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  1. NOPD: Two brothers arrested in Central City shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Uptown Messenger

    Two brothers have been arrested as suspects in a shooting that injured two people on Third Street in Central City earlier this week, New Orleans police said. Around 9:40 p.m. Sunday, March 22, a 28-year-old man and 36-year-old woman were outside near a bar in the 1900 block of Third Street when shots rang out, striking the man in the buttocks and grazing the woman in the leg, police have said.

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  2. Opera association to hold roundtable discussion of 'The Marriage of Figaro'Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Uptown Messenger

    The New Orleans Opera Association will hold a round table discussion this weekend about the upcoming performance of the Marriage of Figaro .

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  3. New CVS approved as New Orleans City Council questions density of chain stores on MagazineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Uptown Messenger

    A rendering of the remodeled CVS pharmacy slated for the corner of Louisiana and Magazine. The New Orleans City Council gave enthusiastic approval to a plan to remodel the former Blockbuster Video building at the edge of the Garden District into a CVS pharmacy, but several members said the city should be looking for a way to restrict the growing density of chain stores on Magazine Street.

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  4. Man stabbed in Central City robbery, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Uptown Messenger

    A man was robbed at knifepoint and stabbed by his assailant Thursday morning at the edge of Central City, New Orleans police said. The victim was confronted by a man with a knife who demanded his belongings shortly before 8:30 a.m. Thursday, March 26, at Simon Bolivar and Clio streets, according to the initial NOPD report.

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  5. Neighborhood Development Foundation to hold fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Uptown Messenger

    The Neighborhood Development Foundation, which seeks to increase home ownership among moderate-income families in New Orleans, is hosting its 20th anniversary "House Party" fundraiser this weekend. The event will begin at 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 28 with a patron party.

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  6. Allan Katz and Danae Columbus: LSU law professor Chris Tyson will...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Uptown Messenger

    There's a battle brewing in the Oct. 24 election for Secretary of State that will pit the Republican incumbent, former State Senator and De La Salle High School graduate Tom Schedler, against LSU law professor Chris Tyson, an African-American Democrat. In an election year where at least one other African-American is running statewide, Tyson is poised to appeal to the African-American voters and white Democrats already turning out for John Bel Edwards in the governor's race and for Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden, who has announced for Lt.

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  7. Advertiser Bulletin: Junior League's 3rd Annual Lemonade Day UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Uptown Messenger

    The Junior League of New Orleans is proud to host its 3rd Annual Lemonade Day University . This unique experience empowers children to take ownership of their lives and grow into the business leaders, social advocates, and forward thinking citizens of tomorrow.

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  8. Tulane panel to link Black Lives Matter movement with campaign for higher fast-food wagesRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Uptown Messenger

    The Freedom Fighters, a community organization leading the Black Lives Matter movement in Ferguson, Mo., will host a panel this week at Tulane University about fair wages and racial justice with New Orleans fast food workers as part of the Show Me 15 campaign. The panel discussion will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the Anna Many Lounge at Tulane University's Caroline Richardson Building.

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  9. Man shot in the leg on Felicity Street in Central City, police sayRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Uptown Messenger

    New Orleans police are investigating a shooting Wednesday morning that wounded a man in the leg on Felicity Street in Central City, authorities said.

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  10. De La Salle High School to host peace rallyRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Uptown Messenger

    De La Salle High School is collaborating with St. Paul's School and Archbishop Rummel High School to host the second annual "Team Up Against Violence" peace rally at Notre Dame Seminary. The peace rally will take place at 1 p.m. Friday, March 27 at Notre Dame Seminary at 2901 South Carrollton Avenue.

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  11. Block of Prytania Street to close for six weeks between Milan and MarengoRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Uptown Messenger

    Prytania Street has been closed for the next six weeks between Milan and Marengo streets for the installation of new water and sewer lines, New Orleans officials announced. Today, the City of New Orleans issued a traffic advisory for the upcoming road closure on Prytania Street between Milan Street and Marengo Street to install a new water line and drain line as part of the FEMA-funded Recovery Roads Program designed to restore sub-surface utilities and roadway damages related to Hurricane Katrina.

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  12. Separate fires burn house on Fontainebleau, apartment building in Central CityRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Uptown Messenger

    A two-family home on Fontainebleau Drive was heavily damaged by fire Saturday morning - forcing one resident to jump from a second-story window to safety - and an 18-unit apartment building was scorched in a separate blaze early Monday morning, New Orleans fire officials said. Saturday's fire was in the 6300 block of Fontainebleau and two cats escaped in addition to the man who jumped out the upstairs window, according to the news release in that incident.

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  13. Owen Courreges: You can't get there from here - the official New Orleans app for thatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Uptown Messenger

    The city of New Orleans has never been very good at doing things, although it has consistently shown a remarkable ability to publicize those few things it actually does. It's like a child who draws crude stick figures and insists on displaying them prominently on the fridge.

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  14. Shooting under investigation on Third Street in Central City, police sayRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Uptown Messenger

    New Orleans police are investigating a shooting that was reported Sunday night on Third Street in Central City, authorities said.

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  15. Guns seized from Uptown parade route plummeted in 2015 as number of proactive officers dwindlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Uptown Messenger

    Members of the NOPD Sixth District task force search for an armed robbery suspect on Peniston Street in January 2012. The number of task force officers assigned to individual districts has dramatically decreased since then.

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  16. Advertiser's Message: Biased Draft Study Being Used to Unplug...Read the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | Uptown Messenger

    A single draft study from a well-recognized mouthpiece for monopoly utilities, lacking any expert peer review, public comment or input from the targeted Louisiana solar industry threatens to destroy approximately 200 small businesses and 3,600 jobs. The draft study, ordered by the Louisiana Public Service Commission and conducted by Acadian Consulting Group, aimed to measure the costs and benefits of net metering on electric ratepayers.

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  17. Loyola University's band festival to include free wind ensemble concertRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | Uptown Messenger

    Loyola University will be holding an invitational band festival today, with Colonel John Bourgeois joining the Loyola University Wind Ensemble at 3 p.m. for a free, public concert. The Loyola University New Orleans Invitational Band Festival will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. today in Roussel Hall, located in Loyola's Communications/Music Complex.

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  18. Junior committee of opera association to hold spring partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Uptown Messenger

    The Junior Committee of the Women's Guild for the New Orleans Opera Association will host a spring party for children. The party will be at the Guild Home at 2504 Prytania St. and will take place on March 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event will offer an egg hunt, a performance by the MetroPelican Opera, food and pictures with the Easter Bunny.

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  19. Teen injured after crash on South CarrolltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Uptown Messenger

    An 18-year-old suffered two possible broken legs after he was pinned between two cars in a dramatic crash Friday morning on South Carrollton Avenue, New Orleans police said. The teen was standing between two cars parked at Belfast and Carrollton, when a Ford F150 truck crashed into one of the parked cars, said NOPD Officer Garry Flot, a departmental spokesman.

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  20. Churches Pay Homage to St. JosephRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Uptown Messenger

    On Thursday, churches across the greater New Orleans area celebrated St. Joseph's Day. A celebration originated in New Orleans' Sicilian community, the day pays homage to St. Joseph who, according to legend, saved Sicily from famine during the Middle Ages.

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