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The French Quarter’s 10 least expensive homes for sale in July, mapped - Curbed New Orleans

Last month, Curbed NOLA and NeighborhoodX mapped 17 neighborhoods, ranking them from least to most expensive. The most expensive on that list is the French Quarter.<p>So, what do the least expensive homes look like in the most expensive neighborhood in New Orleans?<p>This July, NeighborhoodX created a …

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Louisiana university to pay $100,000 to settle monkey lab complaints | NOLA.com

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette has agreed to pay $100,000 to settle six complaints about its primate laboratory. Under the settlement with …

U.S. Department of Agriculture

In World First, Scientists Reverse Brain Damage in Drowned Toddler

In World First, Scientists Reverse Brain Damage in Drowned Toddler<p>Eden Carlson’s parents were told that their beloved 2-year-old daughter would most …

Brain Damage

Escapee from Washington state arrested in Ponchatoula | NOLA.com

A 30-year-old fugitive from Washington state was arrested in Ponchatoula Thursday (July 20) after police were called to investigate a man who was …

Crime

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Was the world's fastest electric bike built in New Orleans? | Miami Herald

Kody Najarian is an Irish Channel inventor who believes he's built the world's fastest electric bicycle. Najarian said the bike was timed covering a …

Electric Bikes

'No justice, no peace,' Mitch Landrieu says about New Orleans crime: Opinion | NOLA.com

The phrase "No justice, no peace," is probably as misunderstood and misconstrued as the phrase "Black lives matter." The same people who hear "Black …

Mitch Landrieu

See photos, video of street flooding in New Orleans after torrential rainfall Saturday

Quick heavy rains poured across metro New Orleans Saturday afternoon, dumping several inches of rain in a short amount of time.<p>According to a WWL-TV …

Weather

Lafitte triumphantly cuts ribbons on seafood pavilion market | NOLA.com

With a delay of almost two years, Lafitte residents were thrilled to finally be able to attend the ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony of the …

Louisiana

Lincoln High alumni group doles out scholarships to four West Bank teens | NOLA.com

It has been said by many that, "It takes a village to raise a child." In this instance the "village" extends to include well-known professionals from …

Education

Louisiana requires gardeners to register all cotton plants, even in home gardens | NOLA.com

<b>Question:</b> I was up in Natchitoches last year and picked up a tuft of cotton from one of the plants on the edge of a cotton field. I kept it around …

Gardening

Missing Florida man last seen at hotel in downtown New Orleans: NOPD | NOLA.com

New Orleans police continue looking for a 42-year-old Florida man who was reported missing after he failed to return home Wednesday (July 19) as …

Crime

Which type of ginger has an edible root? Dan Gill's mailbag | NOLA.com

<b>QUESTION:</b> <i>What type of ginger has an edible root? Do the ornamental varieties planted in home gardens have an edible root? -- Carolyn</i><p><b>ANSWER:</b> <i>Zingiber</i> …

Herbs

Actor John Heard, known for roles in 'Home Alone' and 'Sopranos,' dies at 72 | NOLA.com

Actor John Heard, perhaps best recognized as the dad in the "Home Alone" movies, has been found dead at 72. He had been in a California hotel, …

Entertainment

Apollo 11 moon dust bag sells for $1.8 million at auction: report | NOLA.com

The lunar bag used by astronaut Neil Armstrong to bring back the first moon dust samples in 1969 sold at auction in New York Thursday for $1.8 …

Louisiana

Do the Trumps know that Russia plays by another set of rules than America: Opinion | NOLA.com

In a July 20 Vanity Fair piece called "How Russia Mercilessly Played Trump for a Fool," reporter Peter Savodnik quotes a Middle Eastern ambassador …

Russia

President Trump helps commission aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (photos, video) | NOLA.com

NORFOLK, Va. -- President Donald Trump helped commission the USS Gerald R. Ford on Saturday and declared that the most advanced aircraft carrier to …

Military

Houma man guilty of killing roommate, stuffing body in tote box: report | NOLA.com

A Terrebonne Parish jury deliberated for less than an hour Friday night (July 21) before finding a 48-year-old Houma man guilty of second-degree …

Crime

Man assaulted, robbed in French Quarter Friday morning, New Orleans police say | NOLA.com

A 30-year-old man was assaulted and robbed as he walked through the French Quarter early Friday morning (July 21), New Orleans police say. Later that …

Crime

Arizona tells armed drivers how to avoid deadly police stops | NOLA.com

PHOENIX (AP) -- Gun-friendly Arizona is trying to avoid deadly encounters between police and people behind the wheel by teaching armed drivers how …

Guns

30 pictures, 3 videos show what happens when it rains in the New Orleans area | NOLA.com

A slow-moving storm dumped more than four inches of rain on parts of the New Orleans area and left low-lying streets flooded Saturday afternoon (July …

Weather

LSU football countdown Day 42: Houston and Arlington are Tigers' home away from home | NOLA.com

<i>It's T-Minus 42 days until LSU's 2017 season opener lifts off in Houston's NRG Stadium against first-time opponent BYU. Each day until then, here's</i> …

College Football

Man dies after lightning strike to head while boating: report | NOLA.com

A 34-year-old man died Friday night (July 21) after an apparent lightning strike to the head while boating on lake in Alabama, AL.com reported. The …

Louisiana

Homeless camps in New Orleans to be removed, cleaned Friday | NOLA.com

City crews began removing homeless camps Friday morning (July 21) under the Pontchartrain Expressway in New Orleans. The sweep started around 8 …

Louisiana

Chipotle customer illnesses prove to be lawsuit magnet | NOLA.com

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. is facing another class-action lawsuit by a disgruntled shareholder over its alleged inability to keep its restaurants …

Louisiana

Lanny Goldfinch fought for black people's rights -- and paid for it: Opinion | NOLA.com

Black people weren't the only ones that segregation aimed to keep in line. White people who saw black people as fully human were subjected to …

Louisiana

McCain's former primary rival urges him to step aside after cancer diagnosis | NOLA.com

A day after news came out about Sen. John McCain's, R-Ariz., brain cancer diagnosis, his one-time political opponent urged the ailing senator to …

Louisiana

Eat All the Most Iconic Foods in New Orleans in One Delicious Weekend

New Orleans is a food-lover's paradise. From Creole and Cajun staples (like gumbo, jambalaya, etouffée) and po' boys and muffulettas to …

Restaurants

New Orleans area sees 17 Escalera STEM program students graduate | NOLA.com

After two years of dedication to their studies, 17 new high school graduates completed the Escalera STEM program at Puentes New Orleans. Students …

Education

Body found in Mississippi River at Riverwalk outlet mall | NOLA.com

A body was found in the Mississippi River at the Riverwalk outlet mall in New Orleans on Saturday afternoon (July 22). New Orleans police said the …

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