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  1. New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame honors 2 East Jeff alumniRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | The Times-Picayune

    A pair of Jimmy Collins Special Award winners, both of whom are graduates of East Jefferson High School, are the first honors to be announced from the group of 26 honorees who will be recognized at the Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame Banquet on Aug. 8 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Greater New Orleans Sports Awards Committee, sponsored by the Allstate Sugar Bowl, selects annual award winners in a variety of categories, in addition to selecting each year's Hall of Fame class and Amateur Athletes of the Month.

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  2. Gretna church hosts family and friends: West Bank religion news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Times-Picayune

    The public is invited to St. Paul Baptist Church, 1509 Monroe St., Gretna , for Family and Friends Day Aug. 9 at 7 a.m. The theme is "I Need You and You Need Me," Romans 12:4-5. The guest minister is the Rev.

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  3. SPCA offers adoption discount for new homeownersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    In New Orleans where home ownership is lower than the national average , 4207 Dumaine St. in New Orleans. " Salon de Barque will host hairstylist Patrick Lomantini on his nationwide quest to provide 50 Haircuts in 50 States in 50 Days.

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  4. River Ridge teen flying high after 'Peter Pan'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    A star is definitely born and thriving in River Ridge. The talented Ross Quinn is receiving rave reviews from his two-week run playing the part of Peter in the Rivertown Theatres production of "Peter Pan.'

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  5. Recovery school chief sets goals, reviews decade of changeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Patrick Dobard, then deputy RSD superintendent, talks with a teacher in 2011. Dobard praised progress and set goals Wednesday with both the Katrina anniversary and BESE elections on the near horizon.

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  6. Coast Guard suspends search for man who went missing in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    The U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday for a man who went missing while swimming in the Mississippi River Tuesday evening. Authorities received reports a man went missing Tuesday around 7:30 p.m. Witnesses said he was swimming in the Mississippi River near the Jax Brewery building when he went under and never resurfaced.

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  7. Congress remembers Katrina's 1,833 deaths and New Orleans resiliencyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    During an hour of speeches to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, members of Congress Wednesday remembered the 1,833 people who lost their lives, but also the resiliency of those who survived. "The devastation in those 1,833 lives that we lost throughout the Gulf Coast still live with us," said House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-Jefferson.

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  8. Severe thunderstorm warning for New Orleans area, River Parishes, north shore until 7 p.m. WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    "At 6:14 p.m., Doppler radar indicated a line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 mph," said the warning message. "These storms were located along aline extending from 6 miles south of Abita Springs to near Pearlington, and moving southwest at 25 mph.

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  9. Flood advisory for New Orleans and Jefferson, St. Bernard, and...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Rainfall totals as of 6:47 p.m. Wednesday . A flood advisory has been issued for the light yellow box over portions of New Orleans and Jefferson, St. Bernard and Plaquemines parishes.

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  10. Work at the VA? House bill would make it easier to be firedRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    It would be easier to fire or demote employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs under legislation that passed the House Wednesday . Under the bill, VA employees would have seven days to appeal a firing or demotion, and the Merit Systems Protection Board 45 days to rule on appeals.

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  11. NOPD attrition stabilizing, chief tells City Council in midyear budget reportRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    The intersection of North Claiborne and Elysian Fields avenues, where NOPD Officer Daryle Holloway was fatally shot by a person he was transporting June 20, 2015. Travis Boys has been charged with Holloway's murder.

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  12. Man shot Tuesday in St. Claude area dies, bringing murder count to 110, NOPD confirmsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    New Orleans police said a 36-year-old man shot just before 1 a.m. Tuesday near the corner of Louisa and Law streets has died from his wounds, taking the city's 2015 murder count to 110. , bringing the city's 2015 murder tally to 110.

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  13. Jackson Square shooter's Orleans Parish Prison odyssey endsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Eric D. Wilson of Georgia got his moment in New Orleans' spotlight last year, after he was arrested on a Sunday afternoon for pulling out a .38-caliber revolver and shooting up an artist's paintings displayed along Jackson Square 's wrought iron fence. He pleaded guilty to several charges on June 26 and received two years of probation, ending his legal troubles in the Crescent City.

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  14. Mississippi River Search: Photo of the DayRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    The US Coast Guard and the fire boat Gen. Roy Kelly search for an individual believed to be in the Mississippi River just off the Moonwalk near Jackson Square in downtown New Orleans, Tuesday, July 28, 2015.

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  15. Judge urges resolution in firefighters' back-pay dispute with Mitch LandrieuRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    New Orleans firefighters were working a fire Monday morning at an apartment complex in Central City near the intersection of Baronne and Philip streets. The fire was reported around 7 a.m., according to our news partners at WVUE FOX 8. (Photo by Dinah Rogers, NOLA.com New Orleans firefighters remain in mediation talks with Mayor Mitch Landrieu's administration, leaving a motion to hold the mayor in contempt in limbo as the talks continue.

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  16. UNO English professor wins award to write 'popular' scholarly bookRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    University of New Orleans English professor Anne Boyd Rioux is one of 36 writers in the United States to have earned a Public Scholar award from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Rioux received a grant of $50,400, the maximum amount given through the award program, a new initiative through the NEH that promotes the publication of scholarly nonfiction books for a general audience.

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  17. New Orleans Saints confirm hiring of 3 new scouts, other staff changesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson and his wife Gayle Benson leave New Orleans Civil District Court at the end of a long day of testimony with Gayle on the witness stand as Benson's competency trial resumes, Wednesday, June 10, 2015. (Photo by Ted Jackson, Nola.com WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W. Va.

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  18. What do you think Bourbon Street will look like in 2025?Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    We published a story Tuesday in which business leaders and other local officials gave their opinions. Tulane University historian Richard Campanella predicted that nothing would change, and the street would look exactly as it does today.

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  19. Last day to comment on Napoleon neutral ground narrowing proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Wednesday is the last day to comment on a proposal to narrow the neutral ground on Napoleon Avenue as part of the street's reconstruction following a massive drainage construction project. The city said it hasn't done traffic study on the street, but the Army Corps of Engineers, the city's partner in the drainage project, told The New Orleans Advocate traffic volumes require two auto-travel lanes in both directions.

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  20. $200,000 Kellogg Foundation grant presented to Edible Schoolyard New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NOLA.com

    Edible Schoolyard New Orleans, a program of FirstLine Schools, will begin the 2015-2016 school year with a $200,000 grant from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, the independent, private foundation created by breakfast cereal pioneer, Will Keith Kellogg. The grant will support ESYNOLA's current health and wellness activities as well as project expansion in the 2016 and 2017 school years.

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