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President Trump Hosts a Reception for Senators and Their Spouses

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Teachers at a fifth New Orleans charter school seeking a union

Teachers are unionizing at another of New Orleans' independent charter schools. And, as usual, things have gotten contentious.  Read more

Judge overturns conviction that would have meant imminent deportation for Kenner man

An Orleans Parish judge on Tuesday tossed out the conviction of a Kenner man just days before he was slated to be deported back to h… Read more


String King is part of a competitive field for the Fair Grounds' Muniz Memorial Handicap

Charles C. Smith-trained String King often was considered the horse to beat in big Fair Grounds turf races such as the Louisiana Cha… Read more

Baseball: John Curtis pounds Holy Cross for 13-7 victory

In bolting to a 4-0 start in defense of its Catholic League baseball title, John Curtis is scoring runs at a clip that would make th… Read more

Look inside trashed Municipal Auditorium as city boots squatters, secures building

The city of New Orleans began installing metal sheet barricades on doors and windows to secure the Municipal Auditorium in Armstrong… Read more


Walt Handelsman: Direct to London

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Letters: Trump budget shows bad priorities

President Donald Trump's budget of March 16 boasting $51 billion more in “defense” spending will bring rejoicing in boardrooms of U.… Read more

Letters: Not all Democrats hyperpartisan

A few notes about Bernard Goldberg's recent column, "(Trump and the Dems need a timeout": 1. Singling out Democrats for criticism is… Read more


LSU Opera channels 'Mad Men' in its production of Mozart's 'The Marriage of Figaro'

Imagine a cocktail-drinking, cigarette-smoking Don Draper as Figaro. By his side is his betrothed, Susanna, dressed and coifed as Be… Read more

The elite eight: The best basketball movies of all time

We're heading into the home stretch of March Madness, waiting for Gonzaga, South Carolina, North Carolina and Oregon to duke it out … Read more

'Seagull,' 'Stupid F***ing Bird' cast light on human selfishness

It takes the length of "The Seagull" before Reilly Theatre patrons see why there is a single shining, ancient-looking light bulb on … Read more

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