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  1. Watchdog: New Orleans should sell high-riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | The Wichita Eagle

    A watchdog group says the city of New Orleans should sell a long empty office tower by the Mississippi River.

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  2. Ship strikes tanker, barge docked on Miss. RiverRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | The Wichita Eagle

    Coast Guard spokesman Jonathan Lally says the accident happened Tuesday night at a terminal on the river and there were no injuries.

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  3. Gulf oyster harvest has nose-dived since BP spillRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | The Wichita Eagle

    For generations, this has been a bountiful lake for harvesting oysters, long before millions of gallons of oil spilled off Louisiana's coast in 2010.

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  4. Boy, 7, bitten by Lake Pontchartrain sharkRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 9 | The Wichita Eagle

    It happened Friday afternoon in the huge body of brackish water, which is connected to the Gulf of Mexico north of New Orleans.

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  5. Gallery: Former Marine paddles away 2 tours in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | The Wichita Eagle

    Joshua Ploetz, a Marine vet who fought in Afghanistan, puts his hand on his face during a surprise welcome of about 100 U.S. Marines, after arriving in New Orleans, Friday, July 25, 2014, while canoeing the Mississippi River.

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  6. Former Marine paddles away 2 tours in AfghanistanRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 7 | The Wichita Eagle

    When the Winona, Minnesota, resident returned from the war eight years ago, he was coping with post-traumatic stress disorder, known as PTSD, the fallout from a minor stroke and other injuries.

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  7. Design of proposed hotel approvedRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 3 | The Wichita Eagle

    New Orleans CityBusiness reported HW Real Estate Development Corp. of Chicago is planning to build the hotel and a ground-floor restaurant on a 26,000-square-foot L-shaped lot that faces Julia Street on one end and Baronne Street at the other.

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  8. Exhibit captures the poster art of World War IRead the original story

    Friday Aug 1 | The Wichita Eagle

    "Enlist! Art Goes to War " will continue for more than four years, through Nov. 11, 2018, the centennial of the moment the guns stopped firing and the world began the 21-year countdown to World War II.

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  9. Greenville in talks with steamboat companyRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    The Memphis, Tennessee-based American Queen Steamboat Company offers Mississippi River cruises from February through June from its home port to New Orleans.

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  10. Jazz trumpeter Lionel Ferbos diesRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    He was 103. Ferbos performed all over New Orleans and its suburbs for decades. His ability to read music made him an in-demand musician for gigs that took him to parks, schools, churches, dance halls and even prisons.

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  11. Hotel proposal clears zoning hurdleRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    New Orleans CityBusiness reports Chicago-based HW Real Estate Development Corp. plans a six-story hotel with a ground-floor restaurant on a lot that faces on Julia and Baronne streets.

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  12. Man accused of bludgeoning girlfriend to deathRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Pedro Alberto Monterroso-Navas, 43, was arrested early Monday with his three children in a trailer park in Katy, Texas, Jefferson Parish sheriff's Col.

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  13. Police: Suspect arrested in death of La. womanRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies say in a news release 43-year-old Pedro Alberto Monterroso-Navas, of Metairie, was arrested in a trailer park in Katy, Texas, late Sunday night.

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  14. Police: Woman dead; companion, 3 children missingRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Sheriff's spokesman John Fortunato in Louisiana's Jefferson Parish says deputies have a warrant seeking the arrest of 43-year-old Pedro Alberto Monterroso-Navas on a second-degree murder charge.

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  15. In New Orleans, a 10-year sentence for Ray NaginRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Family members of former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, including his father Clarence Ray Nagin, Sr., center, leave federal court after the former mayor's sentencing in New Orleans, Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

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  16. Judge lets ex-New Orleans mayor off with 10-year sentenceRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced Tuesday to serve 10 years in prison, winning leniency from federal sentencing guidelines months after a jury found him guilty of 20 of 21 felony counts, including bribery, wire fraud, tax evasion and fraud that deprived the city's citizens of his honest services.

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  17. 10-year sentence for ex-New Orleans Mayor NaginRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Nagin was convicted Feb. 12 of accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars from businessmen who wanted work from the city or Nagin's support for various projects.

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  18. Convicted ex-New Orleans mayor to be sentencedRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Nagin was convicted on Feb. 12 of accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars from businessmen who wanted work from the city or Nagin's support for projects - both before and after Hurricane Katrina.

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  19. Sentencing nears for former New Orleans mayorRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Defense attorney Robert Jenkins will ask for leniency when Nagin - a Democrat who served from 2002-2010 - stands before U.S. District Judge Helen Berrigan on Wednesday.

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  20. Festivals thrive and grow by remaining uniqueRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    The journey from folksy festival to tourism powerhouse has as much to do with maintaining uniqueness as bringing in dollars.

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