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Jim Hanzo
August 14, 2017 - 11:03 am
How much would it cost you to buy a home these days? Would it cost you more or less than in recent years? The latest study, from the New Orleans Metropolitan Association of Realtors, shows that New Orleans home prices dropped 3 and a half percent in the first six months of 2017, but real estate...
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Jim Hanzo
August 14, 2017 - 10:48 am
Streets surrounding the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals have been closed by police, after a report of a suspicious package, this morning. Louisiana State Police and NOPD have surrounded the courthouse, closing the corner of Magazine and Poydras streets to traffic. Camp and Girod streets have also...
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Don Ames
August 14, 2017 - 8:37 am
Despite what some have said, the film industry is not vanishing from New Orleans. "No, I think those are just rumors and things that certainly aren't substantiated by the current levels of activity," says Chris Stelly, with Louisiana Entertainment. He says it's true we haven't seen as many...
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August 14, 2017 - 7:13 am
(AP) A more traditional person might call it crass, an ostentatious 90th birthday bash with a $250-per-person price tag to attend. But then, no one would call Louisiana's four-term former governor, Edwin Edwards - the convicted felon with a wife five decades his junior, a 4-year-old son and a...
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Jim Hanzo
August 13, 2017 - 4:13 pm
Mayor Mitch Landrieu said Sunday during a press conference, giving an update on the state of the city's pumping system, that while the situation is improving, the power-generation system is only at the capacity that it was on Aug. 5. One of four broken turbine at the Sewerage & Water Board’s...
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August 13, 2017 - 12:56 pm
NEW ORLEANS -- Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and City officials provided an update on the status of the Sewerage and Water Board’s drainage system in New Orleans. The turbine damaged on Wednesday night, Turbine #1, is running after being successfully repaired and gradually brought back online. Twenty...
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