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Huge support for Houma family burned out of house

Huge support for Houma family burned out of houseA beautiful home in Houma already has the elementary school honor roll and student of the month signs in front.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Action Report: Donations for homeless flow in Houma

Action Report: Donations for homeless flow in HoumaThe big trailer was fully packed with donated supplies intended for the homeless in Houma, especially homeless veterans.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Historic Lakefront Airport murals to be saved

Historic Lakefront Airport murals to be savedBackers say the restoration of the historic Lakefront Airport to the Art Deco splendor it radiated when built in 1933 saved a remarkable piece of New Orleans history.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Action Report: Collecting donations for Houma's homeless

Action Report: Collecting donations for Houma's homelessIn Houma, experts say growing numbers of homeless are living under bridges, in culverts, even cemeteries.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Major Algiers water leak causes underground river

Major Algiers water leak causes underground riverThere's a huge hole next to the street in Algiers, covered by boards, surrounded by caution tape and warning barrels. But at the bottom, there's a small river of rushing water.
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  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
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Action Report: Water leak turns street into lake

Action Report: Water leak turns street into lakeThis stretch of Coliseum Street looks like the aftermath of one of those flooding springtime rainstorms, but it is a water leak. You can see it flowing out of this crack in the cement.
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  • 2 months ago
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Organization provides teachers with new homes

Organization provides teachers with new homesBiology teacher Ben Ifshin gives an 'A' to Youth Rebuilding New Orleans after they finished the house he bought from them.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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'Fix My Streets' sees first success in Algiers

'Fix My Streets' sees first success in AlgiersThe thank you signs say it all. A patch of brand new concrete on Carlisle Court in Algiers is a major sign of success in the Fix My Streets campaign, the first street they know was repaired because their protests got the city's attention.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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Nuns celebrate Battle of New Orleans' 200th anniversary

Nuns celebrate Battle of New Orleans' 200th anniversaryThe National Shrine to Our Lady Of Prompt Succor chapel was packed when Archbishop Gregory Aymond celebrated Mass to mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of New Orleans.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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Chefs' Charity tickets on sale to benefit St. Michael's

Chefs' Charity tickets on sale to benefit St. Michael'sThe Joy Center at St. Michael Special School lives up to its name. The school serves 200 students with mild to moderate cognitive deficits.
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  • 3 months ago
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Salvation Army desperate for gift donations

Salvation Army desperate for gift donationsFamilies facing tough times began picking up Christmas gifts donated to their children through the Salvation Army's Angel Tree program, and some were thrilled.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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Action Report: McMain teachers get parking ticket relief

Action Report: McMain teachers get parking ticket reliefA group of McMain High School teachers met me once again during their lunch break to talk about the expensive parking tickets they've been receiving. But this time there was relief.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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Home for single mothers desperately needs donations

Home for single mothers desperately needs donations- Little Noah rests in his mother's arms, content to bask in the warm smiles of her delight in holding the most important person on Earth. Erica is enjoying the time of her life with her son.
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
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Street closed by construction have residents feeling cut off

Street closed by construction have residents feeling cut offMarina Simoneaux's front yard overlooks a chain-link fence, a loud crane, and several construction workers. She said this new view has changed her life.
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  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
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Historic Battle of New Orleans-era military coat saved

Historic Battle of New Orleans-era military coat savedSaving his coat was saving history.
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  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
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Action Report: Couple faces puzzle renewing driver's license

Action Report: Couple faces puzzle renewing driver's licenseElaine Ferrara said she was mystified when she went to renew her driver's license, and was told her name as listed in the state Office of Motor Vehicles files didn't match her Social Security account.
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  • 4 months ago
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Action Report: McMain teachers upset over parking tickets

Action Report: McMain teachers upset over parking ticketsWhen construction began on the new gym at McMain High School, it closed the campus parking lot. Teachers started getting tickets because the surrounding neighborhood is in one of the city's Residential Parking Permit zones.
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  • 4 months ago
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Action Report: Offer to become movie extra a scam

Action Report: Offer to become movie extra a scamNick Chetta received a phone call saying that sending a selfie to the caller could put him in the spotlight.
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  • 4 months, 1 week ago
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Canal Street dip bounces cars, shakes homes

Canal Street dip bounces cars, shakes homesYou want to avoid the right lane when driving lakebound in the 3200 block of Canal Street, because you don't want to hit this dip in the road.
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  • 4 months, 1 week ago
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Area food banks face crisis as donations drop sharply

Area food banks face crisis as donations drop sharplyThe three freezers at the Community Center of St. Bernard are empty, and where there used to be four shelves in the food pantry, now only one remains, and it is nearly bare.
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  • 5 months, 1 week ago
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St. Bernard Project holds 24-hour building marathon

St. Bernard Project holds 24-hour building marathonSt. Bernard Project holds 24-hour building marathon
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  • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
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Action Report: Historic San Francisco Plantation reopening after major renovations

Action Report: Historic San Francisco Plantation reopening after major renovationsWorkers are doing the last touch-ups to prepare historic San Francisco Plantation to re-open.
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  • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
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Gallier Hall damaged when facade section falls

Gallier Hall damaged when facade section falls Two large, heavy chunks of broken marble sat on the sidewalk in front of Gallier Hall. Behind them were granite steps smashed when a large marble block fell off the facade near the roof of the historic building.
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  • 7 months ago
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Action Report: Volunteers needed to bring back Audubon Nature Center

Action Report: Volunteers needed to bring back Audubon Nature CenterThe Audubon Nature Center in New Orleans East is almost unrecognizable today, as nature is reclaiming the now-vacant land.
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  • 7 months, 1 week ago
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Action Report: Blighted house and lot anger neighbors

Action Report: Blighted house and lot anger neighbors Along a section of St. Ann Street, residents are proud that they returned after Katrina and restored their homes to create a pleasant neighborhood.
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  • 7 months ago
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Action Report: Neighbors cheer as blighted Broadmoor house demolished

Action Report: Neighbors cheer as blighted Broadmoor house demolishedDemolition crews were taking down a badly collapsing home in Broadmoor recently. It was in such bad shape they spent a week taking the roof apart by hand. But seeing the demolition begin was great news for neighbors.
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  • 7 months, 1 week ago
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Action Report: St. Bernard Community Center faces financial crisis

Action Report: St. Bernard Community Center faces financial crisisEach week families and senior citizens facing tough times come to the St. Bernard Community Center for emergency food supplies.
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  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago