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  1. Parking Meter Rates Would Go Up Under Landrieu ProposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Thenew995fm.com

    It may soon cost you more to park on the streets of New Orleans. Mayor Mitch Landrieu is proposing hiking parking meter rates next year.

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  2. NOPD, Tulane Police Arrest Suspect In Armed RobberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Thenew995fm.com

    Footage from a security camera shows the suspect in an Oct. 10 armed robbery on Tulane's Uptown campus. A 20-year-old man is under arrest in an armed robbery on Tulane's Uptown campus on Oct. 10, the NOPD and Tulane Police announced Thursday.

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  3. Landrieu Outlines 2016 Budget PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Thenew995fm.com

    Landrieu is proposing that New Orleans Police receive $10 million more than 2015, the 6th straight year the department's budget has increased. The money would go towards an additional 150 NOPD officers, more overtime, and a 15 percent pay raise.

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  4. New Orleans Inspector General & Police Monitor Agree To SplitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Thenew995fm.com

    The move comes after months of friction between Ed Quatrevaux and Susan Hutson over just how much control the OIG has over the IPM's office. The agreement would set up a dedicated funding stream for Hutson's office of .16 percent of the General Fund, which would require a change to the city's charter.

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  5. Harry Connick Jr. Gets Daytime ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Thenew995fm.com

    New Orleans native Harry Connick, Jr. will host a new, daily variety and talk show on Fox stations beginning next September. Mashable reports that the program will initially air on Fox-owned stations in 17 markets but will also be made available to other station groups across the country.

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  6. Suspect Charged In Robbery of WB SkateboardersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Thenew995fm.com

    A 35-year-old man who reportedly spent 14 years in prison for an armed robbery conviction, has been charged by the NOPD in the armed robbery of three young men who were skateboarding in the 4500 block of General Meyer Avenue on Tuesday night. The stolen car was tracked to a parking lot at the Lakeside Shopping Center in Metairie.

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  7. Orleans GOP Weighs In On Monument ControversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Thenew995fm.com

    The Republican Parish Executive Committee of New Orleans is urging the city of New Orleans to remove only one of the monuments targeted by Mayor Mitch Landrieu and to create a new monument to P.B.S. Pinchback, the Louisiana native who became the first African-American governor in our nation's history. The Orleans RPEC is calling for the city to remove the Liberty Place monument, but to retain statues erected to honor Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis, and P.G.T. Beauregard.

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  8. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Thenew995fm.com

    The U.S. Women's National Team will finish its victory tour with only its second stop ever in New Orleans.

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  9. Climate Report Predicts Doom For New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Thenew995fm.com

    The report says global rising sea waters will have major effects thanks to climate change, even with a total reduction of global carbon emissions.

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  10. Man Critically Injured In N.O. East Robbery AttemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Thenew995fm.com

    The victim was approached by a man in a gray truck at the intersection of Morrison Road and Read Boulevard. The perpetrator demanded the man's property, but when the victim said he didn't have anything to turn over, he was shot twice.

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  11. Wife Of Retired Xavier President Passes OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Thenew995fm.com

    Blanche Francis, who married her husband in 1955, died at the couple's Gentilly home at the age of 89. In a statement issued by his office, Landrieu said, "Blanche Francis understood the importance of higher education, particularly in the advancement of the African American community. That is why she devoted her life to education and civic engagement.

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  12. "Night Out" Events Planned Across the AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Thenew995fm.com

    In New Orleans, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison and other officials will gather at 5:30 at St. Roch Park at 1800 St. Roch Avenue. The event is free to the public and will feature free food and drinks and a performance by the St. Augustine High School Purple Knights.

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  13. City Council To Get Landrieu's 2016 Budget ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | Thenew995fm.com

    The New Orleans City Council will receive Mayor Mitch Landrieu's 2016 City Operating and Capital Budgets at its regular meeting this Thursday.

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  14. Suspect Wounded In Exchange of Gunfire With NOPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2015 | Thenew995fm.com

    A 32-year-old man was shot in the buttocks Sunday afternoon by a New Orleans Police Officer in an exchange of gunfire in the Upper 9th Ward. The incident occurred shortly after 1 p.m. in the 2200 block of Desire Street as officers responded to a report that suspicious men with guns were in the area.

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  15. NOFD Rescues Two From Inside Rail TankerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | Thenew995fm.com

    New Orleans firefighters rescued two members of a rail tanker cleaning crew Thursday morning after they collapsed due to a shortage of oxygen while cleaning a tanker at the New Orleans Rail Yard in New Orleans East. One employee of the privately contracted tanker cleaning service was able to escape and call for help shortly before 10 a.m. NOFD Haz-Mat tested the air quality for chemical hazards in and around the tank car and first responders rescue began efforts to rescue the two adult males trapped inside the tank car.

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  16. Report: 5 Recent N.O. Sexual Assaults Could Be RelatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | Thenew995fm.com

    The New Orleans Advocate reports that the NOPD is investigating similarities in two recent sexual assaults in the city and that as many as three more "potentially" could be related. The attacks have occurred in the Upper 9th Ward and in the St. Roch, Holy Cross and Bayou St. John neighborhoods.

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  17. City Seeks Mentors for 15 to 18 Year Old MalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Thenew995fm.com

    The City of New Orleans is putting out a call for residents to volunteer to participate as mentors in the Mayor's NOLA FOR LIFE program. The goal is to provide guidance and support to 15 to 18-year-old males in New Orleans who are most at risk of becoming involved in violence.

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  18. N.O. City Council Gets Update On Road ConstructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Thenew995fm.com

    New Orleans City Council members got an update Tuesday on road construction in the city from the city's public works director. Mark Jernigan says a significant amount of road work is going on right now.

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  19. N.O. Police Monitor Recommends De-Escalation Training For OfficersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Thenew995fm.com

    The Independent Police Monitor of New Orleans is recommending that all NOPD officers be required to undergo de-escalation training which she believes would lead to fewer officer-involved shooting incidents. Susan Hutson has made the recommendation in a letter to NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison.

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  20. Meeting On Proposed Sales Tax in FQ TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Thenew995fm.com

    The City of New Orleans is hosting a public information meeting at 6 o'clock tonight at the Omni Royal Orleans Hotel on a proposed quarter cent sales tax that has been proposed for the French Quarter. The $2 million generated by the tax would be used to fund security enhancements in the neighborhood.

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