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  1. Grab a front-row seat on the Ladybug roller coaster, the newest...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    A crowd of thrill-seekers lined up early Saturday morning to get a first ride on the new Ladybug roller coaster, the latest addition to New Orleans City Park's Carousel Gardens. The new coaster replaces the old Ladybug ride that was damaged in Hurricane Katrina.

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  2. Alexis Ajinca sparkles as Pelicans nip Heat: Jimmy Smith's 3-pointersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NOLA.com

    The big backup center hit his first four shots of the game for the Pelicans, was a massive defensive force in the middle, and made the most of his off-the-bench minutes. On one Miami possession in the second half, the 7 foot 2 Ajinca blocked the attempted penetration of 6-1 Heat guard Shabazz Napier, the little guy crumbling to the floor from the contact.

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  3. New Orleans Pelicans vs Miami Heat: live updates and fan chatRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NOLA.com

    New Orleans Pelicans forward Dante Cunningham passes the ball during first half action against the Brooklyn Nets at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans on Wednesday, February 25, 2015. (Photo by Brett Duke, Nola.com The Pelicans head into Friday night's game against the Miami Heat on a three-game winning streak and are trailing the eighth-seeded Oklahoma City Thunder by 1.5 games.

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  4. New Orleans man wounded during warrant service admitted firing, said...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NOLA.com

    Stephen Ellis, 52, of New Orleans, was booked with eight counts of attempted first-degree murder of a police officer after authorities say he fire on JPSO deputies attempted to serve a warrant at his Pauger Street home on Feb. 26. The law enforcement officers returned fire, hitting Ellis in the leg. Stephen Ellis , the man shot by authorities serving a warrant early Thursday morning at his New Orleans home, admitted firing a gun from inside his residence, but told investigators he didn't know he was shooting at law enforcement officers, according to an NOPD arrest warrant.

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  5. Fatal shooting reported near Orleans Parish courthouse, NOPD saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NOLA.com

    New Orleans police homicide detectives surround the scene of a man's fatal shooting Friday afternoon on the Broad Street overpass near the Orleans Parish criminal courthouse and NOPD headquarters. (Michael Democker, NOLA.com New Orleans police are on the scene of a fatal shooting reported on the Broad Street overpass above Interstate-10, near NOPD headquarters and the Orleans Parish criminal courthouse.

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  6. Manslaughter conviction returned for 1 of 2 brothers accused in 2011 execution-style slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NOLA.com

    Christopher Bell, 25, was convicted on a charge of manslaughter Thursday in the shooting death of Lionel Williams, 21. Police said Bell shot Williams in the back of the head during a crowded party at East Shore Park in the 14600 block of Curran Boulevard on Aug. 26, 2011. One of two brothers accused of gunning down a 21-year-old man during a party at an eastern New Orleans park in 2011 was convicted on charges of manslaughter Thursday .

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  7. Guard Norris Cole making an immediate impact for Pelicans | PodcastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NOLA.com

    New Orleans Pelicans guard Norris Cole battles for the ball against the Brooklyn Nets during second half action at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans on Wednesday, February 25, 2015. (Photo by Brett Duke, Nola.com For the second time in a week, Pelicans backup point guard Norris Cole will be facing the Miami Heat, his former team, on Friday night at the Smoothie King Center.

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  8. Spring fling and eggstravaganza planned; golf tournament set in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NOLA.com

    Mount Carmel Academy in New Orleans will hold its Spring Fling March 14 at the New Orleans Lakefront Airport's Terminal. A Patron Party will open the evening from 6-7:30 p.m. followed by the fling from 8-11 p.m. Food from New Orleans restaurants and live music will be featured.

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  9. New Orleans World Trade Center building: Follow developers' presentations liveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NOLA.com

    Aquarium of the Americas, World Trade Center, Canal Street, One Canal Place, Riverwalk. Aerial shot on Thursday, August 14, 2014.

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  10. Peyton Manning named Distinguished Alumnus by Isidore Newman in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NOLA.com

    Peyton Manning , one of the most talented, successful, and honored NFL players of all time, has been named the 2015 recipient of the Distinguished Alumnus Award presented by Isidore Newman School in New Orleans . Manning is a 1994 graduate of Newman.

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  11. Irish in New Orleans subject of book talk in MetairieRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NOLA.com

    When Laura Kelley first arrived in New Orleans more than two decades ago to work on her doctor of philosophy degree in history at Tulane University, she thought she already knew what her thesis or research paper would be about. However, a chance encounter with a taxi driver changed her mind.

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  12. Gretna High's last senior class to reuniteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Times-Picayune

    The last senior class of Gretna High School, the Class of 1955, will hold a reunion April 25 at 7 p.m.at the New Orleans Ladies Ballroom, 1771 Stumpf Blvd. in Gretna. The $35 fee must be submitted no later than March 15, and includes food, drinks, a D.J. spinning 195's tunes and good camaraderie among longtime friends.

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  13. Man shot in back in Central City: NOPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NOLA.com

    The NOPD is investigating a shooting that occurred around 6 p.m. in the 3000 block of First Street in Central City. A 41-year-old man was shot in the back.

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  14. Old Jefferson man guilty of murder in woman's 2012 deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NOLA.com

    A self-described drug dealer and wannabe rapper who wove sex, guns and violence into his lyrics, Johnny Fair admitted to a Jefferson Parish jury Thursday that he killed a man in Old Jefferson in 2006. But he said he shot that man three times in self-defense.

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  15. Smoke in plane's cabin sends flight back to New Orleans airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | NOLA.com

    A United Airlines flight bound for Houston early Thursday returned to New Orleans after reports of smoke in the cabin, the airline said in a statement. According to United's website, the flight left the New Orleans airport at 8:12 a.m. and returned to the gate at 8:45 a.m. It was scheduled to land in Houston at 9:18 a.m. A Louis Armstrong International Airport spokeswoman confirmed the plane returned to New Orleans, and referred additional questions to the airline.

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  16. Man killed in eastern New Orleans shooting identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | NOLA.com

    A man killed Wednesday in a shooting on West Laverne Street in eastern New Orleans was identified as Mario Breedlove, 39. Police said Wednesday that Breedlove was found dead inside the living room of a home in the 8000 block of West Laverne Street around 4 p.m. He was shot at least once in the head and died on the scene.

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  17. Will 3 men and an app make you feel safer in French Quarter?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | NOLA.com

    French Quarter resident and businessman Sidney Torres IV and members of the French Quarter Management District have announced plans to launch a patrol of three off-duty New Orleans police officers tasked with helping fight crime in the city's historic epicenter. The plan also includes a mobile application designed to let citizens and visitors report possible crimes or issues in the Quarter directly to those off-duty officers.

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  18. New Orleans public school OneApp deadline is FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | NOLA.com

    The Recovery School District holds a middle school fair at KIPP Central City Academy, March 6, 2013. Officials urge families to file their 2015 OneApps before the Feb. 27 deadline.

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  19. FBI investigating brutality allegations from teen punched by JPSO detectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | NOLA.com

    "We are investigating this matter with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office," said Special Agent Craig Betbeze, spokesman for the FBI's New Orleans division. David Belfield III, attorney for 17-year-old Brady Becker, said an FBI agent with the agency's civil rights division contacted him Wednesday night to confirm the investigation.

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  20. Road Home and the easy manipulation of home value: Jarvis DeBerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | NOLA.com

    In this file photo from July 31, 2007, applicants wait for assistance at a Road Home office in Kenner Tuesday, the last to apply for the grant program. In 2008, in the cafeteria of The Times-Picayune building on Howard Avenue, I met with two serious looking men who could easily have been mistaken for FBI agents.

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