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  1. Loyola mourns loss of long-time photographer Harold BaquetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    Loyola University New Orleans mourns a beloved member of its university community. Award-winning photographer and longtime university employee Harold Baquet passed away Thursday following a seven-year battle with cancer.

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  2. Carrollton Avenue church hosts prayer vigil after Charleston AME shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    Central St. Matthew United Church of Christ is hosting a prayer vigil this evening to seek healing for the people of the Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston and for the United States as a whole following this week's massacre of nine people there. The vigil, hosted by the New Orleans Association of United Church of Christ, begins at 5 p.m. today at the church at 1333 South Carrollton Ave. "Let us join together to pray for the people of Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church and for the racial divide that exists in our country today," according to an announcement from the church.

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  3. Drexel Drive, Washington Avenue slated for temporary closures for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    A portion of Drexel Drive will temporarily close this week to allow the construction of a new pedestrian bridge serving Xavier University students, followed by the temporary closure of Washington Avenue next week, the city of New Orleans announced. Drexel Drive will be closed between Pine and Short streets for a week starting at 5 a.m. Monday, June 22, and the parallel section of Washington Avenue will be closed from Monday, June 29, to Friday, July 3. The construction work will only take place during daylight hours.

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  4. Carjacker kept victim inside vehicle, police sayRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    An armed carjacker held his victim inside his own vehicle until he managed to escape Friday morning, New Orleans police said. The victim, a man in his mid 20s, was confronted by an armed man who demanded his vehicle, but the suspect "then forced the victim inside of his vehicle and continued driving in the area until the victim fled from the vehicle after it stopped," according to the initial NOPD report.

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  5. Victim identified in Walmsley Street shooting as manner of death remains under investigationRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    The 25-year-old man fatally shot on Thursday inside a Walmsley Street home while police say his girlfriend was playing with a gun has been identified, though the coroner said he is continuing to review evidence in the case. "This death is considered under investigation at present," Rouse said.

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  6. Lower Garden District block of Prytania to close for utility workRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    A block of Prytania Street in the Lower Garden District will be closed over the weekend for utility work, according to the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans. The block of Prytania between Jackson Avenue and Josephine Street will close to traffic at 7 a.m. Saturday, June 20, and remain closed until 7 p.m. Sunday, according to a S&WB news release.

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  7. Tulane student charged with arson in burning of car in the university areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    A Tulane student has been charged with arson in the March burning of a car on Pine Street in the university area, New Orleans authorities announced. Grant Morris surrendered to authorities today on a charge of simple arson in connection with a vehicle that was set fire March 26 in the 700 block of Pine Street, according to a New Orleans Fire Department news release.

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  8. Allan Katz and Danae Columbus: Statewide elections coming before votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    Obviously hungry for new leaders at the state level, New Orleans voters had three opportunities yesterday to hear from various candidates for state-wide office, now that campaign season is ramping up after the conclusion of the 2015 legislative session. State Rep. John Bel Edwards, Lt.

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  9. University-area robbery solved, pharmacy robbery investigation progresses, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    Investigators have solved an armed robbery from May in the university area and are pursuing strong leads in the late-April robbery of a popular Uptown pharmacy, New Orleans police announced Wednesday. Meanwhile, they are continuing to investigate the armed robbery of a woman in Broadmoor, a purse-snatching on South Carrollton Avenue, and a late-night incident where a man's wallet was taken on Constance Street.

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  10. Advertiser Bulletin: Major Estates Auction This Weekend at Crescent City Auction GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    The contents of this home at 3711 St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans - the former residence of world-famous author Anne Rice - will be part of the auction. New Orleans history and lore will be front and center at Crescent City Auction Gallery's two-day estates auction slated for June 20-21, in the firm's gallery at 1330 St. Charles Avenue.

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  11. Intruder taped victim's mouth shut in Broadway Street home invasion, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    The intruder in a Broadway resident's bedroom early Sunday morning had taped her mouth shut with duct tape, but she still managed to frighten him off before he could harm her, New Orleans police said, as investigators continue to follow leads in the search identify him. The victim, a 20-year-old woman, had only moved into the house in the 1700 block of Broadway with her roommates at the beginning of the month, said NOPD Sgt.

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  12. Plan to replace Octavia Street home splits city demolition panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    An architect's plan to tear down an Octavia Street house he uses as a rental property and replace it with a home for himself that he described as more in keeping with the neighborhood drew mixed reviews Monday from the city's demolition panel, who sent it with a split vote to the New Orleans City Council for a final decision. Robert Stumm told the Neighborhood Conservation District Advisory Committee that he has owned the house as a rental property for about 10 years, but now he and his wife want to move there.

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  13. Two women sought for questioning in Baronne Street robbery, police sayRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    New Orleans police are seeking the public's help in identifying two women they want to question in connection with a robbery over the weekend on Baronne Street in Central City, authorities said. The robbery took place around 4:30 a.m. Saturday, June 13, near Baronne and Josephine Streets, according to a NOPD report.

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  14. Block of Prytania Street reduced to one lane for two weeksRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    A block of Prytania Street will be restricted to a single lane of traffic for two weeks for underground repairs and repaving, officials with the city of New Orleans said, just two blocks down from another section slated to be closed for at least six more weeks. Only traffic headed in an Uptown direction will be allowed through the 3800 block of Prytania for the next two weeks, starting today , according to a news release from the city.

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  15. Owen Courreges: 'Stand Your Ground' is no license to killRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    One of the chief headaches one gets from monitoring the news cycle relates to the fact that it isn't self-correcting. A tiny seed of disinformation grows to become a sturdy tree of conventional wisdom.

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  16. Woman awakened by intruder in Broadway Street home, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    A 20-year-old woman was awakened by an intruder in her Broadway Street home with his hand over her mouth overnight, New Orleans police said Sunday morning. The victim woke up in her home in the 1700 block of Broadway shortly after 4:30 a.m. Sunday, June 14, to find a man "standing over her with his hand over her mouth," according to the initial NOPD report.

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  17. Family dispute leads to shooting on Leonidas, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    A dispute between a man and his child's uncle led to a shooting Friday morning on Leonidas Street, New Orleans police said. The victim, a man in his late 20s, "was involved in a verbal altercation with his child's uncle" just before 8 a.m. Friday, June 12, inside a home in the 1400 block of Leonidas Street , according to the initial police report.

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  18. Children's Hospital, preservationists clash as former NOAH buildings declared landmarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    The Children's Hospital master plan, with buildings to be saved marked in blue, and new buildings in orange. The collection of nine former New Orleans Adolescent Hospital buildings acquired by Children's Hospital will receive landmark protection, but the rest of the 17-acre site will not, a city panel ruled Thursday - effectively allowing the demolition of six dilapidated NOAH buildings in the near future and defining the path ahead for the expansion of Children's Hospital.

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  19. Dozens more Uptown residents join lawsuit over damage from drainage workRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    A crack is visible in a foundation that attorney Michael Whitaker says is only 9 years old in the 2500 block of Napoleon Avenue. Attorney Michael Whitaker listens as the Rev.

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  20. "Frozen" and Cool Zoo open Audubon's "Dinner and a Zoovie" seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    A screening of Disney's smash hit "Frozen" and an evening at the Cool Zoo attraction will open Audubon Zoo's "Dinner and a Zoovie" series on Friday. The Cool Zoo opportunity begins at 6 p.m., a dance party will start around 7:15 p.m., and the movie will begin around 8:30 p.m. Friday, June 12. Admission is $10 for the Cool Zoo and movie together, or $5 for just the movie.

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