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5:01 pm
Mon December 1, 2014

Mayor Landrieu Says Race Relations Will Be One Focus Of City's 300th Anniversary Celebrations

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu plans to make racism and race relations constant touchstones as New Orleans prepares to celebrate its 300th anniversary in 2018.
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New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu plans to make racism and race relations constant touchstones as New Orleans prepares to celebrate its 300th anniversary in 2018, NOLA.com reports.

Landrieu announced a commission composed of eight planning committees will help plan the 2018 celebration of the founding of New Orleans. One of the eight committees will be called the "racial reconciliation" committee.

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World Trade Center Development
7:00 am
Wed August 21, 2013

WTC Hotel And Apartment Plan Gets City Panel's Top Rating

The World Trade Center site.
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The shuttered World Trade Center in New Orleans may be reborn as a luxury hotel and apartment complex. The 1960s-era building shaped like an X could be an anchor on the city’s refurbished riverfront.

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