I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week Nov. 14, 2017)

1. BRAZILE TO SPEAK AT IWO LUNCH THIS  WEEKFormer Democratic National Committee (DNC) head (and New Orleans native) Donna Brazile is coming home this week to speak to the Independent Women's Organization (IWO) at the group's annual fundraising lunch.

I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week Nov. 7, 2017)

1. FATS SENT HOME, WITH LOVEFrom Vaughan's Lounge in Bywater to the gates of his black-and-yellow former home-turned-landmark on Caffin Avenue in the Lower 9th Ward, an enormous crowd joined an All Saints' Day second line parade honoring New Orleans rock 'n' roll legend Antoine "Fats" Domino, who died Oct. 24 at age 89.

I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week (Oct. 31, 2017)

1. MUSIC LEGEND FATS DOMINO DIES AT 89 Rock 'n' roll and rhythm and blues legend Antoine "Fats" Domino died Oct. 24.

I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week (Oct. 24, 2017)

1 . CHARBONNET, CANTRELL SET RUNOFF DEBATESDistrict B Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell, who is facing off against former Municipal Court Judge Desiree Charbonnet in the mayoral runoff election, last week challenged Charbonnet to three live debates before the Nov. 18 general election. She cited low election turnout as part of the reason, saying in a statement, "I feel it's up to us to give the people a reason to vote.

I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week (Oct. 17, 2017)

1. FINAL MAYORAL DEBATE GENERATES FEW SPARKSThe three leading candidates in the New Orleans mayoral race — Michael Bagneris, LaToya Cantrell and Desiree Charbonnet — met for a final debate Oct. 11, but most of the drama took place before and outside the event.

I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week (Oct. 10, 2017)

1. 'DOLLAR BILL' JEFFERSON ORDERED RELEASED FROM PRISONIn a surprise move Oct. 5, a federal judge ordered former U.S. Rep. William Jefferson released immediately from federal prison in Oakdale.

I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week (Oct. 3, 2017)

1. TAKE A KNEE, TAKE AWAY TAX BREAKS?"Get that son of a bitch off the field," President Donald Trump said of NFL players who take a knee during the national anthem to protest police brutality against people of color, and on Sept. 24 some players defied him to make a point — including several members of the New Orleans Saints.

I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week (Sept. 26, 2017)

1. GRAHAM-CASSIDY HEALTH CARE BILL SLAMMEDDozens of health care organizations — including the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Heart Association, the American Nurses Association, the Arthritis Foundation, the Catholic Health Association of the United States, the Children's Hospital Association, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the March of Dimes and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society — came out last week to slam the proposed Graham-Cassidy health care bill that would replace the Affordable Care Act.

I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week (Sept. 19, 2017)

1. Charbonnet Way Out in Front in Fundraising

I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week (Sept. 12, 2017)

1. Louisiana reacts to dissolution of DACAAdvocates for the rights of immigrants and their families are demanding New Orleans officials and candidates for citywide office ensure the safety of immigrant communities following President Donald Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week (Sept. 5, 2017)

1. HARVEY HITS LOUISIANAWhile Louisiana sent rescue groups and opened its doors to shelter Texas residents hit by Hurricane Harvey, the storm retreated to the Gulf of Mexico and made a third landfall along the Texas-Louisiana border Aug. 30, then weakened as a tropical depression as it moved northeast out of the state.

I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week (Aug 22, 2017)

1. RENE BRUNET, KING OF THE PRYTANIA THEATRE, DIES AT 95Rene Brunet Jr., who spent his life running New Orleans movie houses, was a familiar face at the Prytania Theatre, which he bought in 1996 while in his seventies.

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