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A Horrible Week for Newspapers

For those who love newspapers, this has been a horrible week. The New Orleans Times-Picayune, which had already cut back its daily print run to three days a week, announced layoffs of an additional three dozen editorial side employees. The...Show More Summary

New Orleans Legend Willie Mae Seaton Has Died at 99

R.I.P. Some sad news. The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports Willie Mae Seaton, owner (and namesake) of the beloved New Orleans restaurant Willie Mae's Scotch House, died this past Friday, September 18, at the age of 99. A former beautician...Show More Summary

Layoffs hit the Times-Picayune and NOLA Media Group

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire Twenty-nine full-time newsroom positions are being cut at NOLA Media Group, which operates the New Orleans Times-Picayune and, the company announced Thursday. The cuts are part of an ongoing consolidation strategy implemented...Show More Summary

A Vanished New Orleans Captured on “Straight from the Projects”

The bar at 3901 Thalia Street first appeared in the New Orleans Times-Picayune in 1933. Its liquor license had been revoked for allowing patrons to imbibe on premises permitted solely for the sale of beer in “unbroken packages.” Housed...Show More Summary

Police investigating Saints’ Cam Jordan for allegedly fighting in bar after slapping woman’s butt

3 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

Saints defensive end Cam Jordan is facing a police investigation for allegedly getting into a scuffle at a New Orleans nightclub early Sunday morning, police confirmed to the Times-Picayune on Tuesday evening. A police spokesman said the scuffle was with another man but did not give any other teammates. Sources at the scene at the Republic nightclub, however, […]

Angler Gets Second Chance at Fish of a Lifetime

Photograph via The Times-Picayune   Mike Laviolette, an angler from the heart of New Orleans, Louisiana, makes it a daily ritual to fish one or more of the lagoons at City Park. According to The Times-Picayune, in late August, Laviolette...Show More Summary

Longtime Times-Picayune editor Jim Amoss steps down

The Times-Picayune Jim Amoss, the veteran journalist who steered the New Orleans Times-Picayune through its coverage of Hurricane Katrina and an adversarial business environment, is stepping down from the editor’s job after 25 years. He will be replaced by Mark Lorando, the state and metro editor of the Times-Picayune and its associated website, Updating now… Read more

Saints trade wideout Jalen Saunders to the Patriots

The Patriots continue to look under every rock for healthy receiver options, and just traded for a guy they got an up-close look at recently. According to Evan Woodbery of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the Saints have traded receiver-return man Jalen Saunders to the Patriots for a conditional draft pick. As with most such deals this time of…

MSNBC's Trymaine Lee Returns To New Orleans For Katrina-Anniversary Coverage

Trymaine Lee, who covered Hurricane Katrina and its failed-levee aftermath for the Times-Picayune before moving on to posts at The New York Times and Huffington Post, will be MSNBC's correspondent here for the anniversary weekend. His reports are expected to begin Thursday (Aug. Show More Summary

New Orleans Pelicans Rumors: Bryce DeJean-Jones Agrees To Three-Year Contract, Norris Cole Next To Sign?

The New Orleans Pelicans have spent most of the summer with just three guards on their roster but that has recently changed. The Times-Picayune reported that the Pelicans have signed undrafted rookie free agent Bryce Dejean-Jones to a three-year partially guaranteed contract. Show More Summary

Pelicans sign Bryce Dejean-Jones

The New Orleans Pelicans announced today the team has signed free agent rookie guard Bryce Dejean-Jones. According to the New Orleans Times-Picayune, “his signing officially brings the Pelicans to 13 guaranteed contracts while New Orleans’ pursuit of point guard Norris Cole is still ongoing.” Dejean-Jones, 6-6, 209, was a member of the Pelicans summer league team in [...]

Saints cut veteran tight end Alex Smith after short stay

The Saints apparently saw enough of tight end Alex Smith in a little over a week. According to Evan Woodbery of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the Saints have released the veteran tight end, who was signed nine days ago when they needed a replacement for injured rookie Jack Tabb. Smith has bounced around the league, and only…

Newspaper and museum combine forces to recreate WWII photo

2 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Lynn Jauchler Martin was eight years old when Japan surrendered during World War II. To celebrate the victory, she and her family joined a parade in New Orleans. Oscar J. Valeton Sr., a staff photographer from The Times-Picayune, captured...Show More Summary

Planned Parenthood execs suspect arson after suspicious fire at site of new facility in New Orleans

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Fire investigators are taking a hard look at suspicious fire at an under-construction Planned Parenthood facility in New Orleans that will be the first in the state to offer abortions, reports the Times-Picayune. According to authorities, firefighters responded to a burning car within the gates of...

Orson Charles suspended one game for 2014 road rage incident

It’s unclear whether tight end Orson Charles will make the opening-day roster with the Saints. If he does, he won’t be playing in Week One. Via the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the NFL has suspended Charles one game for violating the NFL’s Personal Conduct Policy. The suspension arises from a March 2014 incident, in which Charles pointed a…

The Saints cut a player 10 months after giving him a $41 million contract, and the aftermath is getting ugly

Less than a year after signing a four-year, $41.5 million contract extension with the New Orleans Saints, linebacker Junior Galette was cut from the team on Friday. According to a story by Katherine Terrell in the Times-Picayune, the...Show More Summary

Keenan Lewis on Junior Galette: Give him a chance

In a story about the Saints’ decision to release linebacker Junior Galette, Katherine Terrell of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reported that Galette had a poor relationship with his teammates that took a turn for the worse after Galette signed a long-term deal with the team last year. One unnamed Saint said “the real Junior came out”…

Seth Curry playing great at summer league

Playing well at summer league can definitely get a player invited to an NBA training camp, or even signed for the season. Here’s the New Orleans Times-Picayune reporting on Stephen Curry’s brother Seth, who has stepped up here in Las Vegas: The fourth-seeded Pelicans are also pushing to remain unbeaten for the first time as they will take [...]

ICYMI: One New Orleans Kid Tries To Graduate

ICYMI: Danielle Dreilinger's five-part series on education in New Orleans for the New Orleans Times-Picayune: Part 1: A New Orleans senior struggles to graduate Part 2: Expelled from Sci Academy, Sean starts over Part 3: Stuck at ‘horrible’...Show More Summary

Lil Wayne Announces Lil Weezyana Fest Featuring Hot Boys Reunion

3 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Lil Wayne just announced his Lil Weezyana Fest, which will hit New Orleans’ Champions Square on 8/28. And, as the Times-Picayune reports, the first confirmed artist on the lineup is Weezy’s late ’90s supergroup the Hot Boys, also featuring Juvenile, Turk, and Cash Money producer Mannie Fresh filling in for fourth member B.G., who was […]

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