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UNO doctoral program to seek ways to promote social justice in Louisiana

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Long hair on boys, beards will be OK at St. Tammany Parish schools, following push by Mandeville family

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Seven shot in multiple incidents Friday in New Orleans; two killed

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Record for earliest 5th named storm could be set after tropical depression forms in Atlantic

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Daily Louisiana coronavirus update not coming July 4 due to holiday

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'Mr. Mardi Gras' Blaine Kern will lie in state at Gallier Hall before funeral in New Orleans

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Watch: Zion Williamson -- with an assist from John Bel Edwards -- asks you to mask up

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Dolores "Tuttie" Kepner, founder of Krewe of Cleopatra, dies at 89

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In sudden turnaround, Legislature approves aid to tackle Louisiana's dismal reading rates

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2 men dead, 1 injured in separate afternoon shootings in New Orleans; NOPD investigating

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Landlords breathe sigh of relief, advocates warn of unsafe conditions, as eviction courts reopen

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Are Louisiana fish safe to eat? State mercury testing program in peril as fishing surges during pandemic

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Woody Jenkins blasts Baton Rouge school board president for urging Connie Bernard to resign

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Why the 11-foot Lakevew alligator was euthanized: LDWF says it followed strict protocol

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As July 4th fireworks pop in Louisiana, the next day is one of the busiest for animal shelters

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Coronavirus in Louisiana: More than 1,700 new cases reported Friday, 23 new deaths

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Coronavirus in Louisiana: 63,289 cases | 3,170 dead | 852 in hospital | 43,026 recovered

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Legal battle over rezoning for Medline distribution center has first court skirmish

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Report: NOPD officer arrested and fired for allegedly hitting a Slidell police officer

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School Board has preliminary timeline to hire next superintendent

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As parents consider distance learning, medical experts say weigh infection risk, social isolation

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Federal judge denies request to free Louisiana youth prisoners because of coronavirus outbreak

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Photos: 10-foot alligator captured, euthanized in Lakeview early Friday morning

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More child abuse claims leveled against long-ago Jesuit High School janitor duo

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New Orleans City Council takes next steps to address Confederate street names, police funding

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Report: Sen. Cassidy spent thousands in campaign funds on private club dues

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On July 4th weekend, will it rain? Here's a forecast for southeast Louisiana

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John Bel Edwards' staff member confirms coronavirus diagnosis, urges young people to 'do more'

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Stan 'Pampy' Barré, gregarious restaurateur at center of City Hall corruption case, dies at 75

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New Orleans residents urged to avoid large July 4 crowds amid coronavirus resurgence

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Richard's Disposal settles one dispute with New Orleans garbage workers; another roils on

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Study: 7.8% of Orleans, Jefferson were infected with coronavirus; nearly half were asymptomatic

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John Bel Edwards office staff member positive for coronavirus; 12 others self quarantining

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Woman found dead with gunshot wound in Fat City Thursday morning; suspect in custody

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See uptick in unemployment claims across Baton Rouge, Lafayette, New Orleans

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U.S. unemployment falls to 11%, but new shutdowns are underway

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Abused Kenner pig that almost became Mother's Day meal moving to 'piggy paradise' in Florida

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Mississippi River drops below 'flood fight' level in New Orleans for first time in 176 days

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Does wearing a mask pose any health risks? Experts weigh in

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Sheriff Randy Smith, Clerk of Court Melissa Henry sworn in for second terms

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Man killed in Algiers shooting, New Orleans police say

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East Jefferson property transfers, May 28 to June 17, 2020

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St. Tammany property transfers, June 11-17, 2020

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Orleans Parish property transfers, June 1-5, 2020 (copy)

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IberiaBank, First Horizon's $3.9B deal completed; expect IberiaBank name change in 2021

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Metro area and Louisiana economic summits scheduled by The Advocate in Baton Rouge and Acadiana and The Times-Picayune/New Orleans Advocate

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In First NBC case, feds indict Mississippi developer Gary Gibbs for alleged bank fraud

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Is air conditioning helping spread coronavirus? In southern states, being indoors may be a factor

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How the timing of Jason Williams' indictment casts a long shadow over the DA election

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