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President Donald Trump has endorsed U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins in his re-election bid, a day after a report about Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani's connection to... [Read More]
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Roughly 7.2 million pounds of debris were removed from clogged city catch basins across the city during a four-month emergency cleaning program, including more than... [Read More]
Scott Van Slyke's sacrifice fly to left field in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Braxton Lee, giving the New Orleans Cakes a 9-8... [Read More]
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St. Tammany Parish President Pat Brister is continuing her push to speed the widening of Interstate 12 where a recent accident killed four people, offering... [Read More]
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Two men were stabbed by a group of women in New Orleans East Monday evening, according to a report from New Orleans police. [Read More]
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Today in The Rundown: Lawmakers have kicked off the third special session of the year but it may be a couple of days before any... [Read More]
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Gov. John Bel Edwards opened the latest special legislative session – the third this year and seventh since he took office in 2016 – by... [Read More]
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Steve Scalise and Cedric Richmond argue — a lot. They did it on television this weekend, in a segment on CBS's "Face the Nation" meant... [Read More]
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Louisiana Republicans in Congress largely stand behind President Donald Trump's "zero-tolerance" immigration enforcement policy, even as a growing chorus of critics attack the White House's... [Read More]
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As the public outcry over a policy separating newly arrived children from their parents at the border reached a fever pitch, the Trump administration rolled... [Read More]
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A defining story in Louisiana culture is "Evangeline," the epic poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow about Acadian loved ones far from their native land who... [Read More]
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The Louisiana Legislature has begun its third special session of the year -- setting off a last-ditch attempt to address the $650 million fiscal cliff... [Read More]
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In New Orleans on Monday, protests outside the city's convention center as Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen are... [Read More]
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Four teenage inmates escaped from the state juvenile prison in Monroe over the weekend in a jailbreak so violent one guard was airlifted to Shreveport... [Read More]
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Yes, even the streetcar drivers get in on the act. [Read More]
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Nearly 25 years after the release of its eponymous "Blue Album," Weezer is still enjoying success and rocking crowds. Currently, the band is touring behind... [Read More]
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What happens when a company of actors stops being polite and starts telling the truth? The NOLA Project is about to find out. [Read More]
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The 1987 publication of "I'm With the Band" introduced Pamela Des Barres to people outside the rock 'n' roll world. The book's subtitle — "Confessions... [Read More]
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Celebrating the deep roots of "the northernmost Caribbean city," NOLA Caribbean Festival is back for the seventh year with a more regional focus and a... [Read More]
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The season may be over for LSU and UL-Lafayette baseball, but the accolades continue to roll in. [Read More]
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