Slaves at Rosedown Plantation, the state’s most visited historical site, were “happy” and had “a natural musical instinct,” claimed the wording of an official exhibit sign at the state-owned and administered tourist location. Read the full story
A 2.2-acre tract in a commercial area at the intersection of Bluebonnet Boulevard and Burbank Drive has been sold for $2 million to a corporation associated with Gayle Benson, the owner of the New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans. The land will reportedly become an Ochsner Health Syst… Read the full story
The New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board may be owed as much as $134 million in unpaid charges racked up by customers over the past three years, close to 20 percent of the total money billed by the water and sewer systems during that time, utility officials acknowledged under questioning b… Read the full story
When Harrah’s New Orleans Casino sought a 30-year renewal of its state license to operate last year, the state House asked for too little money, while the Senate demanded too much. Read the full story
More than four years ago, Cornell Glover was gunned down outside his mother’s house on an Algiers street. Read the full story
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