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Scoot
October 16, 2017 - 10:35 am
With the weeks of heated debate over the controversy of kneeling during the National Anthem, I was interested to see what the reaction of the Saints players and the fans would be when the Saints returned to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome Sunday. As the color guard was announced and the volunteers...
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Newell Normand
October 14, 2017 - 10:42 pm
Newell's HOT TAKES on the New Orleans Mayor and City Council races Voters don't care because they don't feel they're getting out of government what their expectations are. Blight remediation is still a huge challenge facing the city and the next Mayor. When you think about the infrastructure costs...
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Newell Normand
September 23, 2017 - 10:52 am
The New Orleans City Council and District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro are in a dispute over whether or not Cannizzaro's office is prosecuting too many cases. I sat down with the DA to discuss this mess. Newell Normand's HOT TAKES - I was incredulous over the dialogue that went back-and-forth between...
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Newell Normand
September 21, 2017 - 8:13 pm
Things got heated at a New Orleans City Council meeting between councilmembers and the District Attorney. Is Leon Cannizzaro prosecuting too many cases? Say what?!? Newell Normand's HOT TAKES – It seems to me we’re striving for mediocrity in the criminal justice system as it relates to national...
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Newell Normand
September 20, 2017 - 7:53 pm
Today, the former Jefferson Parish Sheriff got real about crime in the French Quarter after another visitor to your fair city was beaten, robbed then hospitalized…after leaving a popular night cub at 11pm. Newell Normand's HOT TAKES on crime in the French Quarter: Predators are taking advantage of...
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Scoot
August 18, 2017 - 11:09 am
Scoot: Will New Orleans protests remain peaceful? Two protests are scheduled for Saturday in New Orleans. The motives behind each protest are different, but both protests will be fueled by great emotion and passion. So, what does this mean for the city of New Orleans and those who will gather to...
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Scoot
August 11, 2017 - 10:46 am
There is already a very positive side to the reaction to last Saturday’s flooding and the revelations of incompetence within the Sewage & Water Board and the city of New Orleans. Have you noticed that the collective resolve to hold Mayor Landrieu, S&WB Executive Director Cedric Grant and...
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Scoot
August 10, 2017 - 10:36 am
It is easier to get people excited during the peak of a high-profile debate than it is to keep them interested about the issue being debated. Our collective attention span is short and it takes an effort to remain engaged after the initial hype subsides. As a city, we have been awakened by the...
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