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More traffic cameras coming to New Orleans

Nick Reimann

October 24, 2016

Filed under City, Worldview

As part of the $614 million proposed budget for 2017, announced by New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu on Monday, Oct. 17, $3 million is going toward adding 55 new traffic cameras in the city. There are 66 currently operating. T...

Inaugural beignet fest comes to New Orleans

Nick Reimann

September 30, 2016

Filed under City, Worldview

New Orleans will be hosting its first ever beignet festival Oct. 8 in Lafayette Square. The festival will host booths from fifteen different restaurants across the city.Though beignets are traditionally thought of as sweet, th...

Fall arrives with first cold front

Nick Reimann

September 28, 2016

Filed under City, Worldview

The first cold front of the fall season has arrived along the Gulf Coast. The front, which passed through the area Wednesday night, brings an end to the near-record warmth seen throughout most of the month of September. Lows on the so...

Tropics Becoming More Active

Nick Reimann

August 24, 2016

Filed under City, Worldview

The National Hurricane Center is giving a tropical wave located east of Puerto Rico an 80 percent chance of developing over the next five days. The disturbance, designated "Invest 99L," is expected to strengthen as it moves to...

‘Sinkhole de Mayo’ teases New Orleans about failing infrastructure

Starlight Williams

May 5, 2016

Filed under City, Worldview

New Orleanians are acknowledging the various sinkholes appearing in the city in their own special way by throwing a giant street party. As of May 4, 1.4 thousand guests have RSVP’d to “Sinkhole de Mayo,” an event full...

La. in budget crisis, but New Orleans financially efficient

Emily Branan

May 5, 2016

Filed under City, Worldview

Wallet Hub, a website developed to be a financial resource, ranked New Orleans as the city with the most efficient public spending in the country. The rankings focused on spending in the areas of parks and recreation, education...

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