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  1. New Orleans yeast: A brief history of Leidenheimer's breadRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | NOLA.com

    The Times-Picayune is marking the tricentennial of New Orleans with its ongoing 300 for 300 project, running through 2018 and highlighting the moments and people that connect and inspire us. Today, the series continues with the creation in 1896 of Leidenheimer bread.

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  2. 77-year-old man robbed at gunpoint in Gentilly, New Orleans police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | NOLA.com

    A 77-year-old man was robbed in the middle of the afternoon in Gentilly on Thursday , New Orleans police say. A 77-year-old man was robbed by an armed gunman in the middle of the afternoon in Gentilly on Thursday , New Orleans police say.

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  3. $10.5 million 'safe house' to be built for East Jefferson levee workersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | NOLA.com

    ... Protection Authority-East voted unanimously to award a contract for design and construction of the facility to New Orleans-based Sizeler Thompson Brown Architects. The contract also authorizes the levee authority president or chief executive officer ...

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  4. Aloe Blacc Is A Testament To The Strength Of Strategic Giving & Intentional ArtistryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Vibe

    Aloe Blacc can remember his first time in the muggy oasis of New Orleans clear as day. It was before Good Things Aloe, when he was still in his "future soul hip-hop" phase, but not yet integrated into the music industry as a soul singer and Grammy-nominated recording artist.

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  5. Strange fruit, 2017Read the original story

    May 17, 2017 | Daily Herald

    ... a City Council vote to remove the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. Similar protests have cropped up in New Orleans, where three statues commemorating the Confederacy were removed in recent weeks. "No, no," their defenders whine. "This is ...

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  6. Here's how New Orleans practiced evacuations ahead of 2017 hurricane seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Twelve years have passed since Charlotte Travieso survived the devastating flooding wrought by the levee failures in Hurricane Katrina , but the New Orleans resident still remembers the sights of that tragedy. She drove over the Crescent City Connection five days after the storm passed, and was taken aback by the sight of people sitting in the middle of that bridge with their belongings in plastic bags.

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  7. What to know about Trump's proposed carry-on laptop ban and European flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | NOLA.com

    ... no longer allowed to carry on devices larger than an iPhone. Possibly. Louis Armstrong International Aiport in New Orleans this year added two nonstop flights to Europe, a British Airways connection to London and a Condor Airlines connection to ...

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  8. Legal troubles mount for New Orleans architect Gerald Billes, as bank sues company for $285KRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | NOLA.com

    From left, New Orleans architect Gerald Billes, 70, and his wife Carmen Midence, 41, are scheduled to be arraigned May 26 on 'revenge porn' charges of non-consensual disclosure of a private image. Prominent New Orleans architect Gerald Billes, already facing a criminal charge in a "revenge porn" case, is encountering more legal trouble in the city's civil courthouse.

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  9. 2 river otters coming to Maymont nature center todayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    ... named "Louis," which is both short for Louisiana and an homage to Louis Armstrong, the famous jazz musician from New Orleans. Richmond isn't just another average city -- it's a great place to live, work, play, and love. And being a Richmonder is a ...

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  10. Normani Kordei Recalls Painful Memories Of Hurricane KatrinaRead the original story

    May 16, 2017 | WENN Blog

    Fifth Harmony star Normani Kordei struggled to control her emotions as she recalled painful memories of Hurricane Katrina hitting her hometown of New Orleans in 2005. The 20-year-old singer is currently appearing on Dancing with the Stars, and as part of the U.S. TV talent show, she has looked back at some of the most difficult periods in her life, including being the victim of horrific cyberbullying.

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  11. Normani Kordei Delivers Love Letter to Hometown of New Orleans in Emotional 'DWTS' Semi-Finals DanceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | ETonline

    Normani Kordei paid tribute to her hometown of New Orleans with a flawless jazz routine on Monday's Dancing With the Stars semi-finals, but it was her grandmother, Barbara, that really stole the show. The Fifth Harmony singer opened up about some of the more emotionally challenging aspects of her childhood, including her mom's diagnosis with breast cancer when Kordei was only five years old, and living through Hurricane Katrina in 2005, which damaged her home and displaced her from everything she'd grown up with.

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  12. Smiley: Taking the long way aroundRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | The Advocate

    It appears that everyone who's ever flown on a commercial airline has a story about mishaps of one kind or another. "I was to fly from New Orleans to Atlanta in 2015 to meet a group going on a mission trip to Kenya.

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  13. Diaz TrioRead the original story

    May 13, 2017 | WWOZ

    ... "Back O' Town" neighborhood that borders the infamous Storyville red-light district. As Jazz became one of New Orleans' greatest exports, this block of South Rampart, also known as "The Ramp," was a teeming commercial district that included the ...

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  14. Sunday Session: May 14, 2017Read the original story

    May 13, 2017 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    Here are some interesting music-related items that have landed in StLJN's inbox over the past week: * Can't help falling in price: why Elvis memorabilia is plummeting in value * Photos & Review: Stevie, Snoop, Tank and the Bangas shine on Jazz Fest's biggest day * Louis Armstrong and the jazz heritage of the Fair Grounds * BAŠla Fleck: Things That Sound Right * "Take Me Out to the Ball Game," Baseball's National Anthem * Jazz Fest wraps up with big sets from The Meters, Kings of Leon * Q&A with Orrin Evans: The Bad Plus' New Addition * Cassettes Are Making A Comeback, But Which Artists Are Actually Selling Them? * What does 'rock music' even mean anymore anyway? * This cybernetic synth contains a brain grown from the inventor's cells * How Preservation Hall Jazz Band Found Their New Sound in Cuba * New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Fest: A Photo Recap * The Colonel Has a Master Plan * Scofield ... (more)

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  15. VIDEO / DVD: STLJN Saturday Video Showcase: The Soul Rebels' Brass Band RevolutionRead the original story

    May 13, 2017 | All About Jazz

    This week, StLJN's video spotlight shines on the Soul Rebels, who are coming to St. Louis to perform on Thursday, May 25 at the Old Rock House. Described by Village Voice as "the missing link between Public Enemy and Louis Armstrong," the group was founded in the early 90s in New Orleans by percussionists Lumar LeBlanc and Derrick Moss, who then were both part of the more traditionally minded Olympia Brass Band.

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  16. Adam Gould: Getting up close and personal with favourite camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2017 | Cape Breton Post

    ... and on vacations. Master Fuji was there for my very first UFC event in Toronto, and my first WrestleMania in New Orleans. We became tag team partners over three-and-a-half years. Fuji was a great camera to learn the basics with, and to create your ...

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  17. Report: United Airlines agent in New Orleans cancels passenger's flight for videoing conversationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | The Advocate

    United Airlines is investigating an incident in which one of its agents at New Orleans' Louis Armstrong International Airport canceled a passenger's flight home for filming her, the NBC Bay Area affiliate reported Monday . Navang Oza, 37, a San Francisco resident, began videotaping the United employee around 4 a.m. after he was told his bag would cost $300 to check.

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  18. 's New General Manager: Beth Arroyo UtterbackRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | WWOZ

    WWOZ welcomes our new General Manager: Beth Arroyo Utterback, former Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer at WYES-TV in New Orleans. NEW ORLEANS..... The board of WWOZ radio today announced that it has hired 35-year public media veteran, Beth Arroyo Utterback, to lead the station as General Manager.

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  19. WWOZ hires WYES' Beth Arroyo Utterback as general managerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | NOLA.com

    WWOZ , New Orleans' beloved community radio music station, will have a new general manager at the helm June 1, according to a press release. Beth Arroyo Utterback is due to take over the position, leaving behind the local PBS affiliate WYES, where she currently serves as executive vice president and chief operating officer.

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  20. Detroit BrooksRead the original story

    May 11, 2017 | WWOZ

    ... "Back O' Town" neighborhood that borders the infamous Storyville red-light district. As Jazz became one of New Orleans' greatest exports, this block of South Rampart, also known as "The Ramp," was a teeming commercial district that included the ...

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