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Read the strategic plan for the Charity Hospital innovation district

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Officials unveiled the plan at an event on Monday afternoon.

Monday, Sep 24

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FDA: Certain brand name flea and tick medications can cause seizures in dogs, cats

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Cites potential risk for seizures for some dogs, cats with products like Bravecto, NexGard, Simparica containing a form of the pesticide isoxazoline.

Saturday, Sep 22

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Avondale Shipyard deal reached, raising hopes of reopening industrial site, Mike Yenni says

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Once the site of 26,000 workers but closed since 2013, it could reopen and employ 2,000

Friday, Sep 21

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See the food and beverage map for New Orleans' new airport terminal

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Shake Shack, Mondo and Midway Pizza will greet travelers after the security checkpoint.

Thursday, Sep 20

New Orleans' new airport terminal opening delayed to May 2019

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Construction crews need to fix problems with a sinking sewer line.

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Wayne Leonard, Entergy's longest-serving CEO, dies at 67

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He's credited with engineering the financial turnaround of the Fortune 500 company during his 14 years in charge.

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Another delay for the new New Orleans airport terminal? Update expected Thursday

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Contractors are weighing how a sewer line problem could affect the construction timeline.

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Florence's death toll includes millions of animals

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An estimated 5,500 hogs and 3.4 million chickens and turkeys have already died as a result of Florence.

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Metairie hacker gets light sentence after cooperating with FBI

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Dalton Norman, 22, of Metairie, was among three hackers sentenced.

132,000 pounds of ground beef recalled nationally

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The raw ground beef has been connected to 17 illnesses and one death.

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Dogs are dying after groomings at PetSmart and families are left wondering why

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Our investigation found secret agreements and allegations of inadequate training and intense pressure to grow profits inside the largest U.S. pet retailer.

Wednesday, Sep 19

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Avondale Shipyard sale and redevelopment take 'very significant step'

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Officials say the project would create 2,000 direct jobs and even more indirect jobs.

'Green Book' named opening-night selection of 2018 New Orleans Film Festival

Director Peter Farrelly's film shot locally in late 2017 and early 2018.

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New Orleans short-term rentals could face major changes

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Owner-occupied short-term rentals and those in commercial zones are largely preserved.

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New Orleans is 9th most fun city in America, study says

New Orleans comes in behind cities such as Las Vegas, Orlando and New York, which were the top-ranking towns.

Tuesday, Sep 18

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Loyola gets $1.5 million gift to expand its entrepreneurship center

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The anonymous gift also puts Loyola's fundraising campaign at $91 million of its $100 million goal.

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Will the intense heat lead to power blackouts in Louisiana?

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Utilities have been on alert in case demand exceeds the available electricity.

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Anthony Mackie's next role may be as New Orleans paramedic: report

Actor reportedly in talks to star with Jamie Dornan in 'Synchronic'

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China raises tariffs on $60B of U.S. goods in technology fight

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The announcement followed a warning by an American business group that a "downward spiral" in their conflict appeared certain following Trump's penalties on $200 billion of Chinese goods.

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New Orleans-shot 'Green Book' just became an Oscar frontrunner

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Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali star in director Peter Farrelly's film.

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Trump imposes tariffs on $200B more of Chinese goods starting next week

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The Trump administration will impose tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese goods starting next week, escalating a trade war between the world's two biggest economies and potentially raising prices on consumer goods ranging from handbags…

Monday, Sep 17

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Cat knocks out power to thousands in Mid-City, Broadmoor, Entergy says

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More than 7,500 customers were without power.

02

Time Magazine sold for $190 million

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The sale is occurring nearly eight months after Meredith Corp. completed its purchase of Time Inc.

Saturday, Sep 15

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Kenner's Nike controversy prompts $10,000 playground donation: report

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Two businesses, church combine to pledge cash for youth recreation, WVUE Fox 8 reports.

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Nike's new New Orleans-style sneakers draw a crowd

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Buyers line up outside French Quarter store for the kicks, not the politics

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Monsanto sued by Chris Roberts, Jefferson Parish official who cites Roundup for his cancer

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Popular herbicide's key ingredient is made at company's Luling plant

Friday, Sep 14

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NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune's 'Children of Central City' to screen in 'Meet the Press' Film Fest

Washington, D.C., festival showcases political and issues-based documentary shorts

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Convention Center hotel subsidies questioned by watchdog group

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Mayor LaToya Cantrell has also been critical of the amount of public incentives developers are seeking.

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Does Nike give more to Democrats or Republicans? The answer might surprise you

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Center for Responsive Politics says same trend has held true in four of five election cycles

Thursday, Sep 13

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Jefferson Parish landfill will have new engineering oversight

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Government's staff engineer resigned amid odor outcry; three companies want the job