New Orleans Events – Tuesday, August 2, 2016

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Tuesday, August 2, 2016.



Tuesday, Aug. 2 – National Geographic and the Delta Regional Authority host a series of town hall meetings about tourism in the Louisiana Delta communities. Locations include, Point Coupee Public Library, 201 Claiborne St., New Roads, 9:00 a.m.; LSU/SU/ACT Center, 8592 Hwy 1, Mansura, 12:30 p.m.; Comfort Suites, 100 Front St., Vidalia, 3:30 p.m.


Tuesday, Aug. 2 – Death row exoneree John Thompson files formal complaint petitioning the United States Department of Justice to investigate alleged abuses of prosecutorial power in Orleans Parish, 10:00 a.m. Thompson was freed after serving 14 years in Angola State Prison for the wrongful conviction of capital murder.

Location: 1212 St. Bernard, New Orleans.


Tuesday, Aug. 2 – Louisiana Superintendent John White hosts public forums on students needs and the Every Student Succeeds Act, Fontainebleau High School, 100 Bulldog Dr., Mandeville, LA, 10:00 a.m., KIPP Central City Academy, 2514 Third St., New Orleans, 2:00 p.m.


Tuesday, Aug. 2 – New Orleans city planning operational meeting, 12:30 p.m.

Location: City Hall, 1300 Perdido St., New Orleans.


Tuesday, Aug. 2 – Orleans Parish School Board unification community meeting, to discuss next steps for developing the Unification Transition Plan, 6:00 p.m.

Location: Maria Goretti Catholic Church, 7300 Crowder Blvd., New Orleans.



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