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Julie Stokes wins District 79 Legislative Seat

New Orleans, La - Julie Stokes won the State Representative District 79 seat. Stokes finished Saturday's election with 56% of the vote. Jack Rizzuto, who received 33% of the vote, finished second. Allison Ben Bowler (9%) finished third, while Paul Hankins Villalobos finished fourth with 1% of the vote.

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    New Orleans Police are investigating a shooting in the Seventh Ward. It happened near the intersection of St. Anthony and North Rocheblave streets. Officials say one man was shot and then later died at a local hospital. NOPD issued an alert about the shooting at 11:42 p.m., but it is not clear exactly when the shooting occurred. No further information is immediately available. FOX 8 will continue to update this story as it develops. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reser...

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    Source: NOPDSource: NOPD

    New Orleans Police are asking for the public’s help locating two suspects they believe was involved in a shooting in the French Quarter early Saturday morning. 

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    New Orleans Police are asking for the public’s help locating two suspects they believe was involved in a shooting in the French Quarter early Saturday morning. 

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