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Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA) The 90 percent-charter New Orleans Recovery School District is a ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Feb 09, 2015 at 12:07 PM PST with 19 Recommends
That NBC Evening News anchor Brian Williams falsely tried to appropriate the heroism of America's actual fighting men and ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Feb 06, 2015 at 01:18 PM PST with 19 Recommends
Now He Really Is Under Fire Mark LaFlaur writes at Levees Not War , a New York–based, New Orleans–dedicated blog: Williams has apparently fabricated a story in which a military helicopter he ...
by laflaur
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Feb 06, 2015 at 11:01 AM PST with 5 Recommends
The Dirty Dozen Brass Band is a New Orleans, Louisiana, brass band that revolutionized the New Orleans brass band style by incorporating funk and bebop into the traditional New Orleans jazz style.
by NCTim
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Feb 19, 2015 at 10:39 AM PST with 12 Recommends
The Crescent City tackles a huge issue facing veterans The city of New Orleans has just done something many thought would be impossible—placing every ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 31 comments on Mon Jan 12, 2015 at 09:33 AM PST with 91 Recommends
From thinkprogress.org : New Orleans has met its goal of housing all of its homeless veterans by the end of 2014, a year ahead of the national goal set by Michelle Obama in her challenge to state ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Jan 08, 2015 at 12:50 PM PST with 71 Recommends
If you don’t know history, the ship seemed like an odd duck. The Iwo Jima -class amphibious assault ships served from the 1960’s up into the 1990’s (I spent four-and-a-half years on the class��
by Jaxpagan
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Jan 08, 2015 at 05:00 AM PST with 8 Recommends
Galactic is a funk oriented jam band from New Orleans, LA.
by NCTim
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Feb 06, 2015 at 10:39 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Music diary to commemorate the formation New Orleans Nation group.
by NCTim
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Dec 26, 2014 at 06:54 AM PST with 12 Recommends
It is very hard to believe it’s been 20 years since my friend, Amy Silberman, lost her life in New Orleans, on NYE, 1994. She was struck in the top of the head by a bullet fired from miles away; ...
by happy in MA
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Dec 18, 2014 at 10:16 AM PST with 119 Recommends
From the birth place of jazz.
by NCTim
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Jan 08, 2015 at 10:39 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Bon Ton ...
by NCTim
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Dec 29, 2014 at 10:39 AM PST with 6 Recommends
The Iguanas are my wife's favorite band. Back in the late 90s, I started regularly attending The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival . At first it was a guy's weekend. Some guys hunt, some ...
by NCTim
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Dec 23, 2014 at 10:39 AM PST with 11 Recommends
The firebombing of Mario Zervigon's cars--and subsequent burning of his home--in uptown New Orleans has been ruled "definitely arson" by ATF agents investigating the torching. It is an easy ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Nov 07, 2014 at 10:04 AM PST with 12 Recommends
I'll let Jon Cleary explain.
by NCTim
Comment Count 34 comments on Wed Nov 19, 2014 at 10:39 AM PST with 14 Recommends
Brass band gospel. Where Yat!
by NCTim
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Nov 16, 2014 at 07:39 AM PST with 9 Recommends
NOLA Style.
by NCTim
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Nov 07, 2014 at 10:39 AM PST with 8 Recommends
The New Orleans pilgrimages started during the 1990s. New Orleans is an intoxicating mix of cultures. The music, the food and the people combine to form a fascinating attraction. People either ...
by NCTim
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Nov 04, 2014 at 10:39 AM PST with 20 Recommends
New Orleans is a relatively small American city that sometimes seems not to be part of the United States at all. Until Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans was glamorized by images of Black jazz and White ...
by Michael Holzman
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue Oct 28, 2014 at 06:20 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
George Carter at Rethink banquet Another senseless killing. Another young, black male killed. Another wasted life full of potential. This time in New Orleans which when you look at the statistics ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Oct 23, 2014 at 07:48 AM PDT with 40 Recommends