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  1. Bywater bicyclist targeted in paintball drive-by shooting, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | NOLA.com

    An afternoon bike ride through the city's Bywater neighborhood ended with the bicyclist being struck in a drive-by paintball shooting, New Orleans police said. An afternoon bike ride through the city's Bywater neighborhood ended with the bicyclist being struck in a drive-by paintball shooting, New Orleans police said.

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  2. Inmates tip cops that fellow con robbed Gretna pharmacy, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | NOLA.com

    Police received a number of tips after they released photos of the box-toting masked men who robbed a Gretna pharmacy at gunpoint on May 15. But in first for the department, investigators say they identified and arrested a suspect in the case based on tips called in by inmates at state correctional facilities who had served time with the accused robber. Police arrested Royal Stevens, 38, of New Orleans, on Tuesday and booked him with armed robbery using a firearm, Gretna Police Deputy Chief Anthony Christiana said.

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  3. Cedric Richmond backs HANO scattered sites plan, despite local oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    A plan to partially redevelop hundreds of properties the Housing Authority of New Orleans owns has won the support of Rep. Cedric Richmond, putting the congressman at odds with several local leaders, including Councilwoman Stacy Head, who oppose the proposal . Richmond announced Thursday , that after meeting twice with HANO Executive Director Gregg Fortner, he has concluded the strategy to redevelop the so-called scattered sites is the "right way to go."

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  4. Orleans judge to rule on The Lens' public records suit against City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    A state district judge said he'll have a decision by Monday on The Lens' lawsuit against the City of New Orleans and Mayor Mitch Landrieu , whom the nonprofit online news organization says regularly violate Louisiana's public records law. "This is an important consideration," Civil District Court Judge Kern Reese said Thursday after hearing argument from attorneys for The Lens and the city.

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  5. Turnbull Bakeries redevelopment plan goes to council for approval, website reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    A proposal to redevelop a vacant Irish Channel warehouse into a 17-home development was sent to the New Orleans City Council with a recommendation for approval by the City Planning Commission, the Uptown Messenger reports. "The former on St. Thomas, First and Soraparu streets - producer of Melba Toast packets for 105 years - closed in 2012, leaving the warehouse vacant," according to the story.

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  6. 3 teens robbed at gunpoint near Iberville siteRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Three teenagers were robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night one block from Canal Street, New Orleans police said. The teenagers -- ages 19, 16 and 16 -- had just parked their car in the 1500 block of Iberville Street shortly before 10:30 p.m. when three males -- one armed with a gun -- approached, according to preliminary information police provided.

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  7. Ed Anderson, longtime Times-Picayune reporter, has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Ed Anderson, a longtime reporter for The Times-Picayune, who established his journalistic credentials at the state Capitol covering the administrations of eight different governors and more than three decades of the Legislature, died Thursday . He was 67. Ed Anderson, a longtime reporter for The Times-Picayune, who established his journalistic credentials at the state Capitol covering the administrations of eight different governors and more than three decades of the Legislature, died Thursday .

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  8. Mid-City man bound, maced during burglary Thursday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    A 55-year-old Mid-City man was tied up with his shoe laces and maced by two unknown males during a burglary early Thursday morning , New Orleans police said. Two men tied up a 55-year-old Mid-City man with his shoelaces and sprayed him with tear gas early Thursday morning , New Orleans police said.

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  9. Kenner city budget increases driven by health premiums, raisesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Kenner Mayor Mike Yenni 's 2016 budget proposal is nearly 2 percent larger than the city's current spending plan , an increase driven largely by skyrocketing health insurance premiums and employee raises. Yenni's $60.4 million proposal shows modest gains in sales tax and franchise fee revenue, as well as less burdensome pension contributions courtesy of healthier investment conditions.

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  10. West Bank educators are finalists for state principal, teacher of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Two Jefferson Parish Public School System educators on the West Bank have been named finalists for teacher and principal of the year by the Louisiana Department of Education. Click here for a full list of the state's finalists and semifinalists .

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  11. Pedrito Martinez was a highlight at NOCCA celebration in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    Grammy winner musician Pedrito Martinez perform at NOCCA's 40th anniversary gala on May 17 at the new Chevron Forum on Press Street in New Orleans. One of the highlights of the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts' recent Big 4-Oh! Gala on May 17 was the performance of Grammy Award-winners Pedrito Martinez and Terence Blanchard on the stage at the new Chevron Forum on Press Street.

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  12. Marie Alvarez of Chalmette chosen artist of the seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    After working more than three decades with the Department of Defense, Marie Alvarez retired in 2013, and the Chalmette resident didn't know what to do with herself at first. "I wanted to do something productive, but wasn't sure what to do," Alvarez said.

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  13. Ballet highlights program hosted by NOBA and St. Bernard School BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Rebecca Chauvin has been teaching ballet classes 15 years, and she has developed a passion for introducing it to young people and helping them discover the same joy that she did when she took her first class at the age of 8. "Sometimes I feel like ballet can be a lost art," Chauvin said. "And I enjoy knowing that I'm helping keep the art alive."

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  14. Be prepared to evacuate with pets: Tail TalkRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Hurricane season 2015 is nearly here, and while locally we've experienced relatively quiet hurricane seasons the past few years, it doesn't mean we should let our guard down. During hurricane season we should be prepared and ready for any weather scenario.

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  15. Sophie B. Wright Charter in New Orleans honors val, sal, and graduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Sophie B. Wright Charter School held graduation May 18 at Xavier University Convocation Center in New Orleans. Troyjea Kellup of New Orleans is valedictorian.

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  16. Nunez Community College in Chalmette awards Chancellor ScholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    Social media is filled this month with pictures of graduates, from beaming kindergarteners to hopeful high school and college graduates. They are ready for the next step, excited about the possibilities.

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  17. Mayor Mitch Landrieu's 'State of the City' address:...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu will deliver his 2015 "State of the City" address Thursday . (Photo by David Grunfeld, Nola.com Expect Mayor Mitch Landrieu's 2015 "State of the City" address to be comparable to a slingshot: A long pull back to the day the levees broke , followed by a rapid cascade of stats highlighting accomplishments, before flinging listeners into his vision of the near future as his term comes to a close in 2018.

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  18. New Orleans police looking for May 2014 homicide suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2014 | NOLA.com

    New Orleans police are looking for a man they say was involved in a May 27, 2014, murder in eastern New Orleans.

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  19. Eight New Orleans teachers win 'Excellence' awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    The finalists and winners of New Schools for New Orleans' first-ever Excellence in Teaching awards stand with the organization's two chief executives . New Schools for New Orleans announced the eight winners of its first-ever Excellence in Teaching awards Wednesday , according to a news release.

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  20. Entergy warns of outages, traffic impact as $30M Uptown power line upgrade startsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    An Entergy worker works on a power line on Williams Boulevard near the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner as a pair of nearby power lines were knocked down due to the heavy rains that passed through the area Wednesday, April 15, 2015. Entergy New Orleans will start a $30 million construction project this summer to replace and upgrade major transmission lines, part of an effort to improve reliability of the city's aging electrical grid.

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