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November 10, 2016 - 9:26 am
Another anti-Trump protest is scheduled in the city tonight. Mayor Mitch Landrieu said today that while peaceful protests are welcome, "destruction of property will not be tolerated. Landrieu was referring to last night's emotional protest where a number of buildings were damaged or vandalized as a...
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November 10, 2016 - 6:10 am
The NOPD is investigating the gruesome murder of a pregnant woman in Algiers. A news release says it happened Wednesday night, "At approximately 8:46 p.m., officers responded to a call of gunshots in the area of Sullen Place and General Meyer Avenue. Upon arrival they discovered an unresponsive...
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November 10, 2016 - 5:42 am
A basketball coach at Port Barre High School is under arrest amid allegations she had sexual relations with three students. Police say 45-year-old Nicole Aymond admitted to having intercourse with two males and sexual contact with a third. The three students are between 17 and 18, but Port Barre...
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November 10, 2016 - 4:50 am
A St. Tammany Parish sheriff's deputy who fatally shot a 24-year-old Madisonville man after a short car chase in March will not face charges. A spokeswoman for District Attorney Warren Montgomery made the announcement Thursday. Joshua Douglas was shot once by deputies after he crashed in a...
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November 10, 2016 - 3:05 am
LSU will soon have a new facility for students who are currently in the military or served in the armed forces. Coordinator for LSU Veteran and Military Services, Adam Jennings, says the 4,600 square-foot Military and Veterans Student Center will have study space for groups and individual study, as...
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November 10, 2016 - 2:36 am
A day after Donald Trump's election to the presidency, campaign divisions appeared to widen as many thousands of demonstrators - some with signs with messages declaring "NOT MY PRESIDENT" - flooded streets across the country to protest his surprise triumph. From New England to heartland cities like...
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November 10, 2016 - 1:53 am
Ascension Parish officials say a Gonzales-based tomb company has completed the restoration or re-interment of 60 graves disturbed in the August floods. The historic high water affected eight graveyards in the Prairieville, Sorrento, St. Amant and Galvez areas. Some caskets were sent floating into...
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November 10, 2016 - 12:58 am
Business leaders in Louisiana are confident a Trump Administration will be good for the state’s economy. Louisiana Association of Business and Industry President Stephen Waguespack says government regulations, like the new overtime pay order and Obamacare, are hurtful to small businesses. “We’re...
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November 09, 2016 - 3:39 pm
A group of around 100 protesters gathered for a protest of their views on President-Elect Donald Trump at Lee Circle. The protest was planned from 6-8 p.m. was apparently organized on Facebook. After a while the protesters began marching in the streets heading towards the French Quarter. Protesters...
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November 09, 2016 - 1:40 pm
A few dozen people angry about the election of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States, rallied and conducted vandalism in New Orleans Wednesday night. The protest started at Lee Circle. The angry group spray painted graffiti on the base of the statue and some buildings in the area...
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