New Orleans

Type: City
Name: New Orleans
Country: United States
Latitude: 30.07
Longitude: -89.93
population: 459,336
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Gun-Confiscating Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison

As we reported in October 2008, after a lengthy legal battle over the unconstitutional confiscation of lawfully owned firearms during Hurricane Katrina, the City of New Orleans agreed to settle a lawsuit initiated by NRA.   A permanent injunction was ... [Published NRA-ILA - 2 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

New Orleans high school exam results, graduation rate near state average

New Orleans had the worst public schools in the state before Hurricane Katrina. Nine years later, it has almost risen to the state average, at leaston high school end-of-course exams.In 2013-14, 86 percent of students passed their tests and 61 percent ... [Published Bayou Buzz - 5 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Airbnb rentals in New Orleans: Readers debate a solution

The years-long New Orleans fight over unlicensed short-term rentals through Airbnb and other sites comes down to a question: How will the city, a world-class touristdestination, grow and meet demand for places for visitors to stay?More hotels? A regulated ... [Published Bayou Buzz - 5 hours ago]
Entities: Airbnb Inc, New Orleans
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 4 reports

POV: Getting Back to Abnormal

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 10:00pm - 11:30pmPictured: Political operative Barbara Lacen-Keller denouncing some New Orleans electoral dirty tricks. Credit: Courtesy of Andrew Kolker What happens when America's most joyous, dysfunctional city rebuilds itself after ... [Published WXXI AM - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 4 reports

Carnival Cruise Lines and Port of New Orleans Agree to Five-Year Extension

The new agreement supersedes a 2013 three-year extension and offers three one-year options that could guarantee Carnival homeports at least two ships of equal or greater size than the Dream Class and Fantasy Class ships sailing from the Port today through ... [Published Travel Agent Central - 13 hours ago]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 4 reports

Entergy gets approval to raise rates in Algiers

NEW ORLEANS — Entergy Louisiana has won permission to raise rates on customers in the Algiers section of New Orleans by 31 percent over the next four years.The New Orleans City Council unanimously approved the plan Thursday, allowing the unit of Entergy ... [Published Bradenton Herald - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 3 reports

City targets short-term rentals

The New Orleans City Council took a first step toward cracking down on illegal short-term rentals Thursday, as local governments across the country mull how to respond to a growing cottage industry sparked by rental websites like Airbnb and VRBO.It was ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 31 reports

Former Big Easy mayor faces hard time

The most crooked cops. The most corrupt politicians.For all its splendours — the gracious mansions in the Garden District, the elegant filigree of wrought iron balconies, magnolia trees hung with Spanish moss, blues and jazz notes wafting out of French ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

50 additional state troopers to work in New Orleans area

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -Dozens of Louisiana State Troopers have a new mission Thursday because of calls for help that went out after last month's Bourbon Street shooting.Governor Bobby Jindal deployed 50 additional state troopers to the New Orleans area. ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

New report: New Orleans VA Regional Office misdiagnosed 42 of 90 disability claims

to a report released Thursday.The inspector general said it uncovered 238 improper monthly payments to 17 veterans, totaling approximately $132,878, because of assessments that led to greater disability findings than justified. The audit covered the period ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 10 2014]
Entities: New Orleans, Disability
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 3 reports

New Orleans Launches 10th Annual COOLinary Restaurant Month With More Than 50 Restaurants Participating Throughout August

NEW ORLEANSThe event highlights the renowned and authentic cuisine of New Orleans"People from all over the world come to New OrleansThis year's COOLinary restaurants include: Antoine's Restaurant, Besh Steak, The Bombay Club, Bourbon House, Brigtsen's, ... [Published TheStreet.com - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 3 reports

Ex-mayor handed 10-year term

Ray Nagin, the former mayor of New Orleans, was sentenced to 10 years in prison Wednesday on federal corruption charges, ending a case that began with the rebuilding of the city after Hurricane Katrina.Subscribers must LOG-IN to read this full story.Monthly ... [Published North West Arkansas Times - Jul 10 2014]

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"There was one girl in particular. She was very timid, very shy. She needed a lot of encouragement. Now she's in Atlanta and doing very well. It's wonderful to see these children using the gifts they were blessed with" she said
"So unfortunately it takes a disaster, and I hope it doesn't take another one for us to realize we should be going to firehouse EMS" Felton said in an interview with WDSU
"I hope they catch the guy because our family is still upsetting" said Marcus McCray, Thomas's cousin. "This is still getting to us. Everyone is upset." Follow FOX 8

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Horning In! [Published The League of Ordinary Gentlemen - 5 hours ago]
The Cure – Close to Me (album) The 80′s were a strange time. People were adding shoulder pads and synths to everything, whether it made any sense or not, because it was the future, man. But people were also experimenting with going backwards, ...
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Nagin Hammered in the Big Easy [Published OpEdNews - 13 hours ago]
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Former New Orleans Mayor sentenced to 10 years [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 09 2014]
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