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  • Michigan Lakeshore Vies for Gulf Tourists

    Michigan Lakeshore Vies for Gulf Tourists
    While the oil spill in the Gulf area will have a massive impact on tourism in there, it could have a positive impact in the Great Lakes region. Nine lakeshore convention and visitor's bureaus have teamed up to form Michigan Beachtowns. They advertise...
  • Catholic Charities Helps Thousands Of Fishermen

    Catholic Charities Helps Thousands Of Fishermen
    Since May 1, Catholic Charities has helped more than 4,600 people hurt by the oil spill. The Archdiocese of New Orleans said on Monday that as oil comes ashore and more fishing waters are closed, the church is looking at ways to help those communities....
  • Short Term, Oil Spill Means Mini Job Boom In Gulf

    Short Term, Oil Spill Means Mini Job Boom In Gulf
    Much as he hates to say it, Mark Leonard knows it's true: The oil spill that is fouling the Gulf of Mexico may save his family's business. Leonard, 34, is operations manager for Coastal Tank Cleaning, a company called in to help set booms to prevent...
  • Mayors Unite To Back South East Louisiana Rail Link

    Mayors Unite To Back South East Louisiana Rail Link
    The mayors of Baton Rouge and New Orleans say they are committed to finding a way to get a high-speed passenger rail service established between Louisiana's two largest cities. The comments came at a news conference Tuesday during which Mayor-President...
  • Gulf Awaits Word On Latest Bid To Plug Oil Leak

    Gulf Awaits Word On Latest Bid To Plug Oil Leak
    If oil stops flowing to the surface in the Gulf of Mexico, BP officials will know that their latest effort to plug a blown-out undersea well off the Louisiana coast was successful. BP PLC was pumping heavy mud into the leaking well, and executives said...
  • New Orleans Man is 350th Fugitive Arrested by La. Attorney General's Unit

    New Orleans Man is 350th Fugitive Arrested by La. Attorney General's Unit
    Investigators with the Louisiana Attorney General's Office Fugitive Apprehension Unit have made their 350th fugitive arrest with the arrest of 25-year-old Wayne Carl Thomas of New Orleans. Thomas was arrested yesterday in New Orleans and booked into...
  • Decision To Halt Offshore Drilling Stirs Debate

    Decision To Halt Offshore Drilling Stirs Debate
    Sitting at the end of a pinewood bar at the back of his seafood shop, Dimitri Hionis stares out over the calm waters of Lynnhaven Inlet as he struggles with whether the Gulf oil spill should halt oil and gas exploration off Virginia's coast. Supplying...
  • Community Reacts to President's Second Visit

    Community Reacts to President's Second Visit
    New Orleans - The hot topic around the breakfast table at Café Du Monde in the French Quarter centers around President Obama, and his second visit to Louisiana since the oil spill. "All those people that are really suffering and feeling like they aren'...
  • Coast Guard Searching for Three People Missing in Lake Maurepas

    Coast Guard Searching for Three People Missing in Lake Maurepas
    The Coast Guard is searching for three people who went missing in Lake Maurepas approximately 5 miles Northwest of Pass Manchac, La., Saturday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans Command Center watchstanders received a report from the Louisiana State...
  • King of Louisiana Seafood Crowned

    King of Louisiana Seafood Crowned
    Eleven Louisiana chefs participated in the third annual Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off hosted by the Louisiana Seafood Board Saturday at the New Orleans Food and Wine Experience at the Superdome. The winning chef, Chris Lusk, the executive chef at Cafe...
  • To Stay or Go? Emergency Shelter List and Contraflow Maps

    To Stay or Go? Emergency Shelter List and Contraflow Maps
    To stay or to go: it may be the most important decision you face during the hurricane season! It's a decision best made now, when you're calm, long before a storm hits. But in some cases, the choice may not be yours. Stay tuned to ABC26 or the Emergency...
  • Foundation grant to help fishermen and families

    Foundation grant to help fishermen and families
    The Greater New Orleans Foundation has used its Gulf Coast Oil Spill Fund to benefit an organization working with fishermen affected by the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The foundation says the Seedco Financial Southeast Louisiana Fisheries...