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New Orleans, Louisiana is located in Orleans Parish. Zip codes in New Orleans, LA include 70123, 70122, and 70177. The median home price in New Orleans is $179,900 which is roughly $123/per square foot. More New Orleans information.

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LSP Troopers to stay in New Orleans past Labor Day deadline

This summer Governor Bobby Jindal approved 50 extra Louisiana State Troopers to help patrol the streets of New Orleans through Labor Day weekend.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

WGNO-TV New Orleans

NOLA Beings: Capturing the Humanity of New Orleans

A New Orleans woman is doing the same thing here and it's becoming a phenomenon.

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Search New Orleans area home sales in our real estate transactions database

In August 1878, Frank X. Fricker bought a building and some land bounded by Arts, Music, Urquhart and Villere streets for $800 from Christian Down.

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Four free walking tours in New Orleans, La.

There are many tours offered by several different companies in New Orleans that all charge a fee for their services.

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USA Today

New Orleans is for oyster lovers

Casamento's combines standout renditions of several New Orleans classics -- fried oysters, raw oysters gumbo and fried catfish --with more offbeat dishes.

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KSLA-TV Shreveport

New Orleans woman arrested for tax fraud

State officials say Melanie R. Donsereaux was booked Wednesday with one count each of attempted theft and filing or maintaining false public records.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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Forbes: New Orleans Saints fans 3rd best in the NFL

According to an article on the Forbes magazine website , the New Orleans Saints' fans are the third best fans in the NFL.

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Landrieu Proposes Civilian Patrol Force For FQ

The city of New Orleans has proposed creating a patrol unit of 50 civilians to handle traffic control and non-emergency tasks that currently are handled by NOPD officers.

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WNOE-FM New Orleans

N.O. City Council Defers Action On Controversial Proposal

The New Orleans City Council decided not to vote Thursday on a proposed ordinance that would make it easier for the city to crack down on homeless camps, like the ones that formed underneath the Pontchartrain Expressway.

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Accused Bourbon St. Shooter Indicted By Grand Jury

The New Orleans district attorney says a grand jury has charged a 20-year-old man with manslaughter and attempted murder in a June 29 shooting on Bourbon Street.

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Algiers homeowner shooting shocks neighbors, who blast city for not providing street lights

A neatly trimmed yellow house sits on a quiet Algiers road. The tidiness belies the bloody scene that unfolded inside Wednesday night as a homeowner sought to protect his family from an armed intruder.

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Film Society announces opening and closing films for 25th Annual New Orleans Film Festival

The New Orleans Film Society's 25th Annual New Orleans Festival will bring dozens of new films to venues across the city October 16 to 23. Opening the 2014 festival will be Black and White , a New Orleans-shot drama directed by Mike Binder and starring Kevin Costner and Octavia Spencer as grandparents embroiled in a custody battle.

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New Orleans murders down in first half of 2014, but summer's death toll climbing

The number of murders in New Orleans continued to decline through the first half of the year, albeit at a slower pace than the substantial drop in 2013 .

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New Orleans City Council to buck Sheriff Marlin Gusman's plan for 3rd jail building

The New Orleans City Council plans to take a stand Thursday against Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman's proposal to build a 764-bed addition to the Mid-City prison complex already under construction alongside Interstate 10. Councilwoman Susan Guidry said the proposed building, known as "Phase III," undermines city officials' mission to reduce ... (more)

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Port of New Orleans Awards Terminal Build Contract

An aerial view of the Port's existing intermodal terminal, which will be transformed into a modern and more efficient intermodal container transfer terminal.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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Jury convicts teen on murder charges in Central City gang slaying

A teenager accused of being a member of a violent New Orleans street gang was convicted of second-degree murder Wednesday, concluding a trial that saw the teen's father testify about his son's gang affiliation.

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Algiers fatal shooting victim identified

Michael Darensburg Jr., 36, was found dead in the 1100 block of Thayer Street, said Orleans Parish Coroner Jeffrey C. Rouse .

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The farm-to-vase movement: Local flower farms sprout on urban lots around New Orleans

Gloriosa superba is a show-off of a flower in flaming variations of scarlet, orange, hot pink and yellow.

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New Orleans Athletic Club explores voodoo, art, food, books and justice in free talks

New Orleans Athletic Club will open its doors to the public with a free lecture series in this fall.

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Five best food raps by New Orleans rappers

After 5th Ward Weebie's song " Let Me Find Out " - featuring tributes to both Wing Snack and Manchu - became a hit this summer, I started a personal quest for some of New Orleans' best food references in rap.

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