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  1. Open house set, and other school news in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | The Times-Picayune

    Homer A. Plessy Community School will hold open house for families of prospective students at its campus at 2021 Pauger Street, in New Orleans. Open house for prekindergarten through fourth grade students will be held October 24 and Nov. 7 and 21 at 8:15 a.m. The school is an open enrollment OPSB public charter school.

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  2. NOFD battling fire UptownRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NOLA.com

    The New Orleans Fire Department is responded to a 1-alarm fire in the 1700 block of Louisiana Avenue shortly before 2 p.m. Thursday, authorities said.

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  3. New Orleans Draft CZO: Height Limits on the MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    The latest draft of New Orleans' comprehensive zoning ordinance allows developers in areas designated 'riverfront gateways' to build buildings higher and wider than the law allows if they contribute substantially to building a walkway, bridge or plaza that increases public access to the Mississippi River's banks. The building bonuses include an extra two stories that add no more than 25 feet to a design and an increase in density by allowing buildings to have larger floor plans.

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  4. New Orleans Draft CZO: Restrictions on 'Non-amplified' Live MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Under the proposed comprehensive zoning ordinance, Alex Fein, owner of the Court of Two Sisters, worried he would have to stop offering live traditional jazz in his courtyard because his restaurant's address is on Royal Street and outside the zone where non-amplified live music was allowed. "I don't know if that was the intention of the CZO, but it would be a shame if we weren't allowed to do that," he said.

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  5. New Orleans Draft CZO: Expansion of adult stores in the French QuarterRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Robert Watters, chairman of the French Quarter Management District, and the Vieux Carre Property Owners, Residents and Associates, rarely see eye to eye after sparring over the recent failed attempts to revise a city noise ordinance . But they were in agreement over the proposed zoning ordinance's expansion of where adult-themed venues and shops could set up beyond Bourbon Street.

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  6. New Orleans Draft CZO: Rules for MicrobreweriesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Small-scale beer brewing has been rising in popularity in New Orleans, as it has in many cities across the country. But brewers here are worried that the zoning ordinance could hem in their enterprises.

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  7. See the entire 2014 photo of the day collectionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    The building on the 800 block of Royal Street in the New Orleans French Quarter that had a partial collapse on Tuesday further deteriorated on Wednesday, October 22, 2014. New Orleans code enforcement and fire department are on the scene waiting for the owner of the building and the Vieux Carre Commission to finalize the possibility on complete demolition.

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  8. carjacking market street mapRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Two women were arrested Wednesday after New Orleans police say they carjacked a 34-year-old woman in the 900 block of Market Street. The crime happened around 2:30 p.m. Dalisha D. Hebert, 22, and Erione J. Lee, 25, were booked early Thursday morning.

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  9. 2 women arrested after carjacking, car chase near Market StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Two women were arrested Wednesday after New Orleans police say they carjacked a 34-year-old woman in the 900 block of Market Street and later led police on a car chase. The initial crime happened around 2:30 p.m. Dalisha D. Hebert, 22, and Erione J. Lee, 25, were booked early Thursday morning, according to jail records from the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office.

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  10. NBA GMs pick San Antonio Spurs to repeat, plus other Southwest Division newsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker gets by New Orleans Pelicans shooting guard Eric Gordon and New Orleans Pelicans center Alexis Ajinca for two points in the second half in the New Orleans Arena, Monday Feb. 3, 2014.

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  11. 5 contentious points within New Orleans proposed zoning overhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | NOLA.com

    The New Orleans City Council plans to vote by Nov. 21 on the city's proposed comprehensive zoning ordinance -- a leviathan set of new laws meant to untangle four decades of spot zoning and political patronage. The City Planning Commission's staff has been immersed in its crafting for nearly four years.

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  12. Asbestos demolition deal sparks state investigation in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2013 | NOLA.com

    Hamp's Construction Co., a demolition firm that Mayor Mitch Landrieu once publicly chastised as irresponsible, is now the target of a state environmental investigation over its handling of asbestos at five sites managed by the New Orleans Redevelopment Authority. The Times-Picayune between the company, NORA and state regulators suggest that Hamp's demolished the residences without first properly testing for the known carcinogen in the building materials.

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  13. Battle of New Orleans highway marker erected at Chalmette BattlefieldRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    The members of the Louisiana Society United States Daughters of 1812 recently unveiled a highway marker indicating the location of the Battle of New Orleans. The marker is on the median at the entrance to the Chalmette National Historical Battlefield.

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  14. 'What About the Women?' presented by Battle of New Orleans University in ChalmetteRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    The Battle of New Orleans University presented "What About the Women?" Oct. 18 at the Chalmette Battlefield of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. Presentations and historical re-enactments depicting what life was like for New Orleans women in 1815 and how they contributed to the American victory at the Battle of New Orleans.

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  15. Silver Trotters of Harahan learn about Edible Schoolyard New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    The Silver Trotters of St. Rita Church in Harahan recently visited Samuel Green Charter School in New Orleans for an overview of Edible Schoolyard New Orleans' development, and then peeked in on a cooking lesson under way in the school's teaching kitchen. Also, the group traveled to the Langston Hughes Academy to observe garden classes in session, and to tour the "dream keeper garden" and see its animal residents.

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  16. Catholic Charismatic Renewal to present teen retreat: East Jefferson religion news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    The Catholic Charismatic Renewal of New Orleans will sponsor its annual Holy Spirit Teen and Young Adult Retreat, better known as January Retreat, Jan. 2-4 at the Landmark Hotel, 2601 Severn Ave., Metairie. The retreat will feature the Revs. Tim Hedrick and Jonathan Hemelt, Sister Tracey Dugas, Timmy McCaffery, Matt Bourgeois, Alex Lorio, Deacon Larry Oney and Chantelle Hudachek.

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  17. In case the Lord ever forgets meRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Okay. Not going to happen, of course. My whimsy gene is just asserting itself today.

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  18. Has Pelicans center Jeff Withey done enough this preseason to warrant a rotation spot?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | NOLA.com

    Ever since his up-and-down performance in the Las Vegas Summer League, New Orleans Pelicans second-year center Jeff Withey has been struggling to make his mark and earn minutes in the team's rotation.

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  19. For New Orleans, teen's death the loss of a 'visionary,' educators sayRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    He was one of its youngest members -- a "pre-thinker" in his words. But when 7-year-old George Carter III joined the organization, Kids Rethink New Orleans Schools , he took to solving complex educational issues with a clarity that belied his age.

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  20. More Louisiana teachers earn effective rating under subjective evaluationRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    State Superintendent John White shakes hands with Pam Cassar, a teacher and teaching mentor at Chalmette High School in St. Bernard Parish, during a dialogue session about the State Education Department's teacher preparation grants on Monday, September 21, 2014 at Crocker College Prep in New Orleans. The state released teacher effectiveness ratings on Wednesday, Oct. 22. .

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