• Issue of
  • Sep 14-20, 2004
  • Vol. 24, No. 90


  • Lady in Gray
  • Lady in Gray

    The Civil War tale of Loreta Janeta Velazquez -- aka Lt. Harry T. Buford -- is a different kind of soldier's story.
  • Black, Republican and Proud
  • Black, Republican and Proud

    Last month, the GOP touted Louisiana's delegation as one of the most diverse in the party's history. Local black delegates say they're rebuilding their party -- one Republican at a time.
  • Power Struggle

    Critics of Amendment One say that it would affect medical powers of attorney. Supporters say it's about marriage, not contracts.
  • The Sticking Point
  • The Sticking Point

    As trade negotiators from Peru and the United States meet in Puerto Rico this week, the question looms: Can America continue to protect its sugar farmers without negatively affecting the world market?
  • Put to the Test

    Following a contentious summer, all seven seats for Orleans Parish School Board are now up for grabs.
  • Contest in Kenner

    Three vie for a seat on the City Council -- and say they won't take sides in the latest political firestorm.
  • State of the Union

    Despite critical races including criminal sheriff and school board, Amendment One promises to be the most controversial item on the ballot.
  • The Golden Touch
  • The Golden Touch

    DJ Lady Fingaz knows how to make the party bounce -- but with a nod to conscious lyrics and underground beats.
  • R for Art's Sake
  • R for Art's Sake

    As the newly coined Frenchmen Street Arts and Culture District takes hold, the R Bar's new owners plan to add new energy to a Faubourg Marigny stalwart.





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