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  1. Female pedestrian dead after being hit by car in Metairie Friday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NOLA.com

    Margaret Pilie, 88, died of injuries she received when a car hit her on Martin Behrman Avenue near Veterans Memorial Boulevard in Metairie on Friday , Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office officials say. An 88-year-old pedestrian died of injuries she received after a car hit her in Metairie Friday morning .

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  2. Monty Williams reveals real cause of his emotional celebration after playoff-clinching victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | NOLA.com

    Pelicans coach Monty Williams revealed on Friday that some of his emotional reaction, while celebrating his team's playoff clinching victory against the San Antonio Spurs, went far beyond what his team accomplished on the court. Williams spoke about the joy of seeing his 5-year-old son, Micah, enjoying festivities that followed after the game that included streamers dropping and players embracing each other at mid-court.

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  3. Warren Easton class of '59 and '60 to meet, MIR dinner set in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NOLA.com

    Warren Easton High's class of 1960 will hold its 55th year and class of 59 will hold its 56th year class reunion May 16 from 3 to 7 p.m. on the school campus, 3901 Canal Street, New Orleans. The cost is $30 per person in advance or $40 per person at the door.

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  4. Smoking in the 'neighborhood clubhouse': Uptown's Milan LoungeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NOLA.com

    At the Milan Lounge , owner Dave McCammon can name every brand of cigarette smoked by every regular. That covert intelligence helps him curate a mahogany case behind the bar of 31 labels that correspond to their tastes.

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  5. Norman C. Francis interviewed by Xavier students in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NOLA.com

    Xavier University's student media interviewed Norman C. Francis on April 6 as part of a printed, online and multimedia tribute to Francis, who is retiring after 47 years as the university president. The crew included Eric Craig, Kaelin Maloid, Jelicia Goff, Francis, Ashlee Hill, Zyneria Byrd and Anthony Lotten.

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  6. Flash flood watch extended until Saturday night for New Orleans, Baton Rouge, southeast LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NOLA.com

    A flash flood watch for metro New Orleans, Baton Rouge and most of southeast Louisiana has been extended until Saturday night , as more heavy rainfall is expected to move through the region, forecasters said. A flash flood watch for metro New Orleans , Baton Rouge and most of southeast Louisiana has been extended until Saturday night , as more heavy rainfall is expected to move through the region, forecasters said.

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  7. GiveNOLA Day is May 5, garden part, and Grow Dat Stand set in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Times-Picayune

    GiveNOLA Day is May 5, and this 24-hour event give people the chance to assist many local nonprofits with getting additional funding, if everyone donates on that day. Lakeview Shepherd Center and Community Visions Unlimited are among the groups seeking money.

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  8. Deep South Studios welcomed as boost to Algiers economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NOLA.com

    A movie studio being developed in Algiers may help improve the community's economy by bringing in new jobs and boosting businesses. Deep South Studios will be located near the foot of the Crescent City Connection, right off of Mardi Gras Boulevard in Algiers.

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  9. Pirates take Jean Lafitte againRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Times-Picayune

    Pirates have once again been spotted in Jean Lafitte. Four pirates to be exact: Captain John Swallow, Quartermaster Seiker Hellbound, Master Gunner Irish Weston Hurd, and Dawn Carl, their requisite wench and photographer.

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  10. Jesuit football player from Kenner also a champ in the ballroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NOLA.com

    Senior year of high school can be busy for the typical student, but for Jesuit High School senior Osman Torres Jr. of Kenner, it has been a whirlwind. The talented athlete has been an award winner on the dance floor and the football field.

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  11. Slain Tulane law student Sara LaMont 'always was the brightest star'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NOLA.com

    Sara LaMont was celebrated as "a brilliant, shining star," by dozens of friends, faculty and family members who gathered in her memory Thursday at Tulane Law School's Weinman Hall. In an emotional tribute, punctuated in equal measure by laughter and tears, LaMont's radiant life over 25 years outshined the dark domestic violence that wrought its premature end.

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  12. New Orleans-based U.S. Marshals round up 151 violent suspects in 6-week sweepRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | NOLA.com

    Robert C. Williams, an alleged "key figure" in the Harvey Hustlers gang, was one of 7,000 fugitives arrested over nation-wide, six-week push by the U.S. Marshals to arrest violent criminals. A member of the Harvey Hustlers and a murder suspect who had been on the lam for nearly a year were among 151 violent fugitives taken into custody during six weeks of stepped-up effort by U.S. Marshals based in New Orleans, the agency announced Thursday .

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  13. NOPD investigating carjacking in St. RochRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | NOLA.com

    New Orleans police are investigating a carjacking that occurred Wednesday near North Miro and Mandeville Streets. (NOLA.com Around 7:30 p.m., a 28-year-old man was sitting in his vehicle at the intersection of North Miro and Mandeville Streets when a man armed with a semi-automatic weapon approached him, police said.

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  14. Florida woman drugged, beaten and forced into prostitution, JPSO saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | NOLA.com

    Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office Vice detectives arrested Willard Anthony, left, Nadia Lee, center, and Brittany Grisby, right, while investigating allegations that they participating in drugging, beating and forcing a woman into prostitution. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office Vice Squad detectives working a prostitution sting in Harvey recused a woman who said she had been drugged in Florida and forced into prostitution, according to authorities.

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  15. Antoine's can host live music, despite objections from French Quarter groups: court rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | NOLA.com

    Antoine's Restaurant, the oldest French-Creole Fine Dining Restaurant in New Orleans. Attempts to shut down live music at Antoine's have been silenced as a state appellate court rejected claims from a residential group that the 175-year-old French Quarter restaurant was in violation of city zoning and attempting to "legitimize an illegal use" of its property.

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  16. E-cigarette use soars among teens, vexing public health officials, New York Times reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | NOLA.com

    As New Orleans counts down the days before banning smoking and vaping in most indoor places, a new report shows that teenagers are using electronic cigarettes in ever-increasing numbers, according to the New York Times . Federal data show that the number of middle- and high-schoolers using e-cigarettes has tripled between 2013 and 2014, vexing public health officials and regulators who worry that the habit's growth is outpacing research into its effects on young bodies.

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  17. New Orleans libraries on the brink: City Hall pleads for tax hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | NOLA.com

    Are New Orleans public libraries temples to culture and literature, champions of education and social understanding that any great city needs to thrive? Or are they hoary monuments to a bygone era, rendered obsolete by the Internet and changing reading habits? Are they fossilized money suckers or irreplaceable bulwarks in an impoverished city where learning can deter descent into violent crime? Regardless of how you view New Orleans' 14 libraries, one thing is certain: If they remain on the path they're on now, they will fall off a fiscal cliff.

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  18. Rain or shine, crawfish will be boiled in River Ridge SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | NOLA.com

    The members of the St. Matthew the Apostle Men's Club will host their annual crawfish cook-off April 18 at the school, 10021 Jefferson Highway, River Ridge, rain or shine. The weather may be iffy for Saturday , but that won't prevent many pounds of crawfish from meeting their fate at the St. Matthew the Apostle Men's Club seventh annual Crawfish Cook-Off, to be held from 3 to 9:30 p.m. at the school, 10021 Jefferson Highway in River Ridge.

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  19. St. Charles deputy shot in face, chest, arm Thursday; in stable but guarded conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | NOLA.com

    A St. Charles Parish Sheriff's deputy was shot three times Thursday morning, with one bullet penetrating his lung, authorities said. He is in stable but guarded condition at LSU Interim Hospital in New Orleans.

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  20. 5 things to know about New Orleans' newest School Board memberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | NOLA.com

    John Brown Sr., left is sworn in as the new Orleans Parish School Board member for the 1st District in spring 2015. The Orleans Parish School Board meeting on Thursday marks the first appearance for John Brown Sr., the new member for the district covering eastern New Orleans and the Lower 9th Ward.

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