4 years after spill questions remain about health impacts

Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- Jorey Danos was a deckhand in the Vessel of Opportunity program. He blames his health issues since then on that period.
Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- Jorey Danos was a deckhand in the Vessel of Opportunity program. He blames his health issues since then on that period.

Ronnie Dufrene never cared much for coffee. That is, until the Lafitte native mostly lost his sense of smell after spending months working on the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster response. Now, the waft of a fresh brew is one of … Continue reading→

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New Orleans artist John Clemmer dead at 92

John Clemmer

John Clemmer, a prominent New Orleans artist who also taught generations of students at the Tulane University School of Architecture and Newcomb College, died April 11 in Milwaukee of complications from a stroke he suffered two weeks earlier. He was … Continue reading→

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Notes: Charlie Strong era begins at Texas with shaky QB play

AUSTIN, Texas — The Charlie Strong era began at Texas with a shaky performance at quarterback and few questions answered about just how quickly the Longhorns can rebound in the Big 12 under their new coach.With next season’s presumed starter … Continue reading→

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‘Like’ me online but love me in real life

“Like me on Facebook!”The last time I tried to “Like” something on Facebook, I failed because Facebook didn’t want to let me in!Either I had the wrong password, or I had used the wrong email address, or I was simply … Continue reading→

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Superdome box office extends hours to sell Jazz Fest tickets

AP Photo/Dave Martin -- Carlos Santana performed at the 2008 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival at the Fair Grounds Race Course. Santana will return to the festival, April 25, opening day for event's 45th year.

Beginning April 21, the Mercedes-Benz Superdome box office will extend its hours to sell tickets for the 45th annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival . The box office is at Gate A at Poydras Street on the Superdome’s ground … Continue reading→

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Photos: Crescent City Classic

Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD --  Heather Devine of Gretna, left, her mother, Kathy Devine, of Bonita Springs, Fl., and fiancé, Cassie Greenhalgh of Gretna watch people pass by at Champions Square before the 36th annual Crescent City Classic Saturday, April 19, 2014, in New Orleans.

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