to open her Metairie store, Causeway Upscale Consignment and Design Center, around 9:45 a.m. Thursday when a loud boom echoed through the air. "It sounded like an explosion," said Rogers, who thought perhaps a vehicle had crashed on the busy Causeway Boulevard overpasses and roadways that run in front of her business.

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  19. Top donors to Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans celebrated at special eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | NOLA.com

    The eighth annual Goldring-Woldenberg Major Donor Dinner at the Windsor Court Hotel honored 57 top contributors to the Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans 2018 Annual Campaign on March 22 at the Windsor Court Hotel. Since 1913, the Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans has served as the central coordinating body for the Jewish community, funding organizations such as AVODAH: The Jewish Service Crops, Jewish Children's Regional Services, National Council of Jewish Women and Touro Infirmary, among others.

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  20. LSU baseball looks to fix road woes at South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | NOLA.com

    LSU infielder Jake Slaughter is forced out at first base by Tulane infielder Trevor Jensen at Turchin Stadium in New Orleans on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. I thought, we just couldn't finish it off.

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