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By The Dispatch On Monday, February 18th, 2019
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New Orleans Man, Roland Bourgeois Sentenced for Shooting 3 African American Men

Roland J. Bourgeois Jr., 55, of New Orleans, Louisiana, was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment, followed by five years of supervised release on charges that, in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, he shot at three young More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 19th, 2018
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Roland Bourgeois pleads guilty in ‘hate crime’ Hurricane Katrina shooting three men

Roland J. Bourgeois, Jr., 55, of New Orleans, LA, appeared yesterday before Senior U.S. District Court Judge Mary Ann Vial Lemmon and pleaded guilty to charges that, in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, he shot at More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 30th, 2018
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‘Cajun Navy’ Coming to Discovery Channel

As the 2018 Hurricane season is underway, Discovery has put into production a feature-length documentary spotlighting everyday civilians who risk their lives to help others survive devastating storms.  From production More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
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Don’t Let the News Get You Down

At times, it can feel as if all we hear is bad news. However, this isn’t the case. While we’re, of course, bombarded with world issues, crime, poverty and complete atrocities, there is a lot of good in the world More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, December 16th, 2017
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How to Prepare for a Natural Disaster

Hurricane Irma, wildfires in Colorado, the record heat wave…this year was full of natural disasters. Water or fire has not destroyed your home yet, but it is hard to gaze into the future. That is why every American More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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US economy adds 261K jobs, unemployment continues to drop to 17-year low

The U.S. economy added 261,000 jobs in October, meeting expectations that the country had rebounded from the impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and the jobless rate ticked down to 4.1 percent — the lowest More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Faith and Liberty Discovery Center announced for Philadelphia, coming in 2018

A $60 million attraction with unprecedented technology will open on Independence Mall in fall 2018, American Bible Society announced today. Called the Faith & Liberty Discovery Center, the experience will highlight More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 25th, 2016
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Morgan Freeman takes Nat Geo’s ‘Story of God’ towards the ‘Coexist’ movement rather than truth

The National Geographic Channel event series The Story of God with Morgan Freeman continues with a look at “End Times,” stopping at Rome’s Vatican City, Israel’s cavernous valley Qumran, New Orleans’s More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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City of Chicago loses another battle to shutdown ministry in former YMCA building

For the second time, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit has ruled against the city of Chicago and in favor of an inner-city ministry. The nearly 10-year old case started in the More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
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Tehmina Sunny discusses ’24 Live Another Day’ ‘The Vatican Tapes’ and Ben Affleck

Jack Bauer is back and Tehmina Sunny co-stars on 24: Live Another Day, speaking with The Global Dispatch about the show, working in her hometown of London and what it’s like on set. Tehmina reflects on her More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, January 18th, 2014
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This Day in History: New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin indicted on Hurricane Katrina corruption

Just a year ago former Democratic New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was indicted on charges that he’d used his office for personal gain, accepting payoffs, free trips and gratuities from contractors while the city More...

By Guest Author On Monday, July 1st, 2013
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Disaster Recovery Services Standby for Hospitals during Hurricane Season

When Hurricane Katrina affected the Gulf Coast in 2005, a New Orleans hospital found out too late that its emergency backup generators didn’t work and that there was no way to evacuate its patients. Rescue helicopters More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 29th, 2012
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Hurricane Isaac makes landfall hours ahead of Katrina anniversary

The Gulf Coast braced for Hurricane Isaac only hours before the seventh anniversary of the devastating Hurricane Katrina. The storm, a Category 1 hurricane, made landfall on Tuesday evening in southeast Louisiana More...

By State of the Nation On Friday, May 28th, 2010
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Chris Dodd blames George Bush for oil spill?

Greg Hedgepath found this gem of hypocrisy: Don Imus on the Fox Business Network Tuesday interviewing jolly old Democrat Sen. Chris Dodd of Connecticut, who was forced into retirement by the certainty of defeat More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 9th, 2008
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Cynthia McKinney Quotes

Via WND: McKinney accused the White House of racism when the United States threatened to stay away from a 2001 U.N.-sponsored conference on racism if the agenda included talk of reparations for slavery and colonialism More...


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