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Rail improvements annoy some students


March 1, 2012

Filed under City, News

The Regional Transit Authority's crosstie improvement project on the St. Charles Avenue streetcar line arrived at Oak Street before Carnival, causing the closure of more neutral ground intersections. The ongoing construction...

Brief: BP oil spill trial delayed

Maroon Staff

March 1, 2012

Filed under City, News

NEW ORLEANS (AP)— A judge has delayed the federal trial over the nation's worst offshore oil disaster by a week, saying Sunday, Feb. 26 that BP was making some progress in settlement talks with a committee overseeing sc...

Professor to aid city in tackling murder


January 26, 2012

Filed under City, Crime, News

Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas have a plan to reduce murders in 2012, turning to community policing strategies and the expertise of George Capowich, an associate sociology professor and criminologist...

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