Top New Orleans news: Man accused of making bomb threats ID'd; teen threatens to 'shoot up’ school

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Cantrell says she never got 'benefit of the doubt' from New Orleans media

"I have not received the benefit of the doubt from the media since the beginning of my tenure as mayor," Mayor LaToya Cantrell told Essence Magazine.

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Poll shows wide support of New Orleans to Baton Rouge passenger rail

A new poll shows wide support for passenger rail service between New Orleans and Baton Rouge.

The poll, conducted in February with 1,050 registered voters in the parishes along the proposed route, was sponsored by the Southern Rail Commission, the Baton Rouge Area Chamber and Greater New Orleans Inc.

Read the full story on New Orleans City Business.

New Orleans man accused of making bomb threats for weeks identified, facing 97 counts

Man accused of making bomb threats for weeks identified, facing 97 counts

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City of New Orleans: 116 out of a possible 120 pumps are working

City of New Orleans: 116 out of a possible 120 pumps are working

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13-year-old arrested for threatening to ‘shoot up’ New Orleans middle school

A press release sent out indicates threats were made against several students, prompting the school to close on Wednesday.

Read the full story on WGNOtv.


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