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  1. 2 shot in Central City: NOPDRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NOLA.com

    Two people were shot Thursday night near A.L. Davis Park in Central City, New Orleans police said. night near A.L. Davis Park in Central City , New Orleans police said.

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  2. Louisiana state agency issues marriage license to same-sex New Orleans coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Garth Beauregard and Robert Welles married Thursday, July 2, in Jackson Square, the first same-sex couple in the state to be married with a license issued by the state Department of Vital Records following a federal judge's order enforcing the June 27 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states. Two New Orleans men Thursday became the first same-sex couple to get a marriage license issued by the state Vital Records office, following Gov. Bobby Jindal's announcement that state agencies recognize the marriage rights of gay couples.

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  3. On same-sex marriage, Jefferson clerk moved by law, not politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Earl Benjamin of New Orleans hugs Jefferson Parish Clerk of Court Jon Gegenheimer as he leaves the Jefferson Parish Government Center after being the second person to receive a marriage license for same sex marriage Monday, June 28, 2015. Benjamin got his license at the Jefferson Parish Government Center.

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  4. Suspects sought in murder of St. Augustine High School seniorRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Trever Mitchell, 22, left, and Donovan Williams, 25, are suspected by police of fatally shooting St. Augustine High School rising senior Jawara Givens early Tuesday morning in eastern New Orleans. New Orleans police are searching for two men wanted in connection with the murder of 18-year-old St. Augustine High School rising senior Jawara Givens .

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  5. NOPD investigating fatal Hollygrove Street shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    A male was killed in a shooting late Thursday afternoon in the 3900 block of Hollygrove Street, New Orleans police said.

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  6. Man steals taxi, crashes it on Canal StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    A would-be thief's attempt at stealing a taxicab on Canal Street met an abrupt end Thursday afternoon when he crashed the cab into several vehicles and snarled traffic on the busy thoroughfare. when he crashed the cab into several vehicles and snarled traffic on the busy thoroughfare.

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  7. Marigny portion of Crescent City Park opens to the publicRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    The new Marigny portion of Crescent City Park officially opened to the public on Thursday afternoon , marking the completion of the 1.4-mile linear park along the Mississippi River and offering a striking new view of the New Orleans skyline. The new portion, which stretches from Elysian Fields Avenue in the Marigny to Mazant Street in Bywater, is accessible via the ADA-compliant Mandeville Crossing pedestrian bridge and elevators.

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  8. PowerMoves.NOLA awards $50,000 to minority-led startupsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    PowerMoves.NOLA, a New Orleans initiative geared at finding entrepreneurs of color and helping them grow, was in full swing Thursday as minority-led startups from around the country gathered in the city for networking, pitch competitions and panels. Two startups walked away with a combined $50,000 in seed money.

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  9. New Orleans school officials come and go -- your take?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Armer Bright, formerly head of diversity contracting for the Orleans Parish public school system, leaves federal court in New Orleans after pleading guilty to a kickback scheme Wednesday, July 1, 2015. (Brett Duke, NOLA.com It's been a busy week for the Orleans Parish School Board 's central office, with employees coming and going ... voluntarily or not: Superintendent Henderson Lewis Jr. named his three top deputies : Michelle Blouin-Williams of Jefferson Parish schools; Mary Garton, formerly of the same; and Stan Smith, who will continue as chief financier.

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  10. Get more info on the photoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NOLA.com

    Workers in the New Orleans Central Business District battled gusting wind and torrential rain Wednesday as they scurried between buildings during the lunch hour. The Times-Picayune staff photographer David Grunfeld was staking out the federal courthouse on assignment and trying to stay dry when he noticed others battling the elements.

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  11. The future of Charity Hospital: Dallas developer Jack Matthews envisions vibrant mixed-useRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    His company, Matthews Southwest , was one of five groups to respond this week to the Louisiana Division of Administration's call for interest from developers in the vacant, 1930s-era hospital on Tulane Avenue. The state has not released the proposals, only the names of respondents.

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  12. New Orleans schools chief hires 2 top execs from Jefferson ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Joining New Orleans schools Superintendent Henderson Lewis Jr. are Michelle Blouin-Williams, until recently the Jefferson acting superintendent, and Mary Garton, another top administrator for Jefferson schools. . The choices create an unusual cabinet entirely comprising a former interim superintendent and two former top Jefferson administrators.

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  13. Grand Isle police chief, mayor sued again over child molestationRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Grand Isle's mayor and police chief are accused in a new lawsuit of hampering the 2010 investigation of a politically connected resident suspected of child molestation. Mayor David Camardelle, Police Chief Euris "Doobie'' Dubois and Jerry Dantin , who is the police chief's friend and boyfriend of the mayor's mother, have been sued in 24th Judicial District Court.

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  14. State VA chief questions chief of staff hire at New Orleans hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    A rendering of the Canal Street entrance to the new hospital for veterans currently under construction in New Orleans' Mid-City. The $1 billion project is expected to open in 2016.

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  15. New Orleans Pelicans' summer league roster releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    The New Orleans Pelicans released their 14-man summer league roster that includes Tulane guard Jay Hook, former Duke guard Seth Curry and Larry Drew II. The Pelicans will hold a mini-camp starting this upcoming Monday that will last for four days before the team departs for Las Vegas.

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  16. St. Timothy's Church in LaPlace welcomes new pastorRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    The Rev. Margaret S. Austin has been named the new pastor at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church in LaPlace.

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  17. Entrepreneurs see New Orleans as 'the pre-eminent Southern city' of the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    The Idea Village's Tim Williamson thinks New Orleans should be "the Silicon Valley of the South." Here's why.

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  18. Megabus continues to operate 'illegal' Marigny stop, TV station reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Megabus, an ultra-low-fare passenger service, is still using a Faubourg Marigny street corner for pickups and drop-offs in New Orleans, despite a cease and desist letter from the city that says the practice is illegal and complaints from neighborhood residents, reports WWL-TV. The buses' use of Elysian Fields and St. Claude avenues as an informal transportation depot has long infuriated residents and riders alike.

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  19. Youth summit, Nepal fundraiser, suicide prevention walk planned in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Ephesus Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2400 Delachaise St., New Orleans will present a youth summit July 18, beginning at 11 a.m. at the church. Youth Minister Rene Cannon, a citywide choir, liturgical praise by Palms of Praise, and Pathfinders will be featured during the morning program.

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  20. Man, 18, dies day after eastern New Orleans shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    An 18-year-old man died Wednesday morning , one day after he was shot multiple times inside a vehicle, according to New Orleans police. The crime happened around 1:30 a.m. in eastern New Orleans.

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