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  • Obama To Louisiana: Drop Dead

    Last week, numerous speakers appeared before the President's oil spill commission to plead for the resumption of drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. Even the commission, which did not contain one representative from the oil and gas industry, was inclined to...
  • Casino Take Falls 8.3 Percent In Fiscal Year

    Casino Take Falls 8.3 Percent In Fiscal Year
    Winnings for Louisiana's state-licensed casinos fell 8.3 percent over the past year. State police say that for the fiscal year ending June 30, the 13 riverboat casinos, Harrah's land casino in New Orleans and the four race track casinos took in $2.33...
  • Kids Express Feelings About Oil Spill Through Art

    Kids Express Feelings About Oil Spill Through Art
    New Orleans - The Louisiana Children's Museum is reaching out to kids, helping them cope with the oil spill crisis. The museum's Art Trek classroom allows kids to express their feelings through art. 10-year-old Chelsea drew a turtle. "Because it is one...
  • Thom Beers takes 'survivors' back to 'The Colony'

    In the sophomore season of the unscripted series "The Colony," premiering Tuesday, July 27, on Discovery Channel, executive producer Thom Beers ("Deadliest Catch," "Ice Road Truckers") again explores what happens when people are left to their own...
  • Governor Jindal Announces Expansion of New Orleans-Based Logistics and Packaging Company

    Governor Jindal Announces Expansion of New Orleans-Based Logistics and Packaging Company
    Today, Governor Bobby Jindal joined Transportation Consultants Inc., or TCI, Founder and CEO Jack Jensen, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, Port of New Orleans President and CEO Gary LaGrange, and Entergy New Orleans President and CEO Charles Rice to...
  • Storm fizzles, giving town a taste of normalcy

    Storm fizzles, giving town a taste of normalcy
    For a day at least, life in this barrier island town reverted to something resembling normalcy Saturday as the fight against the Gulf of Mexico oil spill was set aside. In scenes reminiscent of times before the Deepwater Horizon disaster changed the...
  • NOPD recovers body in Bayou Saint John

    NOPD recovers body in Bayou Saint John
    Members of the New Orleans Police Department are investigating the death of an unidentified person. The body was recovered in Bayou Saint John, near the vicinity of North Jefferson Davis Parkway and Lafitte Street, at approximately 7:00 A.M. According to...
  • Hundreds Report Oil Spill Related Illnesses

    Hundreds Report Oil Spill Related Illnesses
    Since the oil spill began in April, hundreds of people have gotten sick. That's according to a new report from the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals. The report says 324 people have reported oil spill related illnesses. A majority of those are...
  • Children with learning disabilities in New Orleans say they're being left behind.

    Children with learning disabilities in New Orleans say they're being left behind.
    More than a dozen New Orleans school students and their parents have filed a federal complaint accusing the State Department of Education with violating the rights of children with disabilities. The Southern Poverty Law Center at Loyola is representing...
  • French cos. show interest in helping on oil spill

    French cos. show interest in helping on oil spill
    French companies will visit Louisiana later this month to offer their help in dealing with the oil spill now fouling the Gulf of Mexico. The French American Chamber of Commerce in New Orleans says a group of French companies will visit and offer their...
  • New HUD administrator appointed in New Orleans

    New HUD administrator appointed in New Orleans
    A former New Orleans resident is returning as the local director for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Department. Danberry Carmon is leaving as director of the Wyoming field office and will be in Louisiana on Monday as the New Orleans field...
  • Commission to study criminal sentencing

    Commission to study criminal sentencing
    The question of why Louisiana sends more people to prison than any other state in the nation is being studied by a panel of judges, attorneys and law enforcement officials. Currently, 40,000 inmates are held in state and local prisons and jails....