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  1. Suit challenges removal of Confederate monumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    A federal lawsuit is challenging a city plan to remove prominent Confederate monuments by charging that the city doesn't own the land under three of the monuments and they are protected from removal by state and federal laws. The suit, filed shortly after the City Council voted Thursday to remove four monuments, asks U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier in New Orleans to halt removal plans.

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  2. New Orleans considers removing Confederate monumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    New Orleans is poised to make a sweeping break with its Confederate past as city leaders decide whether to remove prominent monuments from some of its busiest streets. With support from Mayor Mitch Landrieu, a majority on the City Council appears ready to take down four monuments, including a towering statue of Confederate Gen.

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  3. Raucus debate in New Orleans over Confederate monumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Arlene Barnum, of Oklahoma, with a group calling themselves Confederate Veterans Lives Matter, holds a Confederate flag in front of City Hall in New Orleans on Thursday. City Hall became the scene of competing opinions over the removal of prominent Confederate monuments along some of New Orleans' busiest thoroughfares.

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  4. Mississippi man accused of attacking parents over fast foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Authorities say a man faces charges in Louisiana accusing him of killing his father and stabbing his mother because they ordered fast food and didn't get any for him. Ronald Pritchett, 32, of Purvis, Mississippi, faces charges of second-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder and auto theft in the New Orleans suburb of Jefferson Parish, said Col.

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  5. Saints ribbing Vitt over injury chasing burglarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Saints linebackers coach Joe Vitt attended practice Wednesday in a motorized scooter, his right leg immobilized because of the Achilles tendon injury he received chasing away a pair of car burglars over the weekend. Because it is apparent that the 61-year-old Vitt will be fine and has shown a sense of humor about how he became enfeebled, the Saints haven't missed the opportunity to have some laughs at the veteran coach's expense.

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  6. 10 years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans is vibrant but waryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2015 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Despite recent economic progress in the city, abandoned properties dot New Orleans, a decade after Hurricane Katrina made landfall Aug. 29, 2005, swamping about 80 percent of the city. This house, shown on Aug. 11, 2015, is in the city's Ninth Ward.

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  7. Hurricane Katrina a " the last time I saw my motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    If it had not been for a disagreement with my mother, perhaps my body would be resting in a coffin beside hers Collage from the rear cover of the funeral program for Gladys Marie Dupor, who died in her Lower Ninth Ward house after Hurricane Katrina. At top from left: Dupor, far left, poses with her sisters Shirley D. Carriere, Martha Irving, Cheryl Winfrey, Mary Albert and Angela Moses; Dupor poses between her uncle Lloyd Washington Jr. and her mother, Maude Dupor, during her graduation from Walter L. Cohen High School in New Orleans.

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  8. After Katrina, he grabbed a boat and did what he couldRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    "I knew it was going to be dangerous, but had no idea I was going to be so alone," Ken Bellau, a 10th generation New Orleans native, says, here standing by Lake Pontchartrain on Aug. 19, 2015. Bellau saved over 400 people after Hurricane Katrina.

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  9. New Orleans rises decade after Katrina a " but gaps remainRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    A hand-made sign at North Rocheblave and Lamanche Streets in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans attempts to thwart the illegal dumping of tires and industrial waste on Friday, Aug. 14, 2015. This July 29, 2015, aerial photo shows empty lots and mostly new buildings in the Lower Ninth Ward section of New Orleans, foreground.

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