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NOLA city attorney fires back at critics of legal department

Taryn Phaneuf Mar. 11, 2016, 11:40am

NEW ORLEANS — Following a critical report by the New Orleans Office of Inspector General, the city attorney responded to calls for time-tracking and other improvements by highlighting the ways her office provides “highly efficient and effective legal representation.”

Settlement reached in former Times-Picayune employees' lawsuits

Mark Heinz Mar. 8, 2016, 5:53pm

NEW ORLEANS –– A settlement agreement will resolve lawsuits filed by eight former employees of the Times-Picayune newspaper, but one former reporter said she doesn't expect it to effect any industrywide changes.