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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 $159,000 which is roughly $128/per square foot. More New Orleans information.

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4 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Sold-out Easter Jam featured Lil Boosie's post-prison return to a New Orleans stage

The Easter Jam packed a sold-out, 7,400-seat UNO Lakefront Arena Sunday night with fans eager to see rap artists Rick Ross, Yo Gotti and Meek Mill.

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5 hrs ago | District Administration

New Orleans' schools unite to ease dropout rate

A new agreement to fund programs that keep high-needs students on track from preschool through graduation marks the first formal partnership between two New Orleans' school systems that work side by side.

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6 hrs ago | WDSU-TV New Orleans

Police association slams mayor's plan to 'fix' civil service system

The Police Association of New Orleans blasted Mayor Mitch Landrieu's plan to reform the civil service system Sunday.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Advocate

Advocate staff photo by Patrick Dennis -- Sierra Majors leads one of her milk cows,

In a state that nurtures young chefs and generally exalts eating, Louisiana has been slow to adopt the national trend toward local and organic food.

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NOLA.com

Justice Department drops probe of FBI-involved fatal shooting of eastern New Orleans man

Allen Desdunes was shot and killed by an FBI agent during a drug sting at the Motel 6 on the I-10 Service Road near Bullard Avenue in eastern New Orleans on Tuesday, July 30, 2013.

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NOLA.com

NOPD: Desire area woman and her 2 children missing since Friday

New Orleans police are looking for a 26-year-old woman and her two children who have been missing from the Desire area since Friday .

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

Marker honors role of county in 1812 war

Historical Society president Malcolm Allen unveiled this week a historical marker at the old courthouse in Holmesville commemorating Pike County's role in the War of 1812.

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NOLA.com

Audubon Zoo babies celebrate their first Easter in New Orleans

Easter calls to mind images of baby bunnies and newly hatched chicks. It seems like the perfect time for the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans to announce a springtime baby boom.

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KNOE-TV Monroe

Crawfish: Born on the Bayou

Called both crayfish and crawfish, these tiny freshwater cousins to lobsters are firm and sweet.

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NOLA.com

Southeast Louisiana coastal restoration, hurricane protection are new , booming 'water management' economic sector, Data Center says

Coastal land loss caused by subsidence and sea level rise in southeastern Louisiana is spurring the growth of a new "water management" segment of the regional economy, according to The Data Center.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

SFGate

Sheriff: Would-be burglar found dead in oven vent

Authorities in a New Orleans suburb say a business owner arrived at work to find the legs of dead man dangling from an oven vent in the building's kitchen.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

Fewer New Orleans murders so far in 2014

The figure reported by The New Orleans Advocate is a 21 percent decrease from the 48 murders in the city by the same point last year.

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The Times

Fewer New Orleans murders so far in 2014

NEW ORLEANS -- Data compiled by a New Orleans newspaper shows the city's 2014 murder count was 38 as of Friday.

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The Wichita Eagle

Historic hotel gets new life in Covington

The New Orleans Advocate reported the hotel is set to reopen June 1 after a $9 million renovation.

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NOLA.com

Richard Sexton connects New Orleans and Caribbean in 'Creole World' photo book

Richard Sexton: 'I don't just celebrate the past. I'm looking to see how the past can help us get to the future.'

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Sunherald.com

Lawyer seeks lower penalty for Nagin corruption

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin is fighting federal prosecutors' efforts to seize more than a half-million dollars they say he should forfeit as a result of his conviction on federal corruption charges.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

WDSU-TV New Orleans

NOMMA Cadets do good deed on Good Friday

DOING A GOOD DEAD. NEW ORLEANS MILITARY AND MARITIME ACADEMY CADETS SWEPT THE GROUNDS OF THEIR NEW CAMPUS, AHEAD OF EARTH DAY NEXT WEEK.

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The Times-Picayune

Lil Boosie to take the stage in Lafayette on April 19, in New Orleans on April 20

It's a big weekend ahead for Louisiana-grown Lil Boosi e, who for the first time since his prison stint will take the stage in his home state with performances scheduled in Lafayette and New Orleans.

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WYLD-FM

LISTEN: N.O. Restaurants Prepare For Busy Easter

New Orleans area restaurants are expected to be busy on Easter Sunday, although maybe not as busy as they'll be on Mother's Day, which is typically the busiest day of the year for restaurants.

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The Times-Picayune

New Orleans artist Clifton Webb's home and gallery

There's a quiet dignity to residential neighborhoods below the Vieux Carre, on modest streets where the patina of age visually blends one facade into another, and weathered masonry churches hover over wood-frame cottages of former parishioners.

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