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Hahnville student drops mic with perfect 36 on his first ACT test | NOLA.com

David Broussard was one and out on the ACT test. The Hahnville High School senior won't need to take the standardized test again as he scored a …

Education

Trump administration unveils new travel restrictions Sunday, expanding current ban | NOLA.com

The Trump administration announced new restrictions Sunday on visitors from eight countries - an expansion of the pre-existing travel ban that has …

Travel Ban

Metairie and Mount Carmel Academy community takes a swing at cancer in Ashley Code's memory | NOLA.com

In 10th grade at Mount Carmel Academy, Ashley Code had to write a self-reflection letter in religion class. "Be the face of Jesus to others," Ashley …

Louisiana

Trump's son-in-law, adviser Jared Kushner used private email for White House business | NOLA.com

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner has used a private email account to conduct and discuss official White House …

Donald Trump

Dolphins stopped cold by Jets defense in lopsided road loss

<b>EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) —</b> Josh McCown threw a 69-yard touchdown pass to Robby Anderson, Bilal Powell ran for a score, and the New York Jets’ …

Josh McCown

The Panthers are waiting on the results of an MRI on wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin's left knee, a league source said. Benjamin went down awkwardly on the knee, the same that ended his 2015 season in training camp, in the second quarter of Sunday's loss to New Orleans and didn't return.

The Panthers are waiting on the results of an MRI on wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin's left knee, a league source said. Benjamin went down awkwardly on …

Louisiana

4 things that went very wrong in Carolina Panthers’ 34-13 loss to New Orleans

Now that was nasty.<p>The Carolina Panthers got drilled 34-13 by previously winless New Orleans at home Sunday, and the loss hurt the Panthers on a lot …

Carolina Panthers

Lincoln Elementary School for the Arts' open house highlights best of school | NOLA.com

As schools opened their doors to welcome students to another year of learning, they also invite important stakeholders to review their curriculum and …

Education

Sean Payton on President Trump: 'I think we need a little bit more wisdom in that office' | NOLA.com

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- After coach Sean Payton discussed the New Orleans Saints players that sat during the national anthem before Sunday's game, he …

Sean Payton

Stevie Wonder kneels in solidarity with NFL players: Report | NOLA.com

Stevie Wonder knelt at the Global Citizen Festival on Saturday (Sept. 23) after President Donald Trump said Friday that anyone sitting during the …

Stevie Wonder

PHOTOS: Archbishop Hannan High School Fall Sports Pep Rally 2017 | NOLA.com

Archbishop Hannan High School students take part in the Fall Sports Pep Rally at the school near Covington on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. (Photos by …

Louisiana

Fournette among NFL players kneeling for national anthem in London | NOLA.com

LONDON (AP) -- About two dozen players, including Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs and former LSU star and Jacksonville Jaguars running back …

Leonard Fournette

Holdup attempt fails at New Orleans Hare Krishna Temple, NOPD says | NOLA.com

An armed robbery attempt at New Orleans' Hare Krishna Temple fell flat early Saturday morning (Sept. 23), when three Hindu worshippers told a gunman …

Crime

Segregation lingers in U.S. schools 60 years after Little Rock | NOLA.com

Among the most lasting and indelible images of the civil rights movement were the nine black teenagers who had to be escorted by federal troops past …

Education

Fried Chicken Festival 2017 announces winning chicken and dishes | NOLA.com

Almost nothing inspires more passion in eaters than fried chicken. Everyone has a favorite fowl. At the second annual Fried Chicken Festival, which …

Chicken Recipes

The long history of turbine failures at the Sewerage & Water Board | NOLA.com

One refrain from New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board officials in recent years when water pressure has dropped in the city, resulting in emergency …

Louisiana

Several New Orleans Saints sit during national anthem before Panthers game | NOLA.com

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Ten New Orleans Saints players sat during the National Anthem before Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of …

Adrian Peterson

Slidell man arrested after fatal shooting early Sunday | NOLA.com

A 20-year-old man was booked with second-degree murder after a fatal shooting early Sunday (Sept. 24) at a Slidell-area apartment complex, the St. …

Crime

NFL owners speak out in support of players, against Trump | NOLA.com

By DAVE CAMPBELL, AP Pro Football Writer<p>The NFL's players and owners are frequently at odds over the issues, finances and rules of the game, a …

Louisiana

Saints back from the dead with convincing win over Panthers | NOLA.com

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Who <i>were</i> those guys?<p>The New Orleans Saints played like a different team than the one that dragged its feet through two ugly losses …

Louisiana

New Orleans Saints players sit during anthem: reader reaction | NOLA.com

National Anthem: Saints at Panthers 2017

New Orleans Saints

Meet the Napiers, a Laurel, Miss., couple with HGTV's newest hit | NOLA.com

Ben Napier is massive, 6-foot-6, 300 lbs. His wife, Erin - 5-foot-5, slim - is not. She calls him "Big" and cranes her neck in such a constant state …

Louisiana

Bossier City to halt practice of giving free water for landscaping | NOLA.com

The City of Bossier City says it's no longer going to subsidize water for certain neighborhoods' landscaping needs, a practice it says has caused a …

Louisiana

Christ Episcopal School senior muses final steps of high school journey | NOLA.com

<b>BY ELLIE MILES</b><p><b>Christ Episcopal School columnist</b><p>We strode through the student lined walkway, smiling, waving, laughing at our constant applause and …

Education

Orleans jury convicts 1 defendant in 2012 Iberville killing, deadlocks on other | NOLA.com

A New Orleans jury convicted one of two defendants charged with a July 2012 murder in the former Iberville housing development, but deadlocked …

Crime

Donald Trump v. the NFL: Here's how we got here | NOLA.com

Paul Newberry-Playing Politics<p>Eli Harold, Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid, Blaine Gabbert<p>alton sterling shooting<p>49ers Reid Protest Football<p>Colin …

Colin Kaepernick

What causes hibiscus plants to drop unopened buds? | NOLA.com

<b>A question for Dan Gill:</b> I'm having a problem with several of my hibiscus plants. The plants are growing well. The leaves are green, and it has been …

Flowers

How to tell if an avocado is ready for harvest | NOLA.com

<b>A question for Dan Gill:</b> I have a rather large avocado tree loaded with fruit. When should I pick the avocadoes, and when should I prune the tree? …

Gardening

Saints defensive end Trey Hendrickson (knee) active vs. Panthers | NOLA.com

The New Orleans Saints added a couple veteran defensive ends this week, which seemed like a contingency plan if rookie Trey Hendrickson's knee injury …

Louisiana

Ex-NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue calls Donald Trump's comments 'insulting and disgraceful' | NOLA.com

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue didn't mince words when addressing the controversial remarks made by President Donald Trump …

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