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NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune reporter booted from courthouse amid election coverage

nola.com — A reporter for NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune was kicked out of the New Orleans criminal courthouse under threat of arrest Wednesday, halting for a time his coverage of the first day of qualifying for candidates seeking office in the Nov. 4 election.
Aug 20, 2014

RT @mattapuzzo: Times Pic reporter is thrown out of courthouse for reviewing public records about elections ht @NaomiMartin nola.com/crime/index.ss…

Aug 20, 2014

Times Pic reporter is thrown out of courthouse for reviewing public records about elections ht @NaomiMartin nola.com/crime/index.ss…

Aug 20, 2014

RT @GinnyLaRoe: Reporter @RobertMcClendon gets booted from courthouse while reviewing election docs, asking questions nola.com/crime/index.ss…

Aug 20, 2014

Reporter @RobertMcClendon gets booted from courthouse while reviewing election docs, asking questions nola.com/crime/index.ss…

Aug 20, 2014

Public access to election documents puts Morrell's staff 'on edge' #what1stamendment | NOLA.com bit.ly/1trh7bc

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RT @ReeseDunklin: New Orleans reporter who was reviewing records is threatened with arrest unless he left courthouse s.nola.com/4SX7USM #GovernmentRunAmok

Aug 20, 2014

#NOLA The Times-Picayune reporter booted from courthouse amid election coverage bit.ly/1rn70ay via @nolanews

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NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune reporter booted from courthouse amid election coverage s.nola.com/4SX7USM via @nolanews

Aug 20, 2014

In which I get thrown out of a public building for looking at public documents s.nola.com/4SX7USM via @nolanews

Live updates from New Orleans Saints practice at Mandeville High at 7 p.m.

nola.com — The New Orleans Saints are travelling north of Lake Ponchartrain for practice on Wednesday evening and setting up shop at Mandeville High. The night practice might be a relief to some of the players as temperatures have been in the mid 90s for most of their time back in Metairie after spending the first part of training camp at The Greenbrier resort in White Sulphur Springs, W.
Aug 20, 2014

RT @NOLAnews: Live updates from New Orleans Saints practice at Mandeville High at 7 p.m. bit.ly/1pfLMsF

Indicted Judge Yolanda King, accused of lying about her residency, lists three different addresses during qualifying

nola.com — Orleans Parish Juvenile Court Judge Yolanda King, who is facing criminal charges that she lied about where she lives when she ran for office in 2013, twice filled out the wrong address on new election documents Wednesday (Aug. 20) as she qualified for the Nov. 4 election.
Aug 20, 2014

RT @tmorris504: Indicted Judge Yolanda King lists 3 different home addresses during qualifying | NOLA.com bit.ly/1trf0Ed

Aug 20, 2014

Indicted Judge Yolanda King lists 3 different home addresses during qualifying | NOLA.com bit.ly/1trf0Ed

Aug 20, 2014

Edwin Edwards talks issues during qualification for Congress, but sideshow inevitably ensues s.nola.com/kGK2OVZ via @nolanews @brnola

Aug 20, 2014

Edwin Edwards talks issues during qualification for Congress but sideshow ensues s.nola.com/kGK2OVZ via @brnola

FiveThirtyEight on Louisiana Senate race: Runoff likely, but guessing winner elusive

nola.com — While U.S. Senate candidates toss hats into rings in Baton Rouge Wednesday, the poll numbers-crunching political blog FiveThirtyEight took a look at incumbent Sen. Mary Landrieu's chances competing in one of six of that chamber's closest races.
Aug 20, 2014

RT @tmorris504: FiveThirtyEight on Louisiana Senate race: Runoff likely, but guessing winner elusive | NOLA.com bit.ly/1mmY51n

Aug 20, 2014

FiveThirtyEight on Louisiana Senate race: Runoff likely, but guessing winner elusive | NOLA.com bit.ly/1mmY51n

Aug 20, 2014

RT @NaomiMartin: Interim NOPD chief, State Police in discussions over keeping troopers in New Orleans s.nola.com/As0V5dP

Aug 20, 2014

Interim NOPD chief, State Police in discussions over keeping troopers in New Orleans s.nola.com/As0V5dP

Educator association grades legislators' performances from last session

nola.com — The school year is just beginning for most students across Louisiana, but state legislators are just now getting their grades from the spring. The Louisiana Association of Educators handed out their 2014 legislative report cards Wednesday. LAE based legislator performance on their support for what its members deem pro-education bills, sponsored bills and advocacy, among other criteria.

Aug 20, 2014

Tropical depression possible by Friday, National Hurricane Center's evening update says s.nola.com/s6M0Dl via @nolanews

Aug 20, 2014

New Orleans City Council to buck Sheriff Marlin Gusman's plan for 3rd jail building s.nola.com/MyoIfLM

Aug 20, 2014

Phillip Phillips to headline Mahalia Jackson Theater in Sept. 2014 s.nola.com/iVMRdfU via @nolanews

New Orleans City Council to recognize Big Freedia on Thursday, Aug. 21

nola.com — Earlier this week, bounce superstar Big Freedia's reality show "Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce" was renewed for a third and fourth season - 13 more episodes, total - on the Fuse TV network, on which it is the most-watched original program. More accolades for Freedia came down the pike Wednesday (Aug.
Aug 20, 2014

ATTN @CMaldonadoLens RT @NOLAnews: New Orleans City Council to recognize Big Freedia Thursday, Aug. 21` bit.ly/1pfOmim

Live updates as New Orleans candidates qualify for Nov 4. Elections

nola.com — Qualifying for the Nov. 4 election begins Wednesday (Aug. 20), and NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune are camped out in Criminal District Court to see who's registering to run for office. We will run a live blog all day as candidates and their representatives drop by. Check back with us tomorrow morning for the coverage.
Aug 20, 2014

RT @skooks: Did you qualify to run in the Nov. 4 election today? Check here to make sure nola.com/politics/index…

Aug 20, 2014

So, when you're a judge under indictment on false residency charge, qualifying for re-election is .. complicated nola.com/politics/index…

Aug 20, 2014

At 74, Louisiana's longest serving judge has qualified for re-elex despite apparent age bar. live blog: nola.com/politics/index…

Aug 20, 2014

indicted juvie judge yolanda king signs up for re-election today. Live updates on Nola qualifying here nola.com/politics/index…