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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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  • 2 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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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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Action Report: Awaiting reimbursement for one year

Action Report: Awaiting reimbursement for one yearNeighbors couldn't believe it when their Carrollton area street was deeply flooded a year ago when a large underground water main burst without warning, the hole opening underneath one parked car.
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  • 3 months ago
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Action Report: Fort Pike VFD rebuilds better after Katrina

Action Report: Fort Pike VFD rebuilds better after KatrinaState Fire Marshall Butch Browning visited the Fort Pike Volunteer Fire Department to praise what he described as a miraculous recovery following Hurricane Katrina.
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  • 3 months ago
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Action Report: Collapsing wall of blighted house scares neighbors

Action Report: Collapsing wall of blighted house scares neighbors It is an alarming sight, a large section of the side wall of the Broadmoor house has collapsed. Neighbors are frightened.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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Action Report: Restoration underway on 200-year-old uniform

Action Report: Restoration underway on 200-year-old uniform The pile of faded red, white and blue material is actually a priceless uniform coat from the War of 1812. Jessica Hack is leading the restoration team.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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Action Report: 'Fix My Streets' campaign grows citywide

Action Report: 'Fix My Streets' campaign grows citywideSince the first "Fix My Streets" signs appeared in Lakeview two months ago, organizers say interest has exploded.
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
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Action Report: Benefit for retired NOPD officer fighting Parkinson's

Action Report: Benefit for retired NOPD officer fighting Parkinson'sEating takes tremendous concentration for former New Orleans Policeman Richard Siegel. He's fought Parkinson's Disease since he was diagnosed the year he retired - 2000.
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  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
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Help sought for program that helps foster children begin adult lives

Help sought for program that helps foster children begin adult livesDevan Petersen's youth was anything but typical. When she shows childhood pictures, she says behind the smiles things were so tough authorities stepped in when she was 14.
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  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
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Action Report: Return to 'Feed The Multitudes' 25 Years Later

Action Report: Return to 'Feed The Multitudes' 25 Years LaterThe smoky flavor of Bar-B-Cued Chicken greeted thousands arriving at the 'Feed The Multitudes' July 4 celebration, and it was a big party.
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  • 3 months, 4 weeks ago
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Action Report: Neighbors upset with Carrollton sinkhole

Action Report: Neighbors upset with Carrollton sinkholeYou sure don't want your car to hit this deep sinkhole on Lowerline just off Claiborne, but neighbors say it has happened.
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  • 4 months ago
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Action Report: Delgado radio could broadcast citywide with your help

Action Report: Delgado radio could broadcast citywide with your helpYou can wave to the DJs at Delgado's Dolphin Radio as you pass the campus station. You can hear Tony Bennett, Li'l Wayne, Led Zeppelin, music from other countries, and lots more, all on one station.
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  • 4 months ago
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Steve Gleason seeks $500 million to find ALS cure

Steve Gleason seeks $500 million to find ALS cureAfter a summit on the disease last year, Team Gleason is now starting 'Answer ALS,' setting up a council of patients, care givers, doctors, researchers, and pharmaceutical companies to find new therapies for treatment, like using stem cells.
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  • 4 months, 1 week ago
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Worried restaurant owner gets huge boost from customers

Worried restaurant owner gets huge boost from customersThe parking lot was busy, and customers jammed Held's Kitchen in Harahan Wednesday. Owner Stacy Held looked at the busy tables, and burst into happy tears.
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  • 4 months, 1 week ago
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San Francisco Plantation closed for first major repairs in 40 years

San Francisco Plantation closed for first major repairs in 40 years25,000 people visited San Francisco Plantation in Garyville last year. But this summer, the historic site is closed for the first major repairs in forty years.
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  • 4 months, 1 week ago
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Renovations progressing at Our Lady of Prompt Succor shrine

Renovations progressing at Our Lady of Prompt Succor shrineThe entrance to the National Shrine of Our Lady of Prompt Succor used to have a badly designed set of stairs that were tough to descend.
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  • 4 months, 1 week ago
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Quick action on Camelia Grill water leak problem

Quick action on Camelia Grill water leak problemWhen the Sewerage and Water Board repair crew arrived at the Camellia Grill Friday it was the answer to a plea for manager Ronnie Jaeger.
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  • 4 months, 1 week ago
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Lakeview residents upset over condition of alleys

Lakeview residents upset over condition of alleysThere are alleys running behind many of the homes in Lakeview, but residents are fed up with the fact that many of them contain holes that make the narrow pathways hard to navigate.
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  • 4 months, 1 week ago
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Action Report: Water leak frustrates staff at Camellia Grill

Action Report: Water leak frustrates staff at Camellia Grill Even if it weren't known for the service and food, the iconic look of the four-columned front of the Camellia Grill would make it memorable.
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  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
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Action Report: 8-year battle to rebuild Lower 9th Ward church

Action Report: 8-year battle to rebuild Lower 9th Ward churchGwen Adams can now put the key in the lock of the Greater Beulah Land Baptist Church. No lights yet, but work is nearly complete, the dedication ceremony occurs in two weeks.
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  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
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P.F. Chang's confirms security breach

P.F. Chang's confirms security breach P.F. Chang's China Bistro said Friday morning that there has been a breach involving data from customers' credit and debit cards used at its restaurants, confirming a report out earlier this week.
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  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
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Action Report: Historic plantation getting major renovations

Action Report: Historic plantation getting major renovations25,000 people visited San Francisco Plantation in Garyville last year. But this summer, the historic site is closed for the first major repairs in forty years.
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  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
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Bone marrow transplant changes teen's life

Bone marrow transplant changes teen's life Hidea Smith, 17, just returned home after spending six months in St. Louis, and she is so happy to be back.
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  • 5 months, 1 week ago
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Action Report: Lakeview sign campaign escalates, city plans street repairs

Action Report: Lakeview sign campaign escalates, city plans street repairsWhen the signs saying Fix My Street first appeared in Lakeview, developer Robert Lupo says interest boomed after an Action Report last week.
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  • 5 months, 1 week ago
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Bumper stickers express frustration over broken streetlights

Bumper stickers express frustration over broken streetlightsIt is easy to find broken streetlights along St. Charles Avenue, and the 600-member St. Charles Avenue Association is using bumper stickers demanding 'Real Lights, Real Fast' to get City Hall's attention.
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  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
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Action Report: Scammer stuns woman, admits fleecing victims

Action Report: Scammer stuns woman, admits fleecing victimsToby Reith was startled when her employees at the Corporation Bar and Grill called her to say someone threatened by phone to turn the power off during a busy lunch period, claiming to be from the utility disconnect office. So she called him back.
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  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
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Action Report: Homeowner hopeful after VOA responds to damaged home

Action Report: Homeowner hopeful after VOA responds to damaged homeOne month after a truck smashed into Thelma Hines' home as the driver was shot and killed, boards temporarily cover the holes.
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  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago