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  1. Live updates: New Orleans Pelicans open regular season at MemphisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | NOLA.com

    The New Orleans Pelicans open the 2017-18 regular season on Wednesday night against the Memphis Grizzlies at the FedEx Forum. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday night will also be Pelicans guard Tony Allen's first time playing at the FedEx Forum since he left Memphis to sign with New Orleans in the offseason.

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  2. NOPD to carry Narcan; Mayor Landrieu announces new plan to combat opioid epidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | NOLA.com

    The New Orleans Police Department will soon be carrying and administering naloxone, a drug that revives overdosing patients, Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced Wednesday at a press conference to launch the city's new plan to address opioid addiction and overdose. New Orleans saw 166 deaths from opioid overdose in 2016 and overdoses accounted for more deaths than homicides for the first year ever, Landrieu said.

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  3. Mom said dead toddler son injured in repeated falls: Kenner policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | NOLA.com

    A woman accused in the death of her bruised and malnourished 2-year-old son told Kenner police the boy injured himself in several falls, according to the lead investigator on the case. Kenner Detective Peter Foltz took the witness stand Wednesday morning in Jefferson Parish commissioners' court to testify about the case against Twynea Thomas.

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  4. Denzel Washington's 'Roman J. Israel, Esq.' to 're-premiere' at N.O. Film FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | NOLA.com

    Technically, when director Dan Gilroy's drama "Roman J. Israel, Esq." plays at the New Orleans Film Festival on Wednesday night , it won't mark the film's premiere.

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  5. Louisiana to get only about $70 million as first offshore oil revenue payment, feds sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | NOLA.com

    Louisiana will only get about half of the $140 million maximum in offshore oil revenue sharing it was expecting under the federal Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act , a state official said Wednesday . Such a lower amount would require paring down coastal restoration and hurricane protection projects in the 2019 fiscal year or finding the money elsewhere, Chip Kline, deputy director of the Governor's Office of Coastal Activities, told the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority.

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  6. Magic in the Moonlight hung the moon and stars for partygoersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | NOLA.com

    Though a few hairstyles may have wilted in the heat, partygoers kept their cool at Magic in the Moonlight presented by the Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust on Oct. 13. This soiree, as many will agree, is one of the prettiest of the fundraising season, with the New Orleans Botanical Garden providing a beautiful backdrop that even the most weather-weary partygoer can frolic. Proceeds from the dinner benefit capital projects of the garden.

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  7. School bus, or prison bus? Students learn about prison in effort to reduce dropout rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | NOLA.com

    Anthony Williams stood at the back of a school bus in the St. Roch neighborhood Wednesday morning as 21 Encore Academy seventh-graders piled onto the vehicle. Although some students joked the vehicle was reminiscent of the New Orleans party buses, they soon learned they were in for a different experience.

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  8. Tires on fire in New Orleans East send black smoke into air: NOFDRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | NOLA.com

    The New Orleans Fire Department said firefighters worked to put out a one-alarm fire after tires caught fire near Michoud Boulevard and Chef Menteur Highway in New Orleans East Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Burning tires sent a plume of black smoke in the air in New Orleans East Wednesday afternoon , fire officials said.

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  9. 34-year-old man wanted for aggravated assault with firearm: NOPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | NOLA.com

    The New Orleans Police Department is looking for Sidney Frazier, 34, in connection to an aggravated assault with a firearm and, in a separate incident, domestic abuse battery. ( Officials are looking for a 34-year-old man in connection with an aggravated assault with a firearm and, in a separate incident, domestic abuse battery, according to a press release from the New Orleans Police Department.

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  10. Accused cop-killer Travis Boys halts jury selection by rubbing feces on his faceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | NOLA.com

    Travis Boys, 35, is accused of fatally shooting NOPD Officer Daryle Holloway during an escape from custody in June 2015. when he emerged from a bathroom break rubbing feces on his face, according to two law enforcement sources.

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  11. Chaotic cane fields-- Chalmette High teacher delves into St. Bernard's bloody pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | NOLA.com

    Although most known for its world-class fishing and seafood , St. Bernard Parish is also rich in history. Historian and Chalmette High School teacher Chris Dier has long been fascinated by the past, but one story in particular captured his attention -- the 1868 massacre in the local cane fields.

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  12. Coast Guard patrol boat catches fire in GulfportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | NOLA.com

    A fire damaged the Coast Guard Cutter Brant early Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 while the vessel was docked in Gulfport. The blaze was extinguished by the Gulfport firefighters.

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  13. 'Easy Does It' cast and crew celebrate at wrap partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | NOLA.com

    As timing would have it, the end of principal photography of "Easy Does It" coincided with the New Orleans Film Festival . But for the movie cast and crew - who were no doubt also attending festival films and fetes - the party on Oct. 14 at the home of movie executive producer Alexa Georges and Jerry Armatis was a relaxed, still festive way, to mark the occasion.

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  14. New Orleans' low-barrier homeless shelter gets an operatorRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 18 | NOLA.com

    New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu's administration is putting the final touches on a deal to open a new, low-barrier homeless shelter on the second floor of the former Veterans Affairs hospital on Gravier Street. City officials last month selected the Start Corp., a Houma nonprofit organization, to run the 100-bed facility.

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  15. Louise S. McGehee School celebrates Eileen Powers' 20 years of serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | NOLA.com

    More than 80 members of the Louise S. McGehee School family gathered for a special dinner at Ralph's on the Park on Sept. 13, to celebrate Headmistress Eileen Power's 20th, and final, year at Louise S. McGehee School.

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  16. My child is gone, but millions of others face opioid crisis | LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | NOLA.com

    My only child, Halley Borenstein, died of a heroin overdose in January after a period of hard-sought and inspiring sobriety and recovery. Despite the fact that Halley suffered from 15 years of active addiction, his health insurance company would only pay for 30 days of inpatient treatment.

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  17. Want to sail Lake Pontchartain on a tall ship? 2018 is your yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | NOLA.com

    The Oliver Hazard Perry, based in Newport, Rhode Island, is one of several historic sailing ships that will dock in New Orleans April 19-22, 2018 for Tall Ships New Orleans. Tall Ships America , which promotes and sponsors sail training across North America, is working with local civic leaders to bring a fleet of historic sailing ships to New Orleans, including three that will be open to the public for sailing trips on Lake Pontchartrain.

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  18. Judge finds suspect competent to stand trial in JPSO deputy killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | NOLA.com

    After another heated, two-hour hearing, a Jefferson Parish district court judge found Jerman Neveaux competent enough to assist attorneys with his defense against charges that he gunned down Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office Detective David Michel. Neveaux's defense attorney, Martin Regan, argued his client should be declared incompetent because his cognitive function is low due to lead poisoning as a child and head injuries he received as a result of excessive force used by deputies during his arrest in the shooting.

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  19. Class-action lawsuit challenging Louisiana's public defense system can proceed, judge rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | NOLA.com

    An East Baton Rouge judge has allowed a class-action lawsuit challenging the constitutional effectiveness of Louisiana's public defense system to move forward. Judge Todd Hernandez of the 19th Judicial District Court denied a state motion to dismiss the suit, which names Gov. John Bel Edwards, Chief Public Defender Jay Dixon and all members of the Louisiana Public Defender Board as defendants.

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  20. LSU, Tulane to play men's basketball exhibition for hurricane relief: sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | NOLA.com

    Tulane's basketball media day at Devlin Fieldhouse on campus in New Orleans, Monday, October 31, 2016. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com LSU and Tulane will play a men's basketball exhibition Oct. 31 at Devlin Fieldhouse in New Orleans for hurricane relief.

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