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  1. Gonzales unveils plan for hoped-for train station on rail line between Baton Rouge and New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | The Advocate

    ... would bring new life to downtown, planners say. GONZALES - A passenger train traveling between Baton Rouge and New Orleans would be a convenient, hassle-free and low-cost way to connect workers with jobs, tourists with destinations and airports and ...

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  2. Guest column: Passenger rail would help Baton Rouge, New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | The Advocate

    Contrary to the recent columns by Dan Fagan, which exhibit many misconceptions and contain many inaccuracies, the Southern Rail Commission's proposal to restore passenger rail service between Baton Rouge and New Orleans is about one thing: promoting a thriving regional economy and the transportation choices that will make it possible. This is why the SoLA Super Region Committee, representing business leadership from more than 20 parishes in southeast Louisiana, supports passenger rail service between Baton Rouge and New Orleans.

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  3. See list of airlines offering waivers ahead of Tropical Storm GordonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | NOLA.com

    Multiple airlines are offering travel waivers for passengers scheduled to fly from, to or through New Orleans during Tropical Storm Gordon's expected arrival. , you are entitled to a refund for the unused portion of your ticket.

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  4. Clandestine charm: Past and present live in harmony at zydeco icon Major Handy's Lafayette homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | Collierville Herald

    ... Handy's 16-year-old granddaughter, Armani. Antiques and vintage collectibles furnish the five rooms, giving it a New Orleans aesthetic - a blend of cultures, art, music and decorative objects - and the air of a Bywater shotgun house. The seafaring ...

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  5. Times-Picayune editorial denouncing jazz on June 20, 1918.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | NOLA.com

    When The Times-Picayune Editorial Board began compiling a list this year of 300 people who made New Orleans what it is, Louis Armstrong was a no-brainer. He ran on Day One, and other jazz greats - Jelly Roll Morton, King Oliver, Sydney Bechet, Buddy Bolden, Kid Ory - followed.

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  6. WDSU sets out to establish a whole new midday legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 28 | NOLA.com

    WDSU anchors Charles Divins and Gina Swanson know full well the legacy of the pioneering New Orleans TV station at which they work. They're surrounded by it, in fact.

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  7. Little Gem Saloon in crosshairs of city's stricter bar enforcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 25 | NOLA.com

    Little Gem Saloon, seen in this file photos, is in the crosshairs of city enforcement action over the business's failure to remit sales taxes. ( The New Orleans Alcoholic Beverage Control Board rejected a consent judgment city attorneys reached this week with the Little Gem Saloon, a historic jazz venue that reopened six years ago at the corner of Poydras and South Rampart Street after a long dormancy.

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  8. Heart of Louisiana: New Orleans Jazz MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 24 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    In the city where jazz was born, you can see and hear its history in an expanded state museum. The old U.S. Mint, now the New Orleans Jazz Museum, features live performances along with treasured jazz artifacts.

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  9. Voodoo Threauxdown brings New Orleans to CincyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | Cincinnati.com

    "People fell in love with New Orleans in a different way after Hurricane Katrina. People became more passionate about our city."

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  10. LA: Jefferson Transit Leader Miffed About RTA Plan to Extend Bus...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | Mass Transit

    LA: Jefferson Transit Leader Miffed About RTA Plan to Extend Bus Route to Ochsner; Says it Will Reduce Revenue 'Dramatically' Aug. 15--The head of Jefferson Parish's public transit system says she was kept in the dark about plans to run another New Orleans bus line into the suburban parish next year -- a move that she says will hurt her system's profits. Sharon Leader, the director of Jefferson Transit, said this week that while she knew the idea was being considered, she had no idea the Regional Transit Authority intended to go forward with the new route in 2019.

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  11. 8/16/18: Today's Top Tips: ThursdayRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2018 | Nippertown!

    ... immaculate taste and enthusiasm with a commitment to exploring the full range of possibilities in the New Orleans clarinet tradition. He led the New Orleans tricentennial celebration at SPAC's Jazz Fest back in June, and now he's returning to ...

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  12. A jazzy night in the AmphitheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | Herald Gazette

    ... era of jazz - the 1920s, '30s and '40s. While many modern groups playing this style of music are decidedly "New Orleans" in flavor, Clyde and the Wheelhouse Revelers approach the genre from the more northerly and western reaches. Their sound, while ...

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  13. Master plan for proposed Gonzales train station between New Orleans, Baton Rouge chugs alongRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | The Advocate

    ... Twice-daily trains along the $260 million commuter rail line would connect downtown Baton Rouge with downtown New Orleans. Intermediate stops are planned for suburban Baton Rouge, Gonzales, LaPlace, the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International ...

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  14. 'Japanese Satchmo' moved to tears after New Orleans honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | The Japan Times

    Trumpeter Yoshio Toyama and his wife, Keiko, moved to the United States 50 years ago to learn about traditional jazz in its birthplace, New Orleans. Nightclubs, churches, house parties and jazz funerals became their classroom.

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  15. PERFORMANCE / TOUR: Satchmo Summerfest 2018: Two Birthdays for Louis ArmstrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | All About Jazz

    Satchmo Summerfest Louis Armstrong House and Museum Queens, NY August 3-5, 2018 New Orleans , the birthplace of Louis Armstrong celebrated August 4th, 2018 with this three day affair for the eighteenth year produced by French Quarter Festivals at the New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Old U.S. Mint in the French Quarter. In Corona, Queens, New York at Louis Armstrong's House and Museum they celebrated on July 4th and continue with public Garden Parties till August 11th with trumpeter .

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  16. a oeJapanese Satchmoa honoured in jazz birthplace of New OrleansRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2018 | Lethbridge Herald

    Trumpeter Yoshio Toyama and his wife Keiko moved to the United States 50 years ago to learn about traditional jazz in its birthplace, New Orleans. Nightclubs, churches, house parties, and jazz funerals became their classroom.

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  17. 'Japanese Satchmo' honored in jazz birthplace of New OrleansRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2018 | The New Zealand Herald

    A trumpeter known as the "Japanese Satchmo" for his devotion to Louis Armstrong has been honored in the birthplace of jazz, New Orleans. Yoshio Toyama and his wife were in the city recently as he received an award named for the jazz legend.

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  18. Meet the trumpet-blowing, barbecue-swinging embodiment of New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2018 | NOLA.com

    The Times-Picayune is marking the tricentennial of New Orleans with its ongoing 300 for 300 project, running through 2018 and highlighting 300 people who have made New Orleans New Orleans, featuring original artwork commissioned by NOLA.com The legacy : If, by some stroke of divine animation, the city of New Orleans were given human form, one has to think it would look and sound a whole lot like Kermit Ruffins.

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  19. New Orleans airport I-10 interchange work to cost $139 million -- at a minimumRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | NOLA.com

    ... as many as 207, homes and businesses. All three would eat into a sliver of the playground property. For the New Orleans airport interchange at I-10 and Loyola Drive in Kenner, the Alternative E option has two cloverleaf ramps and three one-way ...

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  20. Red Dress Run 2012 [Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee]Read the original story

    Aug 9, 2018 | WWOZ

    1) The New Orleans Recreation Department Commission will be hosting a number of Back to School Expos around the city in August, including two this weekend at Lyons Recreation Center (624 Louisiana Ave) and Stalling Recreation Center (4300 St. Claude ...

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