New Orleans Events – Wednesday, November 18, 2015

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Wednesday, November 18.



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Nov. 18 – Republican Louisiana gubernatorial nominee David Vitter holds press availabilities on 'his solutions to stop Syrians from entering Louisiana in order to prevent dangerous threats', with events at Cafe USA, 3380 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City, LA, 8:00 a.m.; OPSO Public Shooting Range, 357 Sheriff Fewell Rd., West Monroe, LA 12:00 p.m.; and sidewalk in front of Migration & Refugee Services, 1408 Carmel Ave., Lafayette, LA, 4:00 p.m. Runoff election against Democrat John Bel Edwards takes place Saturday, November 21, 2015.


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Nov. 18 – Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) Secretary Kathy Kliebert, DHH Regional Medical Director Dr. Tina Stefanski and Academy of Health Careers at Lafayette High School Director Jennifer Morrow promote ways to fight the flu by receiving their annual flu shots at Lafayette High School, 9:30 a.m. Location: 3000 W. Congress St., Lafayette, LA.


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Nov. 18 – New Orleans City Council President Jason Williams holds a press conference discussing his 2016 Budget Amendment priorities, 11:00 a.m. Williams is expected to speak on the importance of providing crucial funding to 911 call takers and dispatchers to improve New Orleans' 911 call system. Location: New Orleans City Hall, 1300 Perdido St., New Orleans, LA.


Nov. 18 – Democratic Louisiana gubernatorial nominee John Bel Edwards holds public rally, 12:00 p.m. Edwards faces Republican David Vitter in the Saturday, November 21, 2015, runoff election. Location: Holiday Inn Houma, 1800 Martin Luther King Blvd., Houma, LA.


Nov. 18 – Former 2016 Republican presidential candidate Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal holds a press conference at the Governor's Mansion, after announcing yesterday that he is suspending his 2016 White House bid, 11:30 a.m. Location: 1001 Capitol Access Rd., Baton Rouge, LA.


Nov. 18 – Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority's Coastal Advisory Committee Meeting, 3:00 p.m. Location: 6920 Franklin Ave., New Orleans.


Nov. 18 – Accounting and Financial Management Conference runs through Friday, Nov. 20. Location: The Roosevelt, New Orleans.




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