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Paul Murphy


New Orleans, LA, United States

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Recent articles by Paul:

Money for Superdome renovations remains in legislative limbo

“It worries me a little bit that we are getting entangled in the politics of New Orleans and it’s going to cost the state in the long run." → Read More

Brossett suspends campaign and seeks help after second DWI arrest

Shortly after Thursday’s meeting started, Brossett released a statement saying he’s entering an inpatient rehabilitation center for treatment. → Read More

NOPD Chief asks for license plate readers to fight interstate shootings

Money for the license plate readers would come from the $77 million the city is expected to receive as part of the American Rescue Plan. → Read More

Jared Brossett out as budget committee chair after DWI arrest

Helena Moreno is expected to officially become budget committee chair after the city council votes on the matter on Thursday. → Read More

Hollywood South could come to an abrupt halt if film technicians strike next week

“It will be a complete shutdown of the industry across the country,” said Cory Parker, an agent for the local International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees. → Read More

New Orleans group has been 'Rebuilding Together' since Ida

“Since Hurricane Ida, Rebuilding Together New Orleans has been able to assist 50 homeowners,” Stoudt said. → Read More

Firefighters rescue man who fell 100 ft into cargo ships hull

“We just love doing what we’re doing, helping our citizens making sure everyone is safe at all times." → Read More

Trailers arrive in St. Charles Parish for people who lost their home to Hurricane Ida

So far, the state has delivered only a handful of trailers in St. Charles. More are expected to go out later this week. → Read More

9 flights cancelled in New Orleans as Southwest cancels hundreds more

Southwest wasn’t the only airline that had some issues over the weekend. → Read More

Evacuation timeline will be driven by storm development, Jefferson Parish official says

"If this thing blows up into a cat. 3 tonight or tomorrow morning, we're not going to sit on that," Jefferson Parish Official says. → Read More

Betting on your favorite team could happen soon in Louisiana

Harrah’s in New Orleans is already preparing to start taking wagers on sporting events → Read More

Algae bloom turning Lake Pontchartrain green

The last time algae blooms were this substantial in Lake Pontchartrain was in 2019, when the Bonnet Carre Spillway was open for more than 120 days. → Read More

Zulu in mourning after one member killed, another critical after Houston shooting

“Them dudes didn’t deserve that. Them dudes would have given them anything they wanted. I don’t care what the situation was. That ain’t right.” → Read More

'There’s not a good reason' | Edwards, Cantrell weigh in on state board delaying funds for New Orleans projects

The bond commission also stalled $28 million for renovations to the Superdome. → Read More

State Bond Commission puts Superdome funds on hold over season ticket refund policy

“I think this was a good decision on all parts and it gives us 30 days to work out any details and then come right back..." Treasurer Schroder said. → Read More

About half of New Orleans' public schools mandate COVID-19 vaccines for staff

By law, employees with religious or medical concerns may be exempt from the vaccine mandate. → Read More

For wide-ranging reasons, more people are getting COVID shots in Louisiana

According to the Louisiana Department of Health more than 84,000 people have received a COVID vaccine since last Thursday. → Read More

'Absolutely heartbreaking' | Louisiana veterans on Taliban takeover in Afghanistan

The 20-year war has come to a chaotic end. → Read More

French Quarter Fest cancels over Louisiana COVID surge

"As the state of Louisiana and our nation see a precipitous rise in COVID cases, we must put the health, safety and wellbeing of our entire family first." → Read More

City of New Orleans considering covid restrictions with new surge

“We shouldn’t have to be there because we know more than we did in March and April and we have more tools,” Avegno said. → Read More