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No Serious Injuries In I-10 Tanker Crash, Fire

The 24-year-old driver of a tanker truck that overturned and caught fire Tuesday afternoon on I-10 in the Little Woods area of New Orleans East escaped serious injury in the crash and the interstate was fully reopened to traffic nearly 9 hours later.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WDSU-TV New Orleans

After tanker truck explodes in New Orleans East, crews work to clear scene

Fire crews are working to clear the scene after a tanker truck caught fire Tuesday afternoon in New Orleans East.

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NOLA.com

New Orleans teen sentenced to 40 years in Central City second-line slaying

A 19-year-old man charged with murder in a fatal 2012 second-line shooting pleaded guilty to lesser charges Tuesday and received a 40-year prison sentence in exchange.

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WYLD-FM

N.O. Film Production Crew In The Spotlight At The Emmy Awards

New Orleans film production crews got a major plug from a couple of veteran actresses during the 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards Monday night.

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WGNO-TV New Orleans

Lounge Singer Combines Old and New Music to Revive Cocktail Bar in New Orleans

"Just anything that's soulful, anything that makes you feel it, anything that makes other people feel it, anything that makes everyone feel good is what I want to sing," says Singer Songwriter Amanda Ducourbier.

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The Times-Picayune

Does New Orleans have a cultural season -- and who decides what's culture anyway?

Does New Orleans have a cultural season - and what does that mean in the 21st century? Doesn't art happen every day of the year in a town that boasts hundreds of nightclubs, parading groups, art galleries, and seasonal festivals? Those will seem like a funny question to the 60 local arts groups that plan to gather on Wednesday for "Culture ... (more)

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NOLA.com

Self-defense killings rise in New Orleans even as murders fall

One minute, a man and his wife were sitting in their backyard in Algiers. The next, a masked gunman lay dead, the trigger pulled by the husband.

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WYLD-FM

Piece of Gallier Hall Facade Falls To Sidewalk, No One Hurt

A small section of the facade on historic Gallier Hall fell to the sidewalk, damaging steps at the entrance to the former New Orleans City Hall.

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WYLD-FM

Monitor Overseeing OPP Reform Says Progress Is Slow

The monitor overseeing court-ordered reform efforts at the New Orleans jail says progress is slow, while inmates and staff at the lockup "continue to face grave harm."

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The Wichita Eagle

Watchdog: New Orleans should sell high-rise

A watchdog group says the city of New Orleans should sell a long empty office tower by the Mississippi River.

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The Times-Picayune

New Orleans students at Southern Methodist University start off their ...

Red and blue and visions of mustangs throughout the home of Kathryn and Jeff Scurlock could only mean one thing: a party celebrating Southern Methodist University.

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Best of New Orleans

The Pizza Underground returning to New Orleans

Following two sold-out, people- and pizza-packed nights at Hi-Ho Lounge in March, the pizza-obsessed Velvet Underground tribute band The Pizza Underground will return to New Orleans this fall.

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NOLA.com

Steve McQueen's 'The Cincinnati Kid,' shot in New Orleans, gets local screening; plus more movie events

Steve McQueen's "The Cincinnati Kid," which was shot in New Orleans, gets the spotlight this week as part of the Historic New Orleans Collection's monthly discussion and screening series focusing on notable Louisiana-made films.

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NOLA.com

Arabella Casa di Pasta: New restaurants in New Orleans

A build-your-own pasta restaurant attached to a Marigny dive bar known for its karaoke nights? You'd be forgiven for assuming a forcefield of hipster irony encircles the place.

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The Times-Picayune

New Orleans' Top 10 hamburgers: Brett Anderson names the best one in the city

The Times-Picayune restaurant critic, tasted more than 60 hamburgers this spring and summer on his quest to name the Top 10 hamburgers in New Orleans.

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Best of New Orleans

Brewsday Tuesday: New Orleans On Tap set for Sept. 27

The fifth annual dog-friendly beer event New Orleans on Tap returns to City Park Sept.

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The Times-Picayune

The quest to find the top 10 hamburgers in New Orleans

Hamburgers will never qualify as a trend, not in any of our lifetimes and not in this country, where for the past half-century the sandwiches have been as common as concrete.

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NOLA.com

Flag that flew on Pearl Harbor ship arrives in New Orleans

Our goals are patriotism, historic preservation and education, and actually, this is kind of hitting all three of those goals.

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Best of New Orleans

Reading: The Up Stairs Lounge Arson

Last year marked the 40th anniversary of the fire at the UpStairs Lounge, an arson fire that blazed through a second-floor French Quarter bar in less than 20 minutes and ultimately killed 32 people, most of them gay men.

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The Times-Picayune

Krewe of Alla goes co-ed

The Krewe of Alla, which was established in 1932, has decided to allow women to join the organization.

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