Mitch Landrieu

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Al.com
Stop silencing communities, repeal the Confederate Monument Lawas their city hall, county courthouse or local park. When New Orleans removed
Al.com / Posted 22 hours ago
as their city hall, county courthouse or local park. When New Orleans removed its Confederate monuments last spring, Mayor Mitch Landrieu explained the difference between preserving history and endorsing the racist symbols of our past. "The... Read more
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Scotsman
Dani Garavelli: Confederates’ army still fighting the causestone, or cast in bronze, and flaunted daily in the faces of those who are stil
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
stone, or cast in bronze, and flaunted daily in the faces of those who are still suffering discrimination is intolerable. Mitch Landrieu, the Mayor of New Orleans, once the biggest slave market in America, put it most eloquently as he defended the... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Citizens hold ‘Flood City Hall Rally' to call for Mayor Landrieu's resignationNEW ORLEANS – A group of concerned citizens gathered on the steps of City Hall
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
NEW ORLEANS – A group of concerned citizens gathered on the steps of City Hall on Saturday to call for Mayor Mitch Landrieu to resign. They organized the ‘Flood City Hall Rally’ in response to recent flood damage stemming from problems at the... Read more
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Breitbart
BLM Storms New Orleans’ Jackson Monument, Demands Removal“Make American not Racist for the First Time” and “Use your white privilege to
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
“Make American not Racist for the First Time” and “Use your white privilege to fight white supremacy.” Although Mayor Mitch Landrieu already removed four Civil War-era monuments throughout the city, as Breitbart Texas reported, Black Lives... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
For pointers on handling Charlottesville, Trump could have asked Nikki Haleyof his body and he brushed against me. My cherished jacket was no longer fit to
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
of his body and he brushed against me. My cherished jacket was no longer fit to be cherished. This year, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu led the effort to remove Lee’s statue, with those of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and Confederate... Read more
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Canberra Times
Charlottesville: US Conference of Mayors form compact on race, lash Donald Trumpor not we are seeing that from the president," Greenblatt said. Several of the
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
or not we are seeing that from the president," Greenblatt said. Several of the mayors who announced the effort, including Mitch Landrieu of New Orleans, have been on the front lines of efforts to remove Confederate symbols from public areas. But... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Get a call about a free cruise? You could get up to $900group calls for Landrieu to step down, decision to resign rests solely on him
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
group calls for Landrieu to step down, decision to resign rests solely on him The recent efforts to get New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu to resign look to be in vain because of his short time left in office and the lack of legal avenues. The... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
JSPO identifies Metairie burglary suspectgroup calls for Landrieu to step down, decision to resign rests solely on him
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
group calls for Landrieu to step down, decision to resign rests solely on him The recent efforts to get New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu to resign look to be in vain because of his short time left in office and the lack of legal avenues. The... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
While local group calls for Landrieu to step down, decision to resign rests solely on himThe recent efforts to get New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu to resign look to be
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
The recent efforts to get New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu to resign look to be in vain because of his short time left in office and the lack of legal avenues. On the steps of New Orleans City Hall Friday, the newly formed group, the Unnamed... Read more
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WA Today
Charlottesville: US Conference of Mayors form compact on race, lash Donald Trumpor not we are seeing that from the president," Greenblatt said. Several of the
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
or not we are seeing that from the president," Greenblatt said. Several of the mayors who announced the effort, including Mitch Landrieu of New Orleans, have been on the front lines of efforts to remove Confederate symbols from public areas. But... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
While local group calls for Landrieu to step down, decision to resign rests solely on himThe recent efforts to get New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu to resign look to be
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 2 days ago
The recent efforts to get New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu to resign look to be in vain because of his short time left in office and the lack of legal avenues. On the steps of New Orleans City Hall Friday, the newly formed group, the Unnamed... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
While local group calls for Landrieu to step down, decision to resign rests solely on himThe recent efforts to get New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu to resign look to be
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
The recent efforts to get New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu to resign look to be in vain because of his short time left in office and the lack of legal avenues. On the steps of New Orleans City Hall Friday, the newly formed group, the Unnamed... Read more
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The Age
Charlottesville: US Conference of Mayors form compact on race, lash Donald Trumpor not we are seeing that from the president," Greenblatt said. Several of the
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
or not we are seeing that from the president," Greenblatt said. Several of the mayors who announced the effort, including Mitch Landrieu of New Orleans, have been on the front lines of efforts to remove Confederate symbols from public areas. But... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Charlottesville: US Conference of Mayors form compact on race, lash Donald Trumpor not we are seeing that from the president," Greenblatt said. Several of the
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 days ago
or not we are seeing that from the president," Greenblatt said. Several of the mayors who announced the effort, including Mitch Landrieu of New Orleans, have been on the front lines of efforts to remove Confederate symbols from public areas. But... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Charlottesville: US Conference of Mayors form compact on race, lash Donald Trumpor not we are seeing that from the president," Greenblatt said. Several of the
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
or not we are seeing that from the president," Greenblatt said. Several of the mayors who announced the effort, including Mitch Landrieu of New Orleans, have been on the front lines of efforts to remove Confederate symbols from public areas. But... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Grant to step down from S&WB months earlier than expected, sources sayof hurricane season, leaving the post officially on Nov. 30. Grant has headed
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
of hurricane season, leaving the post officially on Nov. 30. Grant has headed up the agency since July 2014, when Mayor Mitch Landrieu decided to shift him from a high-ranking post overseeing the city's capital projects to the city-owned public... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
After Charlottesville, It’s Up To Cities To Lead on Inclusioncommunity conversations and input–making sure all voices are heard. After just
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 2 days ago
community conversations and input–making sure all voices are heard. After just such a process in New Orleans, Mayor Mitch Landrieu made this clear in a recent speech about the removal of Confederate monuments in his city saying, “These... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
York, Harrisburg mayors among seven across PA who signed action plan following violence in CharlottesvilleAmerica: Mayors’ Agenda for the Future, adopted by The United States Conference
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 2 days ago
America: Mayors’ Agenda for the Future, adopted by The United States Conference of Mayors and released by New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, President of The United States Conference of Mayors at our June 85th Annual Conference of Mayors in Miami... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Group calls for Landrieu to resign, plans Saturday rally protesting flooding, drainageabout the future of the city's drainage system. A day after U. S. Senator John
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 2 days ago
about the future of the city's drainage system. A day after U. S. Senator John Kennedy called for New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu to resign, another group is calling on Landrieu to “step down” immediately. Several groups represented by... Read more
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The Washington Times
U.S. Conference of Mayors forms compact with Anti-Defamation League to ‘combat hate’with absolute moral clarity on this issue, and so we need to be clear in this c
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
with absolute moral clarity on this issue, and so we need to be clear in this country that this is a time of choosing,” Mitch Landrieu, mayor of New Orleans and current president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. More than 200 mayors have... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
What to do with Confederate monuments? Put them in museums as examples of ugly history, not civic pridedates to a period after the First World War when racist Jim Crow laws were bein
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 days ago
dates to a period after the First World War when racist Jim Crow laws were being amped up in America. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, in a smart, widely praised speech in May explaining why his city removed its major Confederate monuments from... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
S&WB to lose another management memberhas accepted a position in Jackson, MS, where he will become public works direc
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
has accepted a position in Jackson, MS, where he will become public works director for the city of Jackson. Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced Miller's departure at Wednesday's special S&WB meeting. Mayor Landrieu said Jackson's Mayor, Chokwe... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
HUD labels N.O. 'slow spender' of drainage aidreceived tens of millions of dollars in FEMA funds through the Hazard Mitigatio
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
received tens of millions of dollars in FEMA funds through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. “They’re critical,” Mayor Mitch Landrieu said of the Resilience Grant projects. “All of the things we're talking about is how the city can manage water... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
N.O. City Council approves millions for post-flood projectsAug. 5 floods. Clogged catch basins have been pegged as one of the issues that
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
Aug. 5 floods. Clogged catch basins have been pegged as one of the issues that helped to exacerbate the flooding. Mayor Mitch Landrieu said Wednesday during the Sewerage & Water Board’s Executive Board meeting that there are 15,000 of the city’s... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Catch basins being cleared, but many frustrated with pacerolls over it, but it is open. If the pallet wasn’t there, someone could bust t
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
rolls over it, but it is open. If the pallet wasn’t there, someone could bust their tires on it,” says Gonzales. Mayor Mitch Landrieu says all five of the Department of Public Works vacuum trucks are now on the street. Still, more is needed to... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
New Orleans official to fill Jackson Public Works Director jobsays Miller will start working in Jackson in October – a decision agreed upon b
WJTV Jackson / Posted 3 days ago
says Miller will start working in Jackson in October – a decision agreed upon by Mayor Lumumba and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu. In the meantime, Miller will remain in New Orleans which has seen major flooding caused by heavy rain and... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
City Council meeting on emergency money to tackle flooding, pump issuesNew Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu will ask the City Council Thursday for an emer
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu will ask the City Council Thursday for an emergency cash infusion to prepare for a "worst-case" scenario in the event of a tropical storm or hurricane. The New Orleans City Council will hold the emergency meeting to... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Landrieu to ask City Council for emergency money to tackle flooding, pump issuesNew Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu will ask the City Council Thursday for an emer
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu will ask the City Council Thursday for an emergency cash infusion to prepare for a "worst-case" scenario in the event of a tropical storm or hurricane. The New Orleans City Council will hold the emergency meeting to... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Trump Defends 'Beauty' Of Confederate Memorialsa widely circulated May speech on his city's removal of four statues commemorat
KERA North Texas / Posted 3 days ago
a widely circulated May speech on his city's removal of four statues commemorating the Confederacy, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, a Democrat, explained why he believed that removing the memorials was necessary. "These statues are not just... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Trump Defends 'Beauty' Of Confederate Memorialsa widely circulated May speech on his city's removal of four statues commemorat
KPBS San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
a widely circulated May speech on his city's removal of four statues commemorating the Confederacy, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, a Democrat, explained why he believed that removing the memorials was necessary. "These statues are not just... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
'Taking down monuments will not erase our history,' Landrieu writes to mayorsNEW ORLEANS, LA. - Mayor Mitch Landrieu issued a letter Thursday to mayors acro
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
NEW ORLEANS, LA. - Mayor Mitch Landrieu issued a letter Thursday to mayors across the country to “unite their communities” in the wake of deadly violence in Charlottesville, Va. Landrieu is the 75h President of the Conference of Mayors. He is the... Read more
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Market Watch
This is the lesson the stock market has learned from CharlottesvilleWhen I attended The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., we had
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
When I attended The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., we had tons of future politicians on campus. Mitch Landrieu, now mayor of New Orleans, took a carload of us out for steak our first day: My first view of the Capitol at night... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
More problems at S&WB float to the surface as diesel leak discoveredmuch diesel leaked into the system, but the fuel traveled more than a mile thro
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 days ago
much diesel leaked into the system, but the fuel traveled more than a mile through the canals. Wednesday afternoon, Mayor Mitch Landrieu gave an update on the drainage system's diminished capacity. "Until we have the additional turbines come back... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Two Landrieu deputies didn't 'ring the bell' on SWB power emergencyNEW ORLEANS -- Mayor Mitch Landrieu says he doesn’t know why two of his top dep
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 4 days ago
NEW ORLEANS -- Mayor Mitch Landrieu says he doesn’t know why two of his top deputies failed to “ring the bell” of alarm and inform him of an emergency in March in which all four of the Sewerage and Water Board’s 25-cycle power generators were... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
More problems at S&WB float to the surface as diesel leak discoveredmuch diesel leaked into the system, but the fuel traveled more than a mile thro
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 4 days ago
much diesel leaked into the system, but the fuel traveled more than a mile through the canals. Wednesday afternoon, Mayor Mitch Landrieu gave an update on the drainage system's diminished capacity. "Until we have the additional turbines come back... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
More problems at S&WB float to the surface as diesel leak discoveredmuch diesel leaked into the system, but the fuel traveled more than a mile thro
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 4 days ago
much diesel leaked into the system, but the fuel traveled more than a mile through the canals. Wednesday afternoon, Mayor Mitch Landrieu gave an update on the drainage system's diminished capacity. "Until we have the additional turbines come back... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Without new members, S&WB board of directors may not be able to function due to resignationsIt's not easy. It can be contentious at times. So I'm wondering at my age, why
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 4 days ago
It's not easy. It can be contentious at times. So I'm wondering at my age, why do I want to keep up the fight?” Mayor Mitch Landrieu urged Arnold to remain on the board long enough to find a replacement, especially now that major problems with... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Mayor says there's a plan to repair 15,000 catch basins15,000 catch basins and drain lines. For anyone who doesn’t know, there are 60,
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 days ago
15,000 catch basins and drain lines. For anyone who doesn’t know, there are 60,000 catch basins in New Orleans,” says Mayor Mitch Landrieu. Landrieu says cleaning and repairing catch basins is a priority when it comes to solving the city’s drainage... Read more
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NBC News
Tom Brokaw Calls for New Ideas in Washingtoncould be the next unconventional person to lead? Colin Powell, Mark Zuckerburg,
NBC News / Posted 4 days ago
could be the next unconventional person to lead? Colin Powell, Mark Zuckerburg, Oprah Winfrey, New Orleans’ Mayor Mitch Landrieu, Starbucks’ Howard Schultz, The University of Texas System’s Chancellor William H. McRaven,General Motors’ CEO... Read more
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The News & Observer
Ten major Army bases honor Confederate generals, and there are no plans to change thaton a pedestal in our most prominent places of honor is an inaccurate recitation
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
on a pedestal in our most prominent places of honor is an inaccurate recitation of our full past,” New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said in May about removing the monument. “It is an affront to our present, and it is a bad prescription for... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Mayor says there's a plan to repair 15,000 catch basins15,000 catch basins and drain lines. For anyone who doesn’t know, there are 60,
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 4 days ago
15,000 catch basins and drain lines. For anyone who doesn’t know, there are 60,000 catch basins in New Orleans,” says Mayor Mitch Landrieu. Landrieu says cleaning and repairing catch basins is a priority when it comes to solving the city’s drainage... Read more
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EuroNews
Tom Brokaw Calls for New Ideas in Washingtoncould be the next unconventional person to lead? Colin Powell, Mark Zuckerburg,
EuroNews / Posted 4 days ago
could be the next unconventional person to lead? Colin Powell, Mark Zuckerburg, Oprah Winfrey, New Orleans' Mayor Mitch Landrieu, Starbucks' Howard Schultz, The University of Texas System's Chancellor William H. McRaven,General Motors' CEO... Read more
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CTV News
Confederate monuments removed 'quickly and quietly' overnight in Baltimoreits Confederate monuments in late April and May, also in overnight operations.
CTV News / Posted 4 days ago
its Confederate monuments in late April and May, also in overnight operations. Pugh said she'd met with New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and discussed his strategy. Jamye Wooten, an activist and organizer, said removing the statues is a good... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Mayor: Baltimore statues came down 'quietly, quickly'its Confederate monuments in late April and May, also in overnight operations.
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 4 days ago
its Confederate monuments in late April and May, also in overnight operations. Pugh said she'd met with New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and discussed his strategy. Jamye Wooten, an activist and organizer, said removing the statues is a good... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Mayor: Baltimore statues came down 'quietly, quickly'its Confederate monuments in late April and May, also in overnight operations.
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 4 days ago
its Confederate monuments in late April and May, also in overnight operations. Pugh said she'd met with New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and discussed his strategy. Jamye Wooten, an activist and organizer, said removing the statues is a good... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Mayor: Baltimore statues came down 'quietly, quickly'its Confederate monuments in late April and May, also in overnight operations.
KXXV Waco / Posted 4 days ago
its Confederate monuments in late April and May, also in overnight operations. Pugh said she'd met with New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and discussed his strategy. Jamye Wooten, an activist and organizer, said removing the statues is a good... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Mayor: Baltimore statues came down 'quietly, quickly'its Confederate monuments in late April and May, also in overnight operations.
KWWL Iowa / Posted 4 days ago
its Confederate monuments in late April and May, also in overnight operations. Pugh said she'd met with New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and discussed his strategy. Jamye Wooten, an activist and organizer, said removing the statues is a good... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Mayor: Baltimore statues came down 'quietly, quickly'its Confederate monuments in late April and May, also in overnight operations.
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 4 days ago
its Confederate monuments in late April and May, also in overnight operations. Pugh said she'd met with New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and discussed his strategy. Jamye Wooten, an activist and organizer, said removing the statues is a good... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Mayor concerned with manpower shortage at S&WBWednesday that a severe manpower shortage is making the crisis at the Sewerage
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 4 days ago
Wednesday that a severe manpower shortage is making the crisis at the Sewerage and Water Board even more troubling. Mayor Mitch Landrieu is jumping in as the president of the S&WB. He kicked off a board meeting on Wednesday by criticizing what he... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Fuel from 17th street canal storage tank spilling into canalstorage tank at the Sewerage and Water Board's Claiborne facility is leaking di
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 4 days ago
storage tank at the Sewerage and Water Board's Claiborne facility is leaking diesel fuel into the 17th Street Canal, Mayor Mitch Landrieu said Wednesday afternoon. The fuel was first spotted in the canal, near Pump Station 6 late Tuesday... Read more
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