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10:37 am
Mon January 28, 2013

Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident in New Orleans

Police say a 47-year-old New Orleans man was killed when the motorcycle he was riding struck an oak tree.

The accident happened around 5 p.m. Sunday.

Police say the man's identity has not been released pending notification of his family.

Officer Frank Robertson tells The Times-Picayune the victim was traveling northbound on Elysian Fields when he clipped a white SUV parked on the shoulder of the road.

11:00 am
Wed January 9, 2013

City Wins Round Against Blighted Shopping Center

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu's office is touting its latest court victory in its efforts to improve blighted property in a neighborhood hard hit by flooding after Hurricane Katrina.

The mayor's office said Tuesday that a judge has upheld a city code enforcement action against the Lake Terrace Shopping Center in the Gentilly neighborhood. The shopping center has been empty since the 2005 storm.

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8:55 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Nonprofit Planning More Homes For Gentilly

Project Home Again is planning to construct another 100 homes in Gentilly.
Project Home Again

A nonprofit group that built 101 homes in Gentilly after Hurricane Katrina is launching another drive. Project Home Again will build another 100 energy-efficient houses.

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6:00 am
Fri October 12, 2012

Gentilly Man Almost Ready To Move Home After Hurricane Katrina

Harold Lyons is almost ready to move back in his Gentilly home.
Eileen Fleming WWNO

It’s been more than seven years since Hurricane Katrina left up to five feet of water in his Gentilly house. But Harold Lyons is almost back home.

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