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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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  • 1 month 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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  • 1 month 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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  • 1 month 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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  • 1 month, 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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  • 2 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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  • 3 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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  • 3 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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  • 4 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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  • 4 months 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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  • 4 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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  • 4 months 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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  • 4 months, 2 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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  • 4 months, 3 weeks 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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  • 4 months, 3 weeks 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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  • 5 months 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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  • 5 months 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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  • 5 months, 1 week 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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  • 5 months, 2 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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  • 5 months, 2 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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  • 5 months, 3 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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  • 5 months, 3 weeks 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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  • 5 months, 3 weeks 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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  • 6 months 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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  • 6 months 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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  • 6 months 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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  • 6 months 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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  • 6 months, 1 week ago