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  1. Want an insider's look at the NOPD? Citizens Police Academy is taking applications.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Uptown Messenger

    Superintendent Michael Harrison is inviting residents to take an inside look at the New Orleans Police Department by joining the NOPD Citizens Police Academy. Individuals interested in joining the CPA will have an opportunity to learn more about the NOPD and the criminal justice in a fun and interactive setting.

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  2. Larry Barabino, Jr. named NORD Commission CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Uptown Messenger

    The New Orleans Recreation Development Commission approved Larry Barabino, Jr. as the new Chief Executive Officer at a Commission meeting at City Hall on Tuesday . The NORDC Executive Search Committee voted unanimously to recommend Barabino after a three-month search that included nearly 100 applicants and three finalists.

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  3. Octavia Books to host 'Pascal's Manale Cookbook' signing and othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Uptown Messenger

    Octavia Books, at 513 Octavia Street, will host three book reading and signing events featuring four authors this week, including Poppy Tooker's Pascal's Manale Cookbook. The week begins today with "Fish Town" by J.T. Blatty.

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  4. Two suspects arrested in car burglariesRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Uptown Messenger

    The New Orleans Police Department has arrested Marvin King, 18, and Deron Torres, 18, in connection with three vehicle burglaries reported between Nov. 28 and Nov. 29. While on active patrol at about 1:30 a.m., Second District officers observed the two teens near Hillary and Pine streets. They matched the descriptions of two men reported breaking the window to a vehicle earlier that morning.

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  5. Quilt exhibition and workshop opens Thursday with holiday happy hourRead the original story

    Monday Dec 3 | Uptown Messenger

    On Thursday, Dec. 6, the public is invited to a holiday happy hour at an exhibition of traditional American and Afro-Caribbean inspired quilts at CANO's Creative Space at Myrtle Banks Building, above the Dryades Market on the third floor at 1307 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. CANO welcomes the Gee's Bend Quilters Collective from Alabama to New Orleans as they prepare to give a three-day workshop for New Orleans quilters at Ashe's Power House Theater at 1731 Baronne St. During the holiday happy hour, guests will have the opportunity to view traditional quilts while enjoying eggnog, cookies and cider. More than 24 traditional American and Afro-Caribbean inspired quilts are on view by Cecelia Pedescleaux, Susan Charles and Edith Gross.

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  6. Music club Tipitina's sold to Galactic musicians, Advocate reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 1 | Uptown Messenger

    Tipitina's, the legendary music club on Tchoupitoulas Street and Napoleon Avenue, was purchased on Friday by the five members of the local funk band Galactic, the New Orleans Advocate reports.

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  7. City Council shuts down plan for daiquiri shop on lower St. Charles AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | Uptown Messenger

    Tiger Paw Daiquiris was denied a permit to operate out of the storefront at 1610 St. Charles Ave. A controversial plan for a daiquiri shop in the Lower Garden District was scuttled Thursday when the City Council unanimously backed Councilman Jay Banks' motion to deny a conditional use permit for the storefront building at 1610 St. Charles Ave. The decision came after the months of vocal opposition from neighborhood groups , with members bringing up the unruly crowds that gathered outside the Daiquiri Place CafA , two blocks away at 1401 St. Charles Ave. That business was shut down in 2012 after the city revoked its liquor license due to repeated, multiple violations .

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  8. To make the season bright, go to a free holiday concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | Uptown Messenger

    Celebrating Christmas doesn't have to involve opening your wallet. You can fill your ears and your spirit with sweet yuletide sounds, and enjoy a respite from holiday frenzy, at free concerts throughout the city during December.

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  9. Mayor Cantrell gets 57 percent approval rating in new quality of life surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Uptown Messenger

    New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell has a 57 percent job approval rating overall, according to the 2018 Quality of Life Survey conducted by the University of New Orleans Survey Research Center. The survey, known as the UNO Poll, also found that Orleans Parish residents consider crime to be the biggest problem facing the parish, and nearly half of New Orleans residents approve of the job the City Council is doing.

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  10. Candidate's Message from Omar K. Mason: Experience MattersRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 29 | Uptown Messenger

    Voting for a judicial candidate is difficult. Often, the issues surrounding the bench aren't as polarizing or pervasive as those found in other elections.

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  11. Danae Columbus: How will President Trump's politics play in Louisiana governor's race?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Uptown Messenger

    As President Trump and Melania travel today to the G-20 Summit in Argentina and a one-on-one meeting with Putin, he will be plotting how to stay close to his imaginary friends like Saudi Arabia and Paul Manafort and continue to create havoc for his current perceived enemies including humiliated Detroit automakers, thousands of poor immigrants crowded at the Mexican border, and the Chinese who are blamed with repeatedly stealing American technology and intellectual property. In the meantime business leaders nationwide and in New Orleans have been calling for an end to the trade wars and stability of interest rates which had affected the markets.

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  12. Eight people displaced after three-alarm house fire ravages Lyons Street homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Uptown Messenger

    Firefighters douse the blaze in the 800 block of Lyons Street on Tuesday night. A house on Lyons Street was heavily damaged in a fire that broke out late Tuesday night, New Orleans fire officials said.

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  13. Holiday school fairs include Santa breakfast, Magical Forest and French marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Uptown Messenger

    Some local schools are providing an opportunity for shoppers to skip the malls on Saturday in favor of holiday boutiques and fairs. At these fairs, you can support New Orleans children while crossing items off your Christmas shopping list.

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  14. Woman, 33, sought in refrigerator theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | Uptown Messenger

    New Orleans police officers are searching for April Terrebonne, 33, who is accused of being in illegal possession of a stolen refrigerator. On Oct. 31, Sixth District officers were driving near Rev.

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  15. Police seeking suspect in domestic violence assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | Uptown Messenger

    The New Orleans Police Department is seeking assistance from the public in locating Allen Smith, 49, after his alleged involvement in a domestic aggravated assault incident that occurred in the 1900 block of Delachaise Street. The victim told police that on Oct. 3 at around 8:30 p.m., she and Smith were engaged in an argument, when he reportedly produced a firearm and threatened to kill everyone inside the residence, before fleeing the scene.

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  16. Tonight: NORD Commission to host public forum for CEO finalistsRead the original story

    Monday Nov 26 | Uptown Messenger

    The Executive Search Committee of the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission will host a public forum with their three CEO finalists tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Council Chamber at City Hall. The open forum will afford the public an opportunity to hear brief opening presentations from each candidate, followed by a moderated question and answer session.

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  17. See video of Loyola making history with inauguration of its presidentRead the original story

    Monday Nov 26 | Uptown Messenger

    Loyola University New Orleans returns from the Thanksgiving holiday today under a groundbreaking new president. The Jesuit university made history this month with the Nov. 16 inauguration of Tania Tetlow as the university's 17th president.

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  18. Two-alarm fire reported at former Bohn Motor Co. building on South BroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | Uptown Messenger

    A two-alarm fire was reported at the old Bohn car dealership building on South Broad Street on Nov. 26. New Orleans firefighters responded to a reported two-alarm fire at the former Bohn Ford building on South Broad Street, New Orleans Fire Department officials said late Monday morning . The building is currently under renovation to be the new home for Odyssey House.

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  19. Where to find deals on Small Business SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | Uptown Messenger

    Small Business Saturday is a national shopping event that encourages consumers to shop local. This year on Saturday Nov. 24, millions of Americans across the country will set out to shop for holiday gifts at their favorite local businesses, according to Stay Local .

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  20. Danae Columbus: Giving thanks for all we have in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 22 | Uptown Messenger

    Thanksgiving is more than the traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings. It's also a time when we should recognize, appreciate and be grateful for all the riches we have received.

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