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How to Report Harassment, Violations on Election Day and Get Your Vote on: NOLA Edition

from nola.com: In league with the announcement, U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite named Assistant U.S. Attorney Irene Gonzalez [emphasis added] to oversee the Eastern District of Louisiana’s handling of those complaints Nov. 8. González, who has served as the district’s election officer since 2002, … Continue reading

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The “Katrina” stories, books, articles, started in July. I’ve ignored most. One, many aren’t about “Katrina” or about the flooding or what survival here was or still is like or has been like. These “stories” are about using NOLA, a … Continue reading

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LA House Bills 117 and 149 + LA Senate Bill 241

About a week before the Louisiana Legislature convened, state Rep. Dalton Honore trekked to Denver for field research related to legislation he’s pushing in Louisiana. The journey brought him just a few blocks from the Colorado State Capitol, to a … Continue reading

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hctiB G: The 20% who stayed

posted Dec 27, 2005 Many made fatal choice to stay behind [dead nola.com link] The anecdotes of voluntary decisions not to evacuate contradict the perception in some quarters that whose who didn’t get away from the strike zone were essentially trapped against … Continue reading

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Stand with LA Women Rally SATURDAY

Stand with Louisiana Women Rally WHEN: 1:30pm Saturday, March 7 WHERE: The First Presbyterian Church, 5401 S. Claiborne Ave. WEAR: Pink  

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“because it’s Carnival time”

Orleans parish, Uptown route unless noted. For all Carnival parades, routes, and details, click here. Sat., Jan 31 Krewe du Vieux 6:30pm Krewe Delusion follows Fri., Feb 6 Krewe of Cork 3:00pm, French Quarter Krewe of Oshun 6:00pm Krewe of … Continue reading

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#ThisStopsToday: NOLA, Friday, Dec. 12. Lafayette Square

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UPDATE: Bit(ch) 20: “simple rape”

8 highlights from Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s news conference on NOPD sex-crime scandal. nola.com, 11/18/14, 3:33 PM. New Orleans police chief, mayor to announce NOPD task force after OIG report. WDSU.com, 11/18/14, updated 11:22 AM. “We are looking at them because a … Continue reading

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Bit(ch) 20: “simple rape”

RS 14:43 §43.  Simple rape A.  Simple rape is a rape committed when the anal, oral, or vaginal sexual intercourse is deemed to be without the lawful consent of a victim because it is committed under any one or more … Continue reading

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Blow the Whistle: Residents & Officers Raise Voices to End NOPD Retaliation

Monday October 20, 2014 5:30 PM – 7:30PM) City Council Chambers, 1300 Perdido St. From the Office of the Independent Police Monitor (IPM): What is retaliation? Allegations of retaliation may be classified into two separate categories -retaliation against NOPD employees … Continue reading

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