Mitch Landrieu

AP
Chris Miller
May 21, 2018 - 6:33 am
Former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu continues to make national headlines, this weekend receiving the "John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage" award from the Kennedy Library Foundation. The award is given to leaders, often for doing unpopular or controversial things that, in the view of the Kennedy...
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Chris Miller
May 07, 2018 - 11:23 am
LaToya Cantrell has taken office as the first ever female Mayor of New Orleans. "We made history," Cantrell said as she opened her inaugural address. "After 300 years, don't you think it's about time a woman was in charge?" She said that her election broke the mold of previous mayors. "We broke...
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May 04, 2018 - 7:02 am
(WWL.com) New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is set to end his term Monday after 8 years in charge of the Crescent City. Landrieu guided the city through a tumultuous post Katrina recovery period, but political analyst Clancy DuBos says nationally he will be most remembered for his part in the...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
May 02, 2018 - 3:46 pm
HELP WANTED: Custodian of invaluable three hundred year old treasure. Duties include maintaining and improving treasure without changing anything. Current owners desire everything fixed with extremely deficient budget. Actual repairs are to include no inconvenience to anyone at any time. Previous...
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SIPA USA
David Blake
May 02, 2018 - 12:24 pm
During his last few days in office, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is doing serious reflecting about the job he's done in the past eight years. He joined WWL's Tommy Tucker this morning for an extended interview about his two terms in office. An interview with Mayor Mitch Landrieu before he...
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Chris Miller
May 02, 2018 - 10:41 am
For eight years, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has led efforts to bring more business to the Crescent City. How did he do? Jose Bautista, Xavier economist.mp3 It's kind of a mixed bag, says Xavier university economics professor Dr. Jose Bautista. On the plus side: "Tourism, which include arts...
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Chris Miller
May 01, 2018 - 1:21 pm
Mitch Landrieu's eight years in New Orleans City Hall are quickly coming to a close. When he first took office, he said he wanted to tackle the city's crime rate. So how did he do? When it comes to homicides, crime analyst Jeff Asher says numbers did drop under Landrieu. Jeff Asher on Landrieu and...
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SIPA USA
Chris Miller
April 30, 2018 - 12:00 pm
Today marks the beginning of New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu's last week in office. Political analyst Clancy DuBos talked with WWL about the legacy Landrieu leaves behind. DuBos says people have a tendency to remember the most recent events to have a major impact on them, and that will likely be...
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Scoot
April 24, 2018 - 10:20 am
One year ago tonight - in the cover of darkness - a group of men with covered faces descended upon a longstanding monument and lifted it from its pedestal. The image of the monument dangling in the air tethered from above was the first of four scenes that would create one of the biggest debates in...
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Jim Hanzo
April 24, 2018 - 8:25 am
Today marks one year ago that the first of 4 statues in New Orleans were taken down by Mayor Landrieu. The Liberty Place monument was the first to come down by the Landrieu administration followed by the statue of Jefferson Davis, PGT Beauregard and Robert E. Lee. Political Analyst Clancy Dubos...
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