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Cheryl Gerber

This 'Bad Child' Became A Judge With A Passion For Justice

If there’s one person in New Orleans – in the world of criminal justice – that you really ought to meet, it’s this guy.

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Lawmakers Focus On One Bill To Address Sexual Harassment

Lawmakers have agreed on moving one bill forward to address sexual harassment in state government. As it stands now, Louisiana doesn’t have a standard sexual harassment policy on the books.

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Report Says Sean Hannity Linked To Other Trump-Connected Attorneys, Besides Cohen

Days after it was revealed that Fox News host Sean Hannity was a client of President Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, The Atlantic reports that the political commentator has employed at least two other lawyers with links to the president and who are also frequent guests on his show. According to the magazine, attorneys Jay Sekulow and Victoria Toensing sent a cease-and-desist letter on behalf of Hannity to an Oklahoma radio station responding to an accusation against the host made on...

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Fernando Lopez

On this week's edition of Notes from New Orleans, producers Kelley Crawford and Sarah Holtz meet A Scribe Called Quess, one of the poets appearing at the New Orleans Poetry Festival this weekend.

Visit ViaNolaVie for a related article written by Kelley Crawford and Sarah Holtz.

Lawmakers have agreed on moving one bill forward to address sexual harassment in state government. As it stands now, Louisiana doesn’t have a standard sexual harassment policy on the books.

15-Week Abortion Ban Advances Out Of Senate Committee

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A Senate committee passed a bill Tuesday that would make Louisiana among the toughest places in the nation to get an abortion.

Cheryl Gerber

If there’s one person in New Orleans – in the world of criminal justice – that you really ought to meet, it’s this guy.

Crista Rock

This week on Inside the Arts, a look at St. Kampos. The giant skeletal seahorse becomes the newest addition to the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by the Helis Foundation. The newly commissioned work by emerging artist Ashley Pridmore celebrates International Sculpture Day. Ashley Pridmore stops by for a chat.

With $350 million more to spend in next year’s budget, The House Appropriations committee voted Monday to fully fund the TOPS scholarship program. 

With the news that next year’s revenue is expected to improve by $350 million, the Legislature is officially facing a smaller budget shortfall of $650 million.  On Monday, House Appropriations is meeting to determine how to spend that additional revenue in next year’s budget. 

This week on The Reading Life: Debut novelists make a splash with two very different books. Bryan Camp creates a fantastic version of the Crescent City with a magician named Jude Dubuisson in “The City of Lost Fortunes," and Iris Cohen, author of “The Little Clan,” takes on high and low literary culture in her New York-set story of a bookish young woman's coming of age.

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This week on Le Show, Harry Shearer interviews Homer Venters, MD from Physicians for Human Rights, plus   a song of Scooter's scooting past the clink, The Apologies of the Week, News of the Warm, and more!

The instrumental consort music of English 17th century composer Anthony Holborne will be featured this week on Continuum. You'll hear many of his dances, including pavans, galliards and almaynes with interesting titles including "The Honeysuckle" and "The Fairie Round." The outstanding performances will be given by The King's Noyse under the director of David Douglas. Recording used is: My Selfe - The Music of Anthony Holborne (The King's Noyse) - Harmonia Mundi HMU 907238.

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Le Show For the Week of April 15, 2018

This week on Le Show, Harry Shearer interviews Homer Venters, MD from Physicians for Human Rights, plus a song of Scooter's scooting past the clink, The Apologies of the Week , News of the Warm , and more!

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THE READING LIFE

The Reading Life With Bryan Camp And Iris Cohen

This week on The Reading Life: Debut novelists make a splash with two very different books. Bryan Camp creates a fantastic version of the Crescent City with a magician named Jude Dubuisson in “The City of Lost Fortunes," a nd Iris Cohen, author of “The Little Clan,” takes on high and low literary culture in her New York-set story of a bookish young woman's coming of age.

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Louisiana Eats: Toasting The Tricentennial

This year marks the 300th anniversary of the city of New Orleans. On this week's show, we toast the Crescent City with local culture bearers and historians.

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