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Top New Orleans news: City activates freeze plan; raw sewage nearly pumped into river; more

Top New Orleans news: City activates freeze plan; raw sewage nearly pumped into river; more
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By Hoodline - Published on December 19, 2019.

Read on for the most recent top news you may have missed in New Orleans.

Obamacare takes another hit in federal appeals court ruling

A federal court in New Orleans has declared a portion of the health law unconstitutional, asking the lower court to reconsider the rest. This leaves the future of the law in limbo.

Read the full story on NPR.

New Orleans nearly had to pump raw sewage into Mississippi River

A series of ongoing issues with a massive sewer line almost forced the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans to pump raw sewage directly into the Mississippi River earlier this month, board members said. 

Read the full story on WWL.

New Orleans activates freeze plan

The City of New Orleans activated its freeze plan for Wednesday night, opening shelters for homeless residents.

Read the full story on WWL.

Pelicans snap 13-game losing streak 

Brandon Ingram scored 34 points and the New Orleans Pelicans snapped their 13-game losing streak Wednesday night with a 107-99 road win against the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves. 

Read the full story on WWL.


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