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Mayor Cantrell denies sending text message attacking candidate, remains neutral in clerks race

Mayor Cantrell denies sending text message attacking candidate, remains neutral in clerk’s race

Zachary Schultz , Breaking News Editor December 10, 2021

In what appears to be an 11th-hour political hit on Austin Badon, clerk of First City Court who is currently running for clerk of Criminal District Court, a text blast was sent out to registered voters...

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Mayor Cantrell wins second term, promises focus on infrastructure

Martha Sanchez, Staff Reporter November 18, 2021

Incumbent New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell won a second term on Saturday, vowing to continue her infrastructure priority that she says will support the city for decades to come. “It is up to...

The New Orleans mayoral primary election is set for Nov. 13.

From left to right: Who is challenging Mayor LaToya Cantrell?

Lily Mae Lazarus, Managing Editor October 20, 2021

For more than 80 years, a sitting New Orleans mayor has not served fewer than two terms in office. This year, a number of candidates, including a traffic cone, have their eyes on the position.  The...

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Orleans Public Defenders deserve our support as they fight for funding

Josh Axelrod and Nketiah Berko November 9, 2019

Josh Axelrod and Nketiah Berko both served as investigative interns for the Orleans Public Defenders office in the spring of 2019. The Orleans Public Defenders office represents about 85% of defendants...

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Mayor LaToya Cantrell visits The Boot after sexual assaults

Josh Axelrod, Senior Staff Reporter September 7, 2019

Mayor LaToya Cantrell visited The Boot Bar & Grill last night following two sexual assaults in the past two weeks that began at the campus bar. She spoke with Boot management to learn more about...

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With an overly punitive juvenile justice system, New Orleans is failing its children

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor September 4, 2019

Nketiah Berko is a research assistant with the Oxford-Tulane Developmental Justice Network studying juvenile justice in New Orleans and Barbados and was formerly an investigative intern at the Orleans...

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