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  • UPDATE: Stolen Blue Dog painting recovered

    NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)–New Orleans Police say the Blue Dog painting taken from the Rodrigue Gallery on Royal Street Tuesday has been recovered. They say the $250,000 piece titled “Wendy and Me” was spotted just before midnight, leaning up against the Omni Royal Orleans. It’s just a few blocks from the Rodrigue Gallery. Police say the painting was stolen about 3:15 yesterday afternoon. Surveillance video shows a man walk up to the painting, look around, snatch the artwork off the wall […]

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    UPDATE: Police contact mother of boy found wandering around 9th Ward

    New Orleans police say they've contacted the mother of a boy found wandering in the 9th Ward.

  • OPSO hosts Operation Halloween Safety

    Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman is visiting school children this week as part of Operation Halloween Safety.

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    Texas health workers use Tabasco to help train for Ebola

    By SYDNEY LUPKIN via Good Morning America As Texas health workers prepare two new biocontainment units to help treat any future Ebola patients the state might have, they’re using one piece of training equipment from a neighboring state that may surprise you: Tabasco sauce. At the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, where one of the units is being established, the staff has been practicing treating fake patients who have been sprayed at random with the peppery sauce as a […]

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    Bill Gates blogs about meeting Steve Gleason

    Bill Gates has written a blog about his recent meeting with former Saint Steve Gleason.


    The following schools are closed today due to wintry weather conditions: – Tangipahoa Parish Public Schools – Washington Parish Public Schools – St. Tammany Parish Public & Catholic Schools – Annunciation Catholic School in Bogalusa – Lake Castle Private School in Slidell – Delgado Community College (Slidell and Covington campuses only) – Southeastern Louisiana University (Including all satellite locations in Mandeville, Baton Rouge, and Walker) – St. Joan of Arc Catholic School and Banneker Elementary in New Orleans are closed […]

  • School Closures

    The chilly temps have caused several schools in the area to close today. McMain High School is closed due to heater problems. Ella Dolhonde Elementary and Loranger Elementary, Middle and High Schools are all closed due to boiler failure. The Claiborne campus of Lycee Francais is also closed. The Patton and Zoo campuses will be open.

  • Eggs Benedict with Black Truffle Sea Salt Hollandaise

    Ingredients from Grocer English Muffins 2 slices of ham 2 poached eggs Ingredients from Grocer for Hollandaise 3 egg yolks 3oz of butter 1 tsp lemon juice Splash of Hot Sauce   Ingredients from The Spice & Tea Exchange Black Truffle Sea Salt 1. Poach eggs in 2 cups of simmering water and 2 TBLS of Vinegar for 5 minutes 2. For the Hollandaise-Melt butter in a saucepan. 3.  Mix egg yolks, lemon juice and hot sauce and TSTE Black […]

  • Free Ride Home Program

    The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office is offering its free Holiday Ride Home program to prevent drinking and driving. This is the 30th year for the program. Anyone in St. Bernard Parish who feels they’ve had one too many this holiday season can call (504) 271-2501. Someone will pick you up and take you home… no questions asked. The program runs through January 2nd.