New Orleans Events – Thursday, November 19, 2015

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Thursday, November 19.



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Nov. 19 – New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu joins local, state and federal officials and provides an update on the City of New Orleans’ emergency preparedness activities, 9:45 a.m. The City regularly conducts exercises throughout the year in coordination with public and private organizations on the local, state and federal level to improve its ability to respond to a variety of incidents including natural or manmade disasters and terrorist threats. Location: City Hall, 1300 Perdido St. New Orleans.


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Nov. 19 – New Orleans City Council holds regular meeting on 2016 Budget, Home Rule Charter, recognizing Community Visions Unlimited for reducing litter and graffiti, honoring Dr. Donald Erwin for persevering St. Thomas Community Health Center and a presentation by Big River Coalition Executive Director Sean Duffy on the proposed plans to increase the depth of the Mississippi River navigation channel between Baton Rouge and New Orleans to 50 feet, 10:00 a.m. Location: City Hall. New Orleans.


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Nov. 19 – Louisiana Gubernatorial candidate John Bel Edwards campaigns in Alexandria, 10:00 a.m. Location: 1200 Texas Ave. Alexandria, LA; immediately followed by Edwards addressing Governor Bobby Jindal's budget cuts; campaigns in Marksville, 1:00 p.m. Location: 312 N. Main St. Marksville, LA.


Nov. 19 – Republican Louisiana gubernatorial nominee David Vitter holds a press conference discussing Governor Bobby Jindal's plan to address the current mid-year deficit, FY16, in addition to the remaining deficit from FY15, 1:00 p.m. Vitter will be joined by State Treasurer John Kennedy. Location: Steps of State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.


Nov. 19 – Republican Louisiana gubernatorial nominee David Vitter holds press availability on “his solutions to stop Syrians from entering Louisiana in order to prevent dangerous threats,” 12:30 p.m. The Runoff election against Democrat John Bel Edwards will take place Saturday, November 21. Location: Sidewalk in front of Migration & Refugee Services, 1900 S. Acadian Thruway, Baton Rouge, LA.


Nov. 19 – Athletic Business Conference and Expo for Athletics, Fitness, and Recreation Professionals runs through Saturday, November 21. Co-located with International Council on Active Aging (ICAA) conference, Medical Fitness Association (MFA) Conference and National Alliance for Youth Sports (NAYS) Congress. Location: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans.


Nov. 19 – Association for Career and Technical Education CareerTech VISION event runs through Sunday, November 22. Keynote speaker is Greater New Orleans CEO Michael Hecht. Location: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. New Orleans.




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