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  1. Louisiana voters to decide on 14 proposed amendments to state constitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    Property sales, tax rebates and mileage caps for police and fire departments are among the 14 constitutional amendments Louisiana voters will vote on Nov. 4. Fourteen proposed amendments -- yes, you read that right, and because of the number and complexity, Louisiana officials are urging voters to become familiar with them before heading to the polls next month. Robert Scott with the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana said there is a lot of information to go through with each amendment.

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  2. Night Out Against Crime organizers host kick-off event in KennerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    It's aimed at promoting crime prevention activities and improving community-police relations. People in the Greater New Orleans area kicked off the festivities early with a day on the lakefront in Kenner.

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  3. Interim NOPD chief approaching two months on jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    A pilot program is giving those filing complaints against New Orleans Police officers a new way to clear the air. A pilot program is giving those filing complaints against New Orleans Police officers a new way to clear the air.

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  4. Joseph M. Bartholomew, Sr. Cluc House opening at Pontchartrain ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    The city of New Orleans will celebrate the legacy of Joseph M. Bartholomew, Sr. at the opening of the new club house at Pontchartrain Park named after him. A proud New Orleans native who loved golf, Bartholemew fell in love with the game at an early age.

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  5. University urging students, staff to avoid traveling to Ebloa-stricken regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    As the Ebola virus spreads in West Africa, officials at Southern University New Orleans are urging students and staff to avoid the region until the outbreak is under control. Josephine Okoronkwo, Director of student services at SUNO, sent out a bulletin this week warning people of the risk, and urging them to take the necessary precautions.

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  6. Concerns grow for travelers over Ebola cases in USRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    "If there's a risk that when people come in, rather than take their word for it when they come in, is to take their temperature," said Dr. Jimmy Guidry, of the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals. The precaution could soon be coming to an more airports across the country with the Ebola virus on U.S. soil.

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  7. Covington police: Teens repeatedly call 911; Request chicken, Kool-AidRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    It all started out when the Covington Police Department received the first 911 call sometime Tuesday morning. The caller said he had been "shot" and then hung up.

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  8. NOPD searching for suspects in 2 separate carjackingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    New Orleans police are asking for the public's help in locating several suspects and two vehicles carjacked from victims in two different incidents. DIFFERENT CARJACKINGS.

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  9. City leaders continue push to bring new life to shuttered WTC buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    City leaders launched an effort this week to bring new life to a 33-story building that once housed World Trade Center operations in New Orleans. It's been over three years since the city of New Orleans purchased the building at 2 Canal St. Now the city is hoping to attract a company that will redevelop the site under a two-phase process.

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  10. State, city closely monitoring Ebola situationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    As Gov. Jindal urges the Obama administration to block all flights from Ebola stricken nations, state and local officials are taking measures to prepare for a possible case of the virus. Local hospitals are following CDC guidelines.

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  11. New Orleans Council president blasts Sheriff's Office over ankle...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    A New Orleans City Council member sent a scathing letter to City Hall, blasting the city's electronic monitoring program after a Domino's Pizza delivery driver was killed in September. Rendell Brown and Shane Hughes, both 16, are accused of killing 35-year-old Richard Yeager as he was delivering pizza in the 2800 block of St. Louis Street around midnight Sept.

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  12. NOPD: Woman driving wrong way in tanker truck fire incident in police custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    A 33-year-old New Orleans woman was arrested in connection with the crash that killed a tanker truck driver after the rig exploded early Friday morning. The tanker truck driver, who has not been identified, was killed after his truck exploded, sending flames shooting hundreds of feet into the air. 1 comment

  13. OPP inmate awaiting trial for murder sentenced to life over contraband possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    According to the Orleans Parish District Attorney's Office, 39-year-old Keith Kisack was convicted and sentenced Thursday to life in prison of being a multiple felony offender. "Following an extended hearing in section 'B' of Criminal District Court in which the District Attorney's office proved that the defendant had prior felony convictions for illegal discharge of a firearm, aggravated battery, and being a felon in possession of a firearm, Judge Tracey Flemings-Davalier, as requested by the DA's office, sentenced the defendant to a life sentence," a news release from the District Attorney's Office said in a news release Thursday.

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  14. Tanker truck driver dies after explosion causes 3-alarm fire near gas stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    A tanker truck driver was killed Friday morning after his truck exploded sending flames shooting hundreds of feet in the air. It happened at a gas station located at the intersection of Franklin and North Claiborne avenues.

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  15. Army Corps denies request for public hearing on coal trainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    A public hearing will not be held by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over a controversial plan to bring open coal trains to the Westbank en route to a proposed export terminal to be built in Plaquemines Parish. "The purpose of a public hearing is to provide a venue for collecting new information that would improve the Corps' ability to make a permit decision for a proposed project," said Martin Mayer, chief of the New Orleans District Regulatory Branch.

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  16. Luke Bryan to perfom at Endymion Extravaganza Valentine's Day 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    A: No, it's not. The wild antics of visitors that travel to Bourbon Street in the French Quarter gain publicity and have become an image of Mardi Gras.

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  17. Art exhibit gives artists guns as a creative mediumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    The persistence of urban gun violence has inspired artists from across the country to join forces with the New Orleans Police Department to create some change. A new art exhibit called "Guns in the Hands of Artists" will be dedicated Thursday at 1:30 p.m. It revisits a troubling time when the murder rate in New Orleans spiked to historic highs in the mid-1990s.

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  18. Margaret Orr: Hurricane season subsiding; Not finished yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    So far this season we've had Arthur, Bertha, Christobal, Dolly and Edouard. That's one tropical storm and four hurricanes, one of which was intense.

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  19. Technology company opens doors in Kenner promising high-paying jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    A new technology company officially opened its doors to Greater New Orleans Tuesday morning promising high-paying jobs and its expertise to the state's growing business climate. GREATER NEW ORLEANS... PROMISING HIGH-PAYING JOBS AND ITS EXPERTISE TO THE STATE'S GROWING BUSINESS CLIMATE.

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  20. Destrehan High School teachers accused of sex with studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    Many concerns are growing among parents after alleged misconduct and extracurricular activities at a St. Charles Parish high school. Authorities in St. Charles Parish are investigating allegations that may cross parish lines.

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