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New Orleans officials are urging everyone to get ready for the possible impacts of Alberto. "The City is encouraging all New Orleans residents and businesses to get prepared and stay informed during potential impacts from thunderstorms and Subtropical Storm Alberto over the Memorial Day Weekend,"...
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Don Ames
May 25, 2018 - 7:20 am
Weekend festivals in the area say they're good to go, in spite of any weather threat. Featured menu items are favorites from the Mediterranean and the bayous. It's the 51st annual Jambalaya Festival in Gonzales, where more than 30 teams compete to be named 'World Jambalaya Cooking Champion,'...
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Saints owner Gayle Benson today secured another Super Bowl for New Orleans. Minutes after Benson's presentation to NFL owners this morning, word came that the 2024 Super Bowl will be in New Orleans. ⚜️The @Saints and the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation are proud to bring the Super Bowl home...
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New Orleans Saints owner Gayle Benson today has a chance to land the city the Super Bowl in 2024. She is making a presentation to NFL owners this morning. Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation President and CEO Jay Cicero says that while New Orleans is the only presenter under new NFL rules, it is...
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New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell called a news conference to update the public on the city's responsiveness and public safety preparedness for weather events. Click play below and turn up the volume control to watch it live: Joining the mayor are the following. Collin Arnold, Director of Homeland...
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The Saints, City of New Orleans and the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation are headed to make a presentation for the city to host the Super Bowl in 2024. Listen to an interview with Jay Cicero with the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation: Cicero on Super Bowl Bid.mp3 "We're flying to Atlanta...
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Newell Normand
May 17, 2018 - 4:03 pm
The Louisiana Senate passed the Harrah’s bill with amendments still favorable to the state and city with a no-bid 20-year extension and a ten-year option. This takes us from an annual payment of 60 million guaranteed to an annual payment of $80 million guaranteed…as well as some other increases. So...
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May 13, 2018 - 10:29 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — One used to deal drugs on the streets of New Orleans. Another grew up in Chicago with two drug-addicted parents. A third survived the tough streets of New York and Washington, D.C., where he once stared down the barrel of a gun. All three young black men became board-certified...
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