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Orleans Parish School Board Considers Controversial Funding Formula

The Orleans Parish School Board considered a controversial new funding formula last night. The school board meeting was unusually packed with students,...

GNO, Inc. Focusing On Government, Public Safety Reforms

The annual meeting of the Greater New Orleans, Incorporated business development group is normally a chance to reflect on success stories and progress....

Xavier University Gets New President

Xavier University in New Orleans has a new president. C. Reynold Verret took the position last summer, but the formal inauguration is this week. Verret ...

Coast Guard Overseeing 'Pink Sludge' Cleanup In 17th Street Canal

Local, state and national agencies are responding to an oil-related incident in Jefferson Parish over the weekend. Pink sludge was found in the 17th Str...

Louisiana Students Protest Cuts To Higher Education

College students from across Louisiana gathered at the state capitol on Wednesday to protest budget cuts, as the legislature met to discuss the state's ...

Fish Farming In Gulf Poses Questions And Opportunities

Most of the fish we eat in the U.S. comes from other countries. Fishermen in Louisiana have long sought to displace some of those imports but the indust...

New report highlights Louisiana families above the poverty line, but unable to afford basic needs

The Louisiana Association of United Ways released the ALICE report this week. ALICE stands for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed — the popul...

New report highlights Louisiana families above the poverty line, but unable to afford basic needs

'Lot Next Door' Blight Remediation Program Revived

The City of New Orleans has revived a popular blight remediation program called the Lot Next Door. The New Orleans Redevelopment Authority starts taking...

Barbershops And Beauty Salons Helping To Raise Healthcare Enrollment Numbers In New Orleans

The mayor's office is working to get more New Orleanians enrolled in health coverage, and it's asking barbershops and beauty salons around the city to h...

Barbershops And Beauty Salons Helping To Raise Healthcare Enrollment Numbers In New Orleans

Governor John Bel Edwards Held A Pared-Down Inauguration Ceremony Compared To His Predecessor

On MondayJohn Bel Edwards was be sworn into office as the governor on his family Bible at the state capitol. His inauguration festivities pale in compa...

Governor John Bel Edwards Held A Pared-Down Inauguration Ceremony Compared To His Predecessor
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